5 Jared Shumaker
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
High School: Aliso Niguel
Position: Outfielder
Projected starter in center field may also see innings as a Gaucho closer.

Penciled in as a starter in the outfield for the Gauchos until being forced to miss most of the season to a shoulder injury...Played in five games, getting four hits in 14 at bats, including three doubles...Went 2-for-6 with two runs and two RBI against Cal State Northridge.

Loyola Marymount
Red shirted his freshman year.

High School
Attended Aliso Niguel and played for Mike Chapman in the Pacific Coast League...Posted a .492 batting average at the varsity level...In his senior year he added six long balls and 29 RBI while batting .484...Set school records for most hits (season, career), runs (season, career) and stolen bases (season, career)...Set league records for hits (season) and batting average...A three-time All-League and two-time All-State and All-County choice...Also named All-CIF...Enjoyed undefeated league season during senior campaign...Also competed in football.

Born February 3, 1980 in Torrance, Calif...Is a Law and Society major...Hopes to become an investigator...His most memorable sports moment came in winning the Babe Ruth World Series in 1996...Is a fan of the Athletics...His favorite athletes are Andruw Jones and Carlos Delgado...Favorite movie isAmerican History X...Favorite novel is The Godfather...Favorite television shows include The Tom Green Show...Was also recruited by Loyola Marymount, Cal State Fullerton and Tulane...Nicknamed "Skip"...Son of Wayne and Marlene Schumaker.