12 Mark Mathias
12 Mark Mathias
Birth Date: 8-2-94
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fremont, CA
High School: Irvington HS
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: HS

High School: A .407 hitter with 10 RBI, five doubles and a home run, stealing five bases, as a junior shortstop under head coach Denny Martinez at Irvington High School … also pitched for the Vikings, compiling a 4-4 record and 2.17 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 48 1/3 innings and a pair of complete games … led Irvington to a 14-11 overall record, second-place finish in the Mission Valley League and to the semifinal round of the CIF-North Coast Section Division I playoffs … earned MVP and first-team All-Mission Valley League honors as well as second-team All-East Bay honors as an infielder … in senior season hit .239 with 15 RBI and 22 runs scored … three doubles, including two with three RBI against Foothill on April 19 … struck out seven times in 84 plate appearances … during summer of 2011, played in the 17-and-under WWBA national tournament in Georgia as well as the Area Code Games for the Oakland A's in Long Beach … also played for Headfirst Bercovich in Connie Mack and California Club Baseball and participated in the Rawlings NorCal World Series and Bay Area World Series … played football as a freshman … earned baseball team's scholar-athlete award … was recruited by UC Santa Barbara, San Jose State and San Francisco, but chose Cal Poly because "I liked the coaches and I liked the area, the campus and facilities."

Personal: Son of John and Alice Mathias … two brothers, John III and Michael, and one sister, Alyssa … enjoys music and spending time with family as hobbies … born August 2, 1994, in Santa Clara, Calif. … majors in parks, recreation and tourism administration.