|Hometown:||Santa Cruz, Calif.|
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 INFORMATION: 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 DATA: 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.