|High School:||Acalanes HS|
|College:||College of San Mateo|
UC Santa Barbara
As a junior, Joe played in 50 games, starting 49 of those, primarily in left field ... Hit four home runs in 180 at-bats ... Compiled a .222 average with 22 runs and 28 RBI, the latter of which was good for third on the team ... Went 14 of 22 in stolen base attempts ... Had an impressive three assists from the outfield at home plate ... On April 9 against Cal Poly went 3-for-4 with a home run ... Also went 3-for-4 with a home run on May 14 against UC Irvine ... Had 11 multi-hit games ... Had a seven-game hitting streak, third longest amongst teammates.
College of San Mateo
Batted .420 in his lone year as a Bulldog ... Hit eight home runs with 49 RBI and scored 44 runs ... Also stole 15 bases ... Named the league's MVP, was a First Team All-America selection and won a California Silver Slugger award ... Led the team to the conference title ... Bulldogs lost in state title game ... Coached by Doug Williams.
Played one game, garnering one at-bat.
Hit .222 in nine games for the Wolf Pack ... Had two hits and an RBI in nine at-bats ... Also drew a walk.
A two-time First Team All-DFAL selection as a junior and senior ... Led the Dons to league titles in both 2006 and 2007 ... Team was a North Coast Section champ in 2007 ... Batted .421 as a senior with 20 stolen bases ... Also earned letters in soccer and basketball ... Helped hoops team to league title as a senior, North Coast Section title and team was a NorCal finalist.
Joseph William Wallace was born on February 8, 1989 in Berkeley, Calif. to proud parents Bill and Jill ... Has two older siblings - Craig and Bret ... Roots for Northern California professional teams: the Giants, 49ers, Warriors and San Jose Sharks ... Favorite movies are "Rounders" and "The Sandlot" ... Calls Barry Bonds his favorite athlete ... The Giants 2010 World Series title is his most memorable sports moment ... Watches "Seinfeld" and "The Office" on TV.