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#7 Braden Bishop
Position: Outfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Carlos, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
Experience: 1 Letter
Born in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... son of Suzy and Randy Bishop ... has a younger brother, Hunter ... intends to major in political science.

2014: Five-game hit streak (7x19, 5 R, 4 SB) ... 4x10 in Stanford series, 2 SB ... was 2x13 in Oregon series, but scored winning run from 1st base in 5-4 10-inning game vs. Oregon ... made HR-robbing catch vs. USC Mar. 30 that was Sports Center's No. 1 play ... has started all 26 games in CF ... batted .388 in March (26x67, 17 R, 8 SB) ... T9th in Pac-12 with 22 runs, T3rd with 9 HBP ... hit safely in 9 of last 10 games ... 4x16 in USC series ... 2x5, 2 runs, SB vs. Gonzaga on Tuesday ... batted .400 in Arizona series (4x10, double, 3 runs, 2 stolen bases) ... was 2x4 with 2 runs and a stolen base in 5-2 win over AZ ... went 2x3 with a run and RBI in Husky Ballpark opener ... hit .308 (4x13, 3B, 3 RBI) in ASU series ... game-winning bases-loaded triple in 6 run 8th inning vs. ASU on Mar. 15 ... hit .588 during Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament (10x17, 6 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 3 SB) to raise avg from .229 to .346 ... 2x3, 2 RBI, stolen base on March 6 vs. Santa Clara ... career-high 4 hits (4x5, 2B, RBI, SB) vs. San Jose State ... 3x6 with 3 R, RBI, SB vs. Santa Clara on March 9 ...was 2x7 (.286) w/2 runs, 1 RBI vs. UC Davis ... was 3-for-12 with 3B, 2 RBI in Pac-12/Big-10 tourney trip ... Was 3-for-16 (.188), 3 R, 2 RBI and a stolen base in Texas State Tourney ... hit a game-tying sacrifice fly in tie vs. Michigan on Feb. 16.

 Started 29 games, all in center field, while also appearing in an additional 13 games ... started three of our games at UC Davis in center field, going 1-for-4 with an RBI in his college debut Feb. 16 (game one) vs. Davis ... 1-for-3 with a steal and a HBP in the 3-2 win over UCD ... had a run, an RBI and two HBPs in the fourth game at Davis ... also started three of four at Lamar ... 3-for-13 in Lamar series ... started first two games of Cal Poly series ... started one game at UCLA in CF ... in the UCLA series, had eight plate appearances, reaching base four times (a single and three HBPs) ... 0-for-2, but had an RBI and a HBP in March 19 start vs. Portland ... in a start March 30 at Oregon, made a catch at the fence that made ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays for the day ... went 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI in the April 2 win over SeattleU ... went 2-for-6 over two starts in the series at Pepperdine ... started all three games at Stanford, going 4-for-12 for the weekend ... 3-for-5 with four runs scored April 13 vs. the Cardinal ... 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI April 16 vs. SeattleU ... had a good weekend in the series win over No. 5 Oregon State, starting all three in center and going 4-for-8 with three RBI in the series ... 2-for-2 with two RBI in the UW's 10-3 win over the Beavers April 20 ... had the game-winning, RBI single in the 12th inning of the Huskies' 3-2 victory over California on April 26 ... went 3-for-6 over the three games at Arizona (started one of them) .. 2-for-4 in start at Tucson on May 5 ... 3-for-6 with an RBI and a steal in two games vs. Utah (one start) ... injured hand May 11 vs. Utah, but did appear as a pinch runner (stealing a base and scoring a run) May 24 vs. Arizona State

Played four seasons on the varsity under coach Mike Oakland ... team captain as a senior ... team won the league and district titles his junior and senior years ... as a senior, hit .433 with 35 runs, 17 RBI, 13 doubles and 22 stolen bases as the Lancers went 26-5-1 and 11-2-1 in league ... named the West Catholic Athletic League MVP as a senior, also earning first-team All-WCAL, first-team All-CIF Central Coast Section, second-team all-state and second-team Perfect Game All-America ... as a junior, named first-team All-WCAL and second-team All-CIF CCS after batting .393 with 24 runs, 20 RBI, nine doubles and 19 steals ... hit. 375 and earned first-team All-WCAL as a sophomore ... team compiled a 99-26-1 record over his four seasons ... also a standout on the football team as a receiver, cornerback and returner ... first-team All-WCAL, WCAL receiver of the year and second-team All-CIF CCS and all-metro as a senior football player ... had 47 catches for 712 yards and 11 TDs as a senior ... honorable mention all-league as a sophomore and junior ... selected by the Braves in the 36th round of the 2012 MLB Draft ... played in the All-Area Code Games in 2011 ... graduated from St. Francis with a 3.75 grade point average.


Favorite baseball player:
Mickey Mantle, because he played fast and aggressive and had all five tools.

Pre-game ritual:
I dress from the ground up and always keep chapstick in my back right pocket.

Favorite movies:
The Natural, For the Love of the Game

Possible career pursuits:
Baseball front office executive

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