Hit .077 and started one game as a freshman … he team’s most improved hitter from one fall to the next … led the team with four home runs in fall practice … one of the hardest workers in the weight room … will contend for a starting position in the outfield … strong arm. … UM Bookbuster for achieving a GPA greater than 3.0 in his first semester.
Recorded his first career hit in the Bethune-Cookman series and scored his first career run against Florida State … hit .077 in 18 games, with one start … went 0-for-1 with a walk and run scored in exhibition game against the Florida Marlins on 3/1. vs. Virginia (4/21-23): Played in all three games of the series, starting the series finale … went 0-for-1 with a sac bunt in the series finale and had a diving catch in right field in his first career start … pinch-hit in the eighth and grounded out to shortstop in the second game of the series … played the ninth inning in left field in the series opener. at Florida State (4/14-16): Played in right field in the series-finale win as a defensive replacement … struck out in his only at bat of the series in the second game … entered the series opener as a pinch runner in the eighth inning and scored one run … played the rest of the game in right field and recorded one put out. vs. North Carolina (4/7, 9): Came into the game as a defensive replacement in the late innings of the series opener and finale … did not record an at bat. vs. Clemson (4/2): Pinch-hit and struck out … played in left field. at Duke (3/19): Struck out in a pinch-hit at bat. vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/25-26): Came off the bench in the final two games of the series … 0-for-2 in the series finale … had his first career hit, a single to left-center in the eighth inning of the second game. vs. Florida (2/17, 19): Pinch-ran twice in the series … was caught stealing in the ninth inning of the series opener. vs. Louisville (2/15): Went 0-for-1 and played in right and center field. vs. Winthrop (2/3-5): Went 0-for-2 in Miami’s 16-4 series-opening win … entered the game as a pinch runner in the ninth inning of the series finale. vs. FIU (1/28-1/29): Made his collegiate debut in the season opener and went 0-for-1 with a walk.
Played for head coach Vern Ramie at Kamehameha High School … earned all-league, and all-state honors from the Honolulu Advertiser all four years … helped lead the team to a state runner-up finish as a freshman and the state championship as a sophomore. Senior (2005): Team captain … named First Team All-State and First Team All-League All-Star by the Honolulu Advertiser … batted .415 with 28 runs, four doubles, five triples, three home runs, 28 RBIs and a .723 slugging percentage. Junior (2004): Selected as a First Team All-State and First Team All-League All-Star by the Honolulu Advertiser. Sophomore (2003): Named First Team All-State and First Team All-League All-Star by the Honolulu Advertiser. Freshman (2002): Was an All-State Honorable Mention and Second Team All-League All-Star by the Honolulu Advertiser.
Son of Jane and Frank Freitas … has one sister, Garin … majoring in communications broadcasting and is undecided on a second major … sister is working toward a master’s in marine affairs at the Miami Marine School … father played baseball at the University of Denver, where he ranked among the nation’s top 10 in stolen bases and triples as a senior.