TITANS `05: Was granted a redshirt season.
TITANS `04: Appeared in 28 games, making two
starts Hit .231 (3-for-13) on the season with 10 runs scored
and an RBI Scored runs in his final three games of the year
- all in the postseason.
TITANS `03: Served as a reserve outfielder (and
pinch runner) for the Titans, starting 10 times Got the
start in center field (for an injured Kyle Boyer) in the Super
Regionals vs. Arizona State on June 7 Hadmultiple hits in
his first two games of the season, but not again Had hits in
his first six at bats of the season Had his first career
extra-base hit -a triple -and drove in a career-high, tying three
runs at UNLV on Feb. 14 In just his second career start vs.
Stanford on Feb. 1, he was 4-for-4, including RBI singles in his
final three at-bats and had an outfield assist as well Laid
down a sac bunt in the Titans' ninth-inning rally vs. Tulane on
Feb. 28 Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and scored a run in a start
vs. UCLA on Mar. 2 Got the start against USC at Edison Field
on May 5.
TITANS `02: Was one of the best reserves on the
squad as a freshman Appeared in 15 games and started once
Batted .500 (5-for-10) and scored six runs while driving in
a pair Picked up a hit in his first collegiate at-bat at
Stanford Scored three runs against Vanguard.
EL DORADO H.S.: Was a four-year letterman at El
Dorado H.S. in Placentia, Calif., where he played for Coaches Steve
Gullotti and Matt Stine Was selected the CIF Division III
and Empire League Player of the Year as a senior, while also
earning all-county honors Batted .498 with three homers, 23
RBI, and 19 stolen bases Batted .464 as a junior, with six
homers and 24 RBI and was a first-team all-league pick
Helped El Dorado to a combined record of 86-31, three Empire League
titles, and two CIF titles in his four seasons Played three
years of football Was a scholar-athlete his senior
PERSONAL: Born on May 2, 1982, in La Mirada,
Calif. Parents are Joe and Debbie Turgeon Full name
is Joe Phillip-Koa Turgeon Has an older sister (Lani)
Majoring in kinesiology Pierre is his nickname
Biggest sports thrill was the NCAA National Championship run
Would have liked to meet Mickey Mantle Says he chose
Fullerton because he wanted to win Would like to see Miami
added to the schedule Best advice to kids is to "love the
ones who love you" His favorite food is Sushi Pia
Favorites include: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Cal
Ripken, Jr. (player), The Sandlot (movie), Will Ferrell (actor),
Angelina Jolie (actress), The Simpsons (TV show).