Jon Oller is in his final season with the Lions... will see time at catcher for first time in collegiate career... may also see time at first, third, and designated hitter... experience makes him very valuable to the Lions...
Current 2005 season...was very valuable to the Lions defensively when injuries hampered the team early in the season, as he spent time at catcher, second, and third... put up his fourth home run in five games and finished 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in the 21-9 win over Portland... went 2-for-3 and had four RBI against Saint Mary's on May 8... hit his 35th career home run finishing 2-for-4 with three RBI in win over Cal State Northridge... 2004... led team with eight homeruns... hit 12 doubles and 35 RBI in 160 at bats... had a .469 slugging percentage... went 3-for-5 with two RBI in Lions' 10-4 win over USD on 3/6... drove in two runs and collected one hit in LMU's 11-9 win over UCSB on 3/9... hit a two-out, two-run homerun in the top of the ninth- his first of the season- and finished the game 2-for-3 with three RBI in the Lion's 11-5 loss to Washington on 3/14... slammed a homerun over the wall in the fifth inning as the Lions won 7-5 over UCLA on 3/16... posted the fifth-inning homerun and sixth inning go-ahead RBI single that proved to be the difference in the Lions' 7-5 win over Gonzaga on 3/27... put up a .500 performance with two RBI in the Lions' 7-5 win over Santa Clara on 4/17... hit the go-ahead grand slam in the sixth inning and finished the game 2-for-4 with six RBI to lead the Lions to the 12-6 win over Pepperdine on 5/2... hit his third homerun against St. Mary's in as many games to take the team-lead in homeruns in 2004... finished the 5/9 12-3 win 2-for-4 with two RBI and one run scored aganist St. Mary's... 2003... came up with a pair of pinch-hit base hits, including a double against Washington... started all three games of the Cal Poly series going 4-for-13 (.308)...had a seven-game hit streak early in the season... hit two of the Lions' six doubles against UCLA (3/4) in three-for-four, two run and one RBI effort against the Bruins... started in left field against UCSB (3/7) and went 3-for-4... was named the WCC/Rawlings Player of the Week on March 12... had one of the greatest three-game series in LMU history with four homeruns, including two grand slams during a three-game sweep of Portland from March 14-16... went 6-for-12 during the series with a slugging percentage of 1.500... was named the WCC/Rawlings Player of the Week for the second consecutive time on March 18... went 1-for-4, while scoring the tying run against Cal State Fullerton (3/19)... in a three-game series against USF (3/21-23), hit .545 with five runs, seven RBI, three doubles and two homeruns... hit two homeruns in a 9-2 win over San Diego (3/30)... went 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in LMU's 11-6 victory over Long Beach State (4/1)... went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs in LMU's 7-3 win over Saint Mary's (4/4)... had a two-run home run against Santa Clara (4/27)... had two hits, including a home run and two runs scored in a 16-10 win over USF on May 9... had at least one hit in each game of a three-game sweep of Portland (5/16-18) with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored... 2002... earned start in each game of Lions' season opening series against UCSB... had first hit in 7-5 win (2-2-02) against UCSB and finished 1-for-1 with two RBI... had first five at-bat game against UCLA... had a career-high three hits against Portland (3-16-02)... hit two home runs in the seventh inning against USC... continued break-out week with .357 effort against USF including grand slam home run in bottom of the ninth to win game two... had a home run in game one against San Diego... added his fifth home run of season against CSUN (5-14-02), finishing the game 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI... hit five home runs in freshman season with 33 RBI...
A 2001 graduate of Crespi High School in Encino, CA... finished with a 3.2 grade point average... was a three-year letterwinner for coach Scott Muckey... played third base and catcher... was a captain his senior season... was second-team All-Mission League as a junior and a first-team selection as a senior... won Mission League title in 1999 and 2000...
Jonathan Rey Oller was born on July 2, 1983, in Van Nuys, CA... son of Louise and Rey Oller... has one brother, Luke... father attended LMU... was recruited by UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, USC and Long Beach State... chose LMU because "everything was right for me"... major is business administration.
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