GENERAL: Played four years of varsity baseball for coach Vern Ramie...SOPHOMORE: Starter in the pitching rotation…5-2 record…JUNIOR: Was 6-1 on the mound with a 1.63 ERA while making the all-State team…recorded both a complete game shutout and a no-hitter…all six wins were complete games…made all-conference and was honored with the league MVP award…team finished fourth in state...SENIOR: Recorded a 7-3 record on the mound closing out his fourth year of varsity ball…made all-State and all-league teams.
FRESHMAN (1997-98): Enrolled in August...redshirt season.
RS-FRESHMAN (1998-99): A crafty right-handed pitcher who pitched in 19 games, with two as a starter… began his WSU career with a bang, striking out eight and allowing only two earned runs in five innings while picking up the win at NMSU on Feb. 15… carried a 2.35 ERA through his first four appearances… gave up three unearned runs on a home run to Florida State’s Marshall McDougall at the Hormel Baseball Classic… McDougall later hit six home runs in a game in 1999… did not allow an earned run in his last three games… pitched 3.1 solid innings against Arizona State, allowing only one run and one hit in 3.1 innings… picked up the win against Gonzaga on April 7, allowing only one hit in 1.2 innings… spent the summer of ’99 playing with the Hawaii Island Movers semi-pro team and compiled a 4-1 record… monthly totals: February 5.0i/1-0/3.60, March 9.2i/0-0/11.17., April 8.1i/1-1/8.64, May 1.2i/0-0/0.00... pitching against league opponents: ARIZ 0.0i/0-0/99.00, ASU 3.1i/0-1/8.10, CAL 1.1i/0-0/33.75, OSU 3.0i/0-0/9.00, STAN 0.0i/0-0/99.00, UCLA 2.2i/0-0/3.38, USC 1.0i/0-0/18.00, Washington 0.2i/0-0/0.00.
RS-SOPHOMORE (1999-00): Pitched in 17 games in his second season for the Cougs...strongest outing was a five inning effort against Gonzaga when he give up only one run and a walk while striking out two in a 13-5 win...his other win was against Cal State-Northridge when he pitched 2.2 innings of perfect baseball with two strikeouts...his four strikeouts against UC-Santa Barbara was his season high...finished the season with 24 strikeouts...carried a 2.86 ERA through his first seven games...only two losses came against Pac-10 teams…monthly totals: February 8.1i/0-0/1.08, March 20.1i/2-2/5.31, April 9.1i/0-0/18.32, May 4.0i/0-0/9.00...pitching against league opponents: ARIZ 1.1i/0-0/20.25, ASU 2.1i/0-0/23.14, CAL 4.0i/0-1/2.25, OSU 3.0i/0-1/15.00, STAN 1.2i/0-0/27.00, UCLA 1.2i/0-0/16.20, USC 1.2i/0-0/27.00, Washington 2.1i/0-0/7.71.
RS-JUNIOR (2000-01): V-letter…made 16 mound appearances, all in relief…finished with a 0-3 record and a 6.95 ERA while throwing 33.2 innings…longest stint was 5.2 innings against USC late in the season when he allowed three runs, all earned…he struck out two in that outing…early in the season he worked 4.0 innings at CS-Northridge, then threw 4.1 innings against Oregon State…season-high four strikeouts and no walks in three innings at California…had three strikeouts in two games…did not allow an earned run in six games…in early April made four straight appearances without allowing an earned run…threw five innings and allowed just four hits…against Central Washington April 16 threw three innings, struck out two and gave up just one hit…hit 10 batters…monthly totals: February 4.1i/0-1/6.23, March 13.0i/0-0/3.46, April 10.2i/0-2/6.75, May 5.2i/0-0/15.88...pitching against league opponents: Arizona 1.2i/0-0/0.00, ASU 0.0i/0-0/0.00, California 3.0i/0-0/3.00, OSU 7.2i/0-1/7.04, Stanford 0.0i/0-0/0.00, UCLA 2.2i/0-1/13.50, USC 5.2i/0-0/4.76, Washington 1.2i/0-0/5.40.
Lanakila Ikaika Niles…born 09-07-79 at Honolulu, Hawai’i…has four brothers Ekahi, Kale, Kimo, and Frank…has two sisters, Tiane and Mikalani…parent Toni Lyn Niles… member of the Hawaiian Club on campus…interested in a psychology degree with a an emphasis in child psychology.
YEAR W-L ERA IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BA WP HBP BK GP GS CG SV 1999 2-1 8.03 24.2 36 30 22 18 26 6 1 3 .324 7 5 1 17 2 0 0 2000 2-2 7.71 42.0 59 41 36 19 24 9 1 4 .345 3 8 0 17 0 0 0 2001 0-3 6.95 33.2 43 28 26 17 19 13 2 3 .319 3 10 2 16 0 0 1 Career 4-6 7.54 100.3 138 99 84 54 69 28 4 10 .331 13 23 3 50 2 0 1