19 - Evan LeBlanc
Evan LeBlanc
Height: 6-4
Weight: 218
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Salpointe Catholic
Previous College: Yavapai C.C.
Position: OF/1B

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Started in all 55 games in the outfield ... had a standout junior campaign ... led the Broncos in batting average (.376), hits (86) and stolen bases (11) ... was an unanimous All-WCC selection leading the league in hits, finishing fifht in runs, tied for fourth in stolen bases and sixth in batting average ... compiled a 14 game hitting streak from Mar. 16 to Apr. 11 that included four doubles, one triple and seven walks ... selected by the New York Mets in the 23rd Round (704 overall pick) of the 2008 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft ... ranked seventh overall in career batting average ... notched his first home run of the season, along with three RBIs against Utah Valley (Feb. 22) ... received WCC Player of the Week honors after helping the Broncos to a 3-0 opening weekend (Feb. 25) ... had two runs against Pacific (Feb. 27) ... went 2-for-3 in game two against San Jose State with a Grand Slam and four RBIs ... went 2-for-4 and registered one run and one double against Fresno State (Mar. 4) ... posted his third home run of the season in game one of the double-header against UC Davis (Mar. 15) ... went 8-for-19 in the series against then-No. 14 San Diego (Mar. 28-30), registering his first triple as a Bronco and scoring a career-high three runs in game two (Mar. 29) ... went 2-for-5 with two runs, two RBIs and a stolen base against Portland (Apr. 5) ... went 3-for-5 against UHH (Apr. 25), with two runs ... went 3-for-4 against UHH (Apr. 26) with two runs, three RBIs and a career-high two stolen bases ... went 3-for-5 against LMU (May 4), tallying his fifth home run of the season ... posted home runs No. 6 in game two against Saint Mary's (May 10) ... launched a three run shot for homer No. 7 in game three against SMC (May 11).  

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Appeared in 50 games during the season, starting 48 ... batted .302 with 54 hits, 11 doubles, two home runs, and 17 RBIs ... opened the season with a seven-game hitting streak from Jan. 26-Feb. 6, batting .480 (12-for-25) and scoring five runs ... went 7-for-10 in season-opening series at Hawaii from Jan. 26-28 ... went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs at San Jose State on March 4 ... doubled and drove in a pair of runs March 9 at Fresno State ... hit his first collegiate home run March 17 at UC Riverside ... had three hits against the Highlanders on March 18 ... had a 12-game hitting streak from Apr. 24-May 13, batting .365 (19-for-52) with four doubles, a home run, and eight RBIs ... hit a three-run homer Apr. 28 against Loyola Marymount ... went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs May 1 at Stanford ... had three hits at Nevada May 8 ... went 4-for-5 with an RBI May 12 against No. 6 San Diego.  

AT YAVAPAI: Played baseball under coach Sky Smeltzer ... batted .463 with four home runs in his only year at Yavapai, helping lead team to 56-12 mark and runner-up finish in NJCAA national-title game ... was named ACCAC Player of the Year.  

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, Ariz. ... played for Coach Steve Perri... two-time team MVP in baseball ... named a Louisville Slugger first-team All-American as a senior after batting .519 with eight home runs and 28 stolen bases ... also named All-State and All-Southern Region in both senior and junior years ... batted .563 with three homers and 14 stolen bases as a junior ... named All-League Second Team as a punter for the football team ... was involved in Students Against Drunk Driving.

PERSONAL: Born on in Tucson, Ariz. ... son of Brian and Marcia LeBlanc ... has one older sister, Nicole ... enjoys working out, listening to music and playing video games ... goals in life include being successful and having a great job ... major is undeclared.

 

LeBlanc's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2007 .302 50/48 179 35 54 11/0/2 17 17/26 8/8
2008 .376 55/55 229 53 86 14/1/7 39 18/28 11/13
Career .343 105/103 408 88 140 25/1/9 56 35/54 19/21