Versatile athlete who has played first base, shortstop, third and in the outfield over his two seasons as an Aztec ... Will likely see most of his playing time as middle infielder in 2015 ... Played prep ball at South Hills High School with current Aztec teammates CJ Saylor and Tyler France ... Competed for the Kitsap Bluejackets of the West Coast League during summer 2013 ... Batted .273 with eight doubles, a home run, 15 RBI, 23 runs scored and eight stolen bases ... Played 2012 summer ball for San Gabriel Valley Arsenal ... Member of the Arsenal team that advanced to the quarterfinals for the World Wood Bat Association World (WWBA) Championships in October 2011.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Saw action at shortstop, third base, left field and as a pinch hitter ... Three of his seven starts were at first base, two in the outfield (one left, one right) and two at designated hitter ... Had one appearance at the Mountain West Tournament, entering as a pinch hitter late in the championship game vs. UNLV (May 25) ... Took over in right field and made the catch for the out that ended the contest and gave SDSU the conference crown ... Made his first start of the year at first base on April 13 at Nevada and responded by going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI ... The two hits and two RBI in that contest were a season best ... Had an RBI at Long Beach State (May 6) that tied the game and recorded his only stolen base of the season in that contest ... Finished the regular season by driving in a run in each of the final three contests in which he appeared.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
Appeared primarily in both left and right field as a true freshman and was a starter in right over the final three weeks of the season ... Made one start at shortstop and also played briefly at third base in two games at Arkansas (March 8-9) ... Did not commit an error in the field in 30 games (also had 5 contests as the DH) ... First collegiate appearance came in the role of starting designated hitter against Oregon State on Feb. 22 when he went 1-for-4 ... Had a four-game hitting streak to begin the season ... Season-high three hits in a game came at the Mountain West Tournament vs. UNLV ... Had two RBI in the win over Nevada on April 7, his lone multiple-RBI effort of the year.
Played four years of varsity baseball at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif. ... Was coached there by Kevin Smith ... As a senior was named to the Division 2 all-CIF first team and was an all-Sierra League selection ... Played football at South Hills HS his final three years there.
Daniel S. Sheehan was born March 29, 1994, in Covina, Calif. ... Son of Richard and Kim Sheehan ... Favorite athlete is Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons ... Enjoys surfing and fishing ... Was also recruited by USC, UC Irvine and Loyola Marymount ... A history major at San Diego State interested in a career as a sports agent.