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5 Patrick Wisdom

Career Highlights:  Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals with the 52nd overall pick in the 2012 MLB First Year Players Draft...in just three seasons already ranks in the top-10 in several career categories at SMC...he is third all-time in home runs with 29...tied for sixth all-time with 39 career doubles...and is tied for 10th in RBI with 109...his 12 home runs in 2010 is ranked tied for 10th most in a single season at SMC...in 2011 his 46 RBI is tied for ninth most in a season.

As a junior (2012):  Was named to the Pre-Season All-West Coast Conference First Team by College Sports Madness...was named Fifth on the list of third baseman in PerfectGame.org's annual pre-season Power Rankings...was named 71st in Baseball America's annual Top-100 Prospects...played in and started all 53 games for the Gaels in 2012, one of two players to do that this season...finished the year hitting .252 going 50-for-191, the 50 hits was tied for second on the team...of his 50 hits 22 went for extra bases as he clubbed 12 doubles, a triple and nine home runs...the nine home runs ranked third in the West Coast Conference and 117th in the nation...he finished seventh in the confernece in runs scored with 39...he was third in the WCC in walks with 37, the 37 walks ranked 86th in the nation...finished the season with 13 multi-hit games which was tied for second on the team...he also recorded five multiple-RBI games...finished third on the team in confernece play with a .261 average going 23-for-88 with 15 runs scored, three doubles, three home runs and 10 RBI...in the month of May he led the Gaels with a .340 average, going 15-for-44 with three doubles and three home runs...became the first player at the new Louis Guisto Field to have a multiple home run day when he went deep twice against UC Davis on 5/22...in the double header against Utah Valley on 3/18 he went 4-for-8 with three runs scored, three RBI, two doubles and a home run...recorded the first extra base hit and first hit for Saint Mary's at the new Louis Guisto Field when he blasted a triple in the fourht inning against Southern Utah on 2/17.

Summer League (2011):  Played summer ball for the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League with fellow teammates Troy Channing, Ben Grist, and Jordan Mills...was named the third best prospect in the ABL according to PerfectGame.org...was also named a Summer Collegiate All-American by PerfectGame.org...helped the Oilers win the ABL Championship and advance to the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas...played and started in 53 games for the Oilers...led the ABL in home runs for the second year in a row...finished the regular season going 47-for-159 for a .296 batting average...scored 30 runs and drove in a team-leading 35 RBI...led the team with a .503 slugging percentage...recorded eight doubles, two triples and tied for the team lead with seven home runs in the regular season...at the NBC he went 7-for-35 with three doubles and a home run...scored six runs and drive in seven RBI in nine games.

As a sophomore (2011):  Was named to the All-West Coast Conference First Team in 2011...played and started in all 55 games, one of three players to do that...finished the year in the top-10 in almost every statistical category in the West Coast Conference...hit .351 which was fourth in the WCC and led the Gaels, going 73-for-208...the 73 hits was third in the WCC...finished the year with 25 extra base hits smashing 16 doubles, one triple and eight home runs...the eight long balls was tied for fourth in the WCC...blasted a .553 slugging percentage which was third in the WCC...scored 33 runs and knocked in 46 which ranked ninth and second in the WCC respectively...sported a .416 on base percentage drawing 23 walks...tied for the team lead with 20 multi-hit games...led the team with 14 multi-RBI games...the year finished with Wisdom riding a 12 game hitting-streak, the streak is the second longest of the season...had three games in which he tallied four hits, against New Orleans 3/25, at Stanford 3/29 and at UC Davis 5/24...was locked in no matter who he faced hitting .340 against lefties and .354 versus righties...hit .388 with runners on base and .417 with runners in scoring position...hit an amazing .706 with runners on third...led the team with 12 two our RBI's.

As a freshman (2010): Garnered All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team honors...posted a .290 batting average and was second on the team with 12 home runs and 39 runs batted in...tied for the team lead with 11 doubles and was second with 37 runs scored...appeared in 51 of 52 games, while making 47 starts...primarily played third base, but made four starts at shortstop late in the season...had 14 multiple hit games, including a season-high four hits, when he was 4-for-4 from the plate against UC Riverside on Mar. 26...had a season-high six RBI, she he was 2-for-4 with two home runs, including a grand slam, against No. 22 Stanford on Apr. 7...hit his second grand slam of the season in a 12-5 win over Gonzaga on May 14, when he was 2-for-4 against the Bulldogs...was 6-for-10 with four RBI and five runs scored in a three-game series at Southern Mississippi...longest hitting streak of the season was four games...homered in all three games of the series versus Gonzaga, as he was 5-for-13 with eight RBI and five runs scored in the three games...had three hits in three games....was 3-for-5 in stolen base chances and had a .371 on-base percentage.

High School: A third baseman from Murrieta Valley High School (CA), he comes to Saint Mary’s after a memorable summer in which his team competed in the Palomino Pony World Series in San Jose, CA..the Murrieta native hit .667 against stiff competition, good enough for second in the tournament...during his 2009 high school season, he had a .345 batting average...in the classroom, Wisdom had a grade point average above 3.5, qualifying him as an honors student...was also selected as a member of the Toyota Academic Team.

Career Stats (as of 5/27/12)

Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2010.... .290 51-47 186 37 54 11 0 12 39 101 .543 20 5 42 4 .371 2 2 3-5 44 110 5 .969
2011.... .351 55-55 208 33 73 16 1 8 46 115 .553 23 3 41 1 .416 4 3 5-7 43 116 15 .914
2012.... .262 53-53 191 39 50 12 1 9 24 91 .476 37 2 43 5 .385 1 0 4-6 36 106 9 .940
TOTAL... .303 159-155 585 109 177 39 2 29 109 307 .525 80 10 126 10 .391 7 5 12-18 123 332 29 .940
 
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 4, 5 times
Doubles: 2, Utah Valley, Mar 18, 2012
Triples: 1, at Gonzaga, Apr 22, 2011 ; Southern Utah, Feb 17, 2012
Home runs: 2, at Stanford, Apr 07, 2010 ; UC Davis, May 22, 2012
Total bases: 8, 5 times
RBI: 6, at Stanford, Apr 07, 2010
Runs scored: 3, 8 times
Walks: 3, at San Diego, Apr 20, 2012 ; San Francisco, May 25, 2012 ; at San Diego, May 29, 2010
Hit by pitch: 1, 11 times
Struck out: 3, 7 times
Sac flies: 1, 8 times
Sac bunts: 1, 5 times
At bats: 6, 4 times
Stolen bases: 1, 14 times
Caught stealing: 1, 6 times
Field chances: 8, Gonzaga, May 14, 2010
Putouts: 4, UC Riverside, Mar 27, 2010 ; Gonzaga, May 14, 2010
Assists: 6, at Santa Clara, Apr 28, 2012
 
Position: In Field
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
City/State: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Murrieta Valley
Experience: 2 Letters
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