1 - Joe Turgeon
Joe Turgeon
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Placentia, Calif.
High School: El Dorado, Calif.
Position: Outfield
B/T: R/R
Experience: 3V

TITANS `05: Was granted a redshirt season.

TITANS `04: Appeared in 28 games, making two starts • Hit .231 (3-for-13) on the season with 10 runs scored and an RBI • Scored runs in his final three games of the year - all in the postseason.

TITANS `03: Served as a reserve outfielder (and pinch runner) for the Titans, starting 10 times • Got the start in center field (for an injured Kyle Boyer) in the Super Regionals vs. Arizona State on June 7 • Hadmultiple hits in his first two games of the season, but not again • Had hits in his first six at bats of the season • Had his first career extra-base hit -a triple -and drove in a career-high, tying three runs at UNLV on Feb. 14 • In just his second career start vs. Stanford on Feb. 1, he was 4-for-4, including RBI singles in his final three at-bats and had an outfield assist as well • Laid down a sac bunt in the Titans' ninth-inning rally vs. Tulane on Feb. 28 • Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and scored a run in a start vs. UCLA on Mar. 2 • Got the start against USC at Edison Field on May 5.

TITANS `02: Was one of the best reserves on the squad as a freshman • Appeared in 15 games and started once • Batted .500 (5-for-10) and scored six runs while driving in a pair • Picked up a hit in his first collegiate at-bat at Stanford • Scored three runs against Vanguard.

EL DORADO H.S.: Was a four-year letterman at El Dorado H.S. in Placentia, Calif., where he played for Coaches Steve Gullotti and Matt Stine • Was selected the CIF Division III and Empire League Player of the Year as a senior, while also earning all-county honors • Batted .498 with three homers, 23 RBI, and 19 stolen bases • Batted .464 as a junior, with six homers and 24 RBI and was a first-team all-league pick • Helped El Dorado to a combined record of 86-31, three Empire League titles, and two CIF titles in his four seasons • Played three years of football • Was a scholar-athlete his senior season.

PERSONAL: Born on May 2, 1982, in La Mirada, Calif. • Parents are Joe and Debbie Turgeon • Full name is Joe Phillip-Koa Turgeon • Has an older sister (Lani) • Majoring in kinesiology • Pierre is his nickname • Biggest sports thrill was the NCAA National Championship run • Would have liked to meet Mickey Mantle • Says he chose Fullerton because he wanted to win • Would like to see Miami added to the schedule • Best advice to kids is to "love the ones who love you" • His favorite food is Sushi Pia • Favorites include: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Cal Ripken, Jr. (player), The Sandlot (movie), Will Ferrell (actor), Angelina Jolie (actress), The Simpsons (TV show).