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