2015 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention
2014 All-Pac-12 Defensive Team
Born in Berkeley, Calif. ... son of Chris and Matt Rei ... has a younger brother, Phillip ... cousin, Kevin Rei, is a golfer at Chico State ... uncle, Fran Mullins, played in the Major Leagues in the 1980s for the White Sox, Giants and Indians ... considering majoring in sports psychology or sociology ... last name is pronounced and sounds like "RYE".
2015: Limited to 25 games after suffering UCL injury in his left thumb on Feb. 19 vs. Kansas ... reached base safely in 24 of 25 games ... led team in several offensive categories, including batting average (.330), slugging percentage (.681), on base percentage (.445) and OPS (1.127) ... was second with 7 home runs and fourth with 20 RBI ... hit .333 in Pac-12 play and ranked 3rd in Conference-only action with 6 home runs despite playing in only 15 of a possible 30 games ... batted .410 (16x39) in away games ... hit .343 vs. RHP ... hit .310 (23x74) in 20 games after returning from injury with 6 HR, 15 RBI ... was 2x10 in Utah series, but hit 8th inning HR in 1-0 win in season finale ... 4x11 at Arizona with HR, 2 2B, 4 RBI (3 starts at catcher, first since returning) ... had 2-run HR in 3-2 win May 10 vs. Arizona off Bobby Dalbec ... 4x12, 3 HR 7 RBI vs. OSU ... first career multi-HR game, career-high 5 RBI, 3 hits, May 1 vs OSU, hitting both homers off freshman All-American Drew Rasmussen ... 2-run HR off All-Pac-12 pitcher Andrew Moore Apr 30 vs. OSU ...5x12 at Oregon ... 4x5, 2 R, 2 RB, 2B vs. Oregon, April 24... was 4x12 with a HR vs. ASU ... singled in his first AB upon returning ... hit game-tying, 9th inning HR vs. ASU off closer Ryan Burr, part of 3x5 day ... saw action in first 5 games, but has been out since with a hand injury ... hit 3-run HR vs. Kansas, 3rd of his career ... hit safely in 3 of 4 games at Pacific with 2 hits in each of those 3 games (went 6 for-13, with 2 RBI, 2 doubles, and a triple ... pre-season first team All-Pac-12 according to College Sports Madness ... listed as the No. 16 MLB Draft prospect in the Pac-12 by d1baseball.com.
2014: All-Pac-12 and All-Pac-12 Defensive Team selection ... 52 games, 48 starts at catcher, including all 30 Pac-12 games ... was 11th in Pac-12 with .408 on base pct ... hit .400 (18-for-45), 7 RBI, .467 slugging pct in May ... tied for team lead with 9 multi-RBI games ... 11 multi-hit games ... hit .367 in 30 Pac-12 games to rank 3rd (also 5th in slugging .510, 4th with .452 on-base pct, 4th with 22 RBI) ... hit .411 (23-for-56) vs. left-handers and .388 (19-for-49, 25 RBI) with runners in scoring position ... thrown out 14-of-33 would be stealers ... hit 2-for-13 at Oxford Regional ... was 1-for-4, RBI in opener vs. Georgia Tech ... 3-for-10 vs. UCLA, 4-for-9 at Oregon St. prior week ... ... pinch-hit 2-run double in 5-run 8th in 8-7 win Tues. vs. Grand Canyon ... career-high and Pac-12 season high 5 hits vs. Utah, May 4, double, 2 RBI ... 3-for-8 in WSU series, including 3-run HR on April 25 and 2x3 of game 2 of DH, with both RBI's in 2-0 win ... 1x9 in Cal series, but hit was a 2 RBI single that gave UW 2-0 lead in 6-2 win ... 3-for-10, homerun, 2 runs, 2 RBI vs. Stanford ... 1st career HR April 13 vs. Stanford was a 2-run shot ... hit .391 (18x46), 11 RBIs in March ... was 5-for-11 (.455) in USC series ... 2-for-4, 2RBI in opener at USC and was 2-for-5, RBI and caught all 14 innings of 8-3 win ... batted .625 (5-for-8) in Arizona series with 2 doubless, 5 RBI, 2 runs ... was 2-for-3 with 4 RBI in Husky Ballpark opener, 2-for-5 in 2nd game and 1-for-2 in series finale ... 3-for-13 (.231) at Jack Gifford Memorial Tourney and is 5-for-last-15 overall ... 2-for-5, 2 runs, RBI on March 9 vs. Santa Clara ... 2-for-4, double, 2 RBI in UC Davis series ... hit and scored in each game vs. Michigan during the opening Texas St. Tourney.
2013: Made 17 starts as the Husky catcher during his freshman season ... played in all three, and started two, at catcher in the season-opening series at UC Davis ... 1-for-3 with an RBI in first start, Feb. 16 (game one) at UCD ... 1-for-4 with two runs in second start (fourth game of Davis series) ... started three of four games behind the plate at Lamar, where he didn't allow a stolen base (only attempt was caught) ... started first game of the series vs. Cal Poly .. played in the third game at LSU (defense only) ... started two of three games at UCLA, going 2-for-6 with a walk in the series ... 2-for-4 with an RBI April 2 at SeattleU ... had a pinch-hit appearance April 14 at Stanford ... started behind the plate in the third game of the Oregon State series ... 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the Huskies' win over SeattleU on May 7 ... started behind the plate May 11 vs. Utah ... started game three of Washington State series (May 19), going 1-for-3 with an RBI ... started two of the three games May 24-26 vs. Arizona State ... 1-for-2 with a run, a walk and a HBP in the season finale May 26 ... played summer baseball in the Northwoods League for the LaCrosse Loggers, where he hit .275 in 109 at bats with two home runs and 12 RBI.
CAMPOLINDO HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters at Campolindo under for coach Max Luckhurst ... captained the team as a junior and senior ... in 2012, helped Campolindo to win the CIF North Coast Section Division II championship, beating Dougherty Valley in the title game at the Oakland Coliseum ... helped lead the Cougars to a 23-4-1 record and the No. 1 ranking in the state (Division II) as a senior ... also helped lead Campolindo to three consecutive Diablo Foothill Athletic League championships and three straight district titles ... won a gold glove award sophomore through senior years ... team MVP as a sophomore ... first-team All-DFAL as a junior and senior ... also played football as a freshman ... drafted by the Twins in the 37th round of the 2012 MLB Draft.
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