9 Scott Modeste
9 Scott Modeste
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
Previous College: Cosumnes River Coll.
Position: INF
B/T: R/R
Sport: TR




About Modeste

Expected to serve as top utility infielder but also figures in the picture

at third base ... spent Fall practice recovering from off-season right shoulder

surgery ... can play first, second, third and left field ... if healthy, he

could be a significant key to ORU's success ... gives ORU improved depth and a

potent bat off the bench ... gritty player.







2003 Highlights (Junior)

Endured frustrating first season at ORU ... missed several games after

dislocating his right shoulder while diving back into second base at Miami (4/5)

... was just hitting his offensive stride before the injury ... saw time at

second and third as well as DH ... collected a pair of singles in the fifth

inning at Southwest Missouri State (4/30) ... drove in five runs in three games

against Northeastern (3/28-30) ... drove in three runs in series-opener then

came back with two RBI in series finale ... 1-for-3 with an RBI and two walks

against Wichita State (3/25) ... 3-for-4 with a run scored against Kent State

(3/23) ... 2-for-5 with an RBI in season-opener against St. Gregory's (2/17) ...

2-for-4 with a double at McNeese State (3/1) ... 2-for-4 with a triple and two

RBI against Georgia (3/2) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored versus

St. Mary's (3/8).







At Cosumnes River College

Highly decorated junior college infielder ... named Bay Valley Conference Player

of the Year and 1st-team all-conference ... also named a California Community

College All-American and all-Northern California ... batted .337 with nine home

runs and 46 RBI in 43 games ... also laced 17 doubles and had a .602 slugging

percentage ... played his freshman season at Sacramento City College and

redshirted the next season before transferring to Cosumnes River ... coached by

Tony Bloomfield.







High School

1999 graduate of C.K. McClatchy High School ... all-city and all-league as well

as an Optimist All-Star ... batted .442 as a senior, setting school record with

nine home runs and 51 RBI ... coached by Brian LaForte.







Personal

Full name is Scott Edward Modeste ... son of Ed and Kathy Modeste ... Psychology

major ... chose ORU over San Jose State and UC-Irvine ... born August 14, 1981.