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Anthony Soto
Anthony Soto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Venice, CA

High School:
Venice High School

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/25/1984

Experience:
3V

B/T:
S-L



Briefly... Anthony Soto is in his senior season with the Lions... is a fifth-year, graduate school student in the School of Education... will be in the mix to be an everyday outfielder... coaches expect he will play against right-handed pitching and feel he could see some time against left-handers as well... can play either left or center field for the Lions... named offensive MVP of LMU's Crimson and Navy Fall Series...

At LMU... 2006... played in 43 games, making 15 starts... finished the season hitting .310... added 14 runs scored and eight RBI... was 3-for-6 in stolen bases... 2005... hit .250 in 22 games for the Lions... made four starts... finished with a double, three RBI, a .300 on-base percentage, and no errors in the outfield... went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs against Portland on April 9... 2004... hit .291 in 38 games played with 13 hits and a .311 on-base percentage... 2003... appeared in six games, recording two at-bats and a run scored before medical redshirting after breaking his wrist in practice...

High School... a 2002 graduate of Venice High School in Venice, Calif... earned three-varsity letters and captained his baseball team for his final two seasons... named Western League three times... a two-time All-Los Angeles selection playing first base, outfield, and pitching for coach Tim Alcantar... also played quarterback and receiver on the football team earning all-city and all-league...

Personal... Anthony Gilbert Soto was born Aug. 25, 1984, in Los Angeles... son of Arthur Soto and Virginia Gomez... has one brother, Arthur... completed his undergraduate degree in sociology... now working toward his masters in education.

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