|Hometown:||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|High School:||Henry M. Gunn|
2012: Played in 33 games and started 31 as a sophomore ... Academic All-NEWMAC ... .277 averagewith 23 hits in 83 at-bats ... scored 15 runs and drove in nine runs... successfully laid down five sacrifice bunts which was the seventh most in the NEWMAC ... had two RBI's in a game against Wentworth (3/14) and scored three runs helping the Engineers to an easy 13-4 win ... had two hits in back to back close games against UMass Boston (4/26) and Rhode Island College (5/2) both resulting in wins.
2011: Solid first season at MIT … broke into the starting lineup at second base … led the team in runs scored with 30 … also walked a team best 23 times … topped the squad in steals (12) and hit by the pitch (13) … finished in the top-10 in the NEWMAC in all of those categories … season-high five-game hitting streak … six multi-hit games … went 3-for-4 with a season bests of two RBI and three steals against Eastern Nazarene (3/15) … scored four times against Wheaton (3/20) … 3-for-4 and hit twice against Hope (3/22) … perfect 3-for-3 day against Suffolk (5/8) … picked up hits in each of MIT’s NCAA Tournament games.
Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in energy studies and economics … research on new baseball bat technologies in the Center for Sports Innovation, on properties of superconductors in the Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory and a field study involving a microbial fuel cell in Uganda with the D-Lab … community service chair and risk manager of Kappa Sigma.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Henry M Gunn High School … played varsity baseball four years … team MVP and first team all-league as a junior and senior … also played basketball … team MVP and all-league as a senior.
Personal: Son of Edward and Rebecca Rea … brother played baseball and Santa Clara … sister played soccer at Princeton … father played baseball at Cal Tech.