|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Point Loma HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Initially expected to provide a strong arm in the bullpen, Campbell rose to the occasion as a backup catcher after injuries hindered the Gaucho catching corps...started 13 games behind the plate and appeared in 25 overall...had 10 assists without committing an error...recorded his first career hit against Pacific on April 21 and had 2 RBI in a game against Cal State Bakersfield on May 25.
A three-year letterwinner for head coach Jon Posternack at Point Loma High ... He pitched, played third base and catcher for the Pointers ... His sophomore year, Campbell was awarded Rookie of the Year for his team, batting .394, with 19 RBI, seven doubles, one triple, one home run, and he pitched 13 innings with a 2-0 record, striking out seven ... As a junior, he batted .294, with 20 RBI, five doubles, one triple, and one home run ... Also pitched 37 innings, with a 4-3 record, striking out 24 with three complete games ... In his senior year, he was voted First Team All-Western League, batting .320, with 17 RBI, six doubles, one triple, two home runs, and he pitched 21 innings, with a 2-2 record, striking out 19, and completing three games ... All three years he played, his team made CIF appearances ... Campbell was also on the Honor Roll for four consecutive years with a 3.75 cumulative grade point average.
Stephen Campbell Edward Wear was born on October 23, 1993 in San Diego to his parents Byron and Bridget Wear ... He has one brother, Conrad, 21 ... Is a sociology major ... Campbell aspires to play professional baseball... His favorite teams to watch are the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Chargers ... Favorite movies are Anchorman, The Sandlot, and the Back to the Future trilogy ... His favorite book is the biography of Josh Hamilton: Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back ... Favorite musicians are Jack Johnson, Coldplay, U2, and Phil Wickham ... He likes going the beach and playing volleyball in his free time ... His favorite athlete is Shaquille O'Neal ... He likes to watch ESPN, MLB Network, and Tom and Jerry ... Was also recruited by UC Riverside, USC, and West Point.