Rob Folsom

Rob Folsom

Player Profile


Medford, OR

High School:
North Medford HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180




OREGON STATE: Begins his career at OSU this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Rob was a catcher in high school and was a very successful guy. We think he can play more than one position and be an offensive threat."

NORTH MEDFORD HIGH: Lettered 4 years for coach Brett Wolfe ... 2-time all-state first team; 4-time all-league first team ... as a senior, batted .426, 6 homers, 22 RBIs ... as a junior, batted .541, 9 homers, 36 RBIs ... as a sophomore, all-state second team ... also played football, wrestled ... prep teammate Russ Vandell plays for Air Force, David Faaefeete plays football for Oregon, Beau Hovland plays football for Portland State ... 3.5 GPA; honors classes.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Pre-Veterinary Medicine; may become a veterinarian ... born in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are David and Mindy Folsom; family includes brother Ryan (17), sisters Emily (21), Kate (12), Halley (7) ... father played football for Brown; mother played tennis at Brigham Young ... enjoys hunting, fishing, wakeboarding, working ... top athletic thrills were American Legion state and regional titles, state finals in wrestling ... favorite athletes are Pudge Rodriguez and Cael Sanderson; favorite movie is The Man From Snowy River; favorite TV show is Primos Truth About Hunting; favorite actor is Will Farrell, actress is Halle Berry; favorite book is Book Of Mormon; favorite group is The Highwaymen; favorite vehicle is Dodge pickup; favorite foods are hamburgers, bacon and eggs; favorite restaurant is Elmer's ... chose OSU for its small-town atmosphere and "a great opportunity to play baseball."

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