Palomar Comets Baseball
FR, 5-10, 185;
BATS: Left; THROWS:
Great Oak (Temecula, CA), Class of 2007
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 30, 1989, in Las Vegas,
NV. ... Son of Ilene and San Diego Padres first-base
coach Rick Renteria. ... Has two brothers (Mike
and Joe) and one sister (Alexandria).
ACADEMICS: Carried a 3.0 grade-point average
at Great Oak and had a 3.17 GPA for his first semester
at Palomar. ... History major.
SEASON: Tied for the team leader with five home
runs appearing in 36 games as a left fielder,
pinch-hitter and designated hitter. ...
Drove in 18 runs. ... Had three homers and 11 RBIs in
Pacific Coast Conference games. ... Slugged his first
against Mt. San Jacinto on March 18. ... Went 2-for-3
vs. the Eagles on March 19. ... Homered his second HR in a
10-4 win over San Joaquin Delta on March 20. ... Went
2-for-4, homered and drove in four runs in a 14-2 win
over Imperial Valley on April 5. ... Slugged a two-run
home run high over the rightfield fence in the fourth
inning on April 10 as the Comets came from behind to
beat San Diego City College 10-9. Also got down a
sacrifice bunt in the third inning and was hit by a
pitch in the bottom of the ninth and scored the winning
run on Jake Onorato's two-run double. ... Went 2-for-3
vs. san Diego Mesa on April 15. ... Went 2-for-4 and
scored a run as the Comets' 3-1 victory over Pacific
Coast Conference champion Southwestern on April 24. ...
Hit a monster home run over the rightfield fence in a
13-2 win over Imperial Valley on April 29. ... Doubled
to drive in two runs in the seventh inning on May 1 as
he gave the Comets, who led 2-1, some breathing room in
a 4-1 victory over the Arabs. ... Went 3-for-4, doubled,
walked and drove in three runs in a 6-5, 10-inning
Southern California Community College Regional loss at
Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo on May 10, which ended
the Comets' season.
SCHOOL BASEBALL: Played two varsity seasons under coach Leo
Fletes at Rancho Buena Vista, making first-team
All-Avocado League as a senior and being selected to the
San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic team in both
2005 and 2006. ... Hit .371 as a senior with three home
runs and 28 RBIs....
(Updated as of Summer 2008)