Emerged as one of the top leadoff men in the Mountain West Conference in 2005...Earned second-team all-West Region honors last season and was a first-team all-Mountain West Conference selection...Local prep standout who came to San Diego State after one season at nearby Grossmont Junior College...Was drafted in the 25th round by the Atlanta Braves out of high school in 2003.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2005
With a .419 batting overall average, became the first Aztec to hit above the .400 mark since Steve Dietz (.404) in 1992...Named to the Mountain West Conference all-tournament team after going 10-for-21 (.476) with six runs scored, seven RBI and three doubles over the five games at that event...Ended the league season with a .479 average, finishing second in the MWC by .001 point to teammate Jake McLintock...Led the Aztecs in runs scored (60), hits (96), doubles (18) and stolen bases (18)...His hit total was the 11th-most in a season by an Aztec...Scored 43 runs in 27 conference games to lead the MWC...Led SDSU with a .672 slugging percentage in league play...Averaged over two hits per game in 27 conference contests...Had a team-high 27-game hitting streak, one shy of the school record...Finished the season by hitting safely in 12 of SDSU's final 13 contests...Led squad with 31 multiple-hit games...Also recorded 10 multiple-RBI games...Had career-best five RBI in win at New Mexico on May 14 with a double and home run in that contest...Tied SDSU mark with eight ABs in that same contest...Led the MWC in stolen bases with 18 in all games and 10 in league play...Batted .500 (31-for-62) with runners in scoring position...When leading off an inning, reached base 45-of-93 times (.484)...First career home came against UNLV at Tony Gwynn Stadium...Was 1-for-1 in a pinch hitting role.
GROSSMONT JUNIOR COLLEGE
Played one season of baseball at Grossmont JC in El Cajon, Calif., under coach Ed Olsen...In 30 games for the Griffins, hit .333 (31-for-93) with 25 runs scored, five doubles, two home runs and three stolen bases...Slugging percentage of .452...His batting average ranked 15th in the Pacific Coast Conference.
Earned a pair of varsity letters in baseball at Morse High School...Played under former San Diego State pitcher Matt Cleek and was a teammate of current Aztec pitcher Bruce Billings...Named first team all-Eastern League as a senior in 2003...Hit .425 and scored 29 runs...Ranked among the top 20 in San Diego County with 18 stolen bases...Named the Coca Cola MVP...Also played football and basketball for the Tigers.
Quintin Lonell Berry was born Nov. 21, 1984, in San Diego...Son of Rhonda Berry...Hobbies include sports and weightlifting...Favorite athlete is Ken Griffey, Jr...A public administration major at San Diego State.