The 2012 national champion Arizona baseball team was inducted into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame as part of a festive Homecoming weekend on campus.
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Started all 60 games at shortstop ... An All-Pac-10 first team honoree ... Hit .335 - eighth-best in the league - on the season, but more impressively hit .369 in 27 Pac-10 games, second-highest average of all league players in conference-only games ...Tied for second in the conference with 197 assists on the season ... Committed just three errors in last 24 games of the season ... Helped club turn the most double players (31) of any school during conference season ... Struck out only 23 times in 230 at-bats on the season ... Struck out just five times in last 92 at-bats, hitting .359 with a team-best 21 RBI in that 23-game stretch to close season ... Named to the College Station Regional All-Tournament Team ... Collected four hits, three RBI, a run scored and 20 defensive assists in the five regional games (6/3-7) ... Combined to hit 4-for-12 with four RBI and three runs scored in final regular season series against Washington (3/27-29) ... Went 6-for-11 with an RBI and a run scored in three-game set at Stanford (5/20-22) ... Scored a run in all three games at Washington State (5/14-16), collecting six base hits, including a double, and two RBI ... Tallied six hits, six RBI and three runs scored in three-game sweep of Alcorn State (5/6-8) ... Scored and run and collected an RBI in each game to go with four total base hits in three-game series against USC (4/29-5/1) ... Went 2-for-4, including a double, with a run scored and another batted in against Arizona State (4/26) ... Went 1-for-10 with an RBI in three game set at Oregon (4/21-23) ... Collected two hits in 11 at-bats in three games at UCLA (4/15-17) ... Combined to go 5-for-8 with two RBI and a run scored in double-header against California (4/10). Two days earlier, drew a walk and scored a run against Golden Bears in series-opening victory ... Hitless in three at-bats, but recorded a sacrifice against Arizona State (4/5) ... Picked up an RBI in three straight games and went 7-for-12 with three runs scored in series against Oregon State (4/1-3) ... Collected a hit and an RBI in each of two games against New Mexico (3/29-30) ... Two hits and a run scored in three games at Arizona State (3/25-27) ... Tallied four hits in series, including three hits, two runs scored and an RBI in finale against San Francisco (3/19-21) ... One base hit and one RBI in two games at Wichita State (3/15-16) ... Three hits, four runs and four RBI in three-game set against Northern Colorado (3/11-13) ... Four RBI on three hits with a run scored in two games at UNLV (3/8-9) ... Collected four hits and three runs scored in series against Utah Valley (3/4-6) ... Picked up two hits, a run scored and an RBI in five total at-bats against Rice (3/1-2). Was hit by a pitch in each contest and had one sacrifice bunt ... Went 2-for-13 in three games at Long Beach State (2/25-27), with both coming in second game ... Tallied two base hits in all three games of season-opening series against North Dakota State (2/18-20). Tallied five runs scored, an RBI, a double and a triple in series.
Played in 57 of the team's 58 games, starting each game at shortstop ... Led club with .360 batting average in Pac-10 only games ... Committed just four errors over final 24 games of the season ... Set UA freshman record with 12 sacrifice hits, one shy of overall school record ... Sparked Wildcats offensively at Fort Worth Regional (6/4-6)), going 7-for-11 at the plate with seven RBI in three games. Keyed UA to opening victory over Baylor with three hits and four RBI ... Combined to hit 1-for-7 at Oregon State after missing series opener for an administrative issue (5/28-30) ... Went 5-for-11 with a run scored and an RBI in series against Stanford (5/21-23) ... Collected five hits in 11 at bats in three games against Arizona State (5/15-17) ... Hit 5-for-12 in three games against Cal State Bakersfield (5/7-8) with three runs scored ... Hitless in three trips to the plate in single game against Arizona State (5/4) ... Went 3-for-7 with two RBI in three games at USC (4/30-5/2) ... Hitless in six at bats in first two games against UCLA before going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday victory (4/23-25) ... Went 0-for-3 in single game at Arizona State (4/20) ... Combined to hit 7-for-12 with five runs scored in series against Washington State (4/16-18) ... Hitless in four trips to plate in single game at Gonzaga (4/12) ... Tallied one hit and scored a run in three games at Washington (4/10-12) ... Batted 4-for-12 in three games at California (4/1-3) ... Went 4-for-12 with three RBI and a run scored in three games against Oregon (3/26-28) ... Racked up six RBI over two games on 3-for-9 hitting against New Mexico (3/23-24). Hit first career home run - a grand slam - in second game ... Went 2-for-10 with a double in three games against Sacramento State (3/19-21) ... Collected two hits in each game against Wichita State (3/16-17) and tallied three combined RBI and two runs ... Scored five runs and went 4-for-12 in three games against Northern Colorado (3/12-14) ... Combined to collect two hits in eight at bats with a run and an RBI in double header against St. Joseph's (3/10) ... Two hits, two runs and three RBI - all in the opener - in three game series against Cal State Fullerton (3/5-7) ... Hitless in eight at bats but scored a run and collected an RBI against UNLV (3/2-3) ... Went 2-for-8 with two runs scored and an RBI in two games against Long Beach State (2/26-27) ... Three hits, two runs and two RBI in first collegiate series against Utah Valley (2/19-21). Collected two hits, including a double, in season opener.
Graduated from El Camino Real High School in Sylmar, Calif., in 2009 ... Earned varsity letters for coach Josh Lienhard ... Named second team All-City as a senior ... Hit .368 in his final season at school ... Scored 17 runs and drove in 17 ... Hit one home run, two triples and six doubles as a senior.
Full Name: Alejandro DeJesus Mejia ... Born 1/18/1991 in Sylmar, Calif., ... Son of Carlo and Norma Mejia ... Has three siblings,: Krystal, Carlo and Bianca ... Father, Carlo, was an All-American third baseman at Pepperdine in 1975 ... Sister, Bianca, plays softball at Long Island University, where older sister Krystal also played ... Cousin, Marco Estrada, plays AAA baseball in the Washington Nationals organization ... Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences with a major in general studies, but has yet to declare a minor.