Brian Malizia

Brian Malizia


Worthington, Ohio

High School:
St. Francis DeSales

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165


As a Junior 2004: Was a mainstay of the Xavier backline, seeing action in all 19 contests and starting in XU's final 17 games of the season.

As a Sophomore 2003: Appeared in nine games including a starting role in the season opener versus Michigan State.

As a Freshman 2002: Made his first collegiate appearance in a 4-0 shutout of Bowling Green on Sept. 22.

High School: Team won district and regional championships in 2000 and 2001 ... Conference champions in 1998 and 1999.

Club Experience: Played for WASA Ambassador S.C. ... State champions in 1996-2000 ... State runner-up in 2001 and 2002 ... Played on the ODP state team in 2001 and 2002.

Personal: Majoring in finance ... Brother Nick Swisher played baseball at Ohio State and was the 16th pick overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2002 MLB First Year Player Draft ... Born September 13, 1983 in Columbus, Ohio.