23 Dustin Garneau
23 Dustin Garneau
Birth Date: 08/13/1987
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Pedro, CA
High School: San Pedro HS
Position: C
B/T: R/R
Experience: 3V

TITANS `08: Was the Titans' primary catcher in 2008 making 48 starts and 55 appearances • Had seven multi-hit games including a career-high three hits on May 11 at Cal Poly • Posted eight multi-RBI efforts including three games with a career-high three RBI; Had a pair of bases-clearing doubles on Apr. 11 (Cal State Northridge) and June 2 (UCLA) and drove in three with two doubles and a single on May 11 at Cal Poly • Had a seven-game hitting streak from Apr. 25 to May 6 when he went 9-for-20 (.450) with a double and three RBI • Was tied for the team lead in hit-by pitch (13) with Christian Colon • Was hit by a pitch four times in five plate appearances over two games Mar. 25 at San Diego (three times) and Mar. 28 vs. UC Riverside (1 time) • Recorded the second most sacrifice bunts on the team with 12 and also tallied three sac-flies • Was named to the 2008 Fullerton Regional all-tournament team after posting four hits and four RBI in five games.

TITANS `07: Was mainly a reserve catcher in 2007, though he did start in 11 games • Collected a season-high two hits on two occasions, once on Feb. 27 vs. San Diego State, the other on Apr. 10 vs. USC, both times collecting a season-high two RBI • Collected his first career postseason hit, a home run, in the 13-2 runaway game against Fresno State on June 3 at the San Diego Regional • Walked three times and scored a run in his first career start on Feb. 4 vs. Stanford.

TITANS `06: Made four plate appearances in nine games for the Titans, getting work behind the dish on seven occasions • Picked up his first career RBI in his first plate appearance, drawing a bases-loaded walk on Feb. 11 vs. UNLV • Hit .667 (2-for-3) on the year, picking up his first career hit in his second plate appearance, Mar. 29 at Loyola Marymount • His only other hit of the season was a pinch-hit, RBI single against Cal State Northridge on Apr. 2. • Was perfect defensively in 14 opportunities.

SAN PEDRO HS: Played four years of baseball for the Pirates under the father/son coaching combination of Graedy and Tom Sain • Hit .433 (39-for-90) as a senior leading to a pair of first-team selections to the All-Marine League and all-area squads • Also was a two-time all-area and all-city football player in his three seasons on the gridiron.

PERSONAL: Born on August 13, 1987, in Torrance, Calif. • Parents are Pat and Christy Garneau • Full name is Dustin Thomas Garneau • His nickname is Drago • Has two brothers (Jason and Dylan) • Majoring in kinesiology • Models his game after Dodgers catcher Russell Martin • Favorites include: Los Angeles Dodgers (team), Russell Martin (player), Old School, Step Brothers(movies), Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons (books), Will Ferrell (actor), Slipknot, Hatebreed and Pantera (musical artists).


At Bats - 5, May 30, 2008 vs. Rider

Runs - 3, Apr. 18, 2008 at Pacific

Hits - 3, May 11, 2008 vs. Cal Poly

RBI - 3 (3 times), Last on June 2, 2008 vs. UCLA

Home Runs - 1 (5 times), Last on May 20, 2008 vs. UCLA

Doubles - 2, May 11, 2008 vs. Cal Poly

Stolen Bases - 1 (6 times), Last on May 17, 2008 vs. San Diego State