5 - Ronnie Shaeffer
Ronnie Shaeffer
Height: 6-2
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Garden Grove, Calif.
High School: Pacifica
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

2010: Hit .318 with 55 hits...recorded 10 doubles, a triple and three home runs...was fifth on the team with 31 RBI...season-high four hits against Cal State Northridge...totaled 17 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI games...hit in nine straight games at one point...hit .315 in conference games...had 23 hits with 11 RBI...also had a home run...played in the Cape Cod League with the Orleans Firebirds...received the Charles F. Moore Jr. Award for outstanding performance on and off the field...recorded 15 hits in 27 games...had five doubles and six RBI.

2009: Collegiate Baseball "Louisville Slugger" Freshman All-American...All-Big West second team...led UCI with a .388 average...fifth on the team with 64 hits...fourth with 12 doubles...tied for third with four home runs...four stolen bases...tied for third with 18 multiple-hit games...fourth with eight multiple-RBI games...career-high five RBI against UC Riverside...was part of the first Anteater duo to hit back-to-back home runs in 23 years, teaming up with Francis Larson to accomplish the feat...posted three four-hit games for a personal-high...had a perfect 4-for-4 performance against Oregon...batted .366 in conference games...second with 34 hits and tied for first with seven doubles...paced the team with 25 RBI in league contests...hit .286 in the postseason...had four hits and three RBI...hit in 12 straight to sit second on the team...played with the Wenatchee AppleSox over the summer and helped the team to the West Coast League title...voted all-league first-team catcher...hit .277 in 36 games...totaled 36 hits with seven doubles and three home runs...had 20 RBI and 19 runs scored...stole two bases.

Pacifica High School: Two-time All-Empire League choice...named the team's Most Valuable Player in 2007 and 2008...also tabbed Most Offensive Player in 2006... was one walk shy of tying the school record with 21...holds the top mark in doubles in a season with 13...batted .420 senior season...posted 34 hits, including a triple and four home runs...had 15 RBI and four stolen bases...20 runs scored...competed in the Orange County North-South All-Star Game...also played in the Southern California Senior All-Star Series... played with the Trombly Braves in 2008...team won the South Coast Connie Mack League title...also won the Don Mattingly World Series championship in 2007.

Personal: Big West Scholar-Athlete...parents are Ron and Maraley...has a sister, Belinda...business economicsmajor.

Career Stats:

YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2009 .388 44-44 165 34 64 12 0 4 36 12 15 4-6
2010 .318 50-47 173 22 55 10 1 3 31 13 17 1-3
Totals .352 94-91 328 56 119 22 1 7 67 25 32 5-9