Eric Varoz Athlete Profile

#3 Eric Varoz

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-10 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 1982-1984 Hometown: Midvale, UT

Personal

Parents are Ray and Lynn ... younger brother Brett also plays for the Cougars ... majoring in physical therapy.

Before BYU

Led Hillcrest High to a pair of state championships ... named 1981 Amerigan Legion MVP ... all-state in football and baseball and all-region in basketball ... drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the seventh round of the June 1982 draft.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB
1982 .270 24 63 15 17 0 0 1 8 20 22 16 2
1983 .346 64 254 74 88 21 3 12 62 151 39 49 4
1984 .335 58 206 61 69 10 3 12 47 121 53 43 14

1983 | Sophomore Year

Voted third team Academic All-America by CoSida ... ranked 10th nationally in doubles ... All-Western Athletic Conference Northern Division ... WAC Player of the Week vs. the Air Force Academy ...tied BYU records for most hits in one game (five) vs. St. John's and most doubles (three) vs. Northern colorado ... hit a grand slam to pull BYU back to victory, 8-6, over Wyoming in the ninth inning.

1984 | Junior Year

Drafted in the fifth round by the San Diego Padres ... repeat Academic All-America by CoSida ... unanimous All-Western Athletic Conference all-tournament team ... set a WAC record for bases on balls in a season.