5 Gunnar Terhune
5 Gunnar Terhune
Birth Date: 10/07/1987
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: St. Augustine HS
Position: Infield
Set career-bests in nearly every statistical category as a junior...Started 43 of 44 games he played in...All but one of those starts came in left field...Batted leadoff in 23 games, tied for most on the team...His 10 stolen bases were tied for second on squad...Four triples were first on team and tied for fourth in the Big West...14 of his 22 RBI came during Big West play...Career-high four RBI on Mar. 27 at Cal State Northridge when he went 3-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored...Hit first career home run on May 16 at UC Riverside, one of his three hits on the day...Posted an eight-game hitting streak from Apr. 17-28 when he hit .313...Had a six-game hitting streak from Mar. 27-Apr. 3 in which he batted .462...Had 13 multi-hit games, including five three-hit games...Went 2-for-4 with three RBI on Mar. 8 vs. Loyola Marymount...Stole two bases in that same game. 2008
Played in 41 games, including 31 starts...Batted .336 with 25 runs and 12 RBI...Stole five bases...Recorded 40 hits and nine walks in 119 at-bats...Went 4-for-6 with a double, two runs, and one RBI against UC Davis on April 14...Went 5-for-6 with three runs and a stolen base against Westmont on April 15...Had two hits, two runs, two RBI, and a stolen base against UC Riverside on May 18. 2007
Started 18 of 31 games...Batted .239 in 67 at bats with 14 runs, one double, and four RBI...Third on the team with four sacrifices...Stole a perfect three-for-three...Three multi-hit games...Had a career day against LMU on March 18 going two-for-three with two runs scored and two RBI...Collected a season-high three hits against Pepperdine on March 26. High School
Played for Mike Stephenson at Saint Augustine High School...Four-year varsity letter winner playing shortstop for the Saints...Had an outstanding junior campaign, batting .470 with 15 doubles, two homeruns and 25 stolen bases...Produced an equally impressive year as a senior, collecting a batting average of .460 with 10 doubles and two homers while swiping 20 bags...Earned First Team All-Eastern League in his sophomore, junior and senior years...Also selected First Team All-Conference, Union Tribune Team and First Team All-CIF as a junior and senior...Was named Second Team All-State in 2006...Helped the Saints to the Lion's Tournament Championship in 2004, 2005 and 2006...Excelled on the football field as well, earning a varsity spot as a freshman...Also recruited by the University of Hawai'i, University of Tennessee, University of San Diego, Loyola Marymount and University of Maryland. Personal
Born October 7, 1987 in San Diego, Calif...Majoring in sociology at UCSB...Aspires to either become a firefighter or play professional baseball...If he was not playing baseball, he would play either golf or football...Roots for the San Diego Padres and Chargers...Favorite athletes are Jose Reyes and Bo Jackson...Most memorable sports moment was winning the Division 3 Championship in 2004 and his first game as a Gaucho in 2007...Enjoys watching "Wedding Crashers" and "Top Gun"...Watches "Tred Barta," "Ducks Unlimited" and "King of Queens" on the small screen...Favorite book is "Abe and Me" by Jack Murphy...Enjoys the weather, people, and ocean most about UCSB...Lists Reggie Bush as the best player ever faced in any sport...Would like to invite Pamela Anderson, Bo Jackson and Jeff Foiles to dinner...Lists washing his clothes before every game as one of his superstitions...Best baseball advice received was given by Craig Daluz: "Just react"...Has one brother, Griffen...Son of Gordon and Terri Terhune.
2009    44-43   169     26      48      8       4       1       22      10-13   33      8       .284

At-bats6three timesthree times
Hits5vs. Westmont4/15/08
Runs3vs. Westmont4/15/08
Runs Batted In4@ CSU Northridge3/27/09
Stolen Bases2vs. Loyola Marymount3/8/09
Extra Base Hits119 times19 times
Strikeouts213 times13 times