Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150 Ext. 2460
FAX (760) 761-3588
Athletic Director:
John Woods


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NO. 25





6-6, 215, Age 21, Redshirt Freshman

Orange Glen High School, Escondido CA

Hometown: Escondido, Calif.


2004 SEASON: All-Pacific Coast Confernce honorable mention. ... Selected to play in the California Community College All-Star Fall Classic and signed with Oral Roberts University on April 27. ... Batted .392, third-best on the team. ... Was second on the club with 49 hitsand third on the team in RBIs (27) and is first in triples (3). ... Batted .364 in conference games. ... Named Pacific Coast Conference Co-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Feb. 22 after going 12-for-15 in four Palomar wins. ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the season opener vs. Cerritos on Feb. 6. ... Was 12-for-15 during the Palomar Tournament on Feb. 19-21 in helping lead the Comets to the tournament championship with a 4-0 record. ... Went 3-for-3 with a triple in a 6-1 win over College of the Siskiyous on Feb. 19; went 3-for-4 with 2 RBIs in a 19-2 win over Siskiyous on Feb. 20; went 2-for-4 with a double, a sacrifice fly and 3 RBIs in an 11-9 victory over Mt. SAC, also on Feb. 20; and went 4-for-4 with a double and 2 RBIs in an 11-2 win over Mt. SAC on Feb. 21. ... Went 2-for-5 with a triple and 2 RBIs on Feb. 28 as the Comets opened their Pacific Coast Conference season with a 19-5 win over San Diego City College. ... Went 3-for-5 with a double in a 5-1 win over Imperial Valley on March 5. ... Went 4-for-5 with an RBI and 2 runs scored in a 10-1 victory over San Digo Mesa on March 9. ... Was 3-for-5 in a 7-5 win over San Diego City College on March 11. ... Came right back on March 12 and went 2-for-5, again vs. City College. ... Delivered a pinch-hit double in the bottom of the eighth inning vs. Imperial Valley on March to drive in 2 runs and give the Comets a 6-4, come-from-behind victory. ... Went 3-for-5 in a 10-9 win over Grossmont on March 30. ... Went 2-for-3 with a triple, double, RBI and walk as the Comets beat San Diego Mesa 6-5 on April 1. ... Slugged a 2-run home run and reached base both on a walk and as a hit batter in a 15-0 win over San Diego City College on April 13. Went 2-0for-04 with 2 RBIs in a 7-5 win over San Diego Mesa on May 4, then came back in the Comets' regular-season finale to go 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 10-3 victory over the Olympians. Postseason — Went 2-for-3 with 2 home runs and 3 RBIs in the Comets' 8-7 loss to El Camino College in the first round of the Southern California Regionals.

2003 SEASON: Red-shirted at Palomar after undergoing shoulder surgery.

2002 SEASON: Gray-shirted at Palomar.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Mike Pumar at Orange Glen High School, making first-team All-North County and first-team All-Valley League as a senior in 2001. ... Was team MVP as a senior. ... Batted .380 with 7 home runs and 35 RBIs in 22 games. Also had a 7-1 record as a pitcher. ... Helped lead the Patriots to the 2001 San Diego Lions Tournament championship as well as CIF-San Diego Section playoff berths in 1999 and 2001.

TRAVEL / WOOD BAT TEAMS: Played for the Encinitas Reds for five seasons, including 1997 when the Reds won the AAU National Championship. ... Played for the North County Waves in 2003 and 2004.

PERSONAL: Born March 7, 1983 in San Diego. ... Son of Barry and Linda Sweeney. ... Has two brothers, Paul, 23, and Shaun, 18. ... Paul Sweeney played for Palomar and for Pittsburg State in Kansas and currently plays Independent pro ball for the Springfield Ozark Ducks.

(Note: Updated on Aug. 14, 2004. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)



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