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    Brandon Esparza
    Brandon Esparza

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Gilroy, Calif.

    High School:
    Monte Vista Christian

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 215

    Position:
    Infield

    Birthdate:
    04/03/1981

    Bats/Throws:
    Left/Left

    Fresno State: (2003) Played in eight games while starting four ... missed a majority of the season with a knee injury he suffered in a car accident ... recorded his first multi-hit game of the year against USF (2/23) going 2-for-3 with two runs scored ... was 3-for-17 (.176) with a double and two RBI for the season. (2002) Started eight of the 21 games he played in ... batted .200 with two triples, a home run and 10 RBI ... had a bases-loaded triple in his first career start against No. 21 Long Beach State (Feb. 26) ... hit his first career home run against San Jose State (March 8) ... had a pinch-hit RBI against Louisiana Tech (April 6). (2001) Redshirted.

    Monte Vista Christian High School: Was a three-year letterwinner in baseball and football ... earned All-Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League honors his junior and senior years in baseball and football ... batted over .300 each of his three years as a first baseman and pitcher ... hit. 364 with nine home runs his senior season.

    Personal: Brandon Howard Esparza was born March 3, 1981, in Salinas, Calif. ... son of Cherie and Alex ... has an older brother, Bryan ... was a placekicker on the Fresno State football team during the 2002 season where he was an Academic Achievement Award recipient ... was senior class president in high school ... enjoys snowboarding, golfing and the outdoors in his spare time.

    Career Statistics
    YEAR	G-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	SB	BB	SO	AVG.
    2001	Redshirted
    2002	21-8	40	4	8	1	2	1	10	0	3	20	.200
    2003	8-4	17	2	3	1	0	0	2	0	1	3	.176
    Totals	29-12	57	6	11	2	2	1	12	0	4	23	.193
    

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