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    Derek Perren
    Derek Perren

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chatsworth, Calif

    High School:
    Granada Hills

    Last College:
    L.A. Pierce College

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 195

    Position:
    First Base/Outfield

    Bats/Throws:
    Left/Left

    2008
    He made 54 starts in 55 games, batting .362 with five home runs and 51 RBI...recorded his first career five-RBI game on April 27 with a home run at No. 5 Stanford...in a key Pac-10 Conference series against No. 5 California (April 11-13), he registered 11 RBI in three games...on April 11, he posted four hits and four RBI for the first time in his career...for the week of March 9, Perren led the Trojans with a .611 batting average (11-for-18) and posted five multi-hit games in a row against Pepperdine (No. 24 nationally by Rivals.com) and Winthrop.

    2007
    As a 2007 junior, Perren made 13 starts in 34 games...batted .246 (15-for-61) with one RBI...did not commit an error in 158 chances.

    L.A. Pierce College
    He earned all-conference first team honors as a 2006 sophomore for coach Bob Lofrano at L.A. Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif...batted .318 (57-for-179) with seven home runs and 44 RBI...had five hits in one game against Valley College, one away from the school record.

    High School
    Perren was named team most valuable player at Granada Hills (Calif.) High for coach Steve Thompson as a senior...earned All-West Valley League first team honors in his junior and senior seasons and all-city section honors in his senior season....batted .508 as a senior (second in the city section) with three home runs...batted .434 as a junior with two home runs...went 2-for-3 in the City Invitational Championship game at Dodger Stadium in his senior year.

    Personal
    He is majoring in history...parents are Freddie and Christine...has one sister, Amy...lists Pete Rose as his sports hero...favorite movie is The Patriot...favorite television show is Seinfeld...enjoys listening to Taveres, Third Eye Blind and Van Halen...birthdate is Oct. 22, 1985.

    Career Statistics

    Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO HBP SH-SF SLG OBP
    2007 34-13 .246 61 5 15 4 0 0 1 0-1 2 12 0 0-1 .311 .270
    2008 55-54 .362 213 39 77 16 1 5 51 2-4 16 27 1 3-0 .516 .403
    Totals 89-67 .336 274 44 92 20 1 5 52 2-5 18 39 1 3-1 .471 .375