Born in Seattle ... son of Beth and Martin Bentrott ... has an older brother, Brandon, and a younger sister, Kelly ... grandfather rowed at the UW ... cousin, Bryan Bentrott, played football at Stanford ... majoring in American ethnic studies.
2009: Started a total of 33 games, 30 at shortstop and three at second base ... went 2-for-3 with a homer vs. Hawaii on Feb. 27 in the Metrodome ... solo homer in the Huskies' 13-12 win over No. 10 UC Irvine ... 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in 9-7 win over Stanford on March 28 ... homered in 7-2 win over Cal on April 11 ... belted a solo homer in Washington's 6-3 win at Oregon April 26 ... 2-for-3 in May 9 win over No. 25 Oregon State ... 2-for-3 with a homer in May 16 win at Arizona ... played summer ball for the Newport (R.I.) Gulls, helping them to the New England Collegiate Baseball League championship.
2008: Played in 42 games, starting 41 ... made 40 starts at shortstop and one at second base ... in second game (Feb. 23 at UC Riverside), went 3-for-5 with an RBI and four runs ... 1-for-2 with two runs, a double and three RBI Mar. 21 vs. Utah Valley ... 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles March 25 vs. Hawai'i-Hilo ... 2-for-3 March 30 at Oregon State ... 1-for-2 with two RBI the following game vs. Portland ... 2-for-4 with first college home run May 17 at Arizona State ... earned first-team All-WCCBL during the summer, playing shortstop for the Bend (Ore.) Elks and helping them to the playoffs ... started 41 of 42 league games for the Knights and hit .301 in league play.
TAHOMA HIGH SCHOOL
Played three years of varsity baseball under coach Russ Hayden ... served as a team captain as a senior ... helped team to South Puget Sound League (4A) titles as a junior (22-5 overall) and senior (20-3 overall) ... team took fourth at state as a junior and third as a senior ... one of only four infielders named first-team 4A all-state as a senior ... second-team All-SPSL shortstop as a sophomore and first-team as a junior and senior ... also made second-team all-state as a junior ... as a senior, hit .479 in 14 league games, with four homers, 18 RBI, 25 runs and nine stolen bases ... also a standout football player, earning three letters as a running back, defensive back, kicker, punter and returner ... led team to three straight SPSL North Division titles ... named league's offensive back of the year as a senior, when he rushed for 1,370 yards and 17 touchdowns ... named all-league second-team as a sophomore and first-team as a junior and senior, when he was also the first-team all-league punter and honorable mention defensive back ... second-team all-state running back and honorable mention punter ... graduated with a 3.5 grade point average.
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