Joey Ledesma

Joey Ledesma

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, AZ

Last College:
Pima CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
OF-1B

Experience:
TR

B-T:
L-R

OREGON STATE: Begins his career at OSU this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Joey has one of the best swings on the club. He can play first base and be the designated hitter, and he's really got some capabilities offensively."

PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Lettered 2 years for coach Edgar Soto ... as a sophomore, batted .280, 8 doubles during an injury-hampered season ... as a freshman, batted .346, 2 homers, 18 doubles, 35 RBIs; all-league honorable mention ... 3.0 GPA.

SALPOINTE CATHOLIC HIGH: Lettered 1 year for coach Jerry Ledesma ... as a senior, all-state, all-Southern Arizona first team, all-league first team; batted .483, 6 homers, 3 triples, 12 doubles, 32 RBIs ... 3.0 GPA.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Business ... born in Tucson, Ariz. ... parents are Jerry and Vivienne Ledesma; family includes brother Stevie (17) ... enjoys playing ball, playing Madden 2005, hanging out with friends, watching sports ... top athletic thrill was hitting a homer in final high school at-bat ... favorite athlete is Tony Gwynn; favorite movie is Top Gun; favorite actress is Angelina Jolie; favorite book is The Mental Game Of Baseball; favorite group is Early November; favorite vehicle is BMW M3; favorite food is Italian; favorite restaurant is KG's ... chose OSU for its coaching staff and "the opportunity to play the best baseball in the country."

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