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#4 Brian Choi
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
City/State: Laguna Niguel, CA
High School: Dana Hills HS
College: Sixth
Major: Psychology
Experience: 2 Letters
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TRITON NOTES
Provides depth at the catcher position ... First collegiate hit was a home run vs. Cal Poly Pomona (2/25/12).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014
Played in 12 games off the bench ... Made 12 clean putouts without an error behind the plate.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
Appeared in seven games and drew one start behind the plate ... Batted .250 (2-for-8) ... Provided one hit and one RBI in both ends of doubleheader at Cal State San Bernardino (4/27) ... Started the nightcap of that twin bill ... Also knocked in a run with a walk-off sacrifice fly on a 3-1 pitch in the ninth inning of first game of doubleheader vs. Cal State East Bay (3/29), as the Tritons overturned a 2-0 deficit after seven innings to win, 3-2 ... Scored lone run at Cal State L.A. (3/15) ... Handled all 15 defensive chances cleanly without an error ... Threw out one would-be base-stealer on one attempt.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Appeared in 23 games, with four starts behind the plate ... Made college debut in the first game of a home doubleheader vs. Cal Poly Pomona (2/25), and drew his first start in the nightcap ... First collegiate hit came in that second game, a two-out, two-run home run in just his third at-bat as a Triton, to tie the score at 2-2 in the fifth inning of a 4-3 UCSD victory in seven frames ... Other hit was a double vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (4/16) ... Handled all 36 defensive chances cleanly without an error ... Threw out one would-be base-stealer on three attempts.

SUMMER BALL
Played for the Derby (Kan.) Twins during the 2014 summer ... Competed in 18U for the ASD Bulldogs, helping them finish as the runner-up at the 2011 Firecracker Tournament ... In 2010, played 18U with the Southern California Renegades ... Competed with Trombly 16U in 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2011 graduate of Dana Hills High School in Dana Point ... Dolphins went 20-13 and finished as the runner-up in CIF Southern Section Division I in 2010 ... As a senior, Dana Hills went 19-14-1 and was a CIF quarterfinalist ... Led the team in fielding percentage at .994 as a senior ... Named a Scholar-Athlete in 2010.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 4, 1993 in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. ... Parents are Michael and Sooyun Choi ... Has a younger brother named Jonathan ... Psychology major at Sixth College ... Counts the 2010 CIF championship game as a fond baseball memory and his two-run home run for his first collegiate hit as his favorite UCSD moment ... A fan of the New York Mets ... Favorite athletes are former MLB catcher Mike Piazza and soccer player Alex Morgan ... Hobbies include basketball, football, ping pong, video games, badminton and bocce ball ... Gangnam Style by PSY can be found on his playlist ... Loves pho noodles ... Parents are his greatest influences ... Is of South Korean descent.

CAREER HIGHS (current through 2014 season)
At Bats: 5, 4/27/13 at Cal State San Bernardino-2
Runs: 1, 3 times (last 4/26/14 vs. Azusa Pacific-2)
Hits: 2, 4/26/14 vs. Azusa Pacific-2
Doubles: 1, 4/16/12 vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills
Triples: 0
Home Runs: 1, 2/25/12 vs. Cal Poly Pomona-2
RBI: 2, 2/25/12 vs. Cal Poly Pomona-2
Walks: 0
Stolen Bases: 0

CAREER STATISTICS (current through 2014 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2012 .100 23 4 20 1 2 1 0 1 2 6 .300 0 0 9 1 .100 0 1 0-0 1.000 (33-3-0)
2013 .250 7 1 8 1 2 0 0 0 3 2 .250  0 1 2 0 .300  1 0 0-0 1.000 (13-2-0)
2014 .571 12 0 7 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 .571 0 0 1 0 .571 0 0 0-0 1.000 (12-0-0)
TOTALS .229 42 5 35 3 8 1 0 1 5 12 .343 0 1 12 1 .243 1 1 0-0 1.000 (58-5-0)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2012
2013
2014

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