1 - Brad Decater
Brad Decater
Birth Date: 12/28/1988
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sammamish, Wash.
High School: Skyline HS
Previous College: Cuesta College
Position: SS
Bats/Throws: R/R
EXP: 1V

2010

Brad Decater was selected in round 36 of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft with the 1,078th pick by the Baltimore Orioles ... in his debut season at Cal State Northridge, Decater finished with a .319 batting average, 29 hits, four doubles, four home runs, and 23 RBIs in his 91 at-bats ... started in 26 of the 32 games played ... had two hits, both home runs, and drove in another three RBIs vs. LMU (3/13) ... in addition to teammate Dominic D'Anna, Decater was the first Matador to hit multiple home runs in one game since Ryan Pineda accomplished the same feat one year ago to the day ... hit two home runs in one game for the second consecutive game, batted a perfect 3-for-3, hit his first double of the season, and drove in a team-high seven Matadors and collected ten total bases vs. UNLV (3/16) ... scored a run in three of the four games at Seattle (3/19, 3/20 Gm. 1, 3/21) ... had one hit, drove in a run, was hit by a pitch, and scored twice vs. Sacramento State (3/26) ... drove in one run vs. UC Irvine (4/1) ... earned his first stolen base against Cal State Bakersfield (4/11) ... scored and hit a pinch-hit RBI single vs. SDSU (4/13) ... went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs vs. Cal Poly (4/16) ... went 2-for-3, scored three runs, drove in two runs, and stole his second base of the season vs. Cal Poly (4/17) ... hit singles in back-to-back games at Pacific (4/24, 4/25) ... hit a single and scored once vs. UC Davis (4/30) ... went 2-for-4, drove in a run, and scored two runs at UC Santa Barbara (5/8) ... went 2-for-4 with a double at UC Santa Barbara (5/9) ... had two hits at UC Riverside (5/14) ... drove in a run and scored once at UC Riverside (5/16) ... hit his fourth double of the season in his only at-bat vs. UC Riverside (5/25).

CUESTA COLLEGE

Graduated with an A.A. Degree in 2009 ... was a shortstop and left fielder for coach Bob Miller during his two seasons on campus ... named to both the Second Team and First Team ... was a member of two League Championship teams ... finished with 60 RBI's, seven home runs, 14 doubles and four triples in his sophomore season.

PERSONAL

Born December 28, 1988 to Cathy and Jim Decater ... has two brothers, Kyle and Derek ... both brothers play college baseball, Kyle at New Mexico and Derek at Arizona ... favorite professional team is the Seattle Mariners ... roots for Chase Utley ... Adam Sandler is his favorite actor ... enjoys watching "The Office" ... favorite group is Killswitch Engage ... loves to play the guitar when he has time to relax ... feels his sport could be improved if wood bats were allowed ... favorite website is Facebook.com ... has met Ken Griffey Jr. ... would love to have met Babe Ruth ... would like to switch places for a day with Chase Utley ... few people know how much he loves music ... greatest hero is Chase Utley ... major is Recreation and Tourism Management.