Round 15 selection (No. 458) of the Chicago Cubs during 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft (6/6).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2018
ABCA/Rawlings All-West Region First Team ... D2CCA All-West Region First Team ... NCBWA All-West Region Second Team ... All-CCAA First Team ... CCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... NCBWA West Region Player of the Week (4/17) ... Two-time CCAA Player of the Week (2/13 and 4/17) ... Three-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (2/12, 4/2 and 4/17) ... Hit .524 (11-21) and slugged .810 with a .615 on-base percentage, all team bests, and drove in 10 runs during a 4-1 opening week ... Hit team-best .571 (8-14) with team highs of five runs (tied), eight hits (tied), four doubles, seven RBI, four walks, an .857 slugging percentage and .632 on-base percentage, in leading Tritons to first sweep of season, at home over Stanislaus State (4/13-15) ... Reached base in all five plate appearances in 9-4 win in series finale (4/15), going 4-for-4 with a walk, two doubles, two runs and three RBI.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
ABCA/Rawlings All-West Region First Team ... NCBWA All-West Region First Team ... D2CCA All-West Region Second Team ... All-CCAA First Team ... NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team ... One of 14 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... Two-time CCAA Player of the Week (3/7 and 3/28) ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for April (5/2).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
Appeared in 26 games with 20 starts, all at first base ... Had more two-hit games (seven) than one-hit (four) ... Made college debut as starter at first base vs. UT-Permian Basin (2/11) ... First career hit came in doubleheader nightcap next day vs. UTPB (2/12) ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI in 6-2 triumph vs. No. 10 Cal Poly Pomona (2/14) ... First extra-base hit was triple in opening game of twin bill vs. Concordia (2/20) ... Almost half of his nine RBI on season, four, came in first road action in game one of doubleheader at Cal State San Bernardino (2/27), as he went 2-for-3 with his only sacrifice fly.
Played for Pasadena's Arroyo Seco Saints of the California Collegiate League (CCL) during the 2017 summer ... All-CCL Team at DH/Utility, and chosen No. 13 prospect as one of only two NCAA Division II players in top 15 of highly-competitive CCL ... Selected for nationally-televised CCL All-Star Game in Compton (7/12), going 0-for-2 off the bench in designated hitter spot for CCL South in 8-4 win ... Saints' Player of the Week for July 10-16, going 4-for-11 with four runs and four RBI ... Played for the Haysville (Kan.) Aviators of the Jayhawk League during the 2016 summer ... Played for SGV Arsenal and the Southern California scout team of the New York Yankees ... With SGV Arsenal, named to All-Tournament Team at the U17 Perfect Game World Series in Goodyear, Ariz., in July of 2014.
A 2015 graduate of Ruben S. Ayala High School in Chino Hills ... Four-year varsity starter for the Bulldogs ... 2015 Perfect Game Preseason High School Senior All-America honorable mention ... 2015 Perfect Game Preseason California Region All-High School Senior Second Team ... Two-time Perfect Game Preseason High School Underclassmen All-America honorable mention (2013-14) ... All-Sierra League Second Team as a sophomore ... Also second-team all-league pick as a freshman and junior, the latter as he hit .325 with 18 runs and 11 RBI ... All-Palomares League honorable mention and All-Academic as a senior ... Selected to 2015 SGV Tribune Senior All-Star Game at Mt. SAC (6/13) ... Inducted to Ayala Baseball Hall of Fame ... Played with current teammate Tim Nelson.
Born Nov. 13 in San Dimas ... Parents are Ronald and Neshtinscka Durna ... Has two brothers named Ronald and Jake ... General biology major at Revelle College ... Considering going to medical school after graduating from UC San Diego ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Favorite athlete is New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton ... Loves steak.
CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2017 season)
At Bats: 5, 11 times (last 6/3/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
Runs: 4, 3/26/17 vs. Sonoma State-2
Hits: 4, 5/31/17 vs. Lindenwood
Doubles: 2, 3/4/17 at Cal State East Bay-2
Triples: 1, 5 times (last 6/1/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
Home Runs: 2, 3/26/17 vs. Sonoma State-2
RBI: 4, 5 times (last 5/31/17 vs. Lindenwood)
Walks: 3, 2 times (last 5/13/17 vs. Chico State-1)
Stolen Bases: 1, 3 times (last 5/13/17 vs. Chico State-1)
CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2017 season)