|Hometown:||Long Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Woodrow Wilson|
Named team's captain prior to junior season ... Named Ivy League's top defensive catcher and the top arm by College Baseball Insider in the preseason ... Named All-Ivy League honorable mention after playing virtually the entire season with a fractured thumb on his glove hand ... One of just six players to hit .400 in league play, hitting the mark exactly while posting a .493 on-base-percentage to rank fourth in the league ... Earned seven walks and was hit by six pitches while striking out just three times in 19 games ... Batted .426 against righties in league play and was at his best in clutch situations with a .524 average with runners in scoring position (11-for-21) ... Drove in 15 runs during league play and led the team with 30 RBI for the season while batting .321 overall with nine doubles ... Had three hits at at UNC Greensboro (3/17) ... Had three RBI at UNC Greensboro (3/18) ... Hit a solo homer at Sacred Heart (3/27) ... Hit a solo homer at Hartford (3/28) ... Was on base three times and scored two runs in a 12-9 win over Penn on (4/10) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI against Columbia on 4/11 ... Ivy League Player of the Week on 4/27 after batting .700 (7-10) in three games against Massachusetts and a DH against Yale. Posted on-base-percentage of .750 (9-11) to go with seven runs batted in and two stolen bases in as many attempts. was 4-for-5 with five RBI against Massachusetts and went a combined 3-for-5 with two walks and a successful suicide squeeze in a doubleheader at Yale (4/25) ... Had three hits and two RBI in a doubleheader against Yale (4/29)... Was 4-for-5 with five RBI in a doubleheader sweep of Dartmouth (5/1).
Named All-Ivy League Honorable Mention ... Appeared in all 41 games and made 37 starts at catcher and designated hitter ... Batted .385 against left-handed pitchers and batted .421 when leading off an inning ... Threw out 17 of 47 base-stealers ... Had two hits, including a home run, and two RBI in the first game of a doubleheader at Jacksonville State (3/07) ... Had two doubles in the nightcap of a doubleheader at UAB on 3/14 ... Had two hits including a two-run double at Louisiana-Monroe on 3/23 ... Had two hits in game one of a doubleheader at Penn on 3/30 ... Had three hits in the nightcap ... Named to the Ivy League Honor Roll on 4/21 after batting .385 in a four-game set against Brown ... Had three hits in the second game of a doubleheader against the Bears on 4/18 ... Played his summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Wareham Gatemen, appearing in 15 games.
Hit safely in eight of his final nine starts and had multi-hit games in all but one of those ... Finished with a .370 batting average in Ivy games and a .412 on-base-percentage ... Started his first career game behind the plate at then-16th-ranked Wichita State on 3/08 and collected an eighth-inning hit ... Was 2-for-3 with two doubles in the second game of a doubleheader against Lafayette on 3/16 while throwing out a would-be base stealer ... Was 3-for-5 in the second game of a doubleheader at Yale on 4/12 ... Had two hits and a pair of RBI in the first game of a doubleheader at Yale on 4/13 ... Had two hits and a run batted in the second game of a doubleheader at Yale on 4/13 ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI in the second game of a doubleheader against Brown on 4/19 ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBI in the first game of a twnibill with Brown on 4/20 ... Had a pair of hits including a three-run homer against Dartmouth on 4/26 ... Had a pair of doubles at Dartmouth on 4/27.
Voted Most Improved Player freshman season and Most Valuable Player sophomore year at Woodrow Wilson High School ... Named Defensive Player of the year as a senior ... Captain of team senior season ... Captured Division I CIF Championship at Dodger Stadium and named National Champion by Baseball America Magazine as a senior ... National Honor Society member ... Father, John '70, was captain of Notre Dame fencing team.