• Mighty1090 Interview (2/18/16)
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
All-CCAA Second Team at designated hitter ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/4) ... Appeared in 47 games ... Drew 41 starts, with 35 at designated hitter, four at third base and two at first base ... Led team with 34 RBI and five sacrifice flies, and third with seven stolen bases on nine tries ... Produced UCSD's longest reached base streak of season, of 17 games ... Top hit streak was seven games.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Appeared in 33 games, drawing 11 starts ... Made college debut as a fifth-inning pinch-hitter vs. Western Oregon (2/2), remaining in the game at third base.
Played for the CBA Rookies.
A 2014 graduate of Del Norte High School in San Diego ... Earned All-Valley League First Team distinction as a senior, when he hit .407 with 14 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 30 RBI ... Helped lead DNHS to Valley League title as a junior, batting .271 with seven doubles and two home runs for the Nighthawks.
Born Oct. 3, 1995 in Poway ... Parents are Phil and Jennifer Plantier ... Father played parts of eight seasons in Major League Baseball for five different franchises ... Mother attended UC San Diego ... Has an older brother named Ryan and a younger sister named Emily ... Ryan played baseball at Cornell through the 2014 season ... Cousin Kyle Plantier is a sophomore infielder at UC Santa Barbara in 2016 ... Management science major at Muir College ... Would like to pursue a career in professional baseball or go into business or law after graduating from UCSD ... Most memorable moment in baseball to date has been making the playoffs with Del Norte High School ... Enjoys other sports, fishing, television and movies ... Roots for the New York Yankees, and San Diego Padres and Chargers ... Favorite player is Seattle Mariners infielder Robinson Cano ... Top movie is Happy Gilmore ... Listens to Kanye West, Red Hot Chili Peppers and blink-182 ... Loves steak ... Parents are his greatest influences ... Was Student Council President while in elementary school.
CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2016 season)
At Bats: 7, 2/27/16 at Cal State San Bernardino-1
Runs: 4, 2 times (last 4/2/16 vs. Stanislaus State-1)
Hits: 4, 2/27/16 at Cal State San Bernardino-1
Doubles: 2, 3/8/15 vs. Chico State
Triples: 1, 2 times (last 5/7/16 vs. Cal State San Marcos-2)
Home Runs: 1, 4 times (last 4/2/16 vs. Stanislaus State-1)
RBI: 4, 2 times (last 2/27/16 at Cal State San Bernardino-1)
Walks: 3, 4/2/16 vs. Stanislaus State-2
Stolen Bases: 2, 4/23/16 at Cal State Monterey Bay-1
CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2016 season)