|High School:||South Hills HS|
TITANS `11: Was originally on the Titans' 2011 roster but was dropped after transfer issues. Did not play baseball in 2011.
CYPRESS COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Cypress College in Cypress, Calif., under Head Coach Scott Pickler Hit .333 with 3 home runs and 29 RBI as a freshman Was a second-team All-Orange Empire Conference catcher as a sophomore in 2010 after batting .397 with 8 home runs and 37 RBI.
SOUTH HILLS HS: Was a four-year letter winner at South Hills High School in Covina, Calif., under Head Coach Kevin Smith Was a four-time All-San Antonio League honoree, earning an honorable mention nod as a freshman, and first-team recognition in his last 3 seasons Hit .330 with a home run and 23 RBI as a sophomore and was named an all-area honorable mention Earned All-CIF recognition as a junior after hitting .400 with 3 home runs and 33 RBI; Was also named his team's MVP Wrapped up his high school career by hitting .480 with 3 home runs and received all-area accolades Also played varsity football for the Huskies for 3 years.
PERSONAL: Born on June 25, 1990, in Covina, Calif. Greek name is Dimitrios Papantonopoulous Parents are Mauricio and Ruth DeLaFuente Has two younger sisters (Lauren and Isabella) Major is criminal justice Models his game after Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler Favorites include: Alex Rodriguez (baseball player), Angel Stadium (stadium), Kobe Bryant (athlete), Drake and Lil Wayne (musical artist), "Next Friday" (movie) and New York Yankees (team).