2001: Appeared in six games as a sophomore, all in relief...tied a career high with three strikeouts vs. Siena (March 11)...tallied first career win vs. Georgia State (March 2) when he struck out one and gave up just one hit in 2/3 innings of scoreless relief...longest outing of the year came against Temple (Feb. 9) with two strikeouts and one hit in 2.0 scoreless innings...also fanned two batters vs. Pepperdine (Feb. 18).
2000: Appeared in four games as a true freshman, all in relief...longest outing of the year came at Arizona (Feb. 26) when he struck out a career-high three batters in 2.2 innings of work...tallied two strikeouts in 1.0 inning at UAB (April 14)...also saw action vs. Louisville (March 17) and against LSU (April 19).
Summer Ball: Played for the Salinas Packers of the California Coastal League in 2001 where he tallied a 2.30 ERA and a 1-0 record in 27.1 innings of work...gave up just seven earned runs and 19 hits against 116 batters faced...also played for the Packers in 2000.
High School: Two-year starter at Palma High for coach Tony Incavilgia, seeing time at first base and on the mound...earned first-team all-CCS Division 4 honors as a senior...pitched 16 consecutive scoreless innings, and did not allow a run in the playoffs during his prep career...also started two years for the PHS football team where he helped the Chieftains earn back-to-back state championships...off the diamond, was a member of the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation, and was the ASB treasurer.
Personal: Full name is Christopher Lundberg Searle...born Jan. 20, 1981 in Monterey, Calif...son of Dan and Kristin Searle...has one brother, Danny, who played football at Yale...majoring in economics.