Hutton Moyer Hits Game-Winning Single; Corey Miller Tosses 10 Innings with 10 Strikeouts
Sam Meyer Homers as Waves Tally Seven Runs in the Fourth
David Oppenheim Collects Two Hits for the Waves
Waves Conclude Seven-Game Road Trip vs. Sooners
Pepperdine Scores Four Runs in the Fourth
Waves vs. Oklahoma Sunday, February 19, 2012 Eddy D. Field Stadium, Malibu, Calif. Photos by Stephen Wandzura
Friday, Feb. 17 at Eddy D. Field Stadium Pepperdine vs. Oklahoma Photos by Stephen Wandzura
2012/FRESHMAN: As a true freshman in 2012, Grandpre appeared in 29 games, starting 27 of those as catcher ... He batted .163, with 14 hits and seven RBI and three doubles ... He also drew eight walks ... His first collegiate RBI came on Feb. 18 in a victory over Oklahoma when he went 2-for-3 ... His first collegiate hit came on Feb. 17 against Oklahoma, also his first collegiate start ... He finished his first collegiate series against Oklahoma with two RBI ... Was named CollegeBaseball360.com's Primetime Player of the Week (2/20) after the Oklahoma series ... Grandpre's first collegiate double came on Feb. 21 in a win over VCU ... Tallied four sacrifices ... Made no errors and recorded 176 putouts as the Waves' starting catcher in 27 games ... He also caught one player stealing a base ... Tallied two RBI as the Waves took the season series with San Francisco, 2-1 ... Recorded a double against BYU (5/12).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Desert Christian High School ... Played three years of varsity baseball under Dennis Shryock ... Hit .659 and drove in 44 runs as a senior ... Named Desert Mountain League and Antelope Valley Press Player of the Year as a senior ... Two-time All-CIF Southern Section selection...First team All-Desert Mountain League as a junior.
PERSONAL: Given name is James Michael Grandpre...Son of Mike and Wendy Grandpre...Has one brother Matthew ...Chose Pepperdine because it gives him the opportunity to continue to play baseball at a high level...Majoring in sports medicine...Loves baseball because it requires working hard and getting better every day.
FAVORITES: Favorites include Jeff Mathis (baseball player), Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Dodgers (pro baseball team), the Bible (book), Inception (movie), Man vs. Wild (TV show) and macaroni and cheese (food).