Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#6 Riley Moore
Position: Catcher
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: San Marcos HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Career Statistics | 20142013 | 2012

- 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic (Honorable Mention)
- 2013 Bench Award Watch List
- 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American (3rd team)
- 2012 Baseball America Freshman All-American
- 2012 College World Series All-Tournament Team

Arizona 2014
Played in 49 games and made 45 starts … After slow start to season, finished strongly in second half of season … Batted .295 over final 27 games of season, which was third-best clip on team during that stretch … Finished season on six-game hitting streak … Capped season with a hit in each game to go with two runs and two RBI in series against Abilene Christian (5/23-25) … Batted 4-for-13 with two runs scored and a double in three games at California (5/16-18) … Went 3-for-11 with two RBI and a run scored in three contests vs. Stanford (5/9-11) … Collected two hits and two RBI in 10 at-bats of series at Oregon (5/2-4) … Started series 0-for-7, but finished 3-for-3 with a run scored and RBI of finale against ASU (4/25-27) … Combined to bat 2-for-12 in three games at USC (4/17-19) … Went 4-for-9 with two doubles, two runs scored and a pair of RBI in three games against UCLA (4/11-13) … Recorded a sacrifice bunt after coming off bench against ASU (4/9) … Went 3-for-8 with two runs scored and two RBI in three-game series at Utah (4/4-6) … Batted 2-for-7 with a double and two RBI in three games against Oregon State (3/28-30) … Hit by a pitch and hitless in other two plate appearances in single game at ASU (3/26) … Drove in a run but was hitless in 10 at-bats in three games at Washington (3/21-23) … Went 0-for-1 as pinch hitter against Grand Canyon (3/18) … Collected two hits and two runs scored in eight at-bats to start conference play against Washington State (3/14-16) … Combined 2-for-5 with two walks, a run and two RBI in two midweek games against Air Force (3/11-12) … Scored two runs and drove in a run, but was hitless in 14 at-bats over four games of Hi Corbett Classic (3/7-9) against Mississippi State and UC Santa Barbara … Notched a hit in four at-bats in only start of Seton Hall series (3/1) … Went 2-for-6 with two runs and three RBI in first game of doubleheader against Alcorn State (2/23) … Combined 2-for-4 over two games against Utah Valley (2/18-19) … Opened season 2-for-7 with three runs scored and an RBI in two starts against Kent State (2/14-15).

Summer 2013: Played for the Orleans Firebirds in the Cape Cod Baseball League … Teamed with pitcher Mathew Troupe to help lead Firebirds, who finished runners-up in the playoffs … Batted .217 with three doubles, a home run and 14 runs scored in 33 games.

Arizona 2013: Played in 51 of team’s 55 games with 50 starts … Made 45 starts behind the plate and five at designated hitter … Finished season with .285 batting average, 34 runs scored and 37 runs batted in … Drew fourth-most walks in the conference (34) and was hit by nine pitches to boost his on-base percentage to .424, which ranked seventh-best in Pac-12 … Reached base in 27-consecutive games played to end season and batted .338 with four doubles, a triple and two homers in last 21 games played … Will carry an eight-game hitting streak into next season … Capped sophomore season with four hits in 11 at bats coupled with three runs scored and two RBI in sweep of USC (May 24-26) … Collected a base hit and a run scored in each game while adding three RBI in series victory at Arizona State (May 17-19) … Went 3-for-10 in series at UCLA (May 10-12), including  2-for-4 performance that included a double, a home run, two runs scored and an RBI in finale … Batted 3-for-9 with two RBI in home series against Washington (May 3-5) … Posted 2-for-4 night at the plate with a run scored and two RBI in midweek clash with Arizona State (April 30) … Went 2-for-7 over two starts during sweep of Alabama State (April 26-27) … Tallied a hit in each game of series at Stanford (April 19-21). Came off the bench to blast a grand slam as part of a 1-for-2, five-RBI day in series finale … Started at designated hitter and went 1-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored in victory over Arizona State (April 16) … Batted 3-for-5 with a run and two RBI during two starts as designated hitter in series win at Washington State (April 13-14) … Went 1-for-10 with two walks and a run batted in during sweep of California (April 5-7) … Drew a walk in each game and went 1-for-7 with two runs and two RBI in sweep of Utah (March 28-30) … Batted 3-for-11 with a run and three RBI in three games at Oregon (March 22-24) … Went 2-for-11 with a run and a pair of RBI in  series against Oregon State (March 15-17) … Had a run and an RBI in game while batting 1-for-6 in two midweek games against Butler (March 12-13) … Drew a walk while going 0-for-2 in only game played of three-game set with Columbia (March 8) … Batted 2-for-7 with a run and an RBI in midweek split against Texas Tech (March 5-6) … Went 4-for-11 with a double, three runs and an RBI in three games with San Francisco (March 1-3) … Combined 3-for-8 with an RBI in two games against Utah Valley (Fe. 26-27) … Turned in 3-for-12 weekend at the plate that included four runs scored and a double against San Jose State (Feb. 22-24) … Hitless in seven at-bats with one RBI in two games at Long Beach State (Feb. 19-20) … Opened season with 5-for-9 weekend against Coppin State (Feb. 15-17). Had two hits, two runs and two RBI in season-opener, and followed it up with two hits, three runs, three walks and two RBI the next day.

Arizona 2012
Named a first-team Freshman All-American by Baseball America ... Hit .301 with 10 doubles, two triples and a home run to go with 40 runs scored and 38 runs batted in as he played in 64 of the team's 65 games, including 62 starts ... Caught 561 of the 586 (96 percent) innings pitched by Wildcat hurlers in 2012 ... Set a UA freshman record with eight sacrifice flies on season, a mark that also tied for sixth-most overall in program history. Had 11 sacrifice bunts on season to tie for eighth-most in single-season school history ... Turned in 18 multi-hit games and had a season-high streak of 11-straight games reaching base from May 26-June 24 ... A switch-hitter, spent final six weeks of season hitting solely from his more natural left side to help team win 18 of its final 20 games. Had the fourth-highest batting average on the team (.347) and scored 16 runs during that stretch ... In 10 postseason games, had the second-highest batting average on the club (.389), including a career-high four hits on June 3 against Louisville in the Tucson Regional Championship game at Hi Corbett Field ... Continued torrid hitting at the College World Series, batting .412 (7-for-17), which was second-best among Wildcat hitters and fifth-highest among all players ... Named to the CWS All-Tournament Team ... Hitless in three at-bats but did record a sacrifice in second championship game against South Carolina (6/25) ... Tallied three hits in four at-bats of first championship game against Gamecocks (6/24) ... Drew a walk in four trips to the plate against Florida State (6/21) ... Went 1-for-2 with a walk in victory over UCLA (6/17) ... Collected three hits and scored a run in opening game of College World Series against Florida State (6/15) ... Tallied one hit in eight at-bats with an RBI in two games against St. John's at Tucson Super Regional (6/8-9) ... Had at least one hit, one run scored and one RBI in each game of Tucson Regional, where he went a combined 6-for-11 with seven runs scored and three RBI. Collected a career-high four hits and four runs scored to go with an RBI in 4-for-4 night at the plate in championship game victory over Louisville (6/3). Scored two runs and drove in a run a day earlier against the Cardinal (6/2), and picked up a hit, a run and an RBI in opening game against Missouri (6/1) ... Batted 4-for-9 with four runs scored in three-game series against Arizona State (5/25-27). Had two runs scored with two hits and a pair of walks in final game to help clinch share of Pac-12 Championship ... Had three hits and a run scored in 12 at-bats in three-game set at USC (5/18-20) ... Tallied a pair of hits and two runs scored in non-conference tilt at Arizona State (5/16) ... Had a pair of hits in 12 at-bats in road series at California (5/11-13) ... Batted 2-for-9 with three runs batted in and a run scored in three games against Oregon (5/4-6) ... Went 5-for-12 at the plate with seven RBI and two runs scored in three-game sweep of East Tennessee State (4/27-29). Set a career-high with four RBI in opening game and added three more in finale ... Batted 2-for-12 with two runs scored in three games at Washington (4/20-22) ... Drew a walk and scored a run in single-game at Arizona State (4/17) ... One hit, one run and one RBI in three games against UCLA (4/13-15) ... Three-straight multi-hit games highlighted a 7-for-13 weekend at the plate at Utah (4/5-7). Matched a then-career high with three hits, including a triple, to go with two runs scored and two RBI in final game .... Earned a well-deserved day off from the starting lineup at Utah Valley (4/4), and went hitless in one pinch-hit at bat ... Went 2-for-9 with a run scored in three-game sweep of then-No. 2 Stanford (3/30-4/1), while catching a pair of complete games from UA pitchers ... Batted 2-for-9 with three runs and two RBI in series victory at Oregon State (3/23-25). Instrumental in UA's victory in second game of series, delivering first career home run - solo blast to right field - for what proved to be winning run ... Went 1-for-6 with a run and an RBI in two mid-week games against New Mexico State (3/20-21). Did not start second game, but came off bench for three at-bats and scored a run ... Turned in a 3-for-10 weekend with two runs scored and an RBI in first Pac-12 series against Washington State (3/16-17) ... Went 1-for-4 in each game at Rice (3/13-14), driving in a pair of runs in second game ... Collected two hits, two runs scored and one RBI in each of last two games against Eastern Michigan, finishing series 4-for-9 (3/9-11) ... Picked up one hit in five at-bats over two games against UC Davis (3/6-7) ... Batted 3-for-9 with a run scored and three RBI in thee contests against Harvard (3/2-4) ... Tallied four hits and scored a run in two starts against Auburn (2/24-25). Collected a double and a triple to go with three RBI in first game of double-header on Feb. 25, before sitting out the second game ... Collected first career hit and added three RBI in mid-week game against Utah Valley (2/21) ... Hitless in nine at-bats in opening weekend against North Dakota State (2/17-19).

2011 Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 661st overall pick in the 21st round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

High School
A natural left-hand hitting catcher who can hit from both sides of the plate and has a strong throwing arm ... A two-time First Team All-Channel League selection ... Starred as a junior with a .493 batting average and three home runs ... Scored 22 runs and walked 22 times ... Limited opportunities as senior to show offensive skills as team struggled to lose final 17 games, leaving Riley to be walked for most of his plate appearances ... Played in the Area Code games in 2010 for the Milwaukee Brewers Blue.

Born in Santa Barbara, Calif., ... Graduated from San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, Calif., in 2011 ... Son of Mitch and Mary Moore ... Has four older siblings who are quadruplets, including sister Clare and brothers Payton, Shane and Keric ... Father, Mitch, played minor league baseball in the Angels organization ... Borther, Keric, fences and attends UC San Diego ... Hobbies include surfing and fishing … Favorite professional sports teams include Los Angeles Dodgers, Dallas Cowboys and Charlotte Hornets ... Rooms with teammate Sawyer Gieseke … Considers his brothers the most inspirational people in his life … Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Science with a major in general studies.