2008: Started slowly after missing his sophomore year, but finished strong with 14 hits in his last 41 at-bats (.341) ... broke out of early-season slump in grand fashion, launching a grand slam against Army ... had two singles and runs in the 6-5 win over Northwestern ... RBI single in the ninth broke the deadlock in a 7-5 win over Quinnipiac ... provided the go-ahead two-run single two games later in an 8-5 triumph at Princeton ... drove in the last three runs with a single and a double in a tough 8-7 loss at Vermont ... slapped a two-run single in the 7-2 win over Yale ... helped the Big Green beat Harvard, 5-4, with two singles and an RBI ... touched Boston College pitchers for a single and a double in the regular-season finale ... hit .500 (6-for-12) with a double, RBI and five runs in the Ivy Championship series.
2007: Sat out the season with a foot injury.
2006: Played in all but one game as a freshman ... second on the team in walks and runs, plus third in doubles ... recorded 11 multi-hit games, including a season-high five hits at Gonzaga ... had a six-game hit streak during which he went 16-for-29 (.552) with four doubles, eight runs and three RBIs ... banged out three hits with a double and scored four runs in the 16-6 romp over Cornell ... went 3-for-5 with a double, run and RBI in a 12-2 victory versus Columbia ... drove in two runs with a single and a double to help the Green defeat Penn, 6-2 ... was 6-for-15 with four runs in the Brown series ... started the three-run rally against Yale with a bunt single — one of his three hits — to ignite an 8-5 win.
High School: Two-year letterman at Vacaville for Trini Ruiz ... also was the quarterback, lettering twice, and earned a letter on the wrestling squad as well ... named all-league and all-county as a junior and senior in baseball and football ... led football team to a 7-3-1 record as a senior and a league championship ... elected Boys State delegate ... AP Scholar ... Academic All-CIF ... Bank of America Award for Language Arts ... Exemplary Mathematics Achievement Award.
Personal: Majoring in economics ... son of Ed and Cathy has a brother and sister ... born Dec. 7, 1986 in Woodland, Calif. ... father played baseball and football at UC Davis, plus coached Johnathon in football ... brother Chris also played baseball at Napa Junior College ... became an uncle to twins last summer ... president and founder of the California Scholarship Federation Athletic Tutoring Program ... possesses an extensive vintage hat collection.
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