Born in Tacoma ... parents are Shelli Hudson and King Pollard ... has an older brother, Avias, and an older sister, Kylie ... a philosophy major.
2009: Played in 48 games and started 41 ... started 26 games at third base, 13 in left field and two at second base ... opened the season by hitting safely in all three games at Fresno State ... 4-for-11 in the series ... two-run homer Feb. 28 vs. Minnesota in the Metrodome ... 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles in March 4 win vs. Oregon ... 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI vs. the Ducks March 22 in Portland ... 2-for-5 with a double and three runs March 24 vs. No. 10 UC Irvine ... 1-for-5 with two RBI the following day vs. the Anteaters ... 3-for-5 with a triple, a home run, two runs and four RBI May 9 vs. Oregon State ... solo homer May 16 at Arizona.
2008: Played in 19 games, starting four, as a true freshman ... started two games at second base, one in left field and one at designated hitter ... started in season's second game, going 1-for-4 with a run Feb. 23 at UC Riverside ... 1-for-4 with a double in a start March 9 vs. Cal Poly ... also went 1-for-4 in start March 15 vs. Holy Cross ... 1-for-1 with a walk and a solo homer April 1 vs. Portland ... hit a three-run triple April 11 vs. BYU ... 1-for-2 with an RBI double April 14 at Gonzaga ... 2-for-2 April 26 vs. UCLA ... played summer ball for the Liberal (Kan.) BeeJays in the Jayhawk League, playing for longtime Major League player and manager Mike Hargrove ... batted .340 with five homers and 22 RBI, earning second-team all-league for Liberal.
WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters for the Patriots, playing for coach Robyn Rich ... served as a team captain in each of his final three seasons ... batted .420 with 11 steals as a sophomore ... hit .535 with four homers, 19 RBI and 12 steals as a junior and batted .608 with five homers, 20 RBI and 12 steals as a senior ... first-team All-Nisqually League as a senior ... one of four infielders named first-team 2A all-state as a senior ... honorable mention All-Seamount League (school changed classifications after his junior season) in each of his first three years ... earned one letter in basketball, when he was named team's defensive MVP ... played on Mariners fall scout team ... drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 37th round of the 2007 draft ... graduated with a 3.8 grade point average.
JULIEN POLLARD'S CAREER STATISTICS