Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#42 Jared Oliva
Position: Outfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 181
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Saugus, Calif.
High School: Valencia HS
Experience: SQ

Career Statistics

Arizona 2014

High School

Earned two varsity letters at Valencia High School under coach Jared Snyder … Selected to Bakersfield vs. Santa Clarita Valley All-Star Game as a senior … Hit .325 with 11 stolen bases and 15 runs scored as a senior … Teammate of current Wildcat Luke Soroko … Played for the Playa Vista Orioles in scout ball under Tim Olivarez … Also played for IBAC under Gary Powers.

Name pronounced: ah-LIH-vuh ... Graduated from Valencia High School in Valencia, Calif., in 2013 … Born in Northridge, Calif., in 1995 … Son David and Beth Oliva … Father played baseball at Los Angeles Valley College under George Horton before playing at Santa Clara where he was named NCBA Player of the Year in 1982. Went on to play in the Red Sox organization from 1982-86 … Has two older brothers, Nicholas and Dylan … Nicholas played defensive end at New Mexico State … Uncle, Steve Oliva, played in the Atlanta Braves organization from 1974-78 … Hobbies include hanging out with friends and working out … Favorite professional sports teams are the Kansas City Royals and Carolina Panthers … Aspires to work in sports marketing once playing career wraps up … Considers his father the most inspirational person in his life … Is enrolled in the Eller College of Management as a pre-business major.