Many returning Trojans played summer ball for clubs from Alaska to Cape Cod this past summer.
Four Trojans will compete in the prestigious Cape Cod League.
Despite taking a 3-0 lead in the first inning, the Titan bats got the best of the Trojans.
Trojans one of three Pac-12 programs to rank in Baseball America's Top 25.
The recruiting class of 2013 includes 12 true freshmen and three transfers.
2014 SUMMER BALL: Played for the Springfield Sliders in the Prospect League ... Hit .233 with 45 hits ... Recorded three doubles, one triple, and one home run ... Had 14 RBI for the season ... Played with fellow Trojan teammate, A.J. Fritts ... Sliders finished the in fifth place in the West Division of the Prospect League with a record of 9-21.
2014/FRESHMAN: In his first season of action for the Trojans, Dempster batted .200 while appearing in three games ... He recorded one hit from five at bats ... His first career hit came on May 20 at Cal State Fullerton, going 1-for-2.
HIGH SCHOOL: Dempster was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Loyola High School for coach Brian Felten...2013 Rawlings California All-Region Second Team...2013 Second Team All-Mission League selection...Ranked the #202 baseball player in the country by Perfect Game USA in 2012...Competed for the Milwaukee Brewers Area Code team in 2013 ... 2012 Perfect Game First Team Preseason HS Underclassman All-American...2011 Perfect Game USA Second Team Preseason HS Underclassman All-American.
PERSONAL: Parents are Katie and Gary, both USC alums... Has a brother, Jamison... Grandfather is the legendary Trojan men's tennis coach George Toley...Undecided major...Lists his biggest sports hero as Derek Jeter, "Because he plays with class and plays for his teammates each and every day"...Favorite movie is The Sandlot... last book read was Into the Wild... listens to Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Johnson, Bob Marley, Kid Cudi...Would like to sky dive one day...Hopes to travel to Jamaica, Paris, New York, Boston and Croatia...Hopes to play professional baseball...Favorite food is breakfast burritos...Birthdate is March 17, 1995.