TITANS 00: Started sporadically for the Titans (17 times), but appeared in 28 games as a reserve, second most on the team Was batting just .133 through the first two months of the season, but hit .362 (21-for-58) over the final eight weeks of the season Collected two hits in three consecutive games (Cal Poly twice and UCLA) Had a season-high three RBI in the Titans 6-0 win over Nevada on May 5 and matched that against Pacific on May 14 Was Coach Hortons preferred pinch-runner, entering the game in that capacity nine times and scoring four runs Was 7-for-10 in stolen bases Batted a team-high .364 (8-for-22) with two outs Suffered a slightly pulled hamstring in the final series against Long Beach State that kept him out of the lineup in regional play.
TITANS 99: Won starting right field job in February Played in 57 games and started 48 times Hit .291 with 2 home runs and 26 RBI Stole 11 bases in 13 attempts Had an 11-game hitting streak (Feb. 28-Mar. 20) when he batted .500 (20-for-40) and raised average to season high of .455 After that, he hit only .217 (26-for-120) and went six games (Apr. 9-17) without a hit (0-for-16) Had four hits at San Diego State on Mar. 2 Batted in leadoff spot when David Bacani was injured (Mar. 13-23) and batted .346 (9-for-26) and scored in all seven games (10 runs).
LEMOORE H.S./AVENAL H.S.: Three-year letterman and three-time All-West Yosemite League selection for Coach Bob Clement at Lemoore H.S. in Lemoore, Calif. Played at Avenal H.S. in Avenal, Calif. his freshman year 1998 league Player of the Year, three-time first-team pick and twice teams most valuable player As a senior, batted .521 with one home run and stole 29 bases in 30 tries As a junior, hit .489 with four homers Led team in hitting as a sophomore Made second-team all-league as a freshman at Avenal Also played football and basketball.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 22, 1980, in Hanford, Calif. Parents are Richard and Kim Guzman Has an older sister, Jennifer Majoring in kinesiology Favorite major leaguer is Matt Williams Favorite pro team is the Giants Most memorable sports moment was a diving catch in the 1999 College World Series Enjoys wakeboarding Best advice to kids is to always hustle.