25 Simon Rosenbaum
25 Simon Rosenbaum
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Los Altos Hills, Calif.
High School: Los Altos
Previous College: Pomona College
Position: 1B/P
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: R/R

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his first season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Baseball team, where he is a pitcher and a first baseman…2013: D3baseball.com West Region Rookie of the Year...Third-team All-West Region...Second-team All-SCIAC...Two time SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week (all sports)...Appeared in 23 games before being lost for the season with an injury...Still earned several postseason honors despite playing a half-year, due to hitting .398 with four homers and 29 RBI in 23 games, while tallying a 5-1 record and a 2.03 ERA on the mound...Had his only pitching defeat on the day he was injured at La Verne, when he left in the first inning with the score 0-0 and runners on base...Batted 4-for-4 with a home run in his first collegiate game at the plate against Pacific, and then threw seven shutout innings in his first collegiate start on the mound against defending West Region champion (and No. 6 ranked) Whitworth...Earned his first SCIAC Athlete of the Week award after his stellar debuts...Also earned the SCIAC honor after batting 8-for-13 with a grand slam in a three-game series with Redlands, while throwing a complete game to get the win in the rubber game...Allowed no earned runs to get the win in the final game of a series with nationally ranked Cal Lutheran, which woudl go on to win the SCIAC title...Had five RBI and a pitching win in the Chapman series...High School: Attended Los Altos High School, where he played baseball and basketball for the Eagles…Played 3 years of varsity baseball…Was an All-League selection his junior and senior year year…As a junior, helped the Eagles to the CCS Championship Game, where they lost in extra innings…Best memory was celebrating the semifinal win with his teammates to the song “Jump Around”…Captured a league title his senior year… Also played three years of Varsity Basketball…Named team MVP for basketball junior and senior years as well an All-League selection…Named Los Altos High School Senior Athlete of the Year…An AP Scholar…Student of the Month selection for April of his senior year…Personal: Attends Pomona College, where he majors in economics and minors in mathematics...Interested specifically in sports economics…Has two younger brothers…Hobbies include basketball, video games and collecting quotes…Favorite athletes are Omar Vizquel, Barry Bonds, Kobe Bryant and Brian Wilson…Favorite book is Moneyball and favorite movie is Pink Panther Strikes Again…Lists John Wooden and Winston Churchill as the public figures he most admires…Interested in pursuing a career in sports, possibly as a journalist or a broadcaster…Volunteered at The Friendship Circle through the Sunday Circle program since eighth grade…Chose Pomona for "A high standard of academics, the chance to play baseball in college, and the beautiful Southern California sunshine."