Aaron

Kim

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#20

Catcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Orange, CA
High School: Orange Lutheran HS
Major: Communication
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2019
D2CCA All-West Region Second Team ... NCBWA All-West Region honorable mention ... All-CCAA First Team ... One of 19 (from all levels of college baseball) Collegiate Baseball Newspaper National Players of the Week (3/4), with the other 18 from Division I (click here) ... CCAA Player of the Week (3/5) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (3/5) ... Started 46 of 49 games played, with 35 behind plate and 11 as designated hitter ... Tied for team's longest hit streak of season at 11 games ... Top reached-base streak was 12 games ... Second on team with 12 multiple-RBI games ... Seven multiple-hit efforts ... Hit .429 (6-14) and slugged 1.143 (16 total bases) with four runs, one double, three home runs, 10 RBI and two walks during four-game sweep vs. Sonoma State (3/1-3).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2018
Appeared in 24 games as designated hitter and reserve catcher ... Of nine starts, eight were as designated hitter and one as catcher ... Made college debut in opener at Concordia Irvine (2/8), going perfect 4-for-4 with double, hit-by-pitch and run scored ... First career home run was three-run, opposite-field shot down right field line vs. No. 4 Colorado Mesa (2/11) ... Second home run of season, a pinch-hit blast in eighth inning of West Regional opener vs. Point Loma (5/17), was team's 73rd of year, breaking single-season program record ... Handled all 35 defensive chances cleanly behind plate.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Redshirted season as one of four catchers on roster.

SUMMER BALL
Played for independent Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks during 2018 summer ... Played for local Dove Tail Bats of Western Baseball Association (WBA) during 2018 summer ... Played for So Cal Birds.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Orange Lutheran High School ... Catcher for Lancers in tough Trinity League.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 1 in Bellflower ... Parents are Paul and Liz Kim ... Communication major with business minor at Roosevelt College ... Goal in life after graduating from UC San Diego is to complete EMT school and become a firefighter to give back to community ... Most memorable baseball moment is going 4-for-4 in college debut ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is being able to go out to 2018 NCAA Championship ... Enjoys fishing and binge-watching YouTube videos ... Roots for Los Angeles Angels ... Favorite athlete is Buster Posey ... Top movie is Hacksaw Ridge ... Listens to Linkin Park ... Loves Korean barbecue.

CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2018 season)
At Bats: 5, 2/11/18 vs. Colorado Mesa
Runs: 2, 4/21/18 at Cal State San Bernardino-1
Hits: 4, 2/8/18 at Concordia Irvine
Doubles: 1, 3 times (last 5/5/18 vs. Cal State San Marcos-1)
Triples: 0
Home Runs: 1, 2 times (last 5/17/18 vs. Point Loma)
RBI: 3, 2/11/18 vs. Colorado Mesa
Walks: 2, 2/16/18 vs. San Francisco State
Stolen Bases: 0

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 .250 24 9 44 8 11 3 0 2 8 20 .455 4 3 12 0 .353 0 0 0-0 1.000 (32-3-0)
TOTALS .250 24 9 44 8 11 3 0 2 8 20 .455 4 3 12 0 .353 0 0 0-0 1.000 (32-3-0)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2018
2019

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