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Oakland Athletics 2009 MLB Draft pick (7th round, 513 overall)
All-Tournament Team in part of the Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament (4/11-4/13)
SOPHOMORE (2011): Appeared in 12 games and had nine RBIs … in the season opener at South Carolina on Feb. 18 recorded 3 RBIs on one hit with a run scored … drew a walk in the finale of the South Carolina series on Feb. 20 … in a four-game series with Albany had five RBIs and three runs scored while going 7-14 to raise his average from .083 to .308 … walked and scored against San Jose State on Mar. 5 … drew a season-high three walks at San Jose State while starting at DH on Mar. 6 … appeared as pinch-hitter on Mar. 27 vs. Brown … missed remainder of season due to injury.
FRESHMAN (2010): Drafted by the Oakland Athletics, but chose to attend Santa Clara … made 43 starts in 50 appearances, started 24 times in the outfield, and 19 times as the designated hitter … posted a .302 batting average … hit 3 HR ... named All-Tournament player in part of the Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament (4/11- 4/13) … had 15 multiple-hit games … had nine multiple-RBI games…enjoyed a season-high in hits (5) and RBI (4) at Cal State Fullerton (5/23) … hit .361 against left-handed pitching … stole 2 bases on 3 attempts.
HIGH SCHOOL: Outstanding athlete at Rocklin High School in Northern Calif. ... selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 17th round (513 overall) of the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft ... led the Thunder to the 2009 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II baseball state title ... Rocklin finished 23-8 overall and 15-3 in the Sierra Foothill League (SFL) ... led Rocklin with a .451 average and slugged .756 as a senior ... hit safely in 21 of the 25 games he played (missed the start of the season due to the basketball playoffs) ... Sacramento River Cats 2009 All-City baseball team honoree ... 2008 Sacramento Bee All-Metro League First Team selection ... 2008 CalHiSports.com All-State Second Team outfielder ... member of the NY Yankees Area Code team ... participated in both the Rawlings NorCal World Series and the California Baseball Coaches Association North-South games ... Rocklin's baseball team captain as a senior ... three-year starter on the Thunder's basketball team, helping Rocklin to the CIF Division II state championships at Arco Arena ... Sacramento Bee and MaxPreps.com 2009 All-SFL First Team basketball player.
PERSONAL: Born September 12, 1990 in Newport Beach, Calif. ... son of Carol and Jeff Stover ... has three older siblings, Teylor, Matt and Katie ... brother, Matt, plays basketball at Humboldt State and sister, Katie, is on the swim team at UC Santa Barbara ... enjoys movies, weightlifting, eating, cycling and ballet ... family is related to John Quincy Adams and John Adams... majoring in Communication.