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Eric Filia
Player Profile:
Eric Filia 1264486
Position: Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Edison HS
Experience: 2 Letters

2016
Named to the All-Pac-12 team…appeared in 55 games, making 55 starts (40 in right field, eight at designated hitter and seven at first base)…hit .295 with 36 runs and 32 RBI…reached base in 49 of his 55 games played, recording at least one hit in 40 of those contests…totaled a team-high 16 extra-base hits, tallying a team-high tying three home runs, two triples and 11 doubles…slugged .411 and finished second on the team with a .415 on-base percentage…finished third in the Pac-12 with 41 walks to just 20 strikeouts, posting a 2.1-to-1 walk to strikeout ratio…finished second on the team with 16 multi-hit games and third on the team with seven multi-RBI games…set or tied new single game career-highs in at-bats (6), triples (1) and home runs (1)…converted 8-of-13 stolen base attempts, finishing with the third most steals on the team…hit .288 in Pac-12 play with 16 runs and 17 RBI…led the team with 21 walks during conference play…led the team with nine extra-base hits during conference play, totaling two home runs, one triple and six doubles…reached base in his first 29 games to begin the season, racking up a five game and six game hit streak…delivered the walk-off single to defeat North Carolina on February 20…went 6-for-15 (.400) with two doubles, a triple, six runs and three RBI in a weekend series at Cal Poly from February 26-28…tied season-highs in hits and RBI at UCSB on March 1, going 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs and three RBI…went 2-for-4 and scored a season-high three runs to go with three RBI and a home run in a series sweep win over Washington State on March 20…racked up a season-high eight game hit streak from April 16 to April 29.

2015 (Summer)
Batted .340 with 48 runs and a league-high 55 RBI in 65 games for the Kenosha Kingfish in the Northwoods League … batted .375 with two runs and three RBI over four games in the Northwoods League playoffs … named the Most Valuable Player of the Northwoods League All-Star Game … totaled 25 extra-base hits, including six homeruns … led the team in regular season at-bats (262), hits (89), doubles (17), RBI (55) and stolen bases (22) … racked up 29 multi-hit games and 15 multi-RBI games … helped lead Kenosha to a 52-24 overall record, winning the Northwoods League Championship and finishing first in the Northwoods League South Division.

2015
Missed the season.

2014
Missed the season due to injury and earned a medical redshirt.

2013 (summer)
Played in five games for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the prestigious Cape Cod League...recorded one hit in 15 at-bats as his summer was cut short due to a shoulder injury...Yarmouth-Dennis finished in fourth place in the East Division of the CCL, falling to the Chatham Anglers in the first round of the playoffs.

2013
Played in all 66 games, making 63 starts (all in right field)...led the team in batting average (.281) and on-base percentage (.387)...tied for the team lead in hits (68) and doubles (14)...scored 42 runs and recorded 33 RBI while stealing nine bases...led the team with 20 multi-hit games (16 two-hit games, three three-hit games and one four-hit game)...went 3-for-6 with three RBI and three runs in the second game of the season against Minnesota...hit .236 with 18 runs and 14 RBI in Pac-12 play...scored two runs and posted three RBI against California on March 24, leading UCLA to a 10-2 win...enjoyed a 12-game hit streak from April 30 to May 19...at one point in the season, reached base in 21 consecutive games...hit .339 and slugged .400 during the final 32 games of the season...also posted an on-base percentage of .431 over the final 32 games...was UCLA's leading hitter in the postseason, starting all 10 games and batting .444 with eight runs, 11 RBI and a .500 slugging percentage...went 5-for-13 in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional, knocking in two runs and scoring four more...was named to the NCAA Los Angeles Regional All-Tournament Team...went 4-for-5 with the game-winning RBI in the top of the 10th in UCLA's 5-3 win over Cal State Fullerton in game one of the NCAA Fullerton Super Regional...batted .333 in five College World Series games, logging eight RBI...was responsible for both of UCLA's runs in the CWS opener vs. LSU, hitting a sacrifice fly and reaching on an error to give UCLA a 2-1 win over the Tigers...scored two runs in the Bruins' 4-1 win over North Carolina that sent UCLA to the CWS Finals...in the CWS Finals, went a combined 4-for-6 in the two games against Mississippi State, knocking in a combined seven runs...recorded five RBI in the NCAA Championship clinching game against the Bulldogs on June 25, the fourth-most RBI ever recorded in a single postseason game in UCLA history...was named to the All-CWS Team...did not commit an error in right field all year, posting a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.

2012 (summer)
Led the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League with a .383 batting average and six home runs in 39 games...scored 32 runs and registered 37 RBI and 24 stolen bases as well...named to the Northwoods League Post-Season All-Star Team...named the No. 10 overall prospect from the Northwoods League by Baseball America.

2012
Played in 20 games, making 14 starts (13 as designated hitter, one in left field)...batted .245 with one double, eight RBI and six runs...recorded a .355 on-base percentage and stole three bases in three attempts...recorded at least one hit in each of his first seven games, opening his collegiate career batting 10-for-24 (.417) with seven RBI in those contests...went 4-for-7 with one run in a doubleheader against Arizona State (March 18)...went 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI in UCLA's 16-0 win at Utah (March 30)...went 2-for-2 with one stolen base in the Bruins' 6-2 win in the series finale at Arizona (April 15).

2011 (summer)
Played in 34 games for the Wenatchee Apple Sox of the West Coast Collegiate League...batted .294 with two home runs, 15 RBI and 15 runs...was selected to play in the league's All-Star Game...Wenatchee went 39-15 overall, finishing in first place in the league's East Division.

High School
Four-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Edison High School under head coach Steve Lambright...named Sunset League MVP as a junior (2010) and co-MVP as a senior (2011) with teammate Christian Lopes...secured first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I honors as a senior...rated one of top five players to watch by the Orange County Register as a freshman, sophomore and junior...listed as a top-five outfielder by the Los Angeles Times as a junior...captured first-team Orange County Register All-County accolades as a junior and senior...led Edison to three consecutive Sunset League titles (2009, 2010, 2011)...earned Edison team MVP honors as a freshman, junior and senior...concluded high school career ranking seventh all-time in CIF history with 156 hits...batted .351 with a team-high 60 total bases, 33 hits and 27 runs as a senior...earned second-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I honors as a junior...batted .391 as a junior (2010), totaling seven home runs and 17 RBI with a .491 on-base percentage...first-team Orange County Register All-County, first-team Cal-Hi Sports All-State underclassman as a junior ... batted .354 as a sophomore (2009), collecting three home runs, eight doubles, 17 RBI and 23 runs...secured second-team All-Sunset League accolades as a sophomore...led Edison to the 2009 CIF Southern Section Division I title game as a sophomore...batted .500 as a freshman (2008), tying a school record held by Jeff Kent for single-season batting average...set school records during his freshman year for most single-season hits (53) and at-bats (106) ... named Sunset League Rookie of the Year in 2008...batted .700 at the USA Baseball National Championship in 2008 ... was named to the Team USA 16-U Trial Team...competed on the Babe Ruth gold medal-winning team at the Tournament of the Stars in Cary, N.C...named to Team USA's National Team Trial squad in 2009 and 2010...played for the Milwaukee Brewers Blue Team at the 2010 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif...selected to the Angels Elite and New York Yankees scout teams in the fall of 2009 and 2010...earned the Edison HS Character Coalition Award in English and geometry in 2008.

Personal
Full name: Eric Robert Filia...born July 6, 1992 in Carlsbad, Calif...Eric is the son of Mike Filia and Kristin Snyder...has two younger brothers, Michael Filia and Marc Filia...admires former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward...History major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 6 (five times), last vs. Washington State (3/19/16)
Runs - 3 (four times), last vs. San Diego (6/2/13)
Hits - 4 at Cal State Fullerton (6/7/13)
RBI - 5 vs. Mississippi State (6/25/13)
Doubles - 2 (two times), last at Washington State (4/27/13)
Triples - 1 (three times) vs. USC (5/15/16)
Home Runs - 1 (four times) vs. Arizona State (5/20/16)
Stolen Bases - 2 vs. Washington (3/15/13)

ERIC FILIA'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year Class AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB ATT
2012 Fr. .245 20 14 53 6 13 1 0 0 8 14 .264 7 2 8 2 .355 0 1 3 3
2013 So. .281 66 63 242 42 68 14 1 1 33 87 .360 32 11 22 4 .387 2 10 9 16
2016 RSr. .295 55 55 207 36 61 11 2 3 32 85 .411 41 5 20 2 .415 5 0 8 13
TOTALS   .283 141 132 502 84 142 26 3 4 73 186 .371 80 18 50 8 .395 7 11 20 32

 

 

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