UC Irvine scored five runs in the fourth inning and the Aggies lost, 8-2, on Saturday.
2012: Started 16 games (13 at short) of 34 total appearances... Batted 9-for-44 (.205) with a double, 3 runs and 4 RBIs... Laid down 5 sacrifice hits... Managed a season-high 2 RBIs without a hit vs. Seattle (Mar. 9)... Hit lone double at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 25) during string of five straight starts.
2011: Appeared in 24 games with eight starts as a true freshman, splitting time between shortstop and second base... First career hit came on Mar. 1 at Sacramento State... Finished debut season with five hits, including a double against UC Irvine on Apr. 22... Had a pinch hit single and scored Aggies' only run against San Jose State on Apr. 26.
DAMIEN HS '10: Twice captured All-Sierra League and team Gold Glove honors as a shortstop... Batted .354 with 25 runs and 17 RBIs as a senior, helping Spartans to 20-7 record and Southern Section postseason appearance... Added 5 doubles and 4 triples for .519 slugging... As a junior, hit 21-for-59 for .356 batting and .480 OBA... Played summer ball for SoCal Bombers.
PERSONAL: Born in West Covina, Calif.... Sociology major... Parents are Greg and Patricia Young... Proudest personal accomplishment was volunteering for Make-A-Wish Foundation... Career hihglight was making a game-saving diving play during the CIF-SS playoffs.