18 - Nathan Faulkner
Nathan Faulkner
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Temecula, Calif.
High School: Temecula
Position: INF/OF

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2007: Started 31 of the 43 games in which he appeared ... batted .307 with six doubles, a home run, and 13 RBIs ... hit safely in first five games of the season with two doubles and two RBIs ... went 2-for-4 with three RBIs at San Diego State on Feb. 9 ... had two hits, including a double, against Cal Poly on Feb. 24 ... had pair of hits and RBIs Apr. 29 against Loyola Marymount ... went 5-for-5 with a double and two RBIs on May 1 at Stanford ... went 3-for-4 with home run and two RBIs on May 8 at Nevada ... went 3-for-5 with a double May 13 against No. 6 San Diego.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2006: Sat out the season due to injury.

AS A SOPHOMORE 2005: Appeared in 47 games, starting 31 ... went 2-for-6 with an RBI and two runs scored on January 29 against UC Riverside ... hit a three-run homer in his only at-bat at San Jose State on March 6 ... had two hits at Portland in the first half of a doubleheader on April 2 ... went 1-for-3 with a home run and a run scored at Pepperdine on May 14

AS A FRESHMAN 2004: Appeared in 39 games, starting 22 ... started the first nine contests of the year ... led the Broncos with nine stolen bases on the season ... one of eight Broncos to hit over .300 ... ranked sixth on the team with a .316 batting average ... first home run of the year drove in the winning run in a pinch hit appearance against Saint Mary's on February 22 ... added his second homer of the season on April 13 at Stanford ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI against the Cardinal to start a nine-game hitting streak ... streak was the third longest on the squad in 2004 ... posted a season-high three hits against Saint Mary's on April 25 ... drove in a season-high three runs on May 22 at Portland.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of Temecula Valley High School in Temecula, Calif ... played baseball for Coach Rich Emard ... earned All-League and All-County honors in the Southwestern League batting .580 ... named Who's Who Among High School Students ... was a member of the US Junior National Team during the summer of 2003.

PERSONAL: Born on March 21, 1985 ... son of Todd and Wanda Faulkner ... has a younger brother Keith ... would like to get involved with politics after baseball career is over ... enjoys fishing in his spare time.

 

Faulkner's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2004 .316 39/22 98 23 31 4/0/3 15 12/14 9/12
2005 .185 47/31 119 12 22 0/0/3 10 11/18 6/10
2007 .307 43/31 127 19 39 6/0/1 13 13/26 10/15
2008 .305 36/33 128 21 39 8/0/7 25 10/6 5/6
Career .278 165/117 472 75 131 18/0/13 63 46/64 30/43