51 - John Basnight
John Basnight
Birth Date: 09/17/1988
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santee, Calif.
High School: Santana HS
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: HS

SANTANA HS: Lettered three seasons at Santana High School in Santee, Calif., for Head Coach Jerry Henson • Posted a 7-1 record and a 1.67 ERA his junior year in 2005 • As the Sultans' team captain in 2006, batted .408 from the plate and went 3-0 from the mound with a 2.47 ERA to earn first-team All-Grossmont North League honors as well as the team MVP Award • Lettered one season for the Santana football team in 2006, posting the team's third-highest number of tackles.

PERSONAL: Born on September 17, 1988, in San Diego, Calif. • Parents are Mark and Theresa Basnight • Full name is John Allan Basnight • Has two sisters (Jillian and Jenna) • Majoring in history • Models his game after Kevin Brown • Says his greatest sports thrill is winning the AAU National Championship • Would like to see North Carolina added to the Titans' schedule • Says Matt Chess is his greatest baseball influence • Likes to wakeboard and do "anything outdoors" • Favorites include: Ken Griffey, Jr. (player), Will Ferrell (actor), Old School and Field of Dreams (movies) Underoath and Atreyu (musical artists), The Giver (book) and google.com (website).