San Diego, Calif.
Torrey Pines HS
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5-10 / 190
Standout hitter who will see action behind the plate during his inaugural season as an Aztec ... Hits for power and average with good bat control ... Played during summer 2007 for the Colton (Calif.) Nighthawks ... Recruited by Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, San Diego and UC Riverside.
Earned three varsity letters in baseball at Torrey Pines High School under head coach Matt Chess ... In addition to catching, also played first base and right field ... During his final two seasons, struck out only 16 times in 262 plate appearances ... An all-state second-team selection by Cal-Hi Sports as a senior ... First-team all-Palomar League and second-team all-CIF honoree ... Named to the San Diego Union-Tribune all-section team and the North County Times all-north county squad ... Batted .423 with 31 runs scored, 12 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 36 runs batted in ... Also had 10 stolen bases and finished with a .724 slugging percentage and .459 on-base average ... As a junior, was Palomar League player of the year and Union-Tribune all-section team member ... Hit .402 with 20 runs, eight doubles, nine home runs and 29 RBI ... As a sophomore, had a batting average of .264 with 16 runs, eight doubles, five homers and 18 RBI ... Named to the Union-Tribune all-academic team and received scholar-student recognition two years.
Kevin Michael Silvett was born Jan. 15, 1989, in a Jolla, Calif. ... Son of Larry and Debbie Silvett ... Father played basketball at UC Santa Barbara where he won the Captain's award and was named most inspirational player ... Enjoys video games and attending sporting events .... Favorite athlete in San Diego Charger tight end Antonio Gates ... Undeclared major at San Diego State.