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6 Shay Whitcomb

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
CCAA Freshman of the Year ... All-CCAA honorable mention ... Made Perfect Game Top NCAA Division II Freshmen list at No. 7 (9/28) ... Appeared in all but one contest, starting 59 at shortstop ... Made college debut as starting shortstop in leadoff position of batting order in opener at Concordia Irvine (2/8), finishing 1-for-2 with three walks and a run scored ... First college hit came in first career plate appearance, a single up the middle on 2-2 count in very first frame ... Led Tritons with .375 (6-16) batting average, six hits, six RBI, nine total bases, three walks (tied) and .500 OBP during split vs. Cal State LA (4/26-28) ... Went 2-for-5 with one run and season-high four RBI vs. CSULA (4/27), with two-out RBI single in second and two-out, three-run home run in fourth ... Had UCSD's longest reached-base streak of season, getting on base safely in each of his first 31 collegiate games, and produced first double-digit hit streak of season, at 14 games (4/14-5/5).

SUMMER BALL
Played in La Mirada for the Southern California Catch of the prestigious California Collegiate League (CCL) during the 2017 summer ... Homered on back-to-back days to take over team lead at four, going 2-for-5 with a walk, double, two-run blast to left in fifth, three runs and three RBI in 13-6 win vs. Arroyo Seco Saints (7/20) to earn Catch's Co-Player of the Game, and then 1-for-2 with two walks, a solo shot, two runs and one RBI in 14-6 loss at Academy Barons (7/21) ... So Cal Player of the Game in 7-6 win at Orange County Riptide (7/16), going 2-for-6 with second home run of summer, of three-run variety, to break 1-1 tie in fifth ... Previously played for the SoCal Giants, and was chosen for Jesse Flores Scout Ball All-Star Game in October of 2016.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of Newbury Park High School ... Career .325 hitter for Panthers, playing primarily at second base ... Team's Gold Glove and Scholar-Athlete awards as a junior, hitting .321 and slugging .410 with a .430 on-base percentage.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 28 ... Parents are Lane and Yoonie Whitcomb ... Economics major at Sixth College.

CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2018 season)
At Bats: 6, 3/26/18 at Cal State Monterey Bay-1
Runs: 3, 5 times (last 5/3/18 at Cal State San Marcos)
Hits: 4, 3/26/18 at Cal State Monterey Bay-1
Doubles: 2, 4/15/18 vs. Stanislaus State
Triples: 1, 2/22/18 vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills
Home Runs: 1, 5 times (last 5/4/18 at Cal State San Marcos)
RBI: 4, 2 times (5/3/18 at Cal State San Marcos)
Walks: 4, 4/8/18 at Chico State-2
Stolen Bases: 1, 2 times (last 4/19/18 vs. Cal State San Bernardino)

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2018 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2018 .310 59 59 229 59 71 12 1 5 38 100 .437 41 12 50 8 .432 5 2 2-4 .946 (64-180-14)
TOTALS .310 59 59 229 59 71 12 1 5 38 100 .437 41 12 50 8 .432 5 2 2-4 .946 (64-180-14)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2018

Position: Infield
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Newbury Park, CA
High School: Newbury Park HS
College: Sixth
Major: Economics
Experience: 1 Letter
Shay Photos:
New Triton Ballpark AD