13 Riley Drongesen
13 Riley Drongesen
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay HS
Position: C/INF

Sophomore (2012):
Started 29 games at four different positions (catcher, second base, first base and designated hitter). Second on the team with a .321 batting average, which ranked 17th in the Big West. Finished with eight doubles and a triple for a .415 slugging percentage. Drove in 17 runs, fifth on the team. Collected a hit in 22 of 30 games, including an 11-game hit streak from March 16 to March 30.  Posted a .407 on-base percentage and reached base safely in 22 straight games from February 24 to May 18. Turned in 10 multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit games. Clubbed a pair of doubles against San Diego on Feb. 24. Drove in three against Sacramento State on Feb. 28. Went three-for-five against Creighton (Mar. 9) and Sacramento State (Mar. 20). Missed 23 games after being hit by a pitch at UC Irvine on April 1 and breaking a bone in his hand.

Freshman (2011):
Appeared in eight games with two starts as a freshman, one each at catcher and second base. Made nine trips to the plate including a sacrifice bunt against San Jose State (May 10). Made his Tigers debut on March 13 at Nevada, starting at catcher. Entered as a defensive replacement at catcher on March 25 against San Francisco. Pinch-ran and remained in the game at first base at UC Riverside (April 8). His final three appearances were as a pinch-hittter. Still looking for first hit (0-8).

High School:
A two-year letterwinner at second and third base for Granite Bay High School in Granite Bay, Calif…  Hit .455 with a .500 OBP and .818 slugging percentage. Also posted a 1.000 fielding percentage… As a senior, he hit .409 with 28 runs batted in to earn First Team All-League honors as well as All-Metro Honorable Mention and All-City honors… Helped the Grizzlies to back-to-back second place finishes in the Sierra Foothill League under head coach Pat Esposito.

Riley Joseph Drongesen… Son of Jeff and Kim Drongesen… Sports Medicine major plans to go into Athletic Training or Physical Therapy.