|4 Mehdi Alavi
Played one season at Vincennes under coaches Jon Adams, Ted Thompson and Scott Steinbrecher ... was part of a squad that reached a No. 3 national ranking for DII junior college ... finished with an average of .276.
A 2007 graduate of Batesville High School in Batesville, Ind .... lettered in baseball and coached by Gary Jewel, Derek Santiago and Ryan Scott ... as a sophomore in 2005 he helped lead his team to a Final Four appearance and hit .500 in the state playoffs ... was an All-EIAC performer for three seasons and was named the team MVP his final two years ... hit .393 as a sophomore, .494 as a junior and .396 as a senior.
Born on June 27, 1988 in Alameda, Calif., ... stepfather Mark is a veterinarian and a graduate of the University of Dayton and Ohio State ... mother Connie is a jeweler and a graduate of Xavier and the University of Dayton ... has a step-brother Chaske ... enjoys watching movies, music, working out and spending time with family and friends ... majoring in business.