TITANS `11: Held team's highest batting average
most of the season, but was edged out by less than a point by
Michael Lorenzen, .3425 to .3417 Lowest mark was .302 as of
Apr. 2 Earned berth on All-Regional Tournament team (.400,
4-for-10) Appeared in 47 games, 45 as a starter - 11 in left
field, 17 in right field and 17 at DH Second on team with 34
RBI and led team with 10 multi-RBI games Had 5 RBI - all in
a 9-run fourth inning -- vs. Pepperdine on Apr. 5, with a 3-run HR
and a 2-run single Had a season-best 9-game hitting streak
(Apr. 22 thru May 8: .444, 16-for-36) Went 4-for-5 with 2
triples at USD on Apr. 26 Had 4 games with 3 hits
Earned Capital One Academic All-Distict honors awarded by the
College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Was
named Cal State Fullerton's Male Scholar Athlete in 2010.
TITANS `10: Was named a Freshman All-American
by Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA (second team) Played in
62 of the Titans' 64 games, working primarily as the team's
designated hitter; did play outfield for most of May while Tyler
Pill was forced into DH duties Made his collegiate debut on
Feb. 19 vs. Oregon; went hitless in 2 official at bats, but walked
twice and scored a run Picked up his first career hit on
Feb. 20 vs. Pepperdine Logged his first career RBIs on Mar.
2 vs. San Diego with a run-scoring single and double Belted
his first career home run on Mar. 5 at Arizona Had 25
multi-hit games, 16 with 2 hits, 6 with 3 hits and 3 with a season
high 4 hits (Mar. 20 at Washington, Apr. 17 at UC Santa Barbara and
May 9 vs. UC Riverside) Had 13 multi-RBI games, 8 with 2
RBI, 3 with 3 RBI, 1 with 4 RBI and 1 with a season-high 6 RBI
On May 23 vs. Santa Clara, drove home a season-high 6 runs
on an RBI-single, a 2-run single, and a 3-run home run
Biggest hit of the season was a 9th inning grand slam just inside
the right field foul pole on Apr. 27 at San Diego; the slam not
only helped the Titans win 13-10, but capped the team's biggest
comeback of the season (6 runs) Had the 10th longest hitting
streak in school history with a 17-gamer that lasted from Mar. 2 to
Mar 28; During the streak he hit .456 (31-for-68) and drove in 12
runs Hit safely in the final 3 games of the Fullerton
Regional to earn a spot on the all-tournament team Ranked in
the Big West Conference Top 10s in the following categories: hits
(5th, 84), RBI (8th, 51), total bases (9th, 127), and at bats
(t-3rd, 238) Was named to the All-Big West Second Team as a
DH Named to the ABCA All-West Region Second Team By
age eligibility as a redshirt-freshman, was drafted in the 37th
round (1123rd overall) by the Detroit Tigers in the 2010 MLB
First-Year Player Draft Was named Cal State Fullerton's Male
Scholar Athlete in 2010.
TITANS `09: Was granted a redshirt season as he
recovered from knee surgery performed in the fall of 2008.
CRESPI CARMELITE HS: Was a 4-year varsity
player at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, Calif., for Head
Coach Scott Muckie Was named to the Mission League's second
team as a rookie before earning first-team all-league honors his
final 3 seasons Never hit lower than .350 and was named a
Div. III all-state player in 2007 after hitting .390
Performed well in the classroom earning the President's Education
Award, Outstanding Scholar and Academic Excellence Awards and was a
member of the Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born on July, 16, 1989, in Panorama
City, Calif. Parents are Pedro and Alma Lopez Has an
older brother (Miguel) and a younger sister (Alma) Full name
is Carlos Miguel Lopez Major is communications with an
emphasis in business entertainment Favorites include: Nick
Swisher (baseball player), New York Yankees (team), Yankee Stadium
(stadium), Tiger Woods (athlete), "Rounders" and "Tombstone"
(movies), Eva Mendez (actress) and Lil Wayne (musical artist).
At Bats:5, 21 times, last on Apr. 30, 2011 vs.
Runs:4, Apr. 2, 2010 vs. UC Davis
Hits: 4, 4 times, last on Apr. 26, 2011 at San
RBI: 6, May 23, 2010 vs. Santa Clara
Home Runs: 1, 9 times, last on May 1, 2011 vs.
Doubles:3, Mar. 20, 2010 at Washington
Stolen Bases: 2, 2 times, last on May 18, 2011