Arizona's primary backup catcher and left-handed pinch hit option as true freshman ... Finished season 2-for-10 (.200) with a pair of runs scored and one run batted in ... Started two games behind the plate with four pinch-hit appearances ... Went 0-for-2 in three plate appearances in two games played off bench against East Tennessee State (4/27-29). Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in opening game of series ... Hitless in pinch-hit at bat at Washington (4/22) ... Made second start of season against Utah Valley (4/4), going 0-for-2 with a walk and a run scored ... Went 0-for-1 in pinch hit appearance at Rice (3/14) ... Earned first career start and collected first two career hits with a run scored in second game of double-header against Auburn (2/25).
Turned in a decorated career at Taft High School under coach Scott Osder ... A three-time Los Angeles City Section All-West Valley League first team honoree (2009-11) ... A 2009 and 2010 second team CIF Los Angeles City Section All-City selection ... As a true freshman in 2008, named a second team Los Angeles City Section All-West Valley League member ... As a senior, named top offensive player at South Bay Classic.
Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Graduated from Taft High School in Tarzana, Calif., in 2011 ... Son of Lonnie and Josie Berger ... Has one sister, Nina ... Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Science and has yet to declare a major ... Member of high school's honor roll ... Outside of baseball, hobbies include music, eating and Judaism ... Future career aspirations include becoming a lawyer ... Favorite professional sports teams include the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Rooms with teammate Joseph Maggi.