Fresno State: (2004) Fresno State Scholar Athlete ... dean's list honoree ... started 41 games (37 in left field, three at second base, one at dh) ... tied for second on the team with 23 walks ... had a team high tying four triples (t-3rd-WAC) ... tallied a career high tying three hits against San Jose State (5/7) ... one of 11 multi-hit games on the season ... also collected three hits against Louisiana Tech (4/3) and Chicago State (3/8) ... delivered a go-ahead two-run triple with two outs in the top of the ninth against BYU (3/13) to win the Pepsi/Johnny Quik Classic ... hit safely in five of the six games in the PJQ including three multi-hit performances ... belted his second home run of the year against Dallas Baptist (3/11) ... scored the game-winning run in the ninth inning against Dallas Baptist (3/6) ... logged a hit in all three games of the UC Santa Barbara series ... socked his first home run of the season with a three-run blast against Cal (2/22).
Berkeley High School: Three-year letterwinner playing third and second base under head coach Tim Moellering .... team captain all three years ... batted over .400 three of his four years in high school ... hit .486 with one homer, 20 RBI and 19 stolen bases as a freshman ... batted .396 with one home run, 18 RBI and 25 stolen bases his sophomore year ... as a junior, posted a .432 clip with three homers, 26 RBI and 21 stolen bases ... recorded a .481 batting average with four home runs, 18 RBI and 30 stolen bases his senior season ... for his career, batted .449 with nine homers, 82 RBI and 93 stolen bases ... also registered a .543 on base percentage and a .556 slugging percentage ... led team to two league titles going 18-7 his sophomore year and 21-9 his junior season ... two-time All-Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League selection ... member of the school's Honor Roll his sophomore year.
Other Teams: Oakland Oaks AAU under-18 team ... 2001 and '02 team MVP ... USA Junior National Team nominee ... did not compete due to injury.
Personal: DeAndre Lamont Miller was born on May 18, 1985, in Oakland, Calif. ... son of Herbert and Lee-Daniels Miller ... father is a heavy equipment operator and mother is an ambulatory services manager ... high school teammates, Lee Franklin and Moses Kopmar, play Division I baseball ... Franklin plays at Arizona and Kopmar is at Stanford ... enjoys video games, golf, bowling and performing community service ... contemplated profession is a sports agent ... biggest athletic thrill was hitting for the cycle his first game on the varsity team ... favorite athlete is Jerry Rice because of his work ethic and his determination to be the best ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the school's commitment to integrity and excellence in both athletics and academics ... also recruited by Long Beach State, Santa Clara, Saint Mary's and UC San Diego.
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