Aaron Whitley Athlete Profile

#25 Aaron Whitley

Aaron Whitley
Position: Outfielder Height: 5-8 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 2000-2001 Hometown: Simi Valley, CA Last School: Moorpark College

Personal

Parents are Jim and Sharen ... majoring in business management ... served an LDS Church Spanish-speaking mission to Atlanta, Ga., ... minoring in Spanish.

Before BYU

Prepped at Simi Valley High where he was All-Marmonte League and third-team All-CIF ... selected as his high school's athlete of the year ... Simi Valley played in the national high school championship at Anaheim Stadium ... coached by Mike Scyphers.

Summary

Last season he was Academic All-MWC ... hit an inside the park homer at Southern Colorado ... tied school record hitting two triples in a game at Southern Utah ... hit homers in back-to-back games at San Diego State ... batted .357 in 43 games with 28 starts, mainly in left field ... had 46 hits with five homers ... had a 12-game hitting streak early in the season ... brings a current four-game hitting streak into this season.

Other College

Transferred from Moorpark College where he was first-team All-Western State Conference ... batted .364 as a freshman and .317 as a sophomore ... lettered twice in football at Moorpark where he was coached by Ken Wagner in baseball.