28 Wes Borba
28 Wes Borba
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chowchilla, Calif.
High School: Chowchilla HS
Previous College: Merced JC
Position: C
B/T: R/R
Experience: JC

MERCED COLLEGE: Caught for two seasons at Merced College in the Central Valley under Head Coach Chris Pedretti • Was the most valuable player of the Central Valley Conference in 2008 after hitting .391 with 2 home runs and 37 RBI • Collected a team-leading 70 hits including 15 doubles and had 14 stolen bases in 44 games as a sophomore • Was named an All-CVC first teamer as a freshman after hitting .326 (62-for-190) with a homer and 36 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 2007.

CHOWCHILLA UNION HS: Was a three-time All-North Sequoia League first teamer at Chowchilla Union HS in Chowchilla, Calif. • Played catcher and shortstop and earned three varsity letters under Head Coach Randy Seals • Was named to the Merced Sun-Star All-Area Team both as a junior and a senior (2005 and 2006) • As a senior he hit .446 (41-for-92) with a home run and 23 RBI and also swiped 18 bases in 21 tries • Hit .424 as a junior (39-for-92) with two home runs and 23 RBI with 23 stolen bases • Hit .433 (42-for-97) with 10 RBi and 15 stolen bases as a sophomore • Was the Redskins' most valuable player and captain in each of his last two seasons • Named a Fresno City-County All-Star in his final season with the Redskins.

PERSONAL: Born on December 13, 1987, in Fresno, Calif. • Full name is Wesley John Borba • Parents are Mark and Dawnette Borba • Has a younger sister (Danielle) • Majoring in kinesiology • Models his game after Alex Rodriguez • Grew up a country boy whot showed livestock until college • Favorites include: San Francisco Giants (team), Adam Sandler, Will Smith (actors), Top Gun, Bad Boys, American Outlaws (movies), George Strait, Garth Brooks (musical artists), working with livestock, riding horses (hobbies).

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