Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Fresno State baseball team winning the 2008 national championship.
Fresno State: (2009) Played in 53 games and started 43 as right fielder or designated hitter ... hit .222 with a double, a triple and five home runs ... recorded 25 RBIs ... 2009 Preseason All-WAC outfielder ... went 3-for-4 against Loyola Marymount on March 22 ... (2008) The right fielder started in 71 games and appeared in 77 of the 78 games ... hit .269 with 12 doubles and 12 home runs ... two of the 12 home runs came in the CWS Championship game against Georgia ... 8-for-8 on bases stolen during his career with Fresno State ... went 4-for-4 against in the championship game against Georgia with two home runs and a double ... made the game-winning catch against Georgia in the CWS finals ... member of the College World Series All-Tournament team. (2007) Hit .318 in 32 games as a freshman ... Had 10 runs and 14 hits in 44 at bats ... went 3-for-4 at Santa Clara April 24th.
San Rafael HS: Three-sport athlete who participated in basketball, football and baseball ... 2005-06 baseball team MVP ... 2004-05 All-MCAL First-Team at Shortstop, 2006 All-MCAL First-Team Outfielder ... 2005-06 Baseball Team Captain ... 2005 Football All-MCAL wide receiver Second-Team ... 2006 Basketball Bulldog Award ... 2005 National Champions WWBA (Summer baseball league) ... 2005 SunBelt Classic All-Tournament Team.
Personal: Born on December 31, 1987 in Forest Knolls, Calif. ... parents are Robert and Lori Detwiler ... has one sister, Samantha ... enjoys fishing and playing pick up games of wiffle ball ... favorite athlete is Eric Burns, because he gives 100 percent at all times and plays with desire and passion . . . biggest thrill was hitting a walk off grand slam when a Fresno State coach was present . . . admires his dad the most because he has inspired him in everything he does and made him the person that he is today ... drafted by the Houston Astros in the 40th round of the 2006 draft.
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