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48   John Hill
John Hill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

High School:
La Quinta

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
C

B/T:
L/R


Long Beach State (2008): Played in 22 games, starting 13 at catcher and DH ... hit .296 with 10 RBI in 54 at-bats ... drove in two runs in his first pinch-hit appearance (3/7) ... walked a career-high three times against Western Illinois (3/11) ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI against USC (3/16) ... finished with a career-high three hits against UCLA (3/22) ... drove in a season-high four runs after starting at DH against Harvard, going 2-for-5 ... finished the year with a .370 slugging percentage.

High School: Four-year letterman in baseball for former 49er Dave Demarest at La Quinta HS... named the league MVP as a senior in 2005 and All-Orange County... also earned all-league honors as a junior after batting .382 with 27 RBIs... hit .436 with four homers and 30 RBIs as a senior, also earning the league's Athlete of the Year honors... batted .328 with one homer in 2005... the four-time league champions never lost more than six games, going 26-3 during his final season and 28-2 during his freshman year.

Personal: Son of Robert and Grace Hill ... both parents are graduates of Long Beach State ... major is undeclared.

Career Highs:
At-Bats - 5, 2 times
Runs - 1, many times
Hits - 3, vs. UCLA (3/22/08)
RBI - 4, vs. Harvard (3/24/08)

Career Statistics
Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
2008 22-13 .296 54 7 16 2 1 0 10 6 7 0-0
Totals 22-13 .296 54 7 16 2 1 0 10 6 7 0-0

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