Erik Wetzel
Erik  Wetzel

Chino, Calif.

High School:
Don Lugo



Fresno State: (2007) Started in every game but one (66) ... Appeared at second base recording a .966 fielding percentage ... Led the team with a .346 average with 10 doubles, five triples, one home run, 36 RBI and 36 walks ... First-Team All-WAC ... Recorded a 4-for-4 outing with four singles and three RBI vs. Sacramento State March 30 ... Went 3-for-4 with three singles and three RBI in a game at San Jose State May 4 ... Recorded one home run vs. Louisiana Tech May 25.

Fresno State: (2006) Started every game (63) for the Bulldogs last season ... Played at second base until the WAC Tournament and started at shortstop . . . Had the team's second-longest hitting streak of the season at 12 games ... Committed only seven errors in the regular season ...Recorded two RBI's in three at bats against Washington State (3/16) ... Recorded three hits in four at bats and two RBI's against Sacramento State (3/26) ... Had three hits in four at bats against Nevada (5/7) ... had three hits in three at bats against Bucknell (3/17) ... Tallied three hits in four at bats in four games last season ... Totaled 203 at bats with 66 hits for a .325 batting average ... Had 48 runs, 27 RBI's, 11 doubles, two triples, one home run, 21 walks, 10 stolen bases. Wetzel Named Freshman All-American

Don Lugo High School: Two-sport athlete at Don Lugo High School ... Three-year letterwinner in baseball and water polo ... Played goalie on the water polo team ... Finished with over 600 career saves ... Played shortstop for three years on Joe Marcos' baseball squad ... Rookie of the year as a sophomore ... member of the Inland Empire All Star team ... Hit .450 in high school and stole 63 bases ... Helped lead team to two straight Mt. Baldy league championships in 2004-05.

Personal: Eric Martin Wetzel was born on Dec. 25, 1986 in Fullerton, Calif. ... Father is David Wetzel and mother Cathy (deceased) ... Has two older brothers, Steve and Matt ... spends his spare time wakeboarding, water skiing and playing the guitar ... fFvorite athlete is Ozzie Smith ... Top athletic thrill was playing in Dodger Stadium ... Admires his parents, because they always guided him in the right direction.

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