6 - Dustin Realini
Dustin Realini
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: Valley Christian
College: Washington State
Position: INF

AS A SENIOR IN 2006: Started all 47 contests in which he appeared ... split time at third and first base ... batted .287 with nine doubles, a triple, three homers and 31 RBIs ... doubled and drove in a run Feb. 7 at UC Davis ... went 3-for-5 with a game-tying, solo homer in extra innings against UC Riverside on Feb. 19 ... turned in another 3-for-5 performance, with two RBIs and three runs scored, on Feb. 24 at No. 22 Cal Poly ... had three hits, including a double, at San Jose State on March 4 ... hit a solo homer March 10 at Washington ... had another three-hit game, this time against Northwestern on March 18 ... singled and scored three runs March 25 at Hawaii-Hilo ... came only a home run short of the cycle the next day against the Vulcans as he went 4-for-5 with a double, triple, two runs scored and five RBIs ... went 2-for-4 with a double and pair of RBIs April 22 at Loyola Marymount ... had two hits and RBIs April 25 at Stanford ... doubled and hit a solo homer against Saint Mary's on April 30 ... singled twice and drove in two runs May 12 against Portland ... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in his final home game on May 14 against the Pilots.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005: Started all 54 games in which he appeared ... shared the team lead in RBIs with 38 ... second on the team in hits (57), doubles (17), walks (28), at-bats (199) and total bases (89)... tied for third on the team in runs scored (28) ... ranked fourth in slugging percentage (.447) ... had two hits, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs in the first game of Opening Day doubleheader against UC Riverside on January 29 ... doubled and homered with three RBIs on February 6 against Utah ... doubled and had two RBIs against Sacramento State on February 16 ... went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, and two runs scored against No. 12 Washington on February 21 ... had his best game of the year February 26 against Cal Poly, going 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBIs ... in a series at Loyola Marymount from April 15-17, went a compbined 7-for-13 (.539) with two doubles, a home run, five runs scored and seven RBIs ... went 3-for-5 against Stanford on May 10 ... doubled with two RBIs on May 20 against Portland

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Appeared in 44 games, starting 38 in the Bronco infield ... started the first 26 games of the season ... also started the 12 final contests of 2004 ... recorded 48 hits in 153 at-bats ... ranked fourth on the team with 27 RBI ... began the season with five consecutive multiple hit games ... posted 16 multiple hit games over the season ... went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a home run at UC Riverside on January 31 ... set a season-high with four runs driven in against BYU on February 9 ... tied his season-high with four RBI at Cal Poly on February 29 ... went 3-for-4 against the Mustangs with his second home run of the season ... knocked in three runs and hit his third home run of the season at San Francisco on May 7... hit home runs in back-to-back games to close out the season.

WHILE AT WASHINGTON STATE: Played for Tim Mooney at Washington State University ... earned the starting third base position as a freshman ... posted a three-hit game against Oregon State ... earned WSU All-Academic Honorable Mention ... played summer league ball for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots ... batted .229 with 25 hits, one home run, a fielding percentage of .915, slugging percentage of .303 and on base percentage of .271.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2002 graduate of Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif ... played baseball for coach Dave Vieria at Monta Vista and John Diatte at Valley Christian ... led team to a league title and third place CCS finish at Monta Vista High School earning him second team Santa Clara Valley Athletic League honors and CCS honorable mention ... as a sophomore, earned first team All-League and honorable mention in CCS ... transferring to Valley Christian junior year, he guided his team to a Blossom Valley Athletic League title, a Div. II CCS title and became Div IV state champions ... was awarded second team All-League honors ... as a captain senior year, he led team to yet another League title, CCS Div. II championship and state Div. IV championship ... elected College Baseball Writers Association Louisville Slugger All-American, Div. IV California State Player of the Year, All-State honors, Blossom Valley Athletic League Player of the Year, first team All-League selection, San Jose Mercury News Player of the Week Honor Roll, KICU Sports Focus CCS Player of the Week, and was rated in Baseball America's top 300 ... in 2002, he posted a .585 batting average, with 15 home runs, 56 RBI, a .758 on base percentage, a 1.361 slugging percentage and a .987 fielding percentage setting school records in all but fielding.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in Redwood City, Calif ... son of Rob and Lauri Realini ... has one brother named Ryan ... majoring in business ... Father, Rob, played baseball at San Francisco State and brother Ryan played at West Valley College ... hobbies include golf, snowboarding, and billiards.

 

Realini's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2004 .314 44/38 153 24 48 4/0/5 27 7/24 2/3
2005 .286 54/54 199 28 57 17/0/5 38 28/44 3/6
2006 .287 47/47 174 33 50 9/1/3 31 23/29 4/6
Career .295 145/139 526 85 155 30/1/13 96 58/97 9/15