24 Travis DeBondt
24 Travis DeBondt
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Previous College: Bakersfield College
Position: OF/P
Previous School: Stockdale HS
B/T: L/L
Sport: 1L

 



About DeBondt





Multi-talented outfielder suffered with nagging injuries during Fall practice ... owns great speed, excellent power and is an above average hitter and outfielder ... owns the best throwing arm on the team ... hopes to be more productive after up-and-down junior season ... capable of carrying the team offensively when he

gets hot ... has been drafted three times.

2005 Notes



ORU's fourth outfielder ... helped carry ORU's offense during a 14-game stretch from April 5-May 1 ... batted .375-4-17 in those 14 games as ORU went 10-4 ... 2-for-4 with an RBI and a double against North Carolina A&T in NCAA Regional play ... 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against No. 10 Arkansas (4/12) ... 3-for-4 with two

doubles and four RBI at Oakland (4/16) ... was 2-for-3 with two RBI against Texas-Pan American (3/18) ... 3-for-4 with an RBI against BYU (3/5) ... selected in the 22nd round by the Los Angeles Dodgers.





Before ORU



Named All-Southern California by the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association following his sophomore season at Bakersfield College ... batted .399 with five home runs and 40 RBI in 34 games ... also ripped 10 doubles and seven triples for a .681 slugging percentage ... was 20-for-21 in stolen base attempts ...

first-team All-Western States Conference selection ... excelled as a freshman, batting .331 with eight doubles, four triples, three home runs and 27 RBI in 38 games ... was 10-for-11 in stolen bases ... second-team all-conference selection ... drafted twice, in the 25th round by Cleveland (as a pitcher) in 2003 and in the 36th round by Detroit in 2004 ... played last summer for the Santa Barbara Foresters.





High School





2002 graduate of Stockdale High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... set school season home run record with eight as a senior ... helped lead Stockdale to a 25-3 record, a league championship and an appearance in the Valley championship game.

Personal



Full name is Travis Jon DeBondt ... son of Randy and Judy DeBondt ... Recreation Administration major ... chose ORU over Washington State, UC-Santa Barbara and UNLV ... born October 28, 1983.