Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

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


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NO. 25





6-1. 192, Age 20, Sophomore

Rancho Buena Vista HS, Vista, Calif.

Hometown: Vistas, Calif.


2005 SEASON: Selected team MVP by his teammates and played a key role in the State Final Four in Fresno over Memorial Day weekend as Palomar became the first San Diego County team in 31 years to advance to the State Championship Game. ... Voted to the All-Pacific Coast Conference first team for the second year in a row by conference coaches in his second season as the Comets' starting catcher. ... Member of retiring coach Bob Vetter's all-time Palomar team, in the company of such catchers as ex-Major Leaguer Troy Afenir. ... Batted .328 for the season . ... Led the team in RBIs (37), extra-base hits (14) and sacrifice flies (7), was second on the team in doubles (9) and walks (26), was tied for second on the team in hits (45) and was tied for third on the club in runs (28). ... Also slugged 4 home runs. ... Batted .320 in Pacific Coast Conference play. ... Struck out only 4 times in conference games in 75 at-bats. ... Threw out 21 of 36 runners attempting to steal . In two seasons for the Comets, threw out 42 of 69 runners attempting to steal, a percentage of .609. ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBIs in a 9-2 victory over Cerritos on Feb. 5. ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and 2 RBIs in a 22-4 win over Imperial Valley on March 8. ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and 3 RBIs in a 10-1 win over defending Pacific Coast Conference champion Southwestern on March 10. ... Was 2-for-4 with 2 doubles, a sacrifice fly and 4 RBIs in a 14-8 victory over San Diego City College on March 15. ... Went 3-for-5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs in a 5-3 win over Orange Coast, the first-place team in the Orange Empire Conference, on March 21. ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run in a 9-2 win over San Diego Mesa on March 31. The HR came to lead off the second inning and gave the Comets an early lead they never relinquished. ... Went 2-for-5 with a double and an RbI in a 11-4 win over Grossmont on April 5. ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBIs in the Comets' 30-4 rout of Imperial Valley on April 7. ... Went 2-for-4 and drove in 4 runs on April 12 in a 16-1 win over second-place Southwestern. ... Clinched the Pacific Coast Conference championship when his walk-off home run beat San Diego Mesa 2-1 on April 23. ... Went 2-for-4 with a double in an 11-1 win over the Olympians on April 26. Southern California Regionals Round 1 — Singled, walked twice and scored 2 runs in the Comets' 6-0 victory over Santa Barbara City College on May 14. ... Went 3-for-5 with a walk the following day, threw out 2 runners attempting to steal and made a diving tag of a throw from rightfielder Terry Moritz to tag out a runner at the plate as Palomar won 7-4 in 11 innings to sweep their Southern California Round 1 series from the Vaqueros. Super Regionals — Went 2-for-4 and singled to begin a 6-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning on May 21 as the Comets rallied to beat Cuesta 7-6 in 10 innings, staving off elimination from the tournament. ... Went 2-for-3 and also reached bases on a walk and as a hit batter as the Comets beat Rio Hondo later the same day in another elimination game. State Final Four — Sparked the Comets to a 12-9 victory over host Fresno City College in the winners' bracket finals, driving in 4 runs with a 3-run home run and a sacrifice fly. Also short-circuited a potential Rams rally in the seventh inning when he gunned down a runner trying to steal second on a strikeout by pitcher Takane Suzuki. ... Singled, walked and scored a run in Palomar's State Championship loss to Santa Rosa as the Bear Cubs won their first State title in 53 years and the Comets finished as State runners-up.

2004 SEASON: First-team All-Pacific Coast Conference by conference coaches and runner-up for Player of the Year honors. ... Gunned out 21 of 33 runners trying to steal. Threw out 13 of 20 runners attempting to steal in Padific Coast Conference games. ... Batted .336 on the season while hitting .344 in Pacific Coast Conference games. ... Second on the club with 5 sacrifice flies. ... Doubled to drive in 2 runs to highlight a 6-run fourth inning Feb. 20 that ignited a 19-2 win over College of the Siskiyous. ... Had a single and sacrifice fly in a 5-1 victory over Imperial Valley on March 5, and vs. Grossmont on March 6. ... Contributed a double, a sacrifice fly and a walk in a 10-1 win over San Diego Mesa on March 9. ... Drove in the tying run with an eighth-inning single, setting the stage for Danny Flannery's game-winning RBI single 2 batters later, in a 7-5 road victory over San Diego City College on March 11. Went 3-for-5 for the game and drove in 2 runs. ... Delivered a sacrifice fly for the third straight game March 13, again vs. San Diego City College. ... went 2-for-4 in a 5-4 loss to conference leader Southwestern on March 23. ... Was 2-for-5 on March 27, when the Comets beat Grossmont 9-6. ... Came right back to go 2-for-5 with a double and 2 RBIs in a 10-9 win over the Griffins on March 30. ... Went 2-for-4 with 2 doubles in a 6-5 victory over San Diego Mesa on April 1. ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, 2 RBIs and a walk April 8 in a 6-4 loss to Southern California's No. 2-ranked team, Golden West. ... Went 3-for-5 with a home run in a 15-0 win over San Diego City College on April 13. ... Marked his 19th birthday April 15 by going 3-for-5 with 2 doubles and 2 RBIs in a game with San Diego City College. ... Went 2-for-5 in a 5-2 win over Pacific Coast Conference champion Southwestern on April 24. ... Drove in a pair of runs with a single and a sacxrifice fly as the Comets took over second place by beating Grossmont 7-1 on May 1. ... Went 2-for-5 with an RBI in the Comets' regular-season finale, an 11-3 victory at San Diego Mesa that wrapped up second place. Postseason — Went 2-for-5 with a home run in the Comets' 8-7 loss to El Camino College in the opening game of the Southern California Regionals. His leadoff HR in the second inning gave Palomar a lead it held until the bottom of the eighth.

HIGH SCHOOL: Second-team All-North County and runner-up in the Duke Snider Home Run Derby as a senior at Rancho Buena Vista High School under coach Steve Hargrave in 2003. ... Was Longhorns' 2002 Defnsive Player of the Year on a squad that won the Palomar League championship and the CIF-San Diego Section Division I title. ... Batted .320 as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born April 15, 1985, in La Jolla. ... Son of Vicki and Alan Parzyk. ... Has two sisters, Stephanie, 21, and Michelle, 15. ... Grandfather played basketball at the University of West Virginia with Jerry West.

(Note: Updated on June 2, 2005. Player biographies are updated at least weekly during the season.)

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