Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92069
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Athletic Director:
John Woods


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NO. 15





6-0, 175, Age 19, Sophomore

Oceanside High School, Oceanside, Calif.

Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.

2003: Was a starter in left field, center field and right field for the Comets. ... Hit .380. ... Batted .418 during the regular season for 79 at-bats despite being sidelined on and off with shoulder and hamstring injuries. ... Finished with 9 home runs to tie for the team lead, 4 doubles and 26 RBIs. ... Batted .409 for 44 Pacific Coast Conference at-bats. ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles Jan. 31 vs. Los Angeles Pierce. ...Was 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI on Feb. 1 as he helped lead the Comets to a 16-14 come-from-behind win over Cochise Community College of Douglas, Ariz. ... Hit a solo home run vs. Cochise on Feb. 2. ...Was 3-for-5 with a double Feb. 6 vs. Saddleback. ... Returned to the starting lineup with a bang after the injury by going 3-for-4 in the Comets' 8-2 win over Southwestern on March 8. ... Had a single and 3 walks on March 13 as Palomar beat defending conference champion Grossmont 11-10 in 10 innings. ... Went 2-for-2 with a long home run and 2 RBIs as the Comets routed Imperial Valley 18-0 on the road March 20, before leaving the game after re-injuring his shoulder. ... Went 3-for-4 with a homer and 3 RBIs in a 12-9 victory over Southwestern on April 3 that enabled the Comets to take a 4-game lead in the conference standings. ... Slugged a 2-run homer in the second inning at Grossmont on April 8 to jump-start Palomar on the way to a 14-10 victory. ... Came right back in a 12-9 win over the Griffins on April 10 to go 3-for-5 with a HR and 3 RBIs. Postseason — Clubbed a 3-run homer in the bottom of the first inning to get Palomar off on the right foot in a 13-8 victory over East Los Angeles in their opening game of the Southern California Regionals. ... Hit a 2-run HR in the sixth inning of the Site D Regional championship game on May 12, giving the Comets a 4-2 lead over Santa Ana in a game the Dons came back in the ninth inning to win.

2002 SEASON: Batted .304 in the Pacific Coast Conference as the Comets' regular left fielder and sometimes center fielder. ... Tied for the team lead for the overall season with six home runs. ... Had multiple-hit games Feb. 2 vs. Cochise (Ariz.), Feb. 12 against Golden West, Feb. 20 vs. San Diego Mesa, Feb. 28 vs. Grossmont, March 5 vs. Southwestern, April 4 vs. Southwestern again, April 8 vs. Southwestern yet again, April 18 vs. Mesa and April 25 vs. San Diego City College. ... He went 3-for-5 with a homer, double and two RBIs against Golden West and was 3-for-4 both March 5 and April 4 vs. Southwestern. ... Slugged a three-run homer April 23 to give Palomar an 8-4 lead against conference champion Grossmont, but the Comets were unable to hold the lead. Postseason — Hit a solo homer in the seventh inning of the Comets' opening game of the Southern California Regionals on May 10 at Casey Stengel Field in Glendale.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years at El Camino High before transfering across town to Oceanside, where he played his final two seasons. ... Played for Dave Barrett at Oceanside. ... Was Oceanside''s team MVP is junior and senior seasons. ... First-team All-Avocado League as a junior and first-team All-Valley League as a senior. ... Batted .420 as a senior with a .420 average, seven home runs and 36 RBIs. ... Helped Oceanside reach the CIF-San Diego Section Division II championship game at San Diego State's Tony Gwynn Stadium. ... Was named to the All-North County team.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 15, 1983 in Whittier. ... Son of Salvador and Rosa Maria Medina. ... Has two sisters, Susana (17) and Cristina (12). ... Lives in Oceanside.

(Note: Updated after Southern California Regionals. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)


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