Born in Phoenix, Ariz., ... parents are Rick and Cindy ... married Lisa Shelley in December, 1998 ... majoring in English with a business minor ... recruited by Arizona State, Arizona, Cal-Poly SLO, Fresno State, Pepperdine, San Francisco, Hawai'i, and Wyoming.
Prepped at Clovis West where he lettered three years and was a teammate of McKay Christensen, who was drafted in the first round by the Anaheim Angels ... was 1994 defensive player of the year ... was all-league ... played in Are Code Games ... selected as one of the top prep players in the country by Collegiate Baseball ... coached by Stan Bledsoe (Fresno State).
Played at Fresno City College where he was coached by Ron Scott.
Year Avg. G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB-SBA
1999 .274 48-38 117 19 32 10 0 4 22 54 10 34 4-4