UC Davis takes on Big West rival Cal Poly in final regular season series
UC Davis travels to the Bay Area before celebrating seniors in the final home series of the season
UC Davis clashes with rival for the second time in a week before Big West series in Northridge
2007: Started 40 of 49 games played, batting .286 (44-for-154)... Led team with 10 stolen bases... Added 17 runs and 15 RBIs with 5 doubles and 2 triples... Managed 8 multi-hit games, including 4-hit performances vs. Pacific (4/7) and Cal State Fullerton (4/15)... Had double and triple in each... Swiped two bags vs. Oregon (2/23)... Drafted in 44th round by Cleveland, but did not sign.
2006: Played in 27 games, starting 16... Batted 10-for-61 (.164) with 10 runs... Went 2-for-5 with 2 runs in win vs. Pacific (4/7)... Had 2 of the Aggies' 4 hits in 2-1 win over top-ranked Cal State Fullerton (4/13).
2005: Started 31 of 46 games played... Batted .220 (26-for-118) with 8 doubles, team-high 3 triples and 24 runs... Also stole 5 bases on 11 attempts... Had five multi-hit games, including 3-for-5 outing vs. Utah Valley State (3/11)... Had pinch-hit triple at Cal Poly (4/15), his second three-bagger in six days... Stole one base in each game of Utah Valley State homestand (3/11-3/13)... Also swiped pair of bags vs. UC Riverside (5/7).
McCLATCHY HS '03: Served as team captain as a senior... Voted Most Outstanding Player on JV basketball team.
,b>PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Danny & Vanessa Royster... Uncle, Jerry Royster, played 16 years in the major leagues (mostly with Atlanta)... Proudest personal accomplishment is being the first member of his family to attend a university right out of high school.