Valuable reserve as catcher... Did a fine job of spelling Snyder a year ago... Should see more playing time this season... Has improved greatly during his time as a Cougar.
Saw action in 16 games with three starts and made the most of it, batting .391 with fourruns... Enjoyed two-hit games against USC, at Conference USA rival Tulane and against Texas-Arlington in the NCAA Regional.
PRE-HOUSTON (at Texas Tech)
Member of the baseball team at Texas Tech...helped the Red Raiders to a 36-26 record and appearance in the Houston Regional...played in 12 games with one start...went 1-for-8 with a pair of RBI and a run scored...was error-free in 14 defensive chances (13 put outs and one assist)...
Played baseball at McLennan Junior College in Waco...was selected to play in the Junior College All-Star game...coached by Paul Miller.
Two-time TCIL All-State selection at Saint Thomas High School in Houston...was selected the Eagles? Most Valuable Player as a junior...preseason All-Greater Houston selection by the Houston Chronicle as a senior in 1998...coached in baseball by Jim Connor...also earned varsity letter in football.
Born on June 21, 1979, in Houston...parents are Lee and Gerry Bertillion of Houston...business marketing major.