33 Mike Kolbach
33 - Mike Kolbach
Height: 6-2
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anaheim, Calif.
High School: Foothill
Previous College: Texas
Position: Infield
Will DH and play first base for the Gauchos.

Started in 39 of 46 games played...Played a solid first base and designated hitter...Was second on the team with 29 bases on balls...Batted .283 with seven doubles, 27 RBI and 34 runs...Went 3-for-5 with two RBI against Pepperdine...Named the Big West Player of the Week the last week of the season.

Played for Coach Augie Gurrido at Texas...Hit four round-trippers and tallied 23 RBI while batting .296 as a freshman.

High School
Attended Mater Dei in the South Coast conference and played for Bob Ickes...Batted .427 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in his senior year...Also pitched and in his senior year and posted a 1.71 earned run average and 77 strikeouts...Won all-league and all-county honors three years and was named league MVP during two of those seasons...His team was four-time league champions.

Born January 23, 1979 in Anaheim, Calif...Is a Business Economics major and Sports Management minor...His favorite teams are the Anaheim Angels, Anaheim Ducks and Green Bay Packers...His favorite athletes are Will Clark and Jeff Bagwell...Favorite movies are Major League and Braveheart...Favorite television shows are Raw is War and the Howard Stern Show...During the summer of 1996, played on the USA Junior team and won the bronze medal in Cuba...Parents are Bob and Karen Kolbach.