Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#21 David Real
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 193
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Anthem, Ariz.
High School: Boulder Creek HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Career Statistics | 2013

Arizona 2013
Played in 14 games with 10 starts behind the plate … Hitless in one at-bat off bench against USC (5/25) … Drove in a run as starting catcher at UCLA (5/12) … Went 0-for-3 in start against Washington (5/4) … Scored a pair of runs with a walk and sacrifice despite going 0-for-2 in start against Alabama State (4/28) … Reached base via a walk and hit-by-pitch in 0-for-1 game as starter against Arizona State (4/16) … Drew three walks, was hit by a pitch, had a sacrifice and was 1-for-7 in three games as starting catcher at Washington State (4/12-14) … Went 1-for-3 with a walk in each game against Columbia (3/9-10) … Went 0-for-1 in appearance against San Jose State (2/23) … Made collegiate debut off the bench against Coppin State (2/16), recording a putout and an assist.

High School
Earned varsity letters under the guidance of coach Joe McDonald at Boulder Creek High School in New River, Ariz., just north of the Phoenix area ... Named to Division I All-Section First Team as a catcher as a senior ... Arizona Republic honorable mention All-Division I All-State team ... Hit .415 with 38 runs batted in and 33 runs scored as a senior to go with five doubles and four home runs ... As a junior, hit .380 with nine doubles and a pair of home runs. Scored 34 runs and drove in 34 runs ... Began high school career at Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Ariz.

Graduated from Boulder Creek High School in 2012 ... Born in Milford, Conn., in 1994 ... Son of Hugo and Zenaida Real ... Has two older brothers ... Brother, Alex, is a junior baseball player at New Mexico … A high school honors student all four years ... Hobbies include traveling, hanging out with friends and playing other sports ... Favorite professional sports teams include the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots … Considers father most inspiration person in his life … Career ambitions include finishing business degree and investing … Is enrolled in the Eller College of Management as a pre-business major.