44 - Erik Komatsu
Erik Komatsu
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Camarillo, Calif.
Previous College: Oxnard
Position: OF
B/T: L/L
Experience: JC

OXNARD/VANGUARD: Transferred to Oxnard College in 2007 and played one season for Head Coach John Larson • As a Condor, he hit a team-leading .417 with 10 home runs and 51 RBI and was named to the Western State (North) Conference first team as an outfielder and also received all-state recognition • Led the state in hits (75) and total bases (127) and also finished in the top 5 statewide in doubles (18, 4th), home runs (10, 3rd), RBIs (51, 3rd), slugging percentage (.706, 4th) and average (.417, 5th) • Was a 38th round draft pick by the New York Yankees in the 2007 MLB first-year player draft • As a freshman in 2006, he hit .329 with 8 home runs and 33 RBI at Vanguard University under Head Coach Scott Mallernee.

CAMARILLO HS: Was a three-year letterman for the Scorpions under Head Coach Richard Jaquez at Camarillo High School • Was a two-time All-Pacific View League honoree and earned first-team All-Ventura County recognition as a senior after hitting .380 with 8 home runs in 2005 • Academically, was named a Scorpion scholar athlete • Missed his junior season due to a shoulder injury.

PERSONAL: Born on October 1, 1987, in Camarillo, Calif. • Parents are Dave and Laurie Komatsu • Full name is Erik Jordan Komatsu • Nickname is Komo • Has two sisters (Kayla and Krystal) and one brother (Davey Jr.) • Major is radio-TV-film • Would like to see Oregon State and University of Miami added to the Titans' Schedule • Getting drafted in the 2007 Major League Baseball first year player draft is his greatest sports thrill • Played with current the Minnesota Twins' Delmon Young in high school • Favorites include: Katt Williams (actor), The Sandlot, Pimp Chronicles Part 1 (movies), Komo, Lloyd Banks, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Warren G, 2 Pac (musical artists).