Palomar Comets Baseball
SO, 5-10, 180;
SCHOOL: San Marcos (San Marcos, CA) (2005)
DIVISION I COLLEGE: Signed early with Centenary College of
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 24, 1986, in San Diego.
... Son of Tim and Anna Deering.
SEASON: An All-Pacific Coast Conference honorable
mention selection. ... Started 41 of 43 games for the Comets
at second base,
batting .305 for 41 at-bats and forming one of Southern California's best double-play
combinations with shortstop Ricky Imperiali. ... Was
involved in 29 double plays. ... Led the club with 22
walks. ... Tied for second on the club with five steals on six attempts. ...
Batted .321 in conference games. ... Went 3-for-5 with
a double in the Comets' season opener at Cypress on Jan.
27. ... Came back to go 3-for-5 again in the second game
of the year, a 4-3 win at Santa Ana on Jan. 30. ... Was
2-for-4 vs. Ventura on Feb. 3. ... Went 2-for-4 and
drove in a run against Mt. SAC on Feb. 14. ... Was
2-for-3 with an RBI in a 12-2 win at Imperial Valley on
March 1. ... Went 2-for-4 against San Diego Mesa on
March 3. ... Helped key the Comets to a comeback, 9-5
victory over Grossmont on March 13 by going 3-for-5 with
an RBI. Singled and eventually scored on a balk during a
seven-run eighth inning. ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in
an 8-5 win over Imperial Valley on March 22. ... Went
2-for-6 in a 4-3, 12-inning victory at San Diego Mesa on
March 27. ... Went 2-for-2 and walked against Golden
West on April 3. ... Drove in two runs with a pair of
sacrifice flies against Grossmont on April 17. ... Went
2-for-3 with a double and an RBI as the Comets clubbed
Imperial Valley 16-0 on April 24. ... Went 2-for-2
and scored two runs vs. Mesa on April 28. ... Capped his
two-year Palomar career by going 4-for-4 with a double
and two RBIs as the Comets closed out the season by
beating San Diego City College 8-2 on May 3.
SEASON: Batted .288 during the regular season
(.271 through the post-season) and was the club's
regular starter at second base. ... Doubled in the Comets' 10-3 win at Citrus on Feb. 9. ...
Went 1-for-1, was hit by a pitch and drove in 2 runs in
an 11-2 victory over San Bernardino Valley on Feb. 10.
... Helped lead the Comets to a 16-3 win over host San
Diego City College on March 4, going 3-for-5 with a
triple and 2 RBIs. ... Went 2-for-5 vs. Chaffey on April
13. ... Went 3-for-4 at San Diego Mesa on May 2 . ...
California Regionals Round 1
Doubled to drive in the
game's only run as the Comets opened the post-season
with a 1-0 victory over Rio Hondo on May 13 on ace
pitcher Nick Vincent's 5-hitter.
WOOD BAT BASEBALL: Led the Southern California
Running Birds with a .356 batting average on a 10-game tour of Alaska
facing teams from the Alaska League.
SCHOOL BASEBALL: Was first-team All-Valley League and
second-team All-CIF-San Diego Section as a senior in
2005 playing for coach Desi Herrera at San Marcos
High.... Batted .384 as a junior and .390 as a senior
Was the Knights' offensive player of the year. ...
Helped San Marcos to back-to-back San Diego Lions
Tournament 4A titles and was tournament MVP as a senior.
... An honor roll student, he was selected to the San
Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic team both in 2004
(Updated at conclusion of season)