Chris started the first six games of the season for the Golden Eagles before suffering a season-ending injury. Before his injury he was batting .250 with two doubles and a home run with three RBI. The two years prior he was at Sacramento City Community College where he helped the team reach the Big 8 championship and a final four appearance. He batted .307 last season in 48 starts including leading the team with five triples and ranking second with 46 RBI and ten doubles. A member of the Armijo High School Hall of Fame he was named all-league and all-city as well as being named team MVP.