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9 RALPHIE MARIN
ALL-PACIFIC COAST CONFERENCE FIRST-TEAM
PALOMAR MOST VALUABLE PLAYER>
180, Age 19, 2002 Sophomore
High School, Carlsbad CA
Transfered to Point Loma Nazarene in Fall 2002
.309 for the season and was an honorable mention
selection on the All-Pacific Coast Conference
team. ... Led the team lead in runs scored (47),
was third in hits (55) and led the club in
sacrifice bunts (10) and reaching base as a hit
batter (5). ... Had 18 multiple hit games, third
best on the team against Cochise (Ariz.)
on Feb. 1, Los Angeles Pierce on Feb. 3, Long
Beach City College on Feb. 9, Golden West on Feb.
12, Siskiyous on Feb. 15, Irvine Valley on Feb.
16, Orange Coast on Feb. 22, San Diego Mesa on
Feb. 26, Imperial Valley on March 9, Mesa on
March 12, Grossmont on March 21, San Diego City
College on March 23, Glendale on March 26,
Southwestern on April 8, Imperial Valley on April
11, San Diego Mesa on April 16 and Grossmont on
April 20. ... Went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in the
victory over Pierce, was 3-5 in the Feb. 16 game
against Irvine Valley, was 3-for-4 against
defending conference champion and first-place
Grossmont on March 21, 3-for-4 in the March 26
Glendale game and 3-for-4 April 20 vs. Grossmont.
... Hit his first community college home run
March 27 in a 6-3 win over Golden West in the
Palomar Easter series tournament. ... Bats second
in the Comets' order. ... Selected as the third
baseman on the Preseason All-Pacific Coast
Conference team by San Diego County
Hit safely in Southern California
Regional games against Los Angeles Harbor and
Glendale, both on May 11.
to the All-Pacific Coast Conference first team by
conference coaches and was selected as Palomar's
MVP by his teammates. ... Hit second in the
Comets' batting order and was second on the club
in batting (.355), which ranked him fifth in the
conference and second among PCC freshmen behind
only teammate Kyle Floquet. ... Tied for the team
lead in hits (59), which deadlocks him for 10th
on the all-time Palomar single-season list. ...
Second on the club in on-base percentage (.457).
... . Tied for second on the team in doubles
(14), was third in runs scored (35) and was
second in RBIs (29). ... Tied for second on the
team in walks (21) and was second in times
reaching base as a hit batter (10). .... Stole
seven bases in eight attempts. ... Batted .326 in
PCC games, which ranked him 10th among conference
leaders. ... Marin went 3-for-5 with a double and
two RBIs to help lead the Comets to their first
win of the season back on Feb. 3, 6-5 over Canada
College of Redwood City. ... Also has had
multiple hit games vs. Golden West on Feb. 8,
Saddleback on Feb. 9, Irvine Valley on Feb. 16,
College of the Siskiyous on Feb. 17, Cypress on
Feb. 20, Orange Coast on Feb. 21, Grossmont on
March 3, San Diego Mesa on March 12, Southwestern
on March 23, Imperial Valley on March 31,
Southwestern on April 3, Mt. SAC on April 10,
Golden West on April 13 and Imperial Valley on
May 3. ... An outstanding defensive player,
teamed with shortstop Skip Adams, catcher Jake
Guzman and center fielder Justin Jennings to give
the Comets one of the strongest up-the-middle
defenses in the conference.
.449 for the Lancers as a senior a year ago,
playing for former Comet Randy Davila. ... Made
the All-Avocado League first team and the North
County Times' All-North County first team. ...Was
Carlsbad's Gold Glove award winner his junior
season, when he was second-team all-league.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 8, 1982 in
San Diego. ... ... Son of Raul and Alicia Marin.
... Cousin of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker
Donnie Edwards and Tulane football player
Jeremiah Hood. ... Has one brother, Johnny (23).
... Lives in Oceanside.
11/146/02. Player biographies are updated weekly
during the season.)