Spencer Oborn Athlete Profile

#21 Spencer Oborn

Position: Outfielder Height: 6-3 Weight: 185 Roster Years: 1997-1998 Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA Last School: Diamond Bar High School



All-America

  • 1997 Baseball America Freshman Second Team
  • 1997 Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Freshman 

Personal

Born in Pasadena ... parents are Kent and Sharyl ... sister Gale Johnson was an All-American and 1996 WAC Tourney MVP volleyball player for BYU's women's team ... brother-in-law James was a three-year starting football lineman for BYU (1993-96) ... father played football for BYU (1964-66) and holds the BYU record for longest punt return (94 yards) ... is an Eagle Scout.

Before BYU

Prepped at Diamond Bar High where he lettered four times in basketball, three times in baseball and once in football ... was two-time first team Sierra League ... first team CIF Playoff ... all-state.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
1997   .403   55-52  186   60   75   16    3   15    75   142   27   28  21-29
1998   .426   52-52  209   69   89   20    5   15    64   164   26   27  24-25


1997 | Freshman Year

Named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team by Collegiate Baseball and to Baseball America second team Freshman All-America ... hit a grand slam against Air Force and Southern Colorado ... that game vs. USC won the contest in the bottom of the sixth inning ... was a single shy of hitting for the cycle at Regis .. stole two bases in four games, including second and third bases in the same inning during two home games ... started in left and center fields.

1998 | Sophomore Year

National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball, The Sporting News, FANSonly College Baseball when he hit for the cycle in back-to-back games against the Air Force Academy ... missed a third cycle by a triple in the same week ... consequently was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week ... had 11 consecutive hits and batted .741 to raise his batting average from 3.64 to .420 during that week in which he had a slugging average of 1.087 off 50 total bases ... in his first cycle he had a bunt single, a double, a triple and a three-run homer ... in his second cycle he led off with a triple, followed by a two-run homer, a double and a single ... hit three homers in the 19-18 victory over Utah ... was 22nd in NCAA batting average at .426. ... hit two more grand slams.