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Danny Bethea
Danny Bethea

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
La Costa Canyon

Last College:
Palomar College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R

As a Junior (2012)
An NCAA Chapel Hill Regional All-Tournament Team selection ... a BIG EAST All-Tournament Team honoree ... started and appeared in 51 games ... batted .263 (44-for-167) with five doubles, three home runs and 30 RBI ... had 11 multi-hit games ... threw out 10-of-52 (19.2 percent) base stealers ... launched a walk-off three-run home run to cap a four-RBI day against then-No. 4 North Carolina (June 2) in NCAA Regional action ... finished 2-for-4 against Notre Dame (May 26) in BIG EAST Tournament action ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI against Notre Dame (May 23) in the BIG EAST Tournament ... had three RBI as part of a 2-for-4 day at then-No. 22 Louisville (May 12) ... connected for a two-run home run against USF (May 6) ... combined to go 4-for-14 with five RBI and two runs scored in a three-game series at Cincinnati (April 20-22) ... combined to go 5-for-12 with two doubles, one RBI and three runs scored in a three-game set against West Virginia (March 30-April 1) ... finished 3-for-3 with a two-run homer against Albany (March 17) ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI at UNC Wilmington (Feb. 29) ... went 0-for-3 against Michigan State (Feb. 17) in first-career start and Division I debut.

At Palomar College (2011)
Earned first team All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference honors as a sophomore for the Comets ... helped squad finish 28-13 and win the PCAC championship ... appeared in 25 games, including 17 starts ... batted .418 with six doubles and eight RBI ... threw out 62.5 percent (15-of-24) of base runners ... batted .458 with five doubles and six RBI in 17 conference games ... threw out 64.7 percent (11-of-17) of base stealers in conference action.

At Grand Canyon University (2010)
Started and appeared in 49 games for the Division II Antelopes ... batted .329 with 11 doubles, two home runs and 23 RBI.

Personal
Daniel Taylor Bethea ... born in La Jolla, Calif. ... son of Pete and Colleen Bethea ... has three older siblings, Peter, Mary and Michael ... chose St. John's for its baseball program and academics ... lists his father as the person he most admires and Joe Mauer as his favorite athlete ... father played baseball at Grand Canyon University and was an All-American and a two-time MVP of the NAIA College World Series ... majoring in economics ... aspires to graduate and become a commercial real estate agent.

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