CAREER: A three-year starter in center field for Pepperdine . . . . An exceptional athlete with tremendous baseball instincts . . . Possesses great speed . . . Outstanding defensive center fielder . . . Ranks fifth on Pepperdine's all-time triples list with 12 . . . Part of a 2004 Pepperdine recruiting class that was ranked No. 7 nationally by Baseball America . . . A definite major league prospect.
2007: Named All-West Coast Conference (WCC) . . . Started all 57 games in center field . . . Ranked second on the Waves and ninth in the WCC with a .342 average . . . Scored a team-high 51 runs and was 16 of 17 in stolen bases . . . Established career-highs in average, at-bats (243), runs, hits (83) and stolen bases . . . Had five doubles, four triples, a home run and 20 RBI . . . Finished 9th in the WCC batting, tied for fourth in hits and runs and fifth in stolen bases . . . Totaled a team-high 27 multiple-hit games and had five multiple-RBI contests . . . Batted .333 (29-87) with a team-high tying 14 runs scored in WCC play . . . Had career-high tying 14-game hitting streak snapped versus North Carolina State (2-4) . . . Batted .407 (22-54) with 16 runs scored during streak . . . Went 4-for-9 with four runs scored and RBI in first two games of series at UNLV (2/2-2/3) . . . Batted .385 (5-for-13) with three runs scored and two RBI in three-game series versus UC Davis (2/9-2/11) . . . Went 2-for-3 with a season-high three runs scored and RBI versus No. 11 Wichita State (2-17) . . . Went 6-for-11 (.545) with four runs scored in three-game series versus Fresno State (2/23-2/5) . . . Equaled a career-high with four hits at UC Santa Barbara (3-6) . . . Went 3-for-10 with three runs scored in two games at Oklahoma State (3/9-3/10) . . . Batted .500 (8-16) with six runs and two RBI in three-game series versus Minnesota (3/16-3/18) . . . Had seven-game hitting streak snapped at USC (3-20) after going 0-for-4 . . . Went 8-16 with three runs scored and three RBI in three-game series vs. UC Santa Barbara (3/24-3/26) . . . Collected multiple hits in all three games . . . Named WCC Player of the Week (4-2) after batting .611 (11-for-18) with five runs scored, a double, home run and five RBI, while slugging .833 and registering a .611 on-base percentage in four games against UC Santa Barbara and Saint Mary's . . . Home run was a two-run game-winning shot against Saint Mary's (3-31) . . . Selected the WCC's Player of the Month for March after batting .447 (34-for-76) with 16 runs scored, two doubles, a triple, home run and 11 RBI while slugging .539, recording a .456 on-base percentage and stealing six bases in seven attempts . . . Totaled 11 multiple-hit games and hit safely in 14 of 16 contests . . . Batted .545 (6-11) with three runs scored, a double and three RBI during three-game series vs. Loyola Marymount (4/5-4/7) . . . Went 1-for-12 and had 11-game hitting streak snapped during three-game series at San Francisco (4/13-4/15) . . . Batted .510 (25-49) with 12 runs scored, four doubles, a home run and 10 RBI during streak . . . Went 5-for-14 (.357) with three runs scored during three-game series versus Santa Clara (4/20-4/22).
SUMMER 2006: Played for the Chatham A's of the Cape Cod League . . . Appeared in 38 games and batted .224 with a home run, eight RBI and 10 stolen bases.
2006: Named second team All-West Coast Conference. . . Played in 46 games, starting 43 . . . Missed 17 games due to hand injury sustained against Long Beach State on February 14 . . . Batted a career-high .340 with a home run, 28 RBI and 10 stolen bases . . . Had 22 multiple-hit and nine multiple-RBI games . . . Hit .337 in WCC play with a home run and 20 RBI . . . Tied David Uribes for the team-lead with a career-high 14-game hitting streak . . . Batted .455 (30-for-66) with 13 runs scored, a home run and 13 RBI . . . Went 8-for-13 (.615) with five runs scored during three-game series at Fresno State (2/10-2/12). . . Had a career-high four hits versus San Diego (4-23) . . . Batted .500 (7-for-14) with four runs scored and four RBI during three-game series versus Portland . . . Equaled career-high with three RBI at Santa Clara (4-13) and at Gonzaga (5-6) . . . Named to the Malibu Regional all-tournament team after batting .400 (6-for-15) with two runs scored.
2005: Received honorable mention All-West Coast Conference recognition . . . Started 61 games in center field . . . Batted .281 with 41 runs scored, 19 RBI and a team-leading seven triples . . . Went 8-for-10 in stolen bases . . . Batted .321 with 20 runs scored and 10 RBI in WCC play . . . Had 20 multiple-hit and three multiple-RBI games . . . Made impressive collegiate debut with 2-for-5 performance with a run scored, RBI and stolen base at UC Santa Barbara (2-4) . . .Went 6-for-16 (.375) with two runs scored, two RBI and a stolen base in three-game series against the Gauchos . . . Named to the Dairy Queen Classic (3/4-3/6) all-tournament team after batting .375 (3-for-8), with four runs scored, two triples and making several spectacular catches in three games vs. No. 5 South Carolina, New Orleans and Minnesota . . . Had a season-high three hits and three RBI vs. Saint Mary's (4-9) . . . Went 7-for-17 (.412) with four runs scored and two RBI in four-game series vs. Santa Clara (5/13-5/15) . . . Produced a 10-game hitting streak (5/1-5/15) during which time he batted .366 (15-for-41) . . . Named to the all-region team at the Long Beach Regional after batting .412 (7-for-17) with two runs scored, a double, two triples and two RBI . . . Selected to the West Coast Conference's (WCC) 2005 preseason all-conference team in a poll of league coaches conducted by Baseball America . . . Tabbed the WCC's fastest baserunner prior to the 2005 season . . . Played for the Chatham A's of the Cape Cod League during the summer and batted .271 with 16 runs scored, three doubles, seven RBI and eight stolen bases.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School in Caguas, Puerto Rico . . . Named the academy's "Athlete of the Year" as a senior . . . Selected Baseball America's fastest high school runner in 2004 . . . Competed in the 2004 Baseball All-American Game in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
PERSONAL: Born January 14, 1987 . . . A resident of Bayamon, Puerto Rico . . . Attended the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School in Caguas, Puerto Rico . . . A fifth-round draft pick of the Chicago Cubs in the 2004 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft . . . Considered Santa Clara, USC and Western Kentucky before choosing Pepperdine . . . Majoring in finance.