25 Joel Weeks
25 Joel Weeks
Birth Date: 11/30/1984
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cypress, Calif.
Previous College: Cypress College
Position: INF
B/T: S/R
Experience: 1V

TITANS `07: Started the season as the everydaysecond baseman and was leading the team in hitting until hefractured his ankle on Mar. 22 at practice • Was out of theTitan lineup from Mar. 23 to May 27 when he made his return vs.Long Beach state as a defensive replacement • Did not collecta hit in six at bats (4 games including one start) after returning• Started 22 games, 19 at second base, three at third, and hit.324 (22-for-68) before his injury • Had four multiple-hitgames including a 3-for-5 performance at San Diego State on Feb.20, his season high • Had three multi-RBI games, all of whichhe drove in two runs • Posted a seven-game hitting streak tostart the season (Feb. 2 to Feb. 16), hitting .346 (9-for-26) overthat span.

EL CAMINO/CYPRESS COLLEGE: Spent his freshmanseason at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., then transferredto Cypress College (Cypress, Calif.) spending two seasons with theChargers under Head Coach Scott Pickler • Hit .330 in 51 gamesas a sophomore (2006) for the Chargers, collecting 12 doubles,three homers and 35 RBI in 182 at bats • Made one appearanceon the mound in 2006, throwing one perfect inning while collectingtwo strikeouts • Earned 2006 first-team All-Orange EmpireConference recognition as an infielder.

WEST TORRANCE HS: Played three years on thevarsity squad at West Torrance High School in Torrance, Calif.• Played for the Warriors from 2001-2003, earning twofirst-team All-Bay League selections under Head Coach Harry Jenkins• Hit .444 in 2001 and .410 in 2002, but was named as anAll-CIF second-team member and the Daily Breeze's Player of theYear in 2003 after hitting .390 at the plate and going 8-4 on themound.

PERSONAL: Born on November 30, 1984, in LongBeach, Calif. • Full name is Joel Thomas Weeks • Parentsare Thomas and Renee Weeks • Has one sibling (Cameron) •Majoring in communications • Says uncle Adrian Diaz is hisgreatest influence in life • Models his game after DavidEckstein • Says his greatest sports thrill was playing in the2007 College World Series • Favorites include: Boston Red Sox(team), Happy Gilmore, Shooter and Wedding Crashers (movies), AdamSandler (actor) and mlb.com (website).