GENERAL: Earned four letters in baseball for coach Scott Shelgren and three in football, primarily as a receiver and defensive back. JUNIOR: Named to the All-Seamont League second team as a pitcher, posting a 0.75 ERA...football team reached the State championship game...during football season selected MVP of the league's special teams unit. SENIOR (2002-03): Twice selected to the all-league first team, first as a receiver after football season, then as a pitcher in the spring...the football team was ranked first in the state most of the season before losing in the State playoffs.
CEBULA`S TACOMA CC CAREER
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Played one year for coach Mike Naughton...posted a 3.00 ERA with a 4-2 record and two saves while throwing 39 innings...allowed 18 runs, 13 earned, while giving up 26 hits...struck out 45 and gave up just 39 walks...his ERA second best for Titans...team finished 20-24 overall and 11-14 in league action.
CEBULA`S WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Enrolled at WSU in January, 2005...earned first in season-opener at Sacramento State, working 1.2 innings in controlled start, allowing one hit with a strikeout...other win came against Utah Valley State, going 5.2 innings, surrendering five runs, four earned, scattering eight hits while striking out four...recorded season-best six strikeouts at California (3/26) in 4.2 innings. JUNIOR (2005-06): Earned only decision of season, a 4-3 win in series-opener at UCLA...worked 1.1 innings, allowing one hit with a strikeout...picked up first career save in victory over San Francisco, going 1.2 innings with a strikeout...earned other save in Pac-10 opener at Stanford, working 1.1 innings of one-hit ball as WSU snapped a 23-game skid against Cardinal...had season-high two strikeouts five times...midway through season went nine consecutive appearances without allowing a run.
Nicholas Cebula...born 9-13-83 in Tacoma, Wash....parents John Cebula and Laurie Williams...no brothers or sisters...his mother, aunt Mary McLeod, and his grandfather Roy McLeod, attended WSU...likes to play golf...general social sciences major.