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    Christian Vitters
    Christian Vitters

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Anaheim, Calif.

    High School:
    Cypress HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 205

    Position:
    Infield

    Birthdate:
    06/26/1985

    Bats/Throws:
    Left/Right

    Fresno State: (2005) Started all 59 games in 2005 ... has now started every game since joining the team as a freshman ... finished the season with a 12-game hitting streak, second longest of the season for the team ... named to the Pepsi/Johnny Quik Classic All-Tournament team after hitting a tournament leading 11 hits ... two for five with against UC Santa Barbara (2/18) ... three for four with a run scored and two RBI against Chicago State (2/26) ... tied a school record, scoring six runs against Chicago State, hitting three for five with three RBIs and two stolen bases (2/27) ... a perfect four for four with four runs scored against Loyola Marymount, hitting a double and a home run (3/1) ... two for four with three RBI against Cal Poly (3/6) ... two for three against Pennsylvania (3/8) ... two for five with a double against San Francisco (3/9) ... a double shy of the cycle against Dallas Baptist, going four for five with a triple and a home run, driving in four (3/10) ... three for five against Gonzaga with two doubles (3/11) ... three for six with three runs scored against Iona (3/18) ... two for four with two RBI against San Jose State (5/7) ... two for four with a home run and two runs scored against Louisiana Tech (5/21) (2004) First-Team All-WAC ... "Louisville Slugger" Freshman All-American ... team co-rookie of the year honoree ... WAC Player of the Week (May 25-31) ... batted .455 (5-11) with two home runs and five RBI in a three-game sweep of Nevada ... hit a game-winning three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Wolf Pack (5/29) ... ninth in league games in slugging percentage (.553) and tied for fifth in home runs (6) ... second on the team in home runs (9), tied for second with 42 RBI, third with 11 multi-RBI games and fourth with 20 multi-hit performances ... hit a pair of home runs for the Rice series with one off Philip Humber (5/28) and another against Josh Baker (5/30) ... put together a season high eight-game hitting streak (3/28-4/11) ... registered a career high four hits at San Jose State (4/9) ... recorded a pair of three RBI games for the Louisiana Tech series (4/3, 4/4) ... batted .368 for the Pepsi/Johnny Quik Classic to highlight a .500 OBP and earn all-tournament team honors ... clubbed one of Fresno State's two grand slams in 2004 against Cal (2/22) ... hit a game-winning RBI single in the tenth inning at UCLA (2/15) ... also socked his first career homer in the fifth off Bruins starter Bryan Beck ... collected a hit in all three games against Stanford ...started all 58 of Fresno State's games (55-third base, 3-shortstop).

    Cypress High School: Three-year letterwinner as a third baseman under head coach Dave Lewis ... team captain his senior year ... ranks first in school history in intentional walks and second in walks and on base percentage ... also third in CHS history in batting average ... hit .398 his senior year ... Defensive Player of the Year ... selected to play on the County All-Star team ... batted .466 with four homers and 27 RBI to earn team MVP and first-team All-Empire League honors as a junior ... hit .400 to garner second-team all-league accolades his sophomore year ... Perfect Game Scouting Service ranked him as the 36th best player nationally in the class of 2003 ... named Perfect Game Underclassman All-Star prior to the start of his junior campaign (Jan. 2002) ... Coaches' Award recipient as a freshman ... student body's Commissioner of Athletics as a junior ... teammate of Jason Filary and Scott Moore ... Filary plays at USC and Moore is playing in the Detroit Tigers organization after being drafted No. 8 overall in the June 2002 amateur draft.

    Other Teams: Milwaukee Brewers Area Code Team, Angel Elite Team.

    Personal: Christian Durck Vitters was born June 26, 1985, in Anaheim, Calif. ... son of Warren and Teri Vitters ... father is an auto technician and mother is a teacher ... has one brother, Josh, and one sister, Ashley ... favorite athlete is Mickey Mantle ... biggest athletic thrill was playing third base for CHS in the National Classic his sophomore year ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the community support, the coaching staff and the facilities ... also recruited by Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount, Arizona, Arizona State, Cal Poly, UC San Diego, Nevada and UNLV.

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