13 - Riley Drongesen
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.

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