Baseball set for thre games at New Mexico this weekend
Versatile athlete who redshirted in 2016 ... Has played first base, shortstop, third and in the outfield over his previous three seasons as an Aztec ... Will likely see most of his playing time at shortstop in 2017 ... Played for the Holly Springs (N.C.) Salamanders of the Coastal Plain League during the summer of 2016 ... Batted .301 with nine doubles, five home runs, 27 runs scored and 29 RBI ... 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 2016
Did not play for the Aztecs during the 2016 campaign.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Earned first-team all-Mountain West accolades ... Batted .423 over the six games at the Mountain West Tournament with three doubles, three home runs and nine RBI ... His three homers at the tourney came in consecutive contests ... The only Aztec to have started every game at the same position in 2015 ... One of 25 finalists nationwide for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the year Award presented by the College Baseball Hall of Fame ... Had a career-best 10-game hitting streak ((May 14-29) during which he went 18-for-43 (.419) with five doubles, three homers, 14 RBI and 10 runs scored ... Had an eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 27-Mar. 17 during which he hit .485 (16-for-33) with four doubles, nine RBI and 10 runs scored ... Had a career-high four hits at Long Beach State on March 10 including a pair of doubles ... Set a career high with four RBI vs. St. Mary's on May 14 ... Career-best four runs scored vs. Valparaiso in the second game of the season (Feb. 14) ... Had a string of six straight games with at least one RBI end in the series finale vs. St. Mary's on Saturday, May 16 ... Recorded two doubles in a game on three occasions ... Hit his first collegiate home run at UNLV on March 27 ... Added two more at Tony Gwynn Stadium vs. Nevada April 18 and vs. Cal State Northridge April 28 ... Stole nine bases this season after having had only four the previous two years ... Was hit by pitch 10 times to rank third on the squad.
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 Los Angeles Angels 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.