THIS YEAR: An excellent athlete who is a 2000 freshman, Lum should help the Trojans' outfield corps.
MIKE GILLESPIE SAYS: Paki's future is very bright. He simply needs to gain experience at this level of baseball. He has outstanding ability and talent and is big, strong and agile.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 1999 USA Today All-American honorable mention pick from Kamehameha High in Honolulu, Hi., Lum was also a three-time (1997-99) Interscholastic League of HawaiÔi All-Star selection and a two-time (1998-99) All-State honoree ... He spent four years on the varsity, and his team won the ILH title as a freshman ... He played in the 1997 Area Code Games with the 800 Astros ... He played on a HawaiÔi team in the 1997 Big League World Series.
PERSONAL: His brother, Kealii, plays baseball at San Francisco ... He plans to major in occupational therapy at USC ... He enjoys playing the piano, surfing and free diving ... His sports hero is Michael Jordan ... His birthdate is Nov. 30, 1980.