Fresno State: (2007) Solid shortstop who batted with a .289 average with the most doubles on the team with 18 ... had seven home runs, 33 RBI ... recorded four stolen bases ... went 3-for-5 with one home run, one double, one single and three RBI at Nevada April 7 ... went 3-for-5 with three singles, two RBI vs. Cal Poly April 28 ... went 2-for-2 vs. Cal State Fullerton in the NCAA San Diego Regional Tournament June 3.
Fresno State: (2006) Played in 33 games at third base, starting in 21 of them ... Injured through the middle of the 2006 campaign ... In his 10th start in 2006 he recorded two hits in three at bats against Utah Valley State (2/17) ... Recorded two hits in four at bats at Hawai'i (5/28) ... Started 20 in 2005 as a freshman at second and third base ... Hit .288 with three doubles and a home run as a freshman ... Hit .200 with 75 at bats, 15 hits, six RBI's and eight runs ... Had three doubles, one home run, eight walks and two stolen bases.
Fresno State: (2005) Played in three games before an injury kept him out of play for two months ... returned in late April and started at second base for the remainder of the season ... picked up his first hit against Nevada, going two for three on the day with a walk (4/23) ... two for four with a run scored and an RBI against Rice in game two of a doubleheader (4/29) ... also had a hit in the first game ... two for four against San Jose State (5/7) ... 0 for 1 a run scored against Hawai'i, walking once, reaching after being hit, and putting down a sacrifice bunt (5/13) ... two for three the next day against Hawai'i (5/14) ... hit his first career home run against Louisiana Tech, going two for three and knocking in three runs (5/21) ... hit his third double of the season against Nevada (5/27).
Camarillo High School: Three-year letterwinner as a third baseman and shortstop under head coach Scott Cline ... hit .370 with four home runs and 35 RBI his junior year ... ranked third in Ventura County in RBI ... also collected six doubles, one triple and 28 runs scored to earn first-team All-Pacific View League honors as a shortstop ... named team's best all-around player ... as a sophomore, led team to 30-4 record en route to Division One title ... teammate of Pepperdine's Donald Brown and Arizona's Brett Scyphers and Brad Boyer.
Other Teams: Participated in the Area Code tryouts ... 2001 American Legion All-Star ... Scout Ball Winter League MVP (Camarillo Rockies) ... batted .398 with eight homers and 50 RBI.
Personal: Todd M. Sandell was born Sept. 17, 1985, in Northridge, Calif. ... son of Jack and Sherri Sandell ... father is a firefighter and mother is a homemaker ... has one brother, Jake ... cousin, Ryan Haag, played baseball at Fresno State (2003-04) ... biggest athletic thrill was turning two unassisted triple plays in the same game ... enjoys working on trucks, fishing, hunting and hanging out with friends ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the baseball program, coaching staff and college-town atmosphere ... also recruited by Cal Poly, Nevada, UNLV, UC Riverside, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Cal State Fullerton, USC, and UCLA.