USC Baseball vs. Nebraska
Feb. 17, 2013
Photos by Pierson Clair
2012 Appeared in 54 games for the Trojans, making 52 starts, mostly at third base ... Batted .258 (49-129) with 23 RBIs and 11 doubles ... His 11 doubles were third most on the team and 23 RBIs ranked fourth best ... Had an on-base percentage of .311 and a slugging percentage of .332 ... Hit one home run vs. California (4/5) ... Tallied a season-high three hits on three different occasions, going 3-for-5 vs. Akron (2/25), 3-for-5 vs. Cal State Bakersfield (3/10) and 3-for-6 at Washington State (3/30) ... Had a season-high two doubles vs. Akron (2/24) on a 2-for-4 outing with one RBI ... Stole five bases during the season and drew eight walks ... Had a season-high three RBIs vs. Cal State Bakersfield (3/10) and also had two the day before vs. Bakersfield (3/9) ... Also had multi-RBI days vs. Stanford (3/25) and at Washington State (3/30) ... Earned Capital One CoSIDA All-Academic District VIIIhonors ...Was named Pac-12 All-Academic first team.
Summer He played for the Conejo Oaks of the California Collegiate League...made 31 starts in 38 games...batted .236 (29-for-123) with six doubles, one triple, two home runs and 19 RBI.
2011 He made nine starts in 22 appearances as a freshman for the Trojans, batting .258 (8-for-31) with two doubles, one stolen base and four RBI.
High School He was a two-year varsity letterwinner at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Calif., for coach Brian Felten...earned the Brian J. Ulmer Award for athletic and academic achievement...member of the Cum Laude Society.
Personal He is majoring in business finance...parents are Chuck and Linda...hasone brother, Daniel...lists David Eckstein, as his biggest sports hero...favorite movies are The Departed and The Sandlot...favorite television shows are The Office and Sportscenter...listens to The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and Lupe Fiasco...birthdate is July 27, 1991.