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  Shawn Wilyman

Shawn Wilyman

Player Profile


Regina, Sask., Canada

High School:
Michael A. Riffel HS

Last College:
Taft College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185






Shawn Wilyman finished his second and final season at Northridge andappeared in eight games ... made one start in 2011, striking out five batters in 6.2 innings of work ...threw 0.2 innings vs. Seattle University (2/19 Gm. 1) ... pitched 0.1 innings vs. New Mexico State (3/3) ... pitched 1.1 scoreless innings and struckout one hitter in the win over San Diego State (3/8) ... made his first start and received no decision against Lafayette (3/12 Gm. 2) ... pitched a scoreless inning and struckout two hitters at LMU (3/26) ... threw a scoreless ninth inning against UC Riverside (5/14) ... for his career, Wilyman appeared in 27 games, starting eight, compiled a 1-4 record with a 7.35 ERA, 36 strikeouts and 30 walks.


Shawn Wilyman started in seven of the 19 games he appeared in during his first season as a Matador ... finished with a 1-4 record and 6.58 ERA ... in his 53.1 innings on the mound, Wilyman fanned 31 batters ...struckout one batter in his first start for Northridge at UCLA (2/21) ... threw 5.2 innings, fanned two batters, and only allowed four hits vs. Pepperdine (2/28) ... only allowed four hits and struckout four batters in his 6.2 innings pitched vs. Connecticut (3/7) ... fanned four of the eight batters faced vs. LMU (3/14) ... struckout four batters for the third consecutive game in his first victory as a Matador at Seattle (3/20, Gm. 2 ... tied his career highs in his 7.0 inning, four strikeout performance at Pepperdine (4/6) ... pitched two shutout innings vs. SDSU (4/13) ... struck out two in 2.0 innings of work at UC Santa Barbara (5/9) ... did not allow a hit in his one inning pitched at UC Riverside (5/14) ... did not allow a hit in his 2.0 innings on the mound at UC Riverside (5/16) ... allowed only one earned run in his 2.0 innings on the mound at UNLV (5/18) ... threw 2.0 innings in his seventh start of the season vs. San Diego (5/24) ... threw one inning and struckout a batter at Cal State Fullerton (5/29).


Attended Taft College for two years and graduated in 2009 with a 3.28 GPA ... earned his A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts ... was a starter for coach Vince Miaocco during his two seasons ... was a member of the Northern California All-Star team in the Fall of '08, and was elected to the All-Conference second team in '09.


Graduated in 2007 with a 3.0 GPA ... competed as a right-handed pitcher and third baseman for the Baseball team and was a center for the hockey team from 2005-07 ... lettered all three seasons for both sports ... was elected team captain for both teams during his junior and senior seasons ... named Most Valuable Player on his baseball team in '06 and his hockey team in '07 ... was a member of the '06 baseball and '05 hockey teams that won league championships.


Born on November 9, 1989 to Kelly and Tony Wilyman ... has one younger brother, Dustin, and two younger sisters Kylee and Andrea ... is the fourth member of his family to attend college as his parents both attended the University of Regina, with Kylee currently attending the University of Guelph ... favorite professional team is the Toronto Blue Jays ... considers Roy Holliday as his favorite professional athlete ... other favorites include Megan Fox, Adam Sandler, the television show "Entourage", the movie "SuperBad", perogies, the band Rise Against, and Garth Brooks ... the best athlete that he has played against is Phillipe Aumont ... enjoys competing and finds that to be the best thing about being an athlete ... whenever he has time to relax he likes to sleep ... feels that the sport could be improved by changing aluminum bats to wood bats ... his biggest superstition involves not stepping on the baselines during a game ... would like to be stranded on a desert island with Megan Fox ... would not mind listening to Garth Brooks' "Greatest Hits" album if he were forced to listen to one CD for the rest of his life ... the one thing that always makes him smile is his family ... currently majoring in Kinesiology.