20 - Brett Tanigawa|
|Previous School:||Moanalua HS|
AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Started 16 games behind the dish, while appearing in 24 games...hit .264 with five RBI and four runs scored...threw out six would-be base stealers...connected on second career home run at San Jose State on April 22, a two run homer to left field...had a career day at the WAC Tournament against Hawai’i...went 4-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored...comes into the season with a four-game hitting streak.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
His improved play warranted time behind the plate...appeared in 15 games and made six starts...a strong catcher defensively, did not commit an error and also recorded three assists...set new single-game career highs with a pair of two two-hit games...first in a 4-2 victory at UC Irvine on March 5...then during a 7-1 victory over Utah Valley State on March 19, finishing 2-for-3 with one walk, while also crushing his first career home run...in a 9-6 loss at Nevada on May 12, was part of a six-run comeback in the seventh and eighth innings, with a RBI-single and scoring one run...had two assists behind the pate in a 7-5 win over Portland on Feb. 24.
AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Played in 12 games, starting three behind the plate...finished the year with a 1.000 fielding percentage...also scored two runs while recording one RBI.
Sat out the season as a redshirt.
A 2003 graduate of Moanalua HS in Honolulu...competed in four years of baseball...named to the honor roll four years.
Born March 11, 1985...major is business...son of Robert and Elaine Tanigawa.