Vincent Valdez

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Vincent Valdez

Santa Ana, Calif.
Previous School:
Cypress College (Calif.)


2010 (Junior): Led the team in nine categories, including: batting average (.403), runs scored (61), doubles (28), total bases (160), slugging percentage (.796), hits (81), games played (57), on-base percentage (.481), runs batted in (56) and tied in games started with 56... Ranked first in the conference in doubles per game with 0.49... Was ranked third in the NAIA in doubles, 16th in total bases and 24th in home runs... Set the Northwestern season record for most doubles in a season with 28... Ranked in the top 10 in six Northwestern individual season records and is in top 10 in three career records, including: third in doubles (50), ninth in home runs (25) and eighth in total bases (275)... Tied for the record for most hits in a game with five against Wayland Baptist... Led the team in multiple hit games with 27 and in multiple RBI games with 16... Held the second longest hitting streak of 11 games... Played in all 57 games and started in all but one...

2009 (Sophomore): Was the only Ranger to start in all 53 games, starting in all but one at shortstop... Hit .372 while tying the single season record for doubles in a season with 22... Had a triple and eight home runs in 180 at bats, the third most on the team... Scored 37 runs and slugged .639... Walked only nine times in 198 plate appearances... Was in on 23 double plays... Hit .556 with a runner on third and less than two outs... Averaged 1.26 hits per game and .42 doubles per game... Had the second longest hit streak at 12 games... Knocked in a season-high four RBI’s against St. Gregory’s... Had 19 multi-hit games including two four-hit games and four three-hit games... Ranked fourth in the SAC in doubles (22) and ninth in assists (2.02/game)... 

Previous School: Played a season at Cypress College in Cypress, Calif, as a first and third baseman...

High School: A two-year all-league performer at Calvary Chapel High School in Santa Ana, Calif... Was the team’s Most Valuable Player during his senior season as a third baseman... Earned second-team All-CIF Conference honors as a junior... Hit .392 as a senior with 23 runs batted in and seven home runs... Also played football and basketball... 

Personal: Majoring in business administration... Born November 4, 1988, in Orange, Calif... Son of Julian Valdez and Eva Valdez...