TITANS `07: Started the season as the everyday
second baseman and was leading the team in hitting until he
fractured his ankle on Mar. 22 at practice Was out of the
Titan lineup from Mar. 23 to May 27 when he made his return vs.
Long Beach state as a defensive replacement Did not collect
a hit in six at bats (4 games including one start) after returning
Started 22 games, 19 at second base, three at third, and hit
.324 (22-for-68) before his injury Had four multiple-hit
games including a 3-for-5 performance at San Diego State on Feb.
20, his season high Had three multi-RBI games, all of which
he drove in two runs Posted a seven-game hitting streak to
start the season (Feb. 2 to Feb. 16), hitting .346 (9-for-26) over
EL CAMINO/CYPRESS COLLEGE: Spent his freshman
season at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., then transferred
to Cypress College (Cypress, Calif.) spending two seasons with the
Chargers under Head Coach Scott Pickler Hit .330 in 51 games
as a sophomore (2006) for the Chargers, collecting 12 doubles,
three homers and 35 RBI in 182 at bats Made one appearance
on the mound in 2006, throwing one perfect inning while collecting
two strikeouts Earned 2006 first-team All-Orange Empire
Conference recognition as an infielder.
WEST TORRANCE HS: Played three years on the
varsity squad at West Torrance High School in Torrance, Calif.
Played for the Warriors from 2001-2003, earning two
first-team All-Bay League selections under Head Coach Harry Jenkins
Hit .444 in 2001 and .410 in 2002, but was named as an
All-CIF second-team member and the Daily Breeze's Player of the
Year in 2003 after hitting .390 at the plate and going 8-4 on the
PERSONAL: Born on November 30, 1984, in Long
Beach, Calif. Full name is Joel Thomas Weeks Parents
are Thomas and Renee Weeks Has one sibling (Cameron)
Majoring in communications Says uncle Adrian Diaz is his
greatest influence in life Models his game after David
Eckstein Says his greatest sports thrill was playing in the
2007 College World Series Favorites include: Boston Red Sox
(team), Happy Gilmore, Shooter and Wedding Crashers (movies), Adam
Sandler (actor) and mlb.com (website).