3 - Carl Bacon
Carl Bacon
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Soquel
Position: C/OF

AS A SENIOR IN 2007: Named to CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District VIII First Team ... one of only three Broncos to appear in all 56 games, starting 55 ... split time at catcher and DH during the year ... had a career year in 2007, batting .332 and finishing second on the team with 70 hits, 14 doubles, and 33 RBIs ... posted 23 multi-hit efforts on the season ... went 3-for-4 with two RBIs at Hawaii on Jan. 29 ... had three hits on Feb. 9 at San Diego State ... doubled twice in a 3-for-4 effort with an RBI against Cal Poly on Feb. 23 ... had two hits and three RBIs against Stanford on March 6 ... had an 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 25-March 18 in which he batted .526 (20-for-38) with four doubles and eight RBIs, and seven multi-hit games ... hit a solo home run on March 31 at Portland ... doubled and drove in a pair of run at Stanford on Apr. 17 ... went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored on May 1 at Stanford ... batted .529 (9-for-17) with a double and eight RBIs in four games against the Cardinal ... went 6-for-14 (.429) with four doubles and three RBIs against No. 6 San Diego from May 11-13, including the game-winning and Commissioner's Cup-clinching RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning of SCU's 6-5 win on May 13 ... had two hits and an RBI in his final game on May 20 against Sacramento State.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2006: Appeared in 27 contests, starting 14 ... batted .208 with two doubles, two homers and five runs driven in ... hit a solo home run at UC Davis on Feb. 7 ... went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored against UC Davis on March 15 ... had two hits, including a double, against Portland on May 14 ... went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo homer at Stanford on May 16.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2005: Saw action in 37 of the Broncos' 56 games ... started 15 contests at catcher and designated hitter ... sixth on the team with three home runs ... drove in two runs with a single in his only at-bat against No. 12 Washington on February 20 ... started as DH on February 27 against Cal Poly, going 2-for-3 ... went 2-for-5 with a home run, RBI, and scored twice on March 6 vs. San Jose State ... hit a 3-run homer against Brown on March 11 ... hit a solo home run and drew a walk against San Francisco on March 25 ... singled and scored a run in the May 20 season-finale against Portland ... a member of the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Redshirted the season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Saw action in two games ... had three at-bats.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2002 graduate of Soquel High School in Soquel, Calif ... played baseball for head coach Mitch Meyer ... was also a member of the varsity basketball squad ... led team to a second place finish in the Central Coast Section with a 29-4 record and an undefeated record in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League ... was named Soquel Rookie of the Year in 2000 and an all-SCCAL selection ... earned the Soquel Golden Glove Award in 2001, another all-SCCAL selection and was picked by Baseball America as one of the Top-100 prospects in California ... batted .396 with 27 RBI during senior season ... was a member of the Environment Club, the National Honor Society, Habitat for Humantiy, a Boys' State Member and a high school tutor during his time at Soquel.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Cruz, Calif ... parents are David and Barbara Bacon ... has one younger brother named Rick who attends Santa Clara University ... his cousin, Jason Botts, plays Triple-A baseball in the Texas Rangers organization ... majoring in Civil Engineering and minoring in business ... hobbies include surfing, mountain biking and playing the guitar.

 

Bacon's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2003 .000 2/0 3 0 0 0/0/0 0 0/2 0/0
2005 .197 37/15 71 7 14 0/0/3 7 1/16 0/0
2006 .208 27/14 53 8 11 2/0/2 5 11/10 1/2
2007 .332 56/55 211 19 70 14/0/1 33 11/31 0/4
Career .281 122/84 338 34 95 16/0/6 45 23/59 1/6