Mark Canha
Mark Canha

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Bellarmine College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
Outfield/First Base

Birthdate:
02/15/1989

Experience:
2V

One of the nation's top young players who had a breakout season last year as a sophomore, earning All-Pac-10 honors...will see action either in the outfield or at first base...hits for both power and average and is a base stealing threat...was named the team's 2009 winner of the Clint Evans Award as the Most Valuable Player and was the recipient of the Robert A. Roos Award as the team's leading hitter...

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Batted a team-leading .366 (75-for-205, 5th in Pac-10, .317 vs. Pac-10) with 17 doubles (6th in Pac-10), and a team-leading 12 home runs (7th in Pac-10) and 43 RBI...also had 75 hits (6th in Pac-10), 130 total bases (6th in Pac-10), a .634 slugging percentage (6th in Pac-10), 44 runs and a .444 on-base percentage (8th in Pac-10)...had a team-high 24 multiple hit games and 11 multiple RBI games...had a career-high 19-game hitting streak from March 9-April 10 (30-for-74, .405, 4-2B, 7-HR, 20 RBI)...went 2-for-3 with a career-high four RBI April 25 versus Arizona State....was 2-for-4 with a two-run triple and three RBI April 22 at Stanford...went 5-for-10 with two doubles, a home run and two RBI April 17-19 versus Oregon...was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI April 15 at UC Davis...went 2-for-4 with two doubles at Stanford April 13...hit a home run at Washington April 9...was 2-for-3 with a double and home run April 1 versus Long Beach State...went 4-for-5 with a double March 29 versus Washington State...hit a two-run homer versus Stanford March 23 and a three-run homer versus the Cardinal March 22...was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI March 17 at Pacific...went 3-for-4 with an RBI March 13 versus Cal Poly...was 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI March 9 at Oklahoma...was the March 3 Pac-10 Player of the Week after going 9-for-20 (.450) with seven runs, two doubles, two home runs and five RBI in Cal's wins over Vanderbilt, at Santa Clara and three-game sweep at Long Beach State...started the season off on an 11-game hitting streak (18-for-45, .400, 4-2B, 3-HR, eight RBI), including four straight two-hit games (Feb. 27-March 4)...was honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic...

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Batted .270 (17-for-63, .143 vs. Pac-10) with two doubles and six RBI in 35 games...had 12 starts in left field and three as a designated hitter as a true freshman...had a clutch RBI double in the ninth inning May 25 versus UCLA...was 6-for-14 (.455) with a double and four RBI versus Loyola Marymount Mar. 14-16...went a career-high 4-for-4 with three RBI against the Lions in game one March 15...was 2-for-3 versus Stanford Mar. 4.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Bellarmine College Prep was 2007 West Catholic Athletic League MVP, two-time first-team all-section and two-time first-team all-league...helped his team to a 35-4 record and scored the winning run of the 2006 Central Coast Section Championship...batted .365 with 12 home runs as a sophomore, had a .609 on-base percentage with 40 walks as a junior and hit .440 with 11 home runs as a senior...competed in the 2006 High School All-Star Classic in Wareham, Mass...majoring in economics...parents are David and Elaine Canha...born February 15, 1989 in San Jose, Calif.

Canha's Career Statistics
YEAR	AVG	G	AB	R	H	RBI	2B	3B	HR	BB	SO	SB
2008	.270	35	63	10	17	6	2	0	0	12	22	2
2009	.366	53	205	44	75	43	17	1	12	27	37	5
Total	.343	88	268	54	92	49	19	1	12	39	59	7

Career vs. the Pac-10 AVG G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SB TB SLUG vs. UA .308 5 13 2 4 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 5 .385 vs. ASU .250 4 12 1 3 4 0 0 0 1 4 0 3 .250 vs. UO .500 3 10 5 5 2 3 0 1 4 2 1 11 1.100 vs. OSU .308 4 13 1 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 0 5 .385 vs. STAN .231 4 13 2 3 6 0 0 2 3 3 0 9 .692 vs. UCLA .143 5 14 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 6 0 4 .286 vs. USC .357 6 14 1 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 6 .429 vs. UW .143 5 14 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 6 0 5 .357 vs. WSU .500 3 12 0 6 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 7 .583

Career Bests Most Hits: 4, twice, last time March 29, 2009 vs. Washington State (4-for-5, 2B) Most Runs: 3, four times, last time April 19, 2009 vs. Oregon Most RBI: 4, twice, last time April 25, 2009 vs. Arizona State (2-for-3) Career Grand Slams: None Longest Hitting Streak: 19, March 9-April 10, 2009 (30-for-74, .405, 4-2B, 7-HR, 20 RBI)

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