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    Angelo La Bruna
    Angelo La Bruna

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    La Canada, Calif.

    High School:
    Loyola HS

    Last College:
    Duke

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 165

    Position:
    Infield

    Experience:
    TR

    Bats-Throws:
    Right-Right

    10/24/2013

    2013 Trojan Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 24 Nationally by Baseball America

    Trojans one of three Pac-12 programs to rank in Baseball America's Top 25.

    09/24/2013

    Trojan Baseball Scheduled to Play Two Fall Contests

    The Trojans will welcome USD to Dedeaux Field on Nov. 17 and then will travel to Long Beach State on Nov. 23.

    09/06/2013

    15 Newcomers Join the USC Baseball Squad

    The recruiting class of 2013 includes 12 true freshmen and three transfers.

    2013/Duke
    Appeared in 29 games, starting 14 ... Saw time at both shortstop and second base, starting 11 games at short and three at second ... Posted a .200 average with five doubles and seven RBI ... Hit .250 in ACC contests with two doubles and a pair of RBI ... Drove in a season-high three RBI against Bucknell Feb. 22 ... Had a .964 fielding percentage.

    2012/Duke
    An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Appeared in 51 of 55 games ... Started 36 contests at shortstop, 13 at second base and two at third base ... Hit .207 on the year with 35 hits, 21 RBI and 17 runs scored ... Stole seven bases on 12 attempts ... Totaled nine multi-hit games with a three-hit performance at Longwood May 6 ... Posted four games with multiple RBI, including a season-high four RBI against George Washington Mar. 2 ... 10 of his 21 RBI came with two outs on the board ... Reached base in 10 straight games from Mar. 9 to Mar. 31 ... Had a .970 fielding percentage.

    2011/Duke
    An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Started all 56 games at shortstop as a freshman ... Hit .241 with 45 hits, 25 RBI and 24 runs scored ... Had six doubles and one triple ... Stole seven bases in eight attempts ... Had a .982 fielding percentage ... Committed only four errors in 226 chances ... Had 10 multi-hit games, including three-hit games against High Point, Boston College and Wake Forest ... Had four multiple-RBI games, with a career-high six RBI against High Point ... Had a seven-game hitting streak ... Had a 24-game errorless streak.

    High School
    Three-year letterwinner at Loyola High School for head coach Brian Felten ... As a senior, hit .354 with 11 doubles and a .413 on base percentage ... Won the Gold Glove Award as a senior ... Earned all-league first team honors ... Tabbed Loyola's MVP as a junior when he hit .402 with a league-leading 45 hits ... Also hit nine doubles, swiped 14 bases and had an on base percentage of .451 as a junior ... Named the team's Best Defensive Player and earned all-league first team honors ... Selected to play for Southern California USA NTIS Team in the NTIS Selection Show in Cary, N.C. ... Selected to play for the Tampa Bay Rays Scout Team in 2009 ... Picked to play in the Elite Baseball Series in Southern California in 2008 and received the Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award ... Member of the Monogram Club, which was composed of varsity athletes acting as student leaders at various school functions.

    Personal
    Parents are Angelo and Linda La Bruna...Father, Angelo, played baseball at New York Tech...Majoring in political science...Lists his biggest sports heroes as Gary DiSarcina because he "always played the game the right way" and Omar Vizquel for "the passion and enthusiasm he played with."...Favorite movie is Cinderella Man...Favorite TV show is Seinfeld...Would like to visit Italy...Favorite music is anything from Motown...Hopes to play in the MLB and go to law school after graduation...Birthdate is April 15, 1992.