Smart player who impressed coaches with his consistency at the plate... Transfer who joined the team during the mid-term break... Talented catcher who will add depth behind the plate... Left-handed hitter who could also see playing time at DH.
ODESSA JUNIOR COLLEGE
Two-year letterwinner for head coach Brian Blessie... Also recruited by Texas A&M, Baylor and TCU. Sophomore (2007): All-Region and All-Conference selection.. Batted .428 with 22 doubles. Freshman (2006): Named All-Conference Honorable Mention after batting .402.
MIDWAY HIGH SCHOOL
Letterwinner for head coach Tom Gladney.... Was recruited by Texas State, Northwestern State and Angelo State... Teammate of current Cougar Ryan Lormand. Senior (2005): All-District First-Team 16-4A selection. Junior (2004): All-District First-Team 16-4A honoree. Sophomore (2003): Member of state championship team.. All-District Second-Team selection.
Full name is Alberto Anthony Lopez... Born Jan. 7, 1986, in Anaheim, Calif... Son of Jesus and Sally Lopez... Brother Jesse played baseball at Temple Junior College and for Howard Payne (2000-02).. Sociology major.