17 - Carlos Lopez
Carlos Lopez
Born: 07/16/1989
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northridge, Calif.
High School: Crespi HS
Position: 1B
B/T: L/R
Experience: 2V

TITANS `11: Held team's highest batting average most of the season, but was edged out by less than a point by Michael Lorenzen, .3425 to .3417 • Lowest mark was .302 as of Apr. 2 • Earned berth on All-Regional Tournament team (.400, 4-for-10) • Appeared in 47 games, 45 as a starter - 11 in left field, 17 in right field and 17 at DH • Second on team with 34 RBI and led team with 10 multi-RBI games • Had 5 RBI - all in a 9-run fourth inning -- vs. Pepperdine on Apr. 5, with a 3-run HR and a 2-run single • Had a season-best 9-game hitting streak (Apr. 22 thru May 8: .444, 16-for-36) • Went 4-for-5 with 2 triples at USD on Apr. 26 • Had 4 games with 3 hits • Earned Capital One Academic All-Distict honors awarded by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) • Was named Cal State Fullerton's Male Scholar Athlete in 2010.

TITANS `10: Was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA (second team) • Played in 62 of the Titans' 64 games, working primarily as the team's designated hitter; did play outfield for most of May while Tyler Pill was forced into DH duties • Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 19 vs. Oregon; went hitless in 2 official at bats, but walked twice and scored a run • Picked up his first career hit on Feb. 20 vs. Pepperdine • Logged his first career RBIs on Mar. 2 vs. San Diego with a run-scoring single and double • Belted his first career home run on Mar. 5 at Arizona • Had 25 multi-hit games, 16 with 2 hits, 6 with 3 hits and 3 with a season high 4 hits (Mar. 20 at Washington, Apr. 17 at UC Santa Barbara and May 9 vs. UC Riverside) • Had 13 multi-RBI games, 8 with 2 RBI, 3 with 3 RBI, 1 with 4 RBI and 1 with a season-high 6 RBI • On May 23 vs. Santa Clara, drove home a season-high 6 runs on an RBI-single, a 2-run single, and a 3-run home run • Biggest hit of the season was a 9th inning grand slam just inside the right field foul pole on Apr. 27 at San Diego; the slam not only helped the Titans win 13-10, but capped the team's biggest comeback of the season (6 runs) • Had the 10th longest hitting streak in school history with a 17-gamer that lasted from Mar. 2 to Mar 28; During the streak he hit .456 (31-for-68) and drove in 12 runs • Hit safely in the final 3 games of the Fullerton Regional to earn a spot on the all-tournament team • Ranked in the Big West Conference Top 10s in the following categories: hits (5th, 84), RBI (8th, 51), total bases (9th, 127), and at bats (t-3rd, 238) • Was named to the All-Big West Second Team as a DH • Named to the ABCA All-West Region Second Team • By age eligibility as a redshirt-freshman, was drafted in the 37th round (1123rd overall) by the Detroit Tigers in the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft • Was named Cal State Fullerton's Male Scholar Athlete in 2010.

TITANS `09: Was granted a redshirt season as he recovered from knee surgery performed in the fall of 2008.

CRESPI CARMELITE HS: Was a 4-year varsity player at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, Calif., for Head Coach Scott Muckie • Was named to the Mission League's second team as a rookie before earning first-team all-league honors his final 3 seasons • Never hit lower than .350 and was named a Div. III all-state player in 2007 after hitting .390 • Performed well in the classroom earning the President's Education Award, Outstanding Scholar and Academic Excellence Awards and was a member of the Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born on July, 16, 1989, in Panorama City, Calif. • Parents are Pedro and Alma Lopez • Has an older brother (Miguel) and a younger sister (Alma) • Full name is Carlos Miguel Lopez • Major is communications with an emphasis in business entertainment • Favorites include: Nick Swisher (baseball player), New York Yankees (team), Yankee Stadium (stadium), Tiger Woods (athlete), "Rounders" and "Tombstone" (movies), Eva Mendez (actress) and Lil Wayne (musical artist).

Career Highs Graphic

At Bats:5, 21 times, last on Apr. 30, 2011 vs. Pacific

Runs:4, Apr. 2, 2010 vs. UC Davis

Hits: 4, 4 times, last on Apr. 26, 2011 at San Diego

RBI: 6, May 23, 2010 vs. Santa Clara

Home Runs: 1, 9 times, last on May 1, 2011 vs. Pacific

Doubles:3, Mar. 20, 2010 at Washington

Stolen Bases: 2, 2 times, last on May 18, 2011 vs. LMU