Will begin the season as UCSB's starting third baseman after a strong fall.
Played in 29 games, starting 13...Hit .333 with a home run and eight RBI...Hit .389 (7-for-18) with runners in scoring position...Had one hit and two RBI on April 9 against UC Irvine.
Red-shirted the 2003 season.
College of San Mateo
Hit .315 and hit six home runs in 2002 under Coach Doug Williams...Played second and third base while helping team to Coast Conference championship and the State Final Four.
Played for Pete Jensen and Rich Jeffries at Serra High School...Played third base and shortstop...Hit .489 with six home runs and 36 RBI his senior year...Also stole 28 bases...Received first team All-West Catholic Athletic League honors, San Mateo County Player of the Year honors, and first team San Jose Mercury News honors as a senior...Holds school record for 50 runs scored and 80 runs produced...Second in career batting average (.468) in school history, eclipsing that of alums Barry Bonds and Gregg Jefferies.
Born August 16, 1981 in Ecuador, South America...Majoring in sociology...Roots for the San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco Giants...Favorite athlete is Barry Bonds...Most memorable sports moment was hitting the go-ahead home run in CIF semifinal game during his last high school at bat...Favorite movies include "Kung Pow: Enter the Fist" and "American Pie"...Enjoys reading Robert Frost...Would like to face Tim Wakefield...Son of Maria Figoni.