7 - Jon DeAlba
Jon DeAlba
Born: 01/27/1986
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Goleta, Calif.
High School: Dos Pueblos
College: Santa Barbara City College
Position: Outfield
2008
Started in 30 games, played in 38 overall...Finished with a .297 batting average in 118 at bats...Successfully stole four bases without being caught...Only made one error...Did not ground into a double play for the entire season...Went 2-for-3 with a walk and scored three runs against Saint Mary's on Mar. 22...Hit two doubles in a 3 for 4 performance with three runs scored against Cal State Northridge on Mar. 28...Went 2-for-2 with a double and three RBI against USC on Apr. 19...Went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and a home run against UC Riverside on May 17.

Santa Barbara City College
A First Team All-Conference selection in 2006 and 2007...MVP of the Western State Conference in 2007...Tied for second on the Vaqueros with a .362 batting average...Hit a team-high 11 homeruns with 49 RBI...Showed his speed leading the team with 32 steals in 37 chances...His on-base percentage of .452 was good for fourth on the Vaqueros while his 64 hits and six triples were second to none...De Alba's 50 runs scored tied him for first on the team.

High School
Played for Scott O'Leary at Dos Pueblos High School, where he played center field and right field for the Chargers...Batted .370 with 12 stolen bases and two homeruns.

Personal
Born January 27, 1986 in Goleta, Calif...Majoring in communications at UCSB...Aspires to become a youth sports director...Winner of the SBCC Male Student Athlete of the Year award in 2007...Roots for the Atlanta Braves...If he was not playing baseball, he would be playing football...Favorite athletes are Chipper Jones and Andruw Jones...Lists most memorable sports moment as winning the Western State Conference at SBCC...Enjoys reading "The Art of War"...Would invite Rod Carew, George Brett, and Don Mattingly to dinner if he could...Lists best player ever faced as Delmon Young...Best advice ever received was "Visualize the feeling you get when you are on top of your game and carry it with you at all times" from Santa Barbara Foresters GM Bill Pintard...Has three sisters, Jill, Jennifer, and Jackie...Son of Greg and Norma DeAlba.

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