HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bishop O' Dowd High School in Oakland, Calif. ... Played three varsity seasons for head coach Chris Kyriacou ... Was a career .379 hitter ... As a senior was named League MVP and Defensive Player of the Year ... Was an All-League first team selection as a junior and senior and second teamer as a sophomore ... Team captain as a senior ... Team won league championships in 2011 and 2012 ... -Selected to USA National Team Identification Series in Cary, North Carolina in 2012 ... Also played two years of basketball at Bishop O' Dowd, earning All-League and team captain status in 2013 ... Was a scholar athlete and named to the student honor roll.
PERSONAL: Born in Alameda, Calif. ... Parents are Mark and JoAnne Perri ... Has two brothers, Chris and Jeff ... Dad Mark played football at Fresno State, brother Chris played football at Colorado and in the CFL, NFL and AFL, and brother Jeff played football at Malone ... Chose Pepperdine because it fit him both on and off the baseball field.
FAVORITES: Evan Longoria (athlete); Oakland Athletics (team); Toughness (book); Hoosiers (movie); Sons of Anarchy (TV show); Pizza (food); Basketball (sport other than baseball)