A returnee from our 2012 team, Chris was a sophomore at UC Irvine in 2012-13. He hit .269 (59-219) in 55 games, with a homer and 23 RBIs.
Chris played shortstop, second base and catcher for the 2012 Knights, hit .195 with no homers and 14 RBIs in 43 games, and won the team's Joe Segel Hustle Award in 2012. He hit .286 as a freshman at UC Irvine in 2012, with a homer and 12 RBIs in 35 games.
A star at Riverside Poly High School, Chris was a two-time Big 8 League all-star, a three-year letterman, and the 2011 the RPHS Athlete of the Year. He played for Angels Elite, a prestigious scout league team in Southern California.
Chris hit .304, with a homer and 19 RBIs, for RPHS in 2011 and .425 with five homers as a junior. He was also Riverside County's MVP in an 8-4 victory over San Bernardino County in the 2011 Inland Empire Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game in June, 2011.