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RYAN FLECKENSTEIN SENIOR • 1V • LHP • L/L • 6-0 • 200 Stockton, Calif./Chabot College AS A JUNIOR • 2009 Made the most appearances of any Oregon pitcher, coming out of the bullpen in 28 games... tossed a total of 21 and 2/3 innings, with a 1-1 record, 5.40 ERA and 15 strikeouts...in his first five outings of the season, held opponents to one run on five hits while striking out four...on the year, held batters to a .224 average with runners on...in his first appearance of the season, came in during the bottom of the seventh inning with the bases loaded as Oregon led Saint Mary’s, 5-3, in the opener (2/20)...on the first pitch got the Ducks out of the jam by picking an infield chopper to turn a 1-2-3 double play...picked up his only win for the Ducks in a 1-0 victory over #15 Fresno State (2/27), coming on in the top of the ninth in relief of Tyler Anderson and retiring the side in order...with two runners on recorded a strikeout to end the seventh inning during Oregon’s 3-2, 10-inning victory over Oregon State (3/28). PRIOR TO OREGON Earned Freshman All-American honors at Chabot Junior College in 2005 before going on a twoyear mission and returning to the diamond in 2008...on the mound at Chabot in 2008, appeared in 18 games, pitching 69 and 2/3 innings, and finishing with a 7-2 record and 3.64 ERA... named to the all-Northern California team...also voted the Coast South Pitcher of the Year. HIGH SCHOOL A 2004 graduate of East Union High School in Manteca (Calif.), was a three-sport athlete for the Buffalo...played two years of baseball (outfield, pitcher, infield) for head coach Dan Triglia...also played soccer for three seasons and one year of football as a junior.

Lefty Ryan Fleckenstein made a team-leading 28 appearances on the mound in ‘09. His most exciting excursion on the hill came during the bottom of the seventh with the bases loaded as Oregon led Saint Mary’s, 5-3. On the first pitch, Fleckenstein got the Ducks out of the jam by picking an infield chopper to turn a 1-2-3 double play.

PERSONAL Born Dec. 14, 1985 in Hobbs, N.M...parents are Robert and Christine Fleckenstein...has two brothers; Michael and Christopher...major is sociology.

FLECKENSTEIN’S CAREER HIGHS Inn. (Reliever) ................................... 2.0, 2x, last at #22 Oregon St. (04.28.09) Strikeouts .............................................................. 2 at Washington (03.03.09)

FLECKENSTEIN’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 5.40

W-L 1-1

APP 28

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/1

SV 0

IP 21.2

H 22

R 17

ER 13

BB 14

SO 11

2B 4

3B 0

HR 2

AVG .272

WP 2

HP 1

BK 2

SFA 3

SHA 2

TOTALS

5.40

1-1

28

0

0

0/1

0

21.2

22

17

13

14

11

4

0

2

.272

2

1

2

3

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JETT HART SENIOR • 1V • OF • R/R • 6-1 • 195 Puyallup, Wash. • Lower Columbia College AS A JUNIOR • 2009 Oregon’s starting right fielder the majority of the season, appeared in 42 games and made 36 starts (34 right field, 2 left field)...hit .207 (23-for111) with 10 RBIs, four doubles, two triples, two home runs and 10 runs scored...finished second on the team with 10 stolen bases...hit the majority of the season in 9th spot of the lineup, but also had stints at the 5th, 6th and 7th positions... tied for the team lead with four multiple-RBI games..began the season on a four-game hitting streak, batting .400 with five RBIs, one triple, one home run, and two stolen bases...will go down in history with the first triple in the modern era, a two-run bases-clearing extra-base hit in the Ducks 5-3 victory over Saint Mary’s (2/20)...also has the first home run in the modern era with a two-run shot at Saint Mary’s (2/21)...played a vital role in the Ducks’ 1-0 victory over defending national champion Fresno State to christen PK Park (2/27)...hit a two-out, full-count single, moving the eventual game-winning run to third in the bottom of the ninth...hit his second home run of the season, breaking a 3-3 tie at Nevada with a two-run bomb in the sixth, helping lead the Ducks to an eventual 6-5 victory (3/13)...was vital in the Ducks’ first road Pac-10 victory, a 5-3 win at California (4/18)...was 2-for-3 on the day with one run scored, two stolen bases and a sacrifice...defensively threw out a runner at the plate from right in the fourth; ran down a line drive with two runners on in the bottom of the ninth; and in the eighth, with two runners on, made a catch against the wall...finished the season with two assists from the outfield. PRIOR TO OREGON Played the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Lower Columbia Community College winning back-toback Western Region Championships...in 2007, finished second on the team batting .407, while leading the roster with 20 stolen bases...in 2008 more than doubled that number with 42 sto-

len bases...was named the 2008 Male Scholar Athlete of the Year at Lower Columbia College and was named to the Dean’s List on four occasions...during the summer of 2008 played for the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League...hit .217 and was 9-for-10 in stolen bases.

Is responsible for the first home run in the modern era with a two-run shot at Saint Mary’s on Feb. 21. Also will go down in history with the first triple in the modern era, a two-run, bases-clearing extra-base hit in the Ducks 5-3 victory over Saint Mary’s on Feb. 20.

2006 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 44th round by the San Diego Padres in the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft. HIGH SCHOOL A 2006 graduate of Puyallup High School (Wash...at Puyallup HS was an all-state and allregion selection...played three seasons of shortstop for head coach Marc Wiese, winning the SPSL South championship in 2006...played club ball for Pepsi Baseball and head coach Steve Avilla. PERSONAL Born July 13, 1988 in Tacoma, Wash...majoring in Sociology...parents are Don and Debbi Hart...has one sister, Jaden...majoring in Sociology.

HART’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats ....................... 4, 10x, last at Nevada (03.15.09) Runs Scored .............................. 2 at Nevada (03.12.09) Hits .................. 2, 5x, last at Washington St. (05.11.09) RBIs .......................2, 4x, last at #1 UC Irvine (04.20.09) Doubles .................1, 4x, last at #1 UC Irvine (04.20.09) Triples ................. 1, 2x, last vs. Washington (04.24.09) Home Runs................... 1, 2x, last at Nevada (03.13.09) Walks .................................1, 4x, last at USC (04.09.09) Stolen Bases ............2, 2x, at Washington St. (05.11.09) Hitting Streak .......................6 Games (04.09-04.29.09) Multiple Hit Games ..................................................... 5 Multiple RBI Games..................................................... 4

HART’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

AVG. .207

GP-GS 42-36

AB 111

R 10

H 23

2B 4

3B 2

HR 2

RBI 10

TB 37

SLG% .333

BB 4

HBP 2

SO 32

GDP 2

OB% .248

SF 0

SH 5

SB-SBA 10-13

PO 65

A 2

E 3

PCT. .957

TOTALS

.207

42-36

111

10

23

4

2

2

10

37

.333

4

2

32

2

.248

0

5

10-13

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2

3

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JUSTIN LATEMPA RS-SENIOR • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-5 • 210 Huntington Beach, Calif./Golden West College AS A JUNIOR • 2009 Injured his right shoulder prior to arriving at Oregon...made his first appearance in an Oregon uniform on March 22 vs. Washington, pitching a shutout inning with one strikeout...the shoulder injury continued to bother him, shutting him down for the rest of the season and undergoing offseason surgery...was on track following the surgery in the fall of 2009 and pitched in scrimmages. 2008 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 22nd round (678 overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft. PRIOR TO OREGON Played the 2008 season at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, Calif...during the year made nine starts, pitching 54. 2 innings...finished with a 6-3 record, a 2.63 ERA and 41 strikeouts...spent the 2006 season at UC Irvine...pitched in five games, made one start...during summer of 2006 played in the New England Collegiate Baseball League... played for the North Adams Steeplecats...was 1-0 and posted a 4.32 ERA...made 10 appearances and struck out 15 batters in 16.2 innings pitched...allowed eight earned runs and walked just four...also had one save. HIGH SCHOOL A 2005 graduate of Huntington Beach High School (Calif.)... was named all-Sunset League...helped the team to a 2004 league title...was 5-3 as a senior... pitched two complete games and had one save... posted a 2.30 ERA. PERSONAL Born Nov. 21, 1986 in Newport Beach, Calif...major is Geography...parents are Henry and Catherine LaTempa, has one sister, Kristen.

For the first time in two years, Justin LaTempa is 100 percent healthy and is expected to be a regular starter in the Ducks’ weekend rotation. LATEMPA’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 0.00

W-L 0-0

APP 1

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 1.0

H 0

R 0

ER 0

BB 0

SO 1

2B 0

3B 0

HR 0

AVG .000

WP 0

HP 0

BK 0

SFA 0

SHA 0

TOTALS

0.00

0-0

1

0

0

0/0

0

1.0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

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0

0

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GEOFF NICHOLS RS-SENIOR • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-5 • 205 Portland, Ore./University of Washington CAREER ACCOLADES 2009 Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention

of scoreless baseball, holding Portland to one hit while striking out a season-high four (3/20)...during a stretch from March 31- April 14, appeared in five games, pitching a total of three and 1/3 scoreless innings...in that time held opponents to a .167 clip on two hits while striking out three. PRIOR TO OREGON Played at the University of Washington during the 2006 and 2007 seasons...during his time with the Huskies made 17 appearances and three starts, pitching a total of 36.2 innings...finished with a 2-1 record and 27 strikeouts...during the summer of 2008 played for the Corvallis Knights of the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League...helped the Knights to the WCCBL title...pitched 20.2 innings in 19 appearances, maintaining a 1.74 ERA...had a 1-1 record with two saves while striking out 28 and holding opposing batters to a .174 average. HIGH SCHOOL Earned two varsity letters at Jesuit, playing for coaches Craig Webster and Don Lovell...earned first-team All-Metro and honorable mention allstate accolades as a senior...won his team’s most improved award as a junior and was team captain as a senior...posted an 8-2 record during summer ball, helping guide his team to the regional championship...also won two basketball letters and earned most inspirational awards in both basketball and baseball.

Geoff Nichols earned his first win of the season pitching the final one and 1/3 innings of a 13-inning, two-day, 3-2, victory over Santa Clara on March 8. SUMMER 2009 Won the 2009 New England Collegiate Baseball League Title with the Newport Gulls…in game one of the series against the Vermont Mountaineers, the Gulls were victorious by the score of 7-2 with Nichols pitching the final two innings of relief and allowing just one hit…in the regular season posted a 3-0 record with one save…nursed a 1.20 ERA in 14 relief appearances and a total of 15 innings pitched…held batters to a .173 average and struck out 15.

PERSONAL Born May 1, 1987 in Portland, Ore...parents are Craig and Julie Nichols...has one sister, Alexandra... majoring in Economics.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR • 2009 One of Oregon’s main relievers, appeared in 20 games...finished the season with a 1-2 record and a 6.63 ERA after tossing a total of 19 innings and striking out 18...held opponents to a .174 clip with two outs on the scoreboard...earned his first victory of the season by pitching the final one and 1/3 innings against Santa Clara, holding the Broncos scoreless during his appearance en route to a 3-2, 13-inning victory (3/8)...in his longest outing of the season, tossed three innings

NICHOLS’ CAREER HIGHS Innings (Reliever)...... 3.0 vs. Portland (03.20.09) Strikeouts..................... 4 vs. Portland (03.20.09)

NICHOLS’ CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

ERA 6.63

W-L 1-2

APP 20

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 19.0

H 28

R 21

ER 14

BB 10

SO 18

2B 5

3B 1

HR 2

AVG .322

WP 3

HP 3

BK 1

SFA 0

SHA 0

TOTALS

6.63

1-2

20

0

0

0/0

0

19.0

28

21

14

10

18

5

1

2

.322

3

3

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CURTIS RAULINAITIS SENIOR • 1V • OF • L/R • 6-0 • 185 Sacramento, Calif./Sacramento CC

Arguably Oregon’s most successful player at the plate last season, led the Ducks in slugging percentage (.369), on-base percentage (.354), hits (59), doubles (10), total bases (75) and multiple-hit games (18).

CAREER ACCOLADES 2009: Pac-10 Honorable Mention AS A JUNIOR • 2009 Led the Ducks with a .291 average (59-for-203)...appeared in all 56 games, making 54 starts in the outfield...led the Ducks in slugging percentage (.369), on-base percentage (.354), hits (59), doubles (10), triples (tied, 3) and total bases (75)...also led Oregon with 18 multiple-hit games...began the season patrolling center field for the first 22 games before making the switch to left... also hit the majority of the year second in the order...had a team-leading .472 percentage reaching as the leadoff hitter...also batted .500 (6-for-12) with a runner on third and less than two outs...posted a .485 success rate advancing runners...in Oregon’s historic 5-3 season-opening victory at Saint Mary’s was 3-for-4 with a RBI and stolen base (2/20)...went on a seven-game hitting streak from March 7-20...during that stretch helped lead the Ducks to a 4-3 record, hitting .308 (8-for-26) with three RBIs, two runs scored, three stolen bases and a .400 on-base percentage...from April 5 - May 1, hit safely in 13 of 15 games, leading UO with a .383 average (23-for-60) with nine runs, seven extra-base hits (6 doubles, 1 triple), three RBIs, seven multiple-hit games and a .517 slugging percentage...ended the season on a three-game hitting streak, batting .600 (6-for-10) in a three-game series against Arizona. PRIOR TO OREGON Played the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Sacramento City College...was a Big 8 Conference second team selection his sophomore season after batting .306 with 53 hits, 26 RBIs and 18 stolen bases. HIGH SCHOOL A 2006 graduate of Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento Calif...was a two-sport athlete, playing baseball (shortstop) and football (quarterback) for the Falcons...played in both the football and baseball Optimist All-Star games...was a first team all-Metro baseball selection as well as a two-time all-Sierra Valley Conference honoree...on the gridiron was a second team allMetro selection and a two-time all-league honoree.

RAULINAITIS’ CAREER HIGHS At Bats ........... 5, 6x, last at #3 Arizona State (05.16.09) Runs Scored ....................... 3 vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Hits .......................3, 3x, last at #1 UC Irvine (04.20.09) RBIs ........................................... 2 at Nevada (03.13.09) Doubles ...... 1, 10x, last at Washington State (05.10.09) Triples .........................1, 3x, last vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Walks .................... 2, 3x, last vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Stolen Bases ....................... 3 vs. Santa Clara (03.06.09) Hitting Streak .......................7 Games (03.07-03.20.09) Multiple Hit Games ................................................... 18 Multiple RBI Games..................................................... 1

PERSONAL Born July 2, 1988 in Sacramento, Calif...majoring in political science...parents are Jerry and Susan Rauliniatis...has four brothers (Jeremy, Kyle, Keith and Chris) with a strong athletic tradition; Kyle played baseball at Wofford, Keith played baseball at UC Irvine and Chris was in the Philadelphia Phillies organization.

RAULINAITIS CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

AVG. .291

GP-GS 56-54

AB 203

R 21

H 59

2B 10

3B 3

HR 0

RBI 12

TB 75

SLG% .369

BB 17

HBP 4

SO 37

GDP 2

OB% .354

SF 2

SH 6

SB-SBA 9-16

PO 108

A 7

E 6

PCT. .950

2009

.291

56-54

203

21

59

10

3

0

12

75

.369

17

4

37

2

.354

2

6

9-16

108

7

6

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EDDIE RODRIGUEZ SENIOR • 1V • C • R/R • 6-1 • 215 Warden, Wash./Wenatchee Valley CC In an historic win to christen PK Park, Rodriguez kept the bottom of the ninth alive with a two-out single against defending College World Series champion Fresno State, eventually moving around the bases to score the game-winning run on a pinch-hit, walk-off single from Andrew Schmidt.

RODRIGUEZ’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats ...................................... 5 at Nevada (03.12.09) Runs Scored .............. 2, 2x, last vs. Portland (04.14.09) Hits ........................... 2, 5x, last vs. Portland (04.14.09) RBIs ........................... 1, 8x, last vs. Portland (04.14.09) Doubles ..................................... 2 at Nevada (03.14.09) Home Runs................................ 1 at Nevada (03.13.09) Walks .................... 2, 2x, last vs. Santa Clara (03.08.09) Stolen Bases .......................1, 4x, last at USC (04.09.09) Hitting Streak .......................7 Games (02.20-03.03.09) Multiple Hit Games ..................................................... 5

AS A JUNIOR • 2009 One of Oregon’s starting catchers before a sprained right knee suffered at Nevada slowed his season (3/14)...made 34 appearances, including 27 starts (12 first base, 8 catcher, 7 designated hitter)...on the year hit .222 (22-for99) with 12 runs scored, eight RBIs, seven doubles, one home run, 11 walks and four stolen bases...hit .556 (5-for-9) with a runner on third and less than two outs, and also had a .491 success rate advancing runners...defensively finished the year with a .988 fielding percentage...began the season on a seven-game hitting streak, leading the Ducks batting .346 with six runs scored, two RBIs, one double and two stolen bases...started at catcher in UO’s season-opening 5-3 victory at Saint Mary’s with a 2-for-4, one RBI performance, helping turn a 1-2-3 double play with the bases loaded to protect a two-run lead in the seventh (2/20)...in another historic win just one week later, kept the bottom of the ninth alive with a two-out single against defending College World Series champion Fresno State (2/27)...moved around the bases, eventually scoring the game-winning run and first at PK Park on Andrew Schmidt’s walk-off single in the Ducks’ 1-0 victory...in Oregon’s 6-5 win at Nevada (3/13) went 2-for-4 with a double and solo home run - his first of the season...picked up two pinch-hit knocks, a double and single, on the road at third-ranked Arizona State. PRIOR TO OREGON Played the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Wenatchee Valley Community College...was a two time all-league selection and was named first team allNorthwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges during his senior season...at the NWAACC Tournament hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth to eliminate Walla Walla CC. HIGH SCHOOL A 2006 graduate of Warden High School in Washington...was a four-sport athlete at Warden, participating in baseball, football, wrestling and basketball...was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Jerry Powell on the diamond, winning three district championships...batted .636 his senior season and currently holds 10 baseball records at Warden...also played for the Columbia Basin Riverdogs travel team...for head coach Randy Boruff, was a four-year starter and team captain...made three World Series appearances and received two world series honors, at catcher and outfielder. PERSONAL Born July 29, 1988 in Moses Lake, Wash...parents are Rolando and Alma Rodriguez...has one brother, Rolando, Jr., and one sister, Iris...cousin is Jorge Reyes, a former pitcher at Oregon State, who currently plays for the Lake Elsinore Storm (Class A Advanced, San Diego Padres).

RODRIGUEZ’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

AVG. .222

GP-GS 34-27

AB 99

R 12

H 22

2B 7

3B 0

HR 1

RBI 8

TB 32

SLG% .323

BB 11

HBP 2

SO 21

GDP 7

OB% .310

SF 1

SH 4

SB-SBA 4-5

PO 161

A 10

E 2

PCT. .988

2009

.222

34-27

99

12

22

7

0

1

8

32

.323

11

2

21

7

.310

1

4

4-5

161

10

2

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ZACK THORNTON SENIOR • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-4 • 210 Oak Park, Calif./Ventura CC AS A JUNIOR • 2009 A shoulder injury slowed his start to the season...finished the year with an 0-1 record and 6.17 ERA, appearing in 15 games and pitching a total of 23 and 1/3 innings...recorded 16 strikeouts...with two outs, held batters to a .154 clip...made his first appearance on March 21, tossing one inning of scoreless baseball vs. Hawai’i at the Rose City Invitational...also pitched one inning and struck out two during Oregon’s 6-4 victory over Sacramento State (3/25)...in his secondlongest relief effort of the year, threw 3 and 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball, holding Oregon State hitless while striking out two (5/20)... also pitched three innings of scoreless baseball, while tossing a career-best five strikeouts vs. Washington (4/24). 2008 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 43rd round (1,287 overall) by the San Francisco Giants in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft. PRIOR TO OREGON Played the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Ventura College (Calif.)...as a sophomore was named to the all-SoCal team and the Western State Conference North Team...helped Ventura to a 28-15 record after making 13 appearances on the mound and finishing the year with an 11-1 record...pitched 89.0 innings with a 1.12 ERA. HIGH SCHOOL A 2006 graduate of Oak Park High School (Calif.)...on the diamond was an all-state, all-CIF and all-Tri-Valley League performer. PERSONAL Born May 19, 1988...parents are James and Robin Thornton...has one brother, Sam.

THORNTON’S CAREER HIGHS Innings (Reliever) ...........2.0 at #3 Arizona State (05.17.09) Strikeouts ............................... 5 vs. Washington (04.24.09)

After dealing with shoulder pain all of last year, Zack Thornton enters the 2010 season fully recovered and healthy. His performances in the fall have earned him an expected started spot in Oregon’s weekend rotation.

THORNTON’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 6.17

W-L 0-1

APP 15

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 23.1

H 25

R 18

ER 16

BB 15

SO 16

2B 6

3B 0

HR 2

AVG .287

WP 3

HP 3

BK 1

SFA 0

SHA 0

TOTALS

6.17

0-1

15

0

0

0/0

0

23.1

25

18

16

15

16

6

0

2

.287

3

3

1

0

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DREW GAGNIER RS-JUNIOR • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-4 • 225 Santa Cruz, Calif./Fresno State

A 2009 Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection, Gagnier turned down the Oakland Athletics who drafted him in the 14th round of the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft to return to Eugene. He was named to 2010 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List on Jan. 27.

CAREER ACCOLADES • Named to 2010 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List • 2009 Pac-10 Honorable Mention

game winner, earning his first win of the season... pitched 4 and 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball, holding Santa Clara hitless as the Ducks eventually won 3-2 in 13 innings (3/7)...earned saves by tossing the final innings and holding opponents scoreless in wins over Nevada (3/14), Washington (3/21) and Sacramento State (3/25)...earned his fifth save of 2009 after helping the Ducks to their first home Pac-10 victory by holding Stanford hitless in 1 and 1/3 innings during a 2-1 victory (4/3)...held Cal scoreless for an inning to earn his sixth save during Oregon’s 5-3 win at California (4/18)...his seventh save of the season came after an inning of work in a 3-2 victory over UCLA (5/1)...made his only start of the year pitching 4 and 2/3 innings, allowing one run on two hits while striking out four in a 5-2 loss to Arizona (5/23).

2009 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 14th round (423 overall) by the Oakland Athletics. AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE • 2009 Oregon’s closer, appeared in 23 games and was named Pac-10 Honorable Mention...finished the year with a 2.70 ERA and 1-0 record in 30 innings pitched...tallied seven saves finishing the regular season tied for sixth in the Pac-10...with runners on, held opponents to a .217 average, and held leadoff batters to a .184 clip...earned his first save of the season tossing the final inning of Oregon’s historic 5-3 victory over Saint Mary’s (2/20)...his second historic appearance came on March 28 at PGE Park, as the Ducks defeated Oregon State, 3-2, in a 10-inning thriller...pitched the final two innings of the OSU game and held the Beavers scoreless while striking out the side in the top of the 10th to set up Oregon’s

PRIOR TO OREGON Attended Fresno State for the 2006-07 academic year and made 14 appearances during the 2007 season...transferred to Oregon for the 2007-08 academic year and redshirted...during the summer of 2008 played for Anchorage Bucs of the Alaska Baseball League...pitched in a combined no-hitter, toss-

ing seven innings and allowing no hits in his effort. HIGH SCHOOL A 2006 graduate of Santa Cruz High School (Calif.)... was a four-year letterwinner in baseball...earned first-team all-league outfielder accolades...team won SCCAL championship in 2006...also CIF Division III Champions in 2003. PERSONAL Born Sept. 21, 1988 in Santa Cruz, Calif...parents are Jean and Martha Gagnier...majoring in sociology... brother Lauren played baseball for current Oregon head coach George Horton at Cal State Fullerton from 2004-06...Lauren currently plays in the Detroit Tigers minor league system.

GAGNIER’S CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter) ....... 4.2 vs. Arizona (05.24.09) Innings (Reliever).4.2 vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Strikeouts..................... 4 vs. Arizona (05.24.09)

GAGNIER’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

ERA 2.70

W-L 1-0

APP 23

GS 1

CG 0

SHO 0/1

SV 7

IP 30.0

H 14

R 13

ER 9

BB 25

SO 30

2B 2

3B 0

HR 1

AVG .137

WP 5

HP 3

BK 0

SFA 1

SHA 1

TOTALS

2.70

1-0

23

1

0

0/1

7

30.0

14

13

9

25

30

2

0

1

.137

5

3

0

1

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MITCH KARRAKER JUNIOR • 1V • C • L/R • 6-1 • 190 Clovis, Calif./Fresno CC

Hit his first round tripper of the season – a two-run shot – in a 12-3 victory over Santa Clara on March 7. Karraker ended that day 3-for-5 with four RBIs.

SUMMER 2009 Helped the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League to the 2009 NWL Championship Title with a 2-1 series win over the La Crosse Loggers…in 19 games for Rochester hit .245 with eight RBIs, one double, two triples, two home runs, a .453 slugging percentage and a .400 on-base percentage. AS A SOPHOMORE • 2009 Appeared in 51 games for Oregon, starting 41...split time with Eddie Rodriguez and Paul Eshleman behind the plate...made 34 starts as Oregon’s catcher and five starts at designated hitter...batted .216 (33-for-153) with 18 RBIs (second on the team), 12 walks, eight runs scored, seven doubles and one home run... defensively committed six errors, posting a .979 fielding percentage, while totaling 31 assists...tied for the team lead with four multiple-games, and also tied for third on the team with seven two-out RBIs...with runners on third and less than two outs, hit .400 (6-for-15) and had a .403 success rate advancing runners...recorded his first multiple-RBI performance in 12-3 victory over Santa Clara (3/7), hitting 3-for-5 with four RBIs, one run scored and a two-run homer - his first of the season...was responsible for the game-tying and go-ahead runs by lacing a full-count, one-out, bases-clearing double in the bottom of the eighth during Oregon’s 6-4 victory over Washington (3/21)...helped Oregon to its 2-1 victory over Stanford (4/3) with an RBI single to give the Ducks a 1-0 lead in the second...at top-ranked UC Irvine (4/21) was 2-for-3 with three RBIs. PRIOR TO OREGON Played the 2008 season at Fresno City College... an all-NorCal selection, was also named to the Central Valley Conference team...Fresno City’s starting catcher, helped lead the team to a 37-11 record...playing in 46 games, was ninth in the conference batting .355 on the year with 59 hits, 39 RBI, 11 doubles, 4 home runs and 22 walks. HIGH SCHOOL A 2007 graduate of Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif...lettered two years for head coach Tom Donald behind the plate...helped the Bears win the 2006 Valley championship...also was awarded the Buchanan Bear award and was named to the honor roll.

KARRAKER’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats ........................ 5, 3x, last vs. Hawai’i (03.21.09) Runs Scored ..... 1, 8x, last at Washington St. (05.11.09) Hits ...................... 3, 2x, last vs. Washington (03.22.09) RBIs .................................... 4 vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Doubles ..................................... 2 at Nevada (03.12.09) Home Runs......................... 1 vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Walks ................................. 2 vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Hitting Streak .........3 Games, 4x, last (04.03.-04.05.09) Multiple Hit Games ..................................................... 8 Multiple RBI Games.................................................... 4

PERSONAL Born June 15, 1989 in Mountain View, Calif...majoring in Economics...parents are Rusty and Cindy Karraker...has two brothers; Jack and Brett, and one sister, Katie....father Rusty played football at Fresno State.

KARRAKER’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

AVG. .216

GP-GS 51-41

AB 153

R 8

H 33

2B 7

3B 0

HR 1

RBI 18

TB 43

SLG% .281

BB 12

HBP 1

SO 41

GDP 2

OB% .275

SF 1

SH 1

SB-SBA 0-1

PO 243

A 31

E 6

PCT. .979

2009

.216

51-41

153

8

33

7

0

1

18

43

.281

12

1

41

2

.275

1

1

0-1

243

31

6

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TYLER ANDERSON SOPHOMORE • 1V • LHP • L/L • 6-4 • 215 Las Vegas, Nev./Spring Valley HS AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 One of Oregon’s weekend starters, finished his season with a 2-9 record and 6.26 ERA in 82 innings pitched...began the season as the Friday starter before moving to No. 2 in the rotation for the majority of Pac-10 action...on the year, made a staff-leading 15 starts, dealing 66 strikeouts...started the season extremely strong, pitching in back-to-back historical wins...in the season opener at Saint Mary’s tossed 5 and 2/3 innings, holding the Gaels to three runs (two earned) in the Ducks 5-3 victory (2/20)...in UO’s home opener, pitched a career-high eight innings of shutout baseball, holding defending national cham-

HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Spring Valley High School in Las Vegas, Nevada...played four seasons of baseball for head coach Mike Gomez...was a scholar-athlete and was named to the honor roll for the Grizzlies.

pion and 15th-ranked Fresno State to six hits, while striking out five, as Oregon went on to win 1-0 in the bottom of the ninth (2/27)...helped Oregon pick up its first home Pac-10 Conference victory, tossing 7 and 2/3 innings of one-run baseball in a 2-1 win over Stanford (4/3)...held the Cardinal to one run on six hits while striking out nine...dealt a career-high 12 strikeouts in a 4-0 loss to Portland (3/20).

PERSONAL Born Dec. 30, 1989...parents are John and Mary Anderson...has two sisters, Jamie and Jenna...majoring in political science.

2008 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 50th round (1,491 overall) by the Minnesota Twins in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

ANDERSON’S CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter) ..... 8.0 vs. #15 Fresno St. (02.27.09) Strikeouts..........................12 vs. Portland (03.20.09) Anderson, a true freshman in 2009, played a role in two historical wins for the Ducks. In the season opener at Saint Mary’s , Anderson tossed 5 and 2/3 innings, holding the Gaels to two earned runs in the Ducks 5-3 victory. During UO’s home opener, pitched a career-high eight innings of shutout baseball, holding defending 2008 national champion and 15th-ranked Fresno State to six hits, while striking out five, as Oregon went on to win 1-0.

ANDERSON’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

ERA 6.26

W-L 2-9

APP 15

GS 15

CG 0

SHO 0/1

SV 0

IP 82.0

H 98

R 62

ER 57

BB 39

SO 66

2B 19

3B 1

HR 9

AVG .296

WP 8

HP 7

BK 3

SFA 4

SHA 6

TOTALS

6.26

2-9

15

15

0

0/1

0

82.0

98

62

57

39

66

19

1

9

.296

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4

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MADISON BOER SOPHOMORE • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-4 • 210 Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie HS

Tossed two complete games during the year; a 5-1 victory over Santa Clara on March 8, and an eight-inning performance surrendering just two runs in a 2-1 loss at Nevada on March 15. SUMMER 2009 Played for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League…lost to the Rochester Honkers and his Oregon teammates – Mitch Karraker, Scott McGough and Danny Pulfer – in the 2009 NWL Championship series, 2-1…helped the Loggers to the South Division Title by pitching 7.0 scoreless innings in the division championship game…finished his season with a 4-3 record in eight starts and a total of 10 appearances…tossed a total of 51 and 2/3 innings and managed a 3.5 ERA, while holding opposing batters to a .235 average and dealing 29 strikeouts. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 The third member of Oregon’s starting staff...finished his rookie season with a 1-8 record, a 6.97 ERA and team-leading two complete games...totaled 62 innings on the mound in 10 starts and 17 total appearances...tallied 37 strikeouts...earned his first victory of the season tossing five innings of one-run (unearned) baseball in a 5-1 victory over Santa Clara (3/8)...held the Broncos to four hits while striking out four in his first complete game (shortened due to travel constraints)...picked up his second complete game tossing eight innings of two-run baseball in a 2-1 loss at Nevada (3/15)...held the Wolf Pack to six hits while striking out four...struck out a career high seven in seven innings pitched vs. Washington (3/22). HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Eden Prairie High School (Minn.)...earned three letters for head coach Mike Halloran splitting time between first base and the mound... was a first team all-state selection and was named to the Lake all-conference team. PERSONAL Born Nov. 9, 1989...parents are Brad and Cheryl Boer...has one sister, Kelsey... majoring in History...father Brad played basketball at Dordt College.

BOER’S CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter) ................................................................8.0 at Nevada (03.15.09) Innings (Reliever)............................................................. 4.0 vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Strikeouts......................................................................7 vs. Washington (03.22.09) BOER’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 6.97

W-L 1-8

APP 17

GS 10

CG 2

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 62.0

H 67

R 53

ER 48

BB 31

SO 37

2B 16

3B 0

HR 4

AVG .289

WP 5

HP 6

BK 1

SFA 4

SHA 9

TOTALS

6.97

1-8

17

10

2

0/0

0

62.0

67

53

48

31

37

16

0

4

.289

5

6

1

4

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PAUL ESHLEMAN SOPHOMORE • 1V • C • R/R • 6-4 • 220 Yucaipa, Calif./Redlands East Valley HS Paul Eshleman hit his first home run in a 3-0 victory over Nevada on March 14. The true freshman actually improved his average in Pac-10 play, batting .283 – second amongst reserves on the squad.

AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Appeared in 29 games as a true freshman, making 20 starts...split time behind the plate (14) and at designated hitter (6)...hit .247 on the season (19-for-77) with nine RBIs, two doubles and two home runs...improved his average in Pac-10 play, batting .283 (second amongst reserves) in 17 appearances and 11 starts...clutch at the plate, hitting .600 (6-for-10) with runners on third and less than two outs, as well as posting a .605 percentage advancing runners 26 times in 43 opportunities...at the No. 5 spot in the order hit .308...hit his first home run in a 3-0 victory at Nevada (3/14)... his second home run of the season was a two-run shot in a loss to Portland (4/19)... in a 6-4 non-conference victory over Washington was 1-for-3 with a double and run scored (3/21)...his longest hitting streak of the year spanned four games from March 29 - April 5. HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Redlands East Valley High School (Calif.)...played four seasons of baseball for head coach Steve Hernandez...a catcher, hit .329 his senior season for the Wildcats, winning back-to-back Citrus Belt League championships in 2007 and 2008. PERSONAL Born Sept. 3, 1990...parents are James and Suzanne Eshleman...has two brothers; James and John, who was drafted in th 11th round of the 2009 MLB draft by the San Francisco Giants....major is undeclared.

ESHLEMAN’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats .......................................5 vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Runs Scored ..... 1, 5x, last at #3 Arizona State (05.16.09) Hits ...............................2, 3x, last vs. Arizona (05.23.09) RBIs ...............................2, 2x, last vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Doubles .........................1, 2x, last vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Home Runs.................. 1, 2x, last vs. Portland (04.14.09) Walks ...........................1 at #22 Oregon State (04.28.09) Hitting Streak .........................4 Games (03.29-04.05.09) Multiple Hit Games ....................................................... 3 Multiple RBI Games....................................................... 2 ESHLEMAN’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

AVG. .247

GP-GS 29-20

AB 77

R 5

H 19

2B 2

3B 0

HR 2

RBI 9

TB 27

SLG% .351

BB 1

HBP 1

SO 11

GDP 0

OB% .259

SF 2

SH 1

SB-SBA 0-0

PO 74

A 12

E 2

PCT. .977

Totals

.247

29-20

77

5

19

2

0

2

9

27

.351

1

1

11

0

.259

2

1

0-0

74

12

2

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CHRIS GARRISON SOPHOMORE • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-4 • 180 Rocklin, Calif./Rocklin HS During the summer was a reliever for the Mankato Moondogs of the Northwoods League, and helped Mankato reach the NWL North Divisional Series championship...ended his summer with a 1-1 record, 2.03 ERA, while holding opposing batters to a .193 clip.

SUMMER 2009 A reliever for the Mankato Moondogs of the Northwoods League…helped the Moondogs to a 39-29 overall record…reached the playoffs but fell to the Rochester Honkers and Oregon teammates Mitch Karraker, Scott McGough and Danny Pulfer in the NWL North Divisional Series… ended his summer making 15 appearances and pitching a total of 31 innings…had a 1-1 record with one save and a 2.03 ERA, while holding opposing batters to a .193 average…struck out 19. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Appeared as a reliever and midweek starter for Oregon...made 12 appearances and three starts as a rookie...finished the season with an 0-3 record and 4.55 ERA, pitching a total of 31 and 2/3 innings with 15 strikeouts...made his first start vs. Sacramento State (3/24), pitching 4 and 2/3 innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on two hits in a 10-5 loss...made his second start one week later, pitching 4 and 2/3 innings, and holding Portland to two runs on two hits in a 3-1 loss (3/31)...his longest outing of the year came in relief at California, pitching 6 and 2/3 innings and holding Cal scoreless for 3 and 2/3 scoreless innings before surrendering a two-run double in the sixth and three runs in the eighth (4/17). 2008 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 48th round (1,427 overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft. HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Rocklin High School (Calif.), lettered in three sports for the Thunder...on the diamond was a pitcher and outfielder for head coach Roc Murray, winning the section championship in 2007...on the basketball court played on the perimeter, helping Rocklin to a section championship his senior season with head coach Steve Taylor...on the gridiron played wide receiver and free safety for head coach Greg Benzel...was a first team all-Metro football selection...also during his high school career earned first team all-Sierra Foothill League honors in baseball, basketball and football...played for the El Dorado Hills Vipers travel team under head coach Dan Sozzi. PERSONAL Born Jan. 9, 1990...parents are Mark and Kathy Garrison...has one sister, Taylor and one brother, Matt...major is undeclared.

GARRISON’S CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter) ................................................... 4.2, 2x, last vs. Portland (03.31.09) Innings (Reliever)............................................................... 6.2 at California (04.17.09) Strikeouts.............................................................................. 4 vs. Portland (03.31.09) GARRISON’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 4.55

W-L 0-3

APP 12

GS 3

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 31.2

H 32

R 20

ER 16

BB 19

SO 15

2B 7

3B 2

HR 4

AVG .274

WP 2

HP 1

BK 1

SFA 0

SHA 1

TOTALS

4.55

0-3

12

3

0

0/0

0

31.2

32

20

16

19

15

7

2

4

.274

2

1

1

0

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DYLAN GAVIN SOPHOMORE • 1V • INF • R/R • 6-3 • 210 Santa Cruz, Calif./Santa Cruz HS SUMMER 2009 Played for the Spokane RiverHawks (19-29) of the West Coast League…hit .239 in 23 appearances (20 starts)…finished the summer with five RBIs and one double. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Started eight of Oregon’s first nine games at third base...on the year appeared in 21 games, making 14 starts at third...hit .118 (4-for-34) on the year with two RBIs and two walks...in a 7-1 victory over Fresno State (2/28) went 2-for-3 with two RBIs...defensively committed just one error in 37 chances for a .973 fielding percentage...also tallied 28 assists and turned four double plays.

HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Santa Cruz High School (Calif.)... played three seasons of shortstop for head coach Bob Kittle...won back-to-back Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championships for the Cardinals... also was a two-time first team all-county selection. PERSONAL Born Feb. 21, 1990 in Berkeley, Calif....parents are Curtis and Anne Gavin...has one brother, Tristan... major is undeclared.

GAVIN’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats ........4, 2x, last vs. Oregon State (05.20.09) Runs Scored 1, 4x, last vs. Oregon State (05.20.09) Hits .................... 2 vs. #15 Fresno State (02.28.09) RBIs .................... 2 vs. #15 Fresno State (02.28.09) Walks ................ 1, 2x, last vs. Portland (04.14.09) Stolen Bases ....... 1 vs. #15 Fresno State (02.28.09) Multiple Hit Games ............................................. 1 Multiple RBI Games............................................. 1

During a 7-1 victory over 2008 defending College World Series champion Fresno State on Feb. 28, Dylan Gavin batted 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

GAVIN’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

AVG. .118

GP-GS 21-14

AB 34

R 4

H 4

2B 0

3B 0

HR 0

RBI 2

TB 4

SLG% .118

BB 2

HBP 2

SO 11

GDP 1

OB% .211

SF 0

SH 1

SB-SBA 1-1

PO 8

A 28

E 1

PCT. .973

Totals

.118

21-14

34

4

4

0

0

0

2

4

.118

2

2

11

1

.211

0

1

1-1

8

28

1

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JOEY HOUSEY SOPHOMORE • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-3 • 190 Hollywood, Fla./Nova HS AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Made one appearance on March 1, pitching a scoreless inning vs. then 15thranked Fresno State...later in the year underwent elbow surgery that shut him down for the rest of the year. 2008 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 31st round (929 overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft..

season on the mound finished with a 7-1 record with a .48 ERA, pitching 44 innings and recording 80 strikeouts...was named the 2008 Broward County Pitcher of the Year...at the plate hit .505 and belted eight home runs... won the 2006 Power Showcase home run contest (overall homers) with 33... threw a no-hitter in his first high school start...was also a Scholar Athlete of the Year finalist in 2008. PERSONAL Born Oct. 15, 1989 in Hollywood, Fla...parents are Joe and Liz Housey...father Joe scouts for the Chicago Cubs...brother John pitched at the University of Miami and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 36th round of the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft.

HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Nova High School in Davie, Fla...was a four-year letterwinner on the diamond for head coach Pat McQuaid...during his senior

HOUSEY’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 0.00

W-L 0-0

APP 1

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 1.0

H 0

R 0

ER 0

BB 1

SO 1

2B 0

3B 0

HR 0

AVG .000

WP 0

HP 0

BK 0

SFA 0

SHA 0

2009

0.00

0-0

1

0

0

0/0

0

1.0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0

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DARRELL HUNTER SOPHOMORE • 1V • INF • R/R • 6-3 • 190 Springfield, Ore./Thurston HS

AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 A part-time first baseman for Oregon, appeared in 35 games and made 19 starts...started off the season slow offensively, but ended the year starting 11 games from April 26 - May 17, hitting .222 during that stretch with two doubles, two runs scored and two walks...during a six-game span from May 9-17, was second on the team batting .286 (6-for-21) and tallied two multiple-hit games in that stretch...on the year, batted .175 (11-for-63) with three runs scored, three RBIs, three doubles, one home run and five walks...made the majority of his starts at seventh in the order, but also had stints at the 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th spots...hit his first career home run in Oregon’s 5-3 victory at California (4/18), hitting a two-run round tripper on a 3-0 offering to give the Ducks a 2-0 lead in the second...during Oregon’s, 3-2, 10-inning victory over Oregon State (3/28), Hunter patiently took a bases-loaded, four-pitch walk to bring in the game-tying run in the eighth...defensively had just one error on the year in 192 chances for a .995 fielding percentage...also had 20 assists and was a part of 18 double plays.

Played a major role in Oregon’s first Pac-10 victory on the road, a 5-3 win at California on April 18. During that game jacked his first career home run, hitting a two-run round tripper on a 3-0 offering that gave the Ducks a 2-0 lead in the second inning.

HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Thurston High School in Springfield, Ore...played four years of baseball and one year of basketball...a pitcher and infielder at Thurston, was the state of Oregon MVP during his senior season under head coach Phil Dube’...other honors during his career included Midwestern League MVP and first team all-state and allleague selections...was Oregon’s first recruit to commit for the 2009 season. PERSONAL Born July 20, 1990 in Fresno, Calif...majoring in Business...parents are Darrell and Velinda Hunter...has one brother, James, and two sisters; Vanda and Elease.

HUNTER’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats .................................... 4, 6x, last at #3 Arizona State (05.16.09) Runs Scored ............................................ 1, 3x, last vs. UCLA (05.03.09) Hits .......................................2, 2x, last at Washington State (05.11.09) RBIs .................................................................2 at California (04.18.09) Doubles .................................1, 3x, last at Washington State (05.11.09) Home Runs......................................................1 at California (04.18.09) Walks ...................................................... 1, 5x, last vs. UCLA (05.02.09) Hitting Streak ................................................3 Games (05.11-05.16.09) Multiple Hit Games ..............................................................................2 Multiple RBI Games..............................................................................1 HUNTER’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

AVG. .175

GP-GS 35-19

AB 63

R 3

H 11

2B 3

3B 0

HR 1

RBI 3

TB 17

SLG% .270

BB 5

HBP 3

SO 18

GDP 0

OB% .268

SF 0

SH 0

SB-SBA 0-0

PO 171

A 20

E 1

PCT. .995

Totals

.175

35-19

63

3

11

3

0

1

3

17

.270

5

3

18

0

.268

0

0

0-0

171

20

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ALEX KEUDELL SOPHOMORE • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-3 • 195 Portland, Ore./Jesuit HS

In his last start of the season, Alex Keudell tossed the first complete game of his collegiate career. The true freshman surrendered just two runs on four hits in eight of innings of work, while striking out a career-high six in a 2-0 loss at Oregon State on May 19.

SUMMER 2009 Pitched for the Glacier Pilots (27-24) of the Alaska Baseball League…finished the summer with a 5.79 ERA and an 0-2 record in nine starts. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 A midweek starter and reliever for Oregon...also made three Sunday starts for the Ducks...finished the year with an 0-6 record and a 5.15 ERA in 15 appearances and six starts...tossed a total of 43 and 2/3 innings, recording 24 strikeouts and holding batters to a .252 average...with two outs, held opponents to a meager .104 (5-for-48) clip...in his last start of the season, tossed his first complete game of the year, surrendering just two runs on four hits while striking out a career-high six in a 2-0 loss at Oregon State (5/19)...made his first start of the season at Washington (3/4)...in his second career start, tossed three innings of one-run baseball, helping lead Oregon to a 6-4 victory over Sacramento State (3/25)...in his best relief outing of the season, tossed the final 4 and 1/3 innings against Oregon State (3/29), holding the Beavers scoreless while allowing only three base runners...made his first weekend start at USC (4/11)...also made Sunday starts at California (4/19) and vs. Washington (4/24). HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Jesuit High School in Portland, Ore...lettered three sea-

sons for head coach Don Lovell...helped the Crusaders to a Metro League championship in 2007...was named first team all-state during 2008...also in the first league start of his senior season, threw eight innings in a 2-1 victory over Beaverton High School...during the summer of 2008 played with the Northwest Stars...also played with Baseball Northwest. PERSONAL Born Feb. 25, 1990 in Portland, Ore...majoring in Business...parents are Barry and Colleen Keudell...has one brother, Jake, and one sister, Maddie.

KEUDELL’S CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter) ...................................8.0 at Oregon State (05.19.09) Innings (Reliever).................................4.1 vs. Oregon State (03.29.09) Strikeouts.................................................6 at Oregon State (05.19.09) Hits Allowed..................................... 6, 2x, last at California (04.19.09) Runs ............................................ 5, 2x, last vs. Washington (04.24.09) Earned Runs ............................... 5, 2x, last vs. Washington (04.24.09) Walks ..........................................3, 2x, last at Oregon State (05.19.09)

KEUDELL’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

ERA 5.15

W-L 0-6

APP 15

GS 6

CG 1

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 43.2

H 40

R 26

ER 25

BB 18

SO 24

2B 7

3B 1

HR 6

AVG .252

WP 2

HP 6

BK 1

SFA 1

SHA 5

TOTALS

5.15

0-6

15

6

1

0/0

0

43.2

40

26

25

18

24

7

1

6

.252

2

6

1

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SCOTT MCGOUGH SOPHOMORE • 1V • RHP • R/R • 6-1 • 185 Pittsburgh, Pa./Plum Senior HS A top reliever for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League, McGough finished his summer as the sixth-ranked prospect in the league according to PerfectGame Crosschecker. McGough helped lead the Honkers to the 2009 NWL Title championship appearing in all three championship series games.

SUMMER 2009 A top reliever for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League...finished the summer as the sixth-ranked prospect in the league according to PerfectGame Crosschecker…helped lead the Honkers to the 2009 NWL Title appearing in all three championship series games…in game one pitched the final two innings in Rochester’s 7-2 win, dealing three strikeouts…ended his summer season with a 5-4 record and 2.54 ERA…made 29 relief appearances pitching a total of 46 innings…walked just 17 batters while striking out 37.

Player Draft. HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Plum Senior High School in Pittsburgh, Pa...a two-sport athlete, played basketball and baseball at PSHS...under head coach Carl Vollmer played shortstop and pitched...was the East Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Player of the Year and was named all-WPIAL... played on the Yankees’ area code team. PERSONAL Born Oct. 31, 1989 in Pittsburgh, Pa...major is Political Science...parents are Tom and Lucinda McGough...has one brother, Eric...father, Tom, played for the Cleveland Indians from 1973-1980...brother Eric played baseball at Charleston Southern.

AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Mainly used as a reliever during his rookie season...made 18 appearances on the mound pitching a total of 19 innings with a 5.21 ERA and 1-0 record...earned his first win during a non-conference 6-4 victory over Washington (3/21) after notching the final out of MCGOUGH’S CAREER HIGHS the eighth...in his longest relief effort of the season, pitched the BATTING final three innings of a 6-2 loss to At Bats ...................4 vs. Portland (04.14.09) UCLA (5/3)...during that outing held the Bruins to one unearned Runs Scored ...........1 at California (04.18.09) run on just one hit...in the field Hits .......... 1, 3x, last at California (04.18.09) appeared in seven games makWalks .....................1 at California (04.18.09) ing five starts at shortstop... hit .167 (3-for-18) with one run Stolen Bases ...........1 at California (04.18.09) scored.

Hitting Streak ...... 2 Games (03.31-04.14.09)

2008 MLB DRAFT Selected in the 46th round (1,371 overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2008 MLB First-Year

PITCHING Innings (Reliever)..... 3.0 vs. UCLA (05.02.09) Strikeouts.................3 vs. Arizona (05.23.09)

MCGOUGH’S CAREER STATS (PITCHING) YEAR 2009

ERA 5.21

W-L 1-0

APP 18

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 0

IP 19.0

H 24

R 14

ER 11

BB 5

SO 15

2B 6

3B 0

HR .2

AVG .312

WP 4

HP 1

BK 0

SFA 1

SHA 2

TOTALS

5.21

1-0

18

0

0

0/0

0

19.0

24

14

11

5

15

6

0

.2

.312

4

1

0

1

2

MCGOUGH’S CAREER STATS (BATTING) YEAR 2009

AVG. .167

GP-GS 7-5

AB 18

R 1

H 3

2B 0

3B 0

HR 0

RBI 0

TB 3

SLG% .167

BB 1

HBP 0

SO 4

GDP 2

OB% .211

SF 0

SH 1

SB-SBA 1-1

PO 8

A 28

E 1

PCT. .973

TOTALS

.167

7-5

18

1

3

0

0

0

0

3

.167

1

0

4

2

.211

0

1

1-1

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SEAN POTKAY SOPHOMORE • 1V • INF • R/R • 6-3 • 215 Bozeman, Mont./Bozeman HS

The everyday first baseman for the Waimea Waves of the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League, Potkay helped the Waves to a league-best 28-12 regularseason record before falling to the Waikiki Surfers in the HCBL Championship Series.

SUMMER 2009 The everyday first baseman for the Waimea Waves of the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League…helped the Waves to a league-best 28-12 regular-season record before falling to the Waikiki Surfers in the HCBL Championship Series… finished his season hitting .245 with 18 runs scored, eight extra-base hits, 20 RBIs and a .992 fielding percentage…helped field a league-leading 24 double plays. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 A back-up first baseman, appeared in 20 games made nine starts (6 first base, 1 designated hitter)...ended the season on a five-game hitting streak from May 11-23, hitting .294 with two RBIs, one double and one run scored...on the season batted .250 (6-for-24). HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Bozeman High School in Montana...was an honor roll student...played club baseball for the Bozeman Bucks under head coach Mitch

Messer, winning the 2007 state championship. PERSONAL Born Feb. 15, 1990 in Bozeman, Mont...major is Political Science...parents are Leon and Theresa Potkay...has one brother, Curt...father Leon player football at Montana State.

POTKAY’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats ....................................................4, 3x, vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Runs Scored ..........................................1 vs. Oregon State (05.20.09) Hits .................................................. 1, 6x, last vs. Arizona (05.23.09) RBIs .................................................. 1, 2x, last vs. Arizona (05.23.09) Doubles ......................................................... 1 vs. Arizona (05.22.09) Walks ..................................................... 1 vs. Washington (03.21.09) Hitting Streak ............................................ 5 Games (05.11-05.23.09)

POTKAY’S CAREER STATS

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YEAR 2009

AVG. .250

GP-GS 11-7

AB 24

R 1

H 6

2B 1

3B 0

HR 0

RBI 2

TB 7

SLG% .292

BB 1

HBP 0

SO 8

GDP 0

OB% .280

SF 0

SH 2

SB-SBA 0-0

PO 69

A 2

E 0

PCT. 1.000

TOTALS

.250

11-7

24

1

6

1

0

0

2

7

.292

1

0

8

0

.280

0

2

0-0

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DANNY PULFER SOPHOMORE • 1V • INF • R/R • 5-10 • 190 Cypress, Calif./Cypress HS SUMMER 2009 Got off to a slow start offensively with the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League, but ended the season strong by helping the club win the 2009 NWL Championship as the team’s starting third baseman… ended his season hitting .257 with 12 RBIs and 14 runs scored. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 An everyday starter in the infield, split time between third base (31 starts), second base (21 starts) and shortstop (3 starts)...began the season as the Ducks’ starting second baseman, but made the move to the hot corner because of his defensive ability...finished the season with 110 assists, 14 double plays turned and a .930 fielding percentage...offensively hit .240 (40-for-167), with a team-leading 19 walks, in addition to 15 RBIs, 12 runs scored, one double, one triple and four stolen bases...led the team and finished second in the Pac-10 with 11 sacrifices...hit .306 with runners on and had a .352 percentage reaching as the leadoff batter...also hit .500 (6-for-12) with a runner on third and less than two outs, while managing a .563 success rate in advancing runners to lead the everyday starting corps...hit mainly in the 9th (17) and 5th (11) spots of the order, but appeared in all positions except cleanup...over an 18-game stretch from March 8 - April 5, led the everyday starters hitting .345 (19-for-55) with six RBIs, nine walks, four hit-by-pitches and a .471 on-base percentage, improving his clip to a season-best .279... drove in the game-winning run, and was 2-for-4 with a triple in the Ducks 6-5 victory at Nevada (3/12)...was responsible for the Ducks’ game-winning run with an RBI single during Oregon’s 2-1 victory over Stanford (4/3) - the Ducks first Pac-10 win at PK Park...set season highs with three hits and three RBIs in a 12-8 loss to Portland (4/14)... had a season-high six assists in the season finale vs. Arizona (5/24). HIGH SCHOOL Graduated with honors from Cypress High School (Calif.) in 2008...played three years at Marina High

Pulfer was responsible for the Ducks’ game-winning run with an RBI single during Oregon’s 2-1 victory over Stanford on April 3. The victory marked the Ducks first Pac-10 win at PK Park.

School, earning all-Sunset League honors before transferring to Cypress...as a senior was an allEmpire League, all-county and all-CIF selection after batting .485 with three home runs and 24 stolen bases...considered one of the best middle infielders on the west coast...was a team captain for four seasons...also a scholar-athlete...played for the Southern California club team under head coach Steve Trombly...won the Don Mattingly World Series championship in 2007. PERSONAL Born Feb. 16, 1990...major is Economics...parents are Jack and Cindy Pulfer...has one sister, Megan.

PULFER’S CAREER HIGHS At Bats .............. 5, 2x, last vs. Portland (04.14.09) Runs Scored ............... 2 vs. Santa Clara (03.07.09) Hits .................................3 vs. Portland (04.14.09) RBIs ................................ 3 vs. Portland (04.14.09) Doubles .......................... 1 vs. Portland (04.14.09) Triples ............................... 1 at Nevada (03.13.09) Walks .................. 2, 2x, last vs. Arizona (05.24.09) Stolen Bases ..1, 4x, last at Washington St. (05.09.09) Hitting Streak ..... 5 Games, 2x, last (04.21-04.28.09) Multiple Hit Games ........................................... 10 Multiple RBI Games............................................ 2

PULFER’S CAREER STATS YEAR 2009

AVG. .240

GP-GS 55-55

AB 167

R 12

H 40

2B 1

3B 1

HR 0

RBI 15

TB 43

SLG% .257

BB 19

HBP 7

SO 25

GDP 4

OB% .340

SF 1

SH 11

SB-SBA 4-7

PO 49

A 110

E 12

PCT. .930

TOTALS

.240

55-55

167

12

40

1

1

0

15

43

.257

19

7

25

4

.340

1

11

4-7

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KC SERNA SOPHOMORE • 1V • INF/RHP • R/R • 6-0 • 185 Ventura, Calif./St. Bonaventure HS SUMMER 2009 The starting shortstop and hit in the top of the order for the Mankato Moondogs…helped lead Mankato to a 39-29 overall record including a postseason appearance, but the Moondogs fell in the NWL North Divisional Series to the Rochester Honkers…named to the 2009 NWL AllStar Team, Serna ended his summer by breaking Mankato’s single-season record for stolen bases with 25 swipes…hit .314 (55-for-175) over the summer with 30 runs scored, 16 RBIs, 16 walks, seven doubles and two triples. AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Oregon’s everyday shortstop, started 52 games for the Ducks...hit .228 (41-for-180) with 14 runs, five doubles, one triple, 14 walks and nine stolen bases...led the team with 19 RBIs and three home runs...defensively, led UO with 145 assists and 31 double plays turned...finished the year with a .931 fielding percentage...hit .375 with the bases loaded and .455 with a runner on third and less than two outs...had a .427 success rate advancing runners...also made two relief appearances on the mound, pitching a total of one inning...in Oregon’s historic season-opening 5-3 win at Saint Mary’s (2/20), was 2-for-5 with two RBIs...also recorded the first double of the modern era...went on a six-game hitting streak from March 1-7, batting .320 (8-for-25), with one double, one triple and three runs scored... his one-out, bases-loaded walk-off single gave Oregon a 3-2, 13-inning victory over Santa Clara (3/8)...in his first appearance on the mound was handed the ball with one down and the potential tying run on second base in the bottom of the ninth, sandwiched a pair of outs around a base-on-balls to earn his first career save in a 6-5 victory at Nevada (3/13)...was 2-for-5 with a season-high four RBIs, which included his first collegiate home run vs. Sacramento State (3/24)...hit the second home run of his career vs. Stanford (4/5)...was 2-for-4 with a solo home run - his third of the season - and a stolen base in the Ducks’ 5-3 victory at California (4/18)...his

RBI sacrifice fly proved to be the game winner in Oregon’s 3-2 victory over UCLA (5/1).

Serna’s one-out, bases-loaded walk-off single ended a 13-inning, two-day thriller to give Oregon a 3-2, victory over Santa Clara on March 8.

HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of St. Bonaventure High School...a three-sport athlete for the Seraphs, played football, soccer and baseball...in 2008 was the starting shortstop for St. Bonaventure, leading the team to a 26-5 record...also pitched his way to a 9-1 record on the mound with 76 strikeouts...at the plate, hit .500 and produced 30 RBIs to go along with 16 doubles, 3 triples, 5 home runs and 15 walks...set school records for career games played, RBIs, hits, doubles, steals and runs scored...on the gridiron, quarterbacked the St. Bonaventure football team to a 14-1 record, including a trip to the CIF State Division III Championship Bowl game, where he scored two touchdowns en route to a 3521 victory...the Seraphs ended the year as the seventh-ranked team in the state according to MaxPreps.com, while he finished the year with 1,111 yards of total offense and 12 touchdowns. PERSONAL Born Oct. 15, 1989 in Ventura, Calif...parents are Reuben Serna and Gina Farris...has one brother, Jordan.

SERNA’S CAREER HIGHS BATTING

Walks ...............1, 14x, last vs. Arizona (05.24.09) Stolen Bases ...........1, 9x, last vs. UCLA (05.01.09) Hitting Streak ..............6 Games (03.01-03.07.09) Multiple Hit Games .......................................... 10 Multiple RBI Games........................................... 3

At Bats ..........5, 5x, last at #3 UC Irvine (04.20.09) Runs Scored ................... 2 vs. Stanford (04.05.09) Hits ............................3 at Washington (03.03.09) RBIs ..................4 vs. Sacramento State (04.24.09) Doubles ....1, 5x, last at Washington St. (05.09.09) Triples ........................1 at Washington (03.03.09) Home Runs........1, 3x, last at California (04.18.09)

PITCHING Innings (Reliever).......... 0.2 at Nevada (03.13.09)

SERNA’S CAREER STATS (PITCHING) YEAR 2009

ERA 0.00

W-L 0-0

APP 2

GS 0

CG 0

SHO 0/0

SV 1

IP 1.0

H 0

R 0

ER 0

BB 3

SO 0

2B 0

3B 0

HR 0

AVG .000

WP 0

HP 0

BK 0

SFA 1

SHA 0

TOTALS

0.00

0-0

2

0

0

0/0

1

1.0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0

1

0

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YEAR 2009

AVG. .228

GP-GS 52-52

AB 180

R 14

H 41

2B 5

3B 1

HR 3

RBI 19

TB 57

SLG% .317

BB 14

HBP 1

SO 27

GDP 7

OB% .281

SF 4

SH 2

SB-SBA 9-12

PO 83

A 145

E 17

PCT. .931

TOTALS

.228

52-52

180

14

41

5

1

3

19

57

.317

14

1

27

7

.281

4

2

9-12

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AS A FRESHMAN • 2009 Redshirted the 2009 season.

FRESHMAN • HS • INF • R/R • 6-1 • 190 Newport Beach, Calif./Woodbridge HS

HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Puyallup High School in Washington...was a threesport athlete for the Vikings...played four years for the baseball program under head coach Marc Wiese...was named to the all-state team splitting playing time between catcher and third base...also competed on the wrestling team for two years and golfed for two seasons... played for the Northwest Timberjacks in Tacoma, Wash., for head coach Mike Brooks.

49 2009 MLB DRAFT Was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 49th round (1,486 overall) of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Woodbridge HS in Irvine, Calif...played four years of shortstop for head coach Tim Murray...was a three-time Sea View League First Team selection, and was also named to the CIF Southern Section Division II Second Team...led Woodbridge HS and finished fourth in the Sea View League with a .455 (40-for-88) batting average in 2009...also finished fifth in the SVL with a .659 slugging percentage and fourth with nine stolen bases...scored 29 runs with 17 RBIs, nine doubles, three triples and one home run...as a junior in 2008, led the Warriors and the SVL batting .456, and was named first-team all-Sea View League and second-team all-county by OCVarsity.com...in 2008 had 41 hits, 26 runs scored, 13 RBIs, four home runs, a .515 on-base percentage and .722 slugging percentage...played two years of shortstop for the OC Renegades club team under head coach Sy Petro. PERSONAL Born Dec. 12, 1990...parents are John Altobelli and Barbara Woorsam... has one brother, Timmy, and two sisters, Alexis and Alyssa...father John is the head baseball coach at Orange Coast College...plans to major in Business and Sports Management.

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PERSONAL Born Sept. 22, 1989...parents are James and Candice Ausbun...brother Ben plays baseball for Air Force...majoring in Business Administration.

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FRESHMAN • HS • INF/RHP • L/R • 6-1 • 190 Corona, Calif./Temescal Canyon HS

HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Temescal Canyon High School in Lake Elsinore, Calif...for three seasons pitched and also manned the outfield for the Titans...in 2009 was named to the CIF Southern Section Division I Second Team...as a junior and senior also earned all-Southwestern League honors, and was named all-county...in 2009 was named Team MVP, and in 2008 was the Offensive Player of the Year...in 2007 was the starting left fielder as the Titans won the Southwestern League title with a 25-4 record. PERSONAL Born Feb. 1, 1991...parents are Gary and Dena Hambright...has two brothers; Brett and Chad...major is undeclared.

RS FRESHMAN • RS • C • R/R • 5-9 • 185 Puyallup, Wash./Puyallup HS

SUMMER 2009 Played for the Waimea Waves of the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League...hit .227 in 19 games, with 12 runs scored, three doubles, seven RBIs and 12 walks…the Waves reached the HCBL tourney championship, but fell in two games to the Waikiki Surfers…playing with Oregon teammate Sean Potkay, the Waves finished their regular season with a league-best record of 28-12.

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FRESHMAN • HS • LHP • L/L • 5-2 • 195 Danville, Calif./Monte Vista HS

HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif...a threeyear varsity player for head coach Bill Piona, led the East Bay Athletic League in strikeouts (112), ERA (.66) and wins (8) in 74 innings pitched he is senior year...was selected first team all-EBAL, and was awarded Scholar Athlete of the Year honors (Spring) by Cal Hi Sports Bay Area.... voted MVP for Monte Vista HS by his teammates following his junior and senior seasons...as a junior, led the EBAL in strikeouts with 108 in 72 innings and was third in ERA at 1.17...that year was selected second team all-EBAL and third team all-East Bay...also the Monte Vista HS 2009 Scholar Athlete of the Year.

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2009 MLB DRAFT Selected by the New York Yankees in the 50th round (1,515 overall) of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. PRIOR TO OREGON In 2009 played his sophomore season at Cypress College under head coach Scott Pickler...broke a program record batting .438 (74-for-173) with 46 runs scored, 14 doubles, 12 home runs, 57 RBIs, 18 walks, a .711 slugging percentage and a .475 on-base percentage...was named to the 2009 All-Southern California Team as well as the Orange Empire Conference First Team.

PERSONAL Born Jan. 27, 1991...major is undeclared...parents are Robert and Julie Jones.

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DYLAN JONES FRESHMAN • OF • L/R • 6-0 • 175 Valencia, Calif./Valenica HS

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PERSONAL Born March 31, 1991...major is Business...parents are Bob and Zoe Jones...has one sister, Celeste.

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FRESHMAN • HS • INF • R/R • 6-0 • 185 Calabasas, Calif./Newbury Park HS

2009 MLB DRAFT Was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 30th round (906 overall) of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Valencia High School in California...for three years played on the varsity baseball team as a pitcher and outfielder for head coach Jared Snyder...a two-time (2008 & 2009) first team allFoothill League selection...as a senior in 2009, helped Valencia to a 19-8 overall record and a Foothill League title with a 12-3 conference mark...hit .400 with 33 runs scored, 27 RBIs, seven doubles, four home runs, four triples, and a .633 slugging percentage...as a junior in 2008 led Valencia HS in batting average (.466), on-base percentage (.537), hits (41), doubles (10) and stolen bases (22).

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2010 OREGON BASEBALL HIGH SCHOOL A 2007 graduate of La Mirada High School in California...earned three varsity letters in both baseball and basketball...as a senior he batted .400 with five home runs...as a junior hit .390 with 10 doubles and seven home runs...was a three-time all-CIF First Team and all-Suburban League selection...also was named to the Whittier Daily News All-Area Team as a sophomore, junior and senior...was a member of the Milwaukee Brewers Area Code Team in 2006...was also an all-Suburban League selection as a basketball player at La Mirada....also a four-year scholar athlete. PERSONAL Born Jan. 20, 1989...majoring in Business...parents are Larry Kaupang, the high school basketball coach at La Mirada, and Alicia Kaupang... has one brother, Ryan.

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Conference Pitcher of the Year in 2009 after finishing his sophomore campaign with a 5-2 record and an 1.69 ERA in 64 innings pitched... tossed four complete games and struck out 54...as a freshman was named to the all-SCC First Team after sporting an 8-2 record with a 2.74 ERA...dealt 106 strikeouts in 88 and 2/3 innings...also named the Warriors Pitcher of the Year in back-to-back seasons. HIGH SCHOOL A 2007 graduate of Palos Verdes High School in California...lettered three years for head coach Dennis Gonsalves, pitching and also playing in the infield...in back-to-back seasons in 2006 and 2007 was named all-Bay League and Team MVP...also earned all-Area honors in 2006. PERSONAL Born May 30, 1988...major is Economics...parents are Randall and Wilna Moen...has two sisters; Britney and Kristin.

STEVEN PACKARD

FRESHMAN • HS • OF • R/R • 6-3 • 195 Kennewick, Wash./Southridge HS

HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Southridge High School in Kennewick, Wash...was a three-sport athlete for the Sun playing football, baseball and basketball...as a center fielder for Southridge and head coach Tim Sanders, was a three-time all-Big 9 Conference selection while garnering first-team all-state accolades as a senior in 2009...was named the Athlete of the Year by the Tri City Herald after earning first team all-Big 9 honors as the Southridge quarterback and first team accolades as a shooting guard on the basketball team...best performances of his high school career include scoring 32 points against rival Richland HS, and passing for 250 yards and rushing for 150 yards against West Valley HS.

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FRESHMAN • HS • OF • L/L • 6-1 • 190 San Marcos, Calif./Mission Hills HS

HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Mission Hills High School in San Marcos, Calif... played on the varsity team at Mission Hills for three years under head coach Ken Putnam...was named the North County Times Baseball Player of the Year in 2009 after posting a .520 batting average and driving in 46 runs, while leading Mission Hills to a 18-8-1 record and an appearance in the CIF San Diego Section Division I playoffs...also named first-team all-state by Cal-Hi Sports...was named second team all-CIF and the Valley League Player of the Year in 2008 after leading the Valley League in batting average (.473), RBIs (37), doubles (12), triples (6) and slugging percentage (.802)...also added 29 runs scored, two home runs and a .529 on-base percentage...named the Grizzlies’ Team MVP in 2008 and 2009. PERSONAL Born July 2, 1991...parents are Forrest and Michele Packard...is one of 12 brothers and sisters (5 brothers, 6 sisters)...plans to become a Dentist.

JUNIOR • JC • RHP • R/R • 6-2 • 180 Juneau, Alaska/El Camino College

BEFORE OREGON Played the 2008 and 2009 seasons at El Camino College for head coach Nate Fernley in Torrance, Calif...was named the South Coast

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RS JUNIOR • RS • INF • R/R • 6-2 • 220 Eugene, Ore./Lower Columbia College

ter fielder for the Golden Hawks, was a two-time All-County Second Team selection and two-time all-Century League honoree....his senior season batted .400 with six home runs. PERSONAL Born Aug. 7, 1989...majoring in Sociology...parents are Rob and Cherie Piazzisi...has one sister, Megan.

NICK WAGNER

2009 Redshirted the season after transferring from Western Oregon. PRIOR TO OREGON Played two seasons (2007 & 2008) at Lower Columbia College in Longview, Wash...as a first baseman at LCC in 2008, was named second team all-conference after hitting .336 with 34 RBI, 11 doubles and four home runs...during his freshman season was used as a pitcher. HIGH SCHOOL A 2006 graduate of North Eugene HS...played four seasons of baseball as well as three years of football and one year of basketball...on the baseball diamond and football field received first team all-conference honors. PERSONAL Born Oct. 13, 1987 in Eugene, Ore...parents are Mark and Sheryl Peterson...has two brothers; Brian and Cody, and one sister, Katie...also has a three-year-old son, Carter...majoring in Sociology and plans to become a teacher after graduation.

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JUNIOR • JC • OF • L/L • 5-11 • 180 Placentia, Calif./Santa Ana College

BEFORE OREGON Played the 2008 and 2009 seasons at Santa Ana College in California... saw time in both left and center fields for head coach Don Sneddon... was named to the 2009 Southern California All-America Team after helping lead Santa Ana College to the state playoffs with a 34-11 overall record and a 17-7 mark in the Orange Empire Conference... hit .375 on the year in 47 starts with a team-leading 67 runs scored and 18 doubles...also added 49 RBIs, 10 home runs and four triples... finished 2009 with a .661 slugging percentage, a .470 on-base percentage and nine stolen bases...was also named to the Orange Empire Conference first team...in the state playoffs, hit .375...helped the Dons to back-to-back OEC titles in 2008 and 2009. HIGH SCHOOL A 2007 graduate of El Dorado High School in Placentia, Calif...a cen48

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FRESHMAN • HS • OF • R/R • 6-3 • 215 Dove Canyon, Calif./Santa Margarita HS

2009 MLB DRAFT Was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 44th round (1,330 overall) of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Santa Margarita High School in Trabuco Canyon, Calif...was a three-sport athlete for the Eagles playing baseball, football and basketball...was a Trinity League First Team selection after hitting .435 with 19 doubles, 24 RBIs and 10 stolen bases as a senior... played several positions on the field including outfield, first base and third base as well as pitching...was drafted in the 44th round (1,330) of the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays...on the football field was a two-time Trinity League First Team selection, playing on three sides of the ball; running back, safety and punter. PERSONAL Born Oct. 26, 1990...major is Business...parents are Bob and Debbie Wagner...has one brother, Ryan and one sister, Amanda.

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2010 OREGON BASEBALL 2010 OREGON BASEBALL MEDIA GUIDE PERSONAL HIGH SCHOOL PRIOR TO OREGON 2009 5.40 1-1 28 0 0 0/1 0 21.2 22 17 13 14 11 4...

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