AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014
Appeared in nine games, with five starts, all in center field ... Started each of the first five games ... Went 1-for-4 with a double, hit-by-pitch and two runs scored in opener vs. Holy Names (2/2) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI in doubleheader nightcap with Hawks ... Made 11 clean putouts in the field for a perfect fielding percentage.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2013
CCAA All-Academic ... UCSD Athletics All-Academic Team ... Started 31 of 37 games played ... Led team with 12 sacrifice hits ... Handled all 73 defensive chances cleanly, including five assists, tops on the squad for an outfielder.
Redshirted the season.
Played for the Bay Area Warriors in 2010 and 2011.
A 2011 graduate of Redwood High School in Larkspur ... An All-Marin County Athletic League First Team selection (DH/UT) in 2011 ... Also earned Redwood's Coaches' Award as a senior ... A second-team all-league pick (OF) in 2010 ... Giants won a league title in 2010 ... Played freshman football and junior varsity basketball.
Born Dec. 30, 1992 in Torrance ... Parents are Hank and Susan Wirta ... Father played baseball at USC ... Has an older brother named Alex, who played baseball at Carleton College ... Human biology major at Roosevelt College ... Interested in attending medical school ... Hobbies include listening to music and playing basketball ... A fan of the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Raiders ... Lists Barry Bonds and Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore as his favorite athletes ... The Dark Knight is his top movie.
CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2014 season)
At Bats: 5, 2/12/13 vs. Point Loma
Runs: 2, 3 times (last 2/2/14 vs. Holy Names-1)
Hits: 2, 2 times (last 2/2/14 vs. Holy Names-2)
Doubles: 1, 5 times (last 2/2/14 vs. Holy Names-1)
Home Runs: 0
RBI: 2, 2 times (last 3/10/13 at Sonoma State)
Walks: 3, 3/16/13 vs. Cal State L.A.-1
Stolen Bases: 2, 3/16/13 vs. Cal State L.A.-1
CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2014 season)