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6  Gera Alvarez
Gera Alvarez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vista, Calif.

High School:
Vista

Last College:
Palomar J.C.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
INF

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


2001
Made both starts at shortstop in the two games vs. Howard on 1/26...went 3-9 at the plate with 3 RBI...recorded six assist and three putouts...hit back-to-back doubles against Houston on Feb. 4...connected on two hits and five assists against West Texas A&M on Feb. 6...went 4-8 at the plate in a doubleheader against Cal-State Northridge on Feb. 10...went 2-4 with two runs scored on Feb. 11 against Cal-State Northridge...hit his first home run of the season against UC-Riverside in the San Diego Baseball Classic....went 10 of 19 at the plate for an average of .526 which earned him all-tournament honors at the San Diego Baseball Classic...snapped a 10-game hitting streak after going 0-2 against Howard Payne 2/20...hit .462 in the home series with New Mexico going 6 of 13 at the plate with four RBI...had two hits including an RBI double against Nebraska on March 2...went 5 for 12 with two doubles against Oklahoma State for an average of .417...committed a season-high three errors against Missouri on March 30th...hit his first home run since the San Diego Tournament against Missouri on April 1st....hit a three-run homer against Iowa State on April 7th while going 2 for 4 at the plate...hit .429 (6 of 14) in the series against Texas A&M...went 2 for 4 with an RBI against Baylor on May 12th....named to the All-Big 12 second team as voted on by league coaches?named to the All-Tournament team at the NCAA Fullerton Regional?finished the season with a .338 batting average, 18 doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 51 RBI.

AT PALOMAR J.C.
Played under Bob Vetter at Palomar J.C....was a first-team All-State and All-America selection...named the team?s MVP...team won the Pacific Coast Conference Championship with a 32-11 record...advanced to the regional finals in both 1999 and 2000...as a sophomore he hit .411 with seven home runs and 48 RBI

HIGH SCHOOL
His team at Vista High went 27-6 his senior season and advanced to the state semi-finals...named first-team all-CIF...North County Times Player of the Year....Conference Player of the Year

PERSONAL
Born on October 31, 1979 to Jesus and Yolanda Alvarez...has one sister Adriana (14)

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