44 Dimitri DeLaFuente
44 Dimitri DeLaFuente
Birth Date: 06/25/1990
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Covina, Calif.
High School: South Hills HS
Previous College: Cypress College
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: JC

TITANS `11: Was originally on the Titans' 2011 roster but was dropped after transfer issues. Did not play baseball in 2011.

CYPRESS COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Cypress College in Cypress, Calif., under Head Coach Scott Pickler • Hit .333 with 3 home runs and 29 RBI as a freshman • Was a second-team All-Orange Empire Conference catcher as a sophomore in 2010 after batting .397 with 8 home runs and 37 RBI.

SOUTH HILLS HS: Was a four-year letter winner at South Hills High School in Covina, Calif., under Head Coach Kevin Smith • Was a four-time All-San Antonio League honoree, earning an honorable mention nod as a freshman, and first-team recognition in his last 3 seasons • Hit .330 with a home run and 23 RBI as a sophomore and was named an all-area honorable mention • Earned All-CIF recognition as a junior after hitting .400 with 3 home runs and 33 RBI; Was also named his team's MVP • Wrapped up his high school career by hitting .480 with 3 home runs and received all-area accolades • Also played varsity football for the Huskies for 3 years.

PERSONAL: Born on June 25, 1990, in Covina, Calif. • Greek name is Dimitrios Papantonopoulous • Parents are Mauricio and Ruth DeLaFuente • Has two younger sisters (Lauren and Isabella) • Major is criminal justice • Models his game after Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler • Favorites include: Alex Rodriguez (baseball player), Angel Stadium (stadium), Kobe Bryant (athlete), Drake and Lil Wayne (musical artist), "Next Friday" (movie) and New York Yankees (team).

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