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    Vinnie St. John
    Vinnie St. John

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Newport Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Corona del Mar

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 180

    Position:
    Outfield

    Experience:
    1V

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    2009
    He played in 12 games and made two starts as a sophomore, going 0-for-12 at the plate...started on May 13 against Loyola Marymount and Feb. 25 against Pepperdine...made his season debut on Feb. 20 against Long Beach State.

    Summer
    He played for the Santa Barbara Foresters...made 17 starts in 28 games...batted .233 (14-for-60) with three doubles, one triple, one home run, two stolen bases and eight RBI.

    2008
    As a freshman, St. John made six starts in 23 games and batted .208 (5-for-24) with two RBI and three stolen bases...had a 1-for-2 performance on May 14 at UC Riverside...recorded two RBI on March 9 at Winthrop...during the summer, he played for the Santa Barbara Foresters squad that won the 2008 NBC World Series in Wichita, Kansas...he batted .307 (27-for-88) with five doubles, two triples, five home runs, 21 RBI and three stolen bases.

    High School
    He was a three-year varsity letterwinner at Corona del Mar High in Newport Beach, Calif., under coach John Emme...earned all-league second team honors in his senior season as well as being named to the Daily Pilot Dream Team...batted .306 with 16 stolen bases as a senior and had a 3.47 ERA on the mound...earned All-CIF second and all-league first team honors in his junior season after batting .400...during his junior season, he tied for the CIF Division III and league lead with 16 stolen bases.

    Personal
    He is majoring in business administration...parents are Jenny and Vinnie St. John and Irene and Joe Tomkinson...father played lacrosse at Ohio State...has two sisters, Dominique and Jordan...lists Derek Jeter as his biggest sports hero...lists Inside Man, Remember The Titans, 300 and Blades of Glory as his favorite movies...lists SportsCenter, Entourage and Flight of the Conchords as his favorite television shows...listens to The Killers and Jack Johnson...birthdate is March 24, 1989.

    Career Statistics

    Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO HBP SF-SH SLG OBP
    2008 23-6 .208 24 4 5 0 0 0 2 3-3 0 9 1 0-1 .208 .240
    2009 12-2 .000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1 4 0 0-0 .000 .077
    Totals 35-8 .139 36 4 5 0 0 0 2 3-3 1 13 1 0-1 .139 .184