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Penn State has a total of 4,023 honorees during 18 years of the program
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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010 (SADDLEBACK J.C.): Appeared in 23 games with 18 starts ... posted a .328 batting average to go along with a .384 on-base percentage ... scored 15 runs and collected seven RBI ... also chipped in with a .965 fielding percentage.
AS A R-FRESHMAN IN 2009 (SADDLEBACK J.C.): Appeared in 41 games as a redshirt freshman ... helped guide the team to an appearance in the Southern California Super Regionals after capturing the regional championship ... hit .382 with six doubles and 27 RBI during his first season ... also contributed a .970 fielding percentage as an infielder.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008 (UC IRVINE): Spent the season as a redshirt and retained freshman eligibility.
HIGH SCHOOL: Standout member of the Northwood High School baseball team ... earned MVP honors as a freshman in 2004 and was named the Offensive Player of the Year in 2005 ... named to the All-Pacific Coast League squad as a junior ... hit .471 with 11 doubles and 20 RBI while leading Northwood to the League Championship in 2006 ... followed up that campaign with a .375 batting average in 2007.
PERSONAL: Sean Eric Parvin ... Born on April 1, 1989 in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Curtis and Victoria Parvin ... Has a younger brother, Ian ... Received his associate's degree from Saddleback J.C. ... Member of Phi Theta Kappa ... Majoring in criminal justice.
GETTING TO KNOW SEAN
Major & Why: Crime, Law, Justice
Favorite Thing About Penn State: Downtown
Favorite Thing About Medlar Field At Lubrano Park:The batting cage...and owning souls in ping pong
Favorite Major League Baseball Player: Robinson Cano
Favorite Penn State Sport Other Than Baseball: Football
Favorite Athlete (Any Sport): Kobe Bryant
Favorite Pro Team: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Mike Patrick
Favorite Musical Artist: Bob Marley, Sublime, Rebelution, Dirty Heads
Favorite Movie: Billy Madison, The Departed, Step Brothers
Favorite TV Show: Sportscenter, Family Guy, Eastbound and Down
Favorite Website: ESPN.com
Favorite Food: Chipoltdank
Hobbies: Ping Pong, sleeping, going to the beach when I'm home
Childhood Idol: Ken Griffey Jr.
Place I'd Like To Visit: Amsterdam
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Make sure my parents were well off, buy a huge house, invest some, then sit on it for the rest of my life
After Penn State, I Would Like To: Make straight cash homie