Overview — In the mix to play any of the outfield positions ... Made many improvements on his swing in the fall ... “Christian has gotten better and better every year he has been here,” said Assistant Coach Vince Beringhele.
2002 (Summer) - Played for the Detroit Tigers scout team, seeing time at every outfield position.
2002 — One of the Bruins’ key reserves, appeared in 19 games with four starts in the outfield ... In first start of the season (Feb. 14 at Hawaii-Hilo), posted two hits (both doubles), one run scored and one RBI ... Twice recorded three putouts (March 13 vs. UC Irvine and March 24 at Miami).
2001 (Summer) — Competed in Alaska Baseball League for Athletes in Action-Alaska.
2001 — Appeared in 33 games, starting eight as an outfielder … Best offensive performance came in the final game at Kansas State (April 22), where he went 3-for-5 with an RBI double and his first collegiate home run, a two-run shot to left field …Completed UCLA’s rally from a 9-0 deficit at Washington State (April 1 - second game), scoring the game-winning run as a pinch runner … Made first UCLA start in left against Cal State Northridge (March 13), recording three putouts.
2000 (Summer) — Played all outfield positions for the Salinas Packers of the California Coastal Collegiate League … Batted .300 with eight doubles and two triples … Helped team finish second in the league … Went 5-5 in one game to finish the weekend 11-17.
2000 – Appeared in seven games, and had three at bats …Had two put outs against Bradley as a defensive replacement in left field on March 10.
1999 (Summer) - Played all outfield positions for the San Mateo Bulldogs of the Northern Semi-Pro League...Helped team to first place finish at the International Canadian baseball tournament and got the game winning hit to clinch the championship berth...Hit .359.
1999 - Redshirted.
1998 (Summer) - Started at all outfield positions for the Santa Cruz Yankees of the AAU National 18-and-under team.
Bellarmine Preparatory (San Jose, CA) - Lettered for two years in baseball under coach Gary Cunningham and in soccer under coach John Xranco ... Helped lead his team to a No. 6 ranking in the state ... Lewis, playing in a conference ranked No. 3 in the nation by Baseball America, received All-League honors ... Recipient of CIF Scholastic and Sports Image Award.
Personal -- Named the 1998 Sammy Sosa/Sports Illustrated Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Also recruited by San Francisco, Saint Mary's, Pepperdine and San Jose State...Favorite team is the Oakland A's ... Favorite player is Vladimir Guerrero ... Six of his relatives have attended UCLA ... Majoring in Physiology ... His parents are Curt and Christine Lewis ... Has a younger sister, Shannon ... Full name is Christian Wilkes Lewis ... Born on Sept. 29, 1980, in Oakland, Calif.
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