Mark Wells
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Millikan HS '98

Last College:
Cal St. Dominguez Hills

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
2B

Major:
Environment & Resource Science

Bats: Right
Throws: Right

2002: Appeared in 53 games, 52 as a starter... Split time between right field and second base... Hit .346 (65-for-188) with 13 doubles, a triple, a home run and 34 runs scored... Hit safely in 9 of final 10 contests, including 6-for-17 performance (.353) at CCAA tournament... Went 5-for-5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI at Pomona (2/9)... Had 12-game hitting streak midway through season (3/16-4/7)... Lone HR came at Grand Canyon (3/28)... Went 8-for-14 (.571) in that series... Led team with 12 stolen bases (15 attempts).

CAL ST. DOMINGUEZ HILLS: Voted Rookie of the Year as a freshman... Earned CCAA All-Academic honors in 2000.

MILLIKAN HS ?98: Second team All-Moore League and all-city as a senior... Batted .400 with 40 runs in 1998, .410 with 44 runs in 1997... Was second team All-Southern Section as a junior... Also played football, averaged 15 yards per catch for his career.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 9, 1980 in Long Beach, Calif.... Majoring in environmental and resource science... Says his proudest accomplishment is playing baseball at a UC school... Sports heroes are Brett Butler and Paul Lo Duca, but as a kid he pretended to be Kirk Gibson hitting his famous 1988 World Series homer.