6 - Derrick Chung|
|Previous School:||Artesia HS|
* WAC Tournament game
| 7 vs. Fresno State, 5/27/12*
| 2, 12x - Last vs. Nevada, 5/24/12*
|5 at NMSU, 5/7/11
| 4, Twice - Last vs. Hawai'i, 5/11/12*
|| 4, Twice - Last vs. Hawai'i, 5/11/12*
| 3, Twice - Last vs. Pacific, 3/20/12
|| 3, 3x - Last at UNLV, 2/21/10
| 2 vs. Seattle U, 2/24/12
|2, 4x - Last vs. Seattle U, 2/24/12
| 1, Twice - Last at San Jose State, 4/28/12
|1, 4x - Last at San Jose State, 4/28/12
| 1, Twice - Last vs. Hawai'i, 5/13/12
|1, 6x - Last vs. Hawai'i, 5/13/12
| 2, Twice - Last at San Jose State, 4/29/12
||3, Twice - Last at NMSU, 5/7/11
| 2 at Louisiana Tech, 4/8/12
||3 vs. Menlo College, 3/29/09
AS A SENIOR (2012)
• Johnny Bench Award semifinalist
• First team all-WAC
* All-WAC Tournament team
• Academic all-WAC
A Johnny Bench Award semifinalist, ranking him in the top-12 catchers nationally...drafted in the 31st round of the 2012 MLB draft by the Toronto Blue Jays...hit a career-best .340, the second best average on the team...tallied a team-high 80 hits with 42 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 31 RBIs...recorded a .401 on-base percentage...drew 20 walks while striking out 23 times in 235 at-bats...stole a team-best seven bases in 10 attempts...hit a team-high .429 in 18 conference games...also had a team-best 23 multi-hit games (two hits 16 times, three hits five times, four hits twice)...had the second-longest hitting streak on the team with 14 and ended the year on a five-game hitting streak...made 43 starts at catcher, nine at second base, three at short and two as the designated hitter...due to an injury to starting shortstop Scotty Bucham in the first game of the WAC Tournament, Chung switched from catcher to short mid-game and started the Hornets' next three league tournament games at shortstop...an academic all-WAC selection.
AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2011)
• Second team all-WAC
• Academic all-WAC
Started all 58 of Sacramento State’s games in his fourth year with the Green and Gold...made 43 starts at catcher, 12 at second base, one at third, one at short and one at designated hitter...hit leadoff in 32 games...tallied a team-high 38 runs on 50 hits with a team-best 18 doubles and 16 RBIs...recorded a team-high .406 on-base percentage after drawing 38 walks and being hit by 14 pitches...stole six bases...never went more than four games without getting a hit...third on the team with 12 multi-hit games and recorded two multi-RBI games...had a team-high nine game hitting streak from March 5 at UC Santa Barbara to March 18 at Cal State Northridge...recorded 10 runs in a four-game series at New Mexico State, including five runs on May 7 and four more on May 8...tallied three hits in three games.
AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Played in 16 games before suffering a season-ending wrist injury....was hit by a pitch on the wrist and hand in a game at Arizona on March 19...received a medical hardship for the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Made 51 starts at shortstop, missing three games during the season due to an ankle injury...hit .291 with four homers and 33 RBIs...posted a .378 on base percentage...successfully stole seven bases in seven chances...posted 14 multi-hit games and nine multiple RBI games...posted two home runs and 11 RBIs during conference play...registered a .944 fielding percentage for the season in 268 chances.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Appeared in 17 contests during his freshman campaign, including six starts at shortstop...hit .276 with a double and two RBIs...collected four sacrifices on the season...appeared in five contests as a reliever late in the season...allowed 10 hits and six runs in 8.1 innings of work...struck out five while walking just one batter.
A 2007 graduate of Artesia High School in Lakewood, Calif...was MVP of the Suburban League in 2007...played shortstop and pitched for the Pioneers and coach Michael Gaoghagan...was named second team all-Suburban League in 2005...earned team MVP honors in 2005 and 2007...was recipient of the President’s Award of Educational Excellence and the United States Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award.
Major is business administration...interested in the stock market, investment banking and international business.
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