53 - Nate Bridges
Nate Bridges
Born: 11/27/1987
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Villa Park HS
Position: INF
B/T: R/R
Experience: SQ

VILLA PARK HS: Played three seasons for the Spartans under Head Coach Patrick Fitzsimons • Was a two-time All-CIF player his sophomore and senior years • As a sophomore in 2004, he hit .416 with 10 home runs and 24 RBI earning All-Century League recognition • Was an AFLAC All-American as a sophomore hitting .290 with 3 home runs and 18 RBI • Dominated the game his senior season in 2006 hitting .461 with 9 home runs and 33 RBI, earning him both league and team MVP honors, a spot on the All-Orange County team and Playstation All-American honors.

PERSONAL: Born on November 27, 1987, in Yorba Linda, Calif. • Parents are Michael and Lynn Bridges • Full name is Nathan Dean Bridges • Nickname is Nate • Has one older brother (Matt) • Major is undecided • Models his game after Alex Rodriguez • Says his dad is his greatest influence in baseball and in life • Played with major leaguer Mark Trumbo in high school • Likes to spend his free time golfing and wakeboarding • Says greatest sports accomplishment was being named an AFLAC All-American • Favorites include Seattle Mariners (team), Wedding Crashers (movie), Jessica Simpson (actress), Rascal Flatts (musical artist), Holes (book) and google.com (website).