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6 Shay Whitcomb

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Made Perfect Game Top NCAA Division II Freshmen list at No. 7 (9/28) ... 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.

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.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2018

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