Fresno State:(2010) Started every game at first base ... led the nation, the WAC and the team in home runs with 27 ... named National player of the week after hitting home runs in three consecutive at-bats against Nebraska ... hit .343 with team-high 20 doubles and 69 RBIs ... also recorded two triples ... named WAC Player of the Year, first-team All-WAC and All-American honors from four publications ... named WAC Player of the Week ... tied for fifth place in Fresno State history in career home runs with 36 ... recorded his first stolen base against Dallas Baptist on May 1. (2009) Played in 34 games and started 16 as a sophomore ... hit .189 with a double, four homeruns and 10 RBIs ...went 3-for-5 against New Mexico State on May 24 ... hit game-winning home runs twice against New Mexico State in the WAC Tournament ... named the 2009 WAC Tournament MVP ... played first base and designated hitter.(2008) Appeared in 43 games and started 16 as designated hitter ... had a double and five home runs with a batting average of .215 ... also had 20 hits and 16 RBIs ... hit home runs against Rice and Georgia during the College World Series.
Clovis West HS: A three-year letterwinner in both baseball and football ... his sophomore year the baseball team finished with a 27-4 record ... senior year set a school record with 13 home runs and had 53 RBI's with an .433 batting average ... was team captain all three years ... played in the city/county all-star game ... graduated with a 3.5 GPA.
Personal: Born on Dec. 22, 1988 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents are Jami and Mitch Ribera ... has one brother, Jonah, and two sisters, Jenna and Jaycee ... hobbies include eating, sleeping, cooking, surfing, and wakeboarding ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... biggest athletic thrill was hitting home runs in the College World Series ... admires his parents and grandma the most ... chose to attend Fresno State because of his family.
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