Summer 1999:Played for the Chatham A's in the Cape Cod league and the Arizona Collegiate League.
Junior (1999): Named to the All-Conference USA First Team...Named to the NCAA Auburn Regional All-Tournament Team...LSWA All-Louisiana College Baseball Second Team...Went 7-1 in Conference USA play and 13-3 on the season...Won 13 consecutive decisions...In 123 2/3 innings pitched, he struck out 87 and walked only 20...Recorded a 3.78 ERA...Pitched his first career shutout against Houston, as he struck out a career-high 10 batters, walked none and scattered two hits over nine innings...Pitched a complete game against NC State in the NCAA Auburn Regional, gave up one earned run and eight hits...Pitched four complete games -- Arizona, Louisville, Houston, and NC State...Fifth in the nation in victories with 13...Is seven wins from breaking the Tulane career win record (he has 26 to date)... First in C-USA with 13 wins and second in innings pitched (123 2/3)...Finished in the top-10 in C-USA in ERA (3.78) and batters struck out (87)...Opponents hit .271 against Berkowitz...Went 2-0 in the postseason with five strikeouts and zero walks...C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll...C-USA Pitcher of the Week and Louisiana Sports Writers Assoc. Player of the Week (4-19)...Selected to represent Tulane at the 1999 NCAA Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Sophomore (1998): Had a 9-2 record...Picked up wins in four of his last six appearances...Held Nicholls State hitless until the eighth inning...Pitched seven innings giving up only one earned run for the win at Long Beach State...Had two complete C-USA games, Saint Louis and Southern Miss...Stuck out a season-high seven against Saint Louis...Struck out 51 batters in 90 innings pitched.
Freshman (1997): Had a 4-5 record in 15 appearances as a freshman...Was third on the team with 13 starts...Pitched consecutive complete games, a win over Rutgers and a loss to UNC Charlotte...Had conference wins over Cincinnati, Houston and Memphis...Had an opponent batting average of .284...Pitched at least seven innings eight times during the season.
High School: Set state record for wins in senior year going 16-0...Selected Arizona Player of the Year as a senior...Won two state championships as a prep...Was an all-state, all-city and all-region pitcher...Held a 1.30 ERA his senior year...Was a second team all-conference and region selection junior season...Was a member of the high school basketball team as a freshman.
Personal: Born on 3/11/78...Son of Gilbert and Carole Berkowitz...plans to major in Exercise and Sort Science.
Berkowitz' 1999 Accolades
All-Conference USA First Team,
Auburn Regional All-Tournament Team (LHP),
LSWA All-Louisiana College Baseball Second Team,
LSWA Player of the Week (4/19),
C-USA Pitcher of the Week (4/19),
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll