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Diallo Fon
Diallo Fon

RS Junior

Walnut Creek, Calif.

High School:
Los Lomas

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195




Arizona Career Stats (PDF)

Selected in the 49th round by the New York Yankees in the 2005 MLB Draft.

Arizona 2009
Offers experience in the outfield ... Will have a chance to assume a larger role with two starters gone ... Solid hitter who has matched up well against right hand pitchers.

Arizona 2008
Season: Played in 53 games while making 25 starts as an outfielder ... Finished the season batting .287 with 10 doubles, three triples and three home runs ... Scored 29 runs and drove in 16 runs ... Ann Arbor Regional (May 30-June 1): Came off the bench to collect a hit and score a run in opening game against Eastern Michigan ... Stanford (May 17-19): Combined to go 4-for-12 with three runs scored in the series with three starts ... Utah Valley State (May9-11): Went 2-for-3 with four runs scored and an RBI in three games ... Indiana State (April 11-13): Combined to go 4-for-11 with two RBI in series ... at San Diego State (April 8-9): Went 1-for-3 with two runs scored in opening game of mid-week series ... Cal State Fullerton (March 14-16): Combined to go 3-for-12 with two runs scored and two RBI in series ... Whataburger Classic (March 7-9): Went 6-for-13 with five RBI and four runs scored in three games ... Sacramento State (Feb. 29 - March1): Scored five runs and went 4-for-6 at the plate in series ... at Georgia (Feb. 22-24): Scored two runs as a pinch runner in the series, and hit a three-run homerun in only plate appearance in series finale.

Arizona 2007
Season: Appeared in 48 games, making 30 starts in the outfield ... Batted .300 with 34 runs scored, two home runs and 13 RBI in 48 ... Went 10 for 13 in stolen base tries ... USC (May 12-14): Went 3 for (.600) with three walks in two starts ... Liberty (May 4-6): Hit his first collegiate home run and finished the series 3 for 12 (.250) with four RBI and five run scored ... at Stanford (April 13-15): Batted just .167 (2 for 12) but collected a RBI, two runs scored and four walks in the series ... Cal (April 5-7): Led all players with a .400 average (4 for 10) in the series ... Hit two doubles and finished with an RBI and four runs scored ... No. 2 Oregon State (March 30-April 1): Batted .286 (4 for 14) with a triple, two RBI and three runs scored in three games ... Went 2 for 2 in stolen bases ... Northern Colorado (March 24-25): Went 8 for 16 (.500) with a double, three stolen bases, two RBI and three runs scored in the series ... Morehead State (March 20-21): Was UA's main offensive threat, batting .556 (5 for 9) with a triple and six runs scored ... at Hawaii-Hilo (March 13): Went 1 for 3 at the plate with a triple, a RBI and four runs scored ... Eastern Michigan (March 2-4): Appeared in one game as a defensive replacement ... at UNLV (Feb. 23-25): appeared in two games ... Drew a walk in his only plate appearance ... at No. 8 Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 16-18): Appeared in one game and went 1 for 3 at the plate ... New Mexico (Feb. 9-11): Appeared in two games, but did not get an at bat ... Utah Valley State (Feb. 6-7): Appeared in two games ... Gonzaga (Feb. 2-4): Appeared in all three games, making one start.

Redshirted his freshman year

High School

Graduated from Los Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, Calif., in 2005 ... Earned four letters in baseball ... Was the 51st ranked pro prospect in the country by Baseball America ... Was a 2005 AFLAC All-American at Las Lomas ... Batted .344 as a senior ... A three-time all-league selection ... School won the NCS 2A Championship ... Captained the team in his junior and senior seasons.

Personal: Diallo Erik Fon... Born 10/3/86 ... Son of Wenda and Larry Wallis ... Nickname is "D" ... Majoring in family studies and human development.