Matt Kamigawachi
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodland, Calif.

High School:
Woodland HS '99

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
3B

Major:
Organizational Studies

Bats: Right
Throws: Right

2003: ALL-CCAA FIRST TEAM... Only Aggie to start all 60 games... Played mostly at third, but switched to shortstop during NCAA postseason run when Ryan Coultas went down with injury... Batted .331 (82-for-248) with 37 runs, 40 RBI and 18 extra-base hits (12 doubles, 3 triples, 3 homers)... Led team with 109 total bases for .440 slugging average... Set school record for at-bats... Hit .342 (53-for-155) in conference games... Earned all-tournament honors at NCAA West Regional, batting 6-for-14 with a double and 2 RBI in three games... Had 22 multi-hit games, including 10 games with 3 or more... Went 4-for-5 with pair of doubles vs. San Bernardino (4/5)... Recorded 10 games with 2 or more RBI... Enjoyed 15-game hitting streak in which he batted 23-for-63 (.365)... Hit safely in 24 of final 26 games of the season... Committed just one error in 45 chances from 3/28 to 4/13.

2002: ALL-CCAA FIRST TEAM... ALL-CCAA TOURNAMENT TEAM... Batted .352 (80-for-227) for the season with 3 HRs, 45 RBI, 17 doubles and 34 runs scored... Had a 15-game hitting streak early in the season (2/9-3/5)... Batted .373 (59-158) with 14 doubles and 30 RBI in CCAA contests... Capped his 2002 season by leading the Aggies to the CCAA Championship game... In two games on the final day against CS San Bernardino, went 8-for-12 with 2 HR, 4 RBI and 3 runs... His HR in the bottom of the eighth tied the score in Game 1... Reached base safely 6 straight times and 8 of final 9 at-bats on day... Had 24 multi-hits games, including season-best five on two occasions: both times vs. CS San Bernardino (4/7 & 5/11)... Season-best 5 RBI vs. Concordia (3/25).

2001: Surfaced as a starter in midseason... Toughest to strike out of any Aggie regular (9 in 103 AB)... Finished year with 8-for-19 series with Grand Canyon... Hit 3 2B and scored 4 runs in that span... Posted 7 multi-hit games, including 3 hits vs. S.F. State (4/7) and Grand Canyon (5/4)... Stole 6 bases on 7 attempts... Blasted 3-run shot for first career HR vs. Sacramento State (4/3).

2000: Redshirted.

WOODLAND HS '99: First-team All-Delta League pick as a senior... Named MVP of Optimist All-Star game... Batted .383 for the year... Took part in a baseball anomaly when WHS hurled three straight no-hitters, then were on the losing end of two more.

PERSONAL: Born May 15, 1981 in Woodland, Calif.... Organizational studies major... Parents are Harvey & Laurie Kamigawachi... Led Babe Ruth League team to Northern California playoffs... Career highlight was his grand slam in the finals.