Played two seasons at FresnoCityCollege in Fresno, Calif. ... Batted .430 his sophomore season, fifth among California JC players ... Led the state in the postseason with a .552 average ... Named first-team All-Central Valley his sophomore year ... Batted .449 as a freshman in 2004.
Graduated from ClovisWestHigh School in Fresno, Calif., in 2003 where he earned three varsity letters in baseball for coach Tim Thiessen ... Two-time All-Clovis selection ... Named first-team all-conference and all-valley his senior year ... Also earned two varsity letters at Clovis West as the football team’s starting QB ... Football team captain his senior year ... Was a member of the Clovis West Honor Roll.
Full name: Jason Avedis Sadoian ... Born 8/12/84 in Fresno, Calif. ... Son of Richard and Anna Sadoian ... Father graduated from FresnoState ... Has one sister, Allison ... Is a pre-health major.