MONTE VISTA HS `10: Selected as team's Most Valuable Player after earning All-East Bay Athletic League honorable mention accolades as a senior in 2010... Recorded 41 strikeouts in 53.1 innings pitched for a 1.97 earned run average... Led Monte Vista HS to back-to-back North Coast Section quarterfinal appearances in 2008 and 2009 and a second place finish in the EBAL in 2009... Three-year member of the honor roll and an two-time NCS Scholar-Athlete... Played with the Danville Hoots club team, winning Connie Mack Western Regional Championship and advancing to state finals.
PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif.... Parents are Ed and Gina Lanza... Majoring in civil engineering... Career highlight was his complete game shutout against Casa Grande HS when he gave up just one hit.