We continue the list today with number 75 in our countdown with Hawaii sophomore infielder/outfielder Kolten Wong. He is from Kamehameha-Hawaii High School in Kea’au, Hawai`i where he lettered in baseball and football. He was named State Co-Player of the Year as senior after hitting .660 for the season. He was named All-League First team from 2005-2008 while being named first team All-State in 2006 and 2008. He was selected in the 16th round by the Minnesota Twins but was not able to come to an agreement with the team.
Wong had an outstanding freshman season with the Warriors as he hit .341 which was good enough for third on the squad. He also hit 11 homers while driving in 52 runs during his 58 games of action. He was also solid on the basepaths as he had eleven stolen bases in 15 attempts. Wong also was solid in the field making four errors on the year with fielding percentage of .974. He was named a Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, Ping! and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. He played this summer with the USA Collegiate National Team where he hit .215 in 21 games (15 starts) while driving in eight runs. He continued his solid baserunning with 11 stolen bases in 12 attempts.
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