Jim Mecate Athlete Profile

#14 Jim Mecate

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-10 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 1983-1984 Hometown: Rowland Heights, CA

Personal

Majored in physical education.

Before BYU

Attended Rowland High School.

Other College

Was first and second team all-league at Rio Hondo Junior College in Whittier, Calif ... drafted by the Kansas City Royals.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB
1983 .311 62 222 64 69 11 0 7 45 101 37 24 11
1984 .332 58 190 55 63 10 3 8 56 103 29 39 11



1983 | Junior Year

Voted MVP of the Western Athletic Conference playoffs ... was a defensive gem starting in centerfield with a .975 fielding average ... tied BYU records for most runs scored in a game (five) and most bases on balls in a game (five) vs. Gonzaga.

1984 | Senior Year

Team captain ... received BYU's Cameron Tuckett Award.