We continue the countdown today at number 93 with Arizona junior catcher Jett Bandy. He is from Thousand Oaks California where he attended Thousand Oaks High School. He had an outstanding career as he won four letters for head coach Frank Mutz. He hit .362 as a senior with six home runs, 21 doubles and 54 RBI. He also won several awards including being named Marmonte League MVP in senior season and Ventura County Player of the Year as a senior. He also was named First Team All-Marmonte League as a junior and senior and Second Team All-Marmonte League as a sophomore. He was selected in the 41st Round of the 2008 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 1,237th overall pick but ended up not coming to an agreement with the Dodgers opting to attend Arizona.
As a freshman in the 2009 season, Jett appeared in 47 games while making 42 starts mostly at third base and designated hitter even though he came in as a catcher. He finished the season with a .299 batting average with four homers and 39 RBI. He tied for the team lead with 21 doubles and also being hit by 14 pitches. He was named a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American after his freshman season.
He had an even better sophomore season in 2010 as he finished second on the team with a .354 with six homers and 42 RBI. He led the team in doubles with 23 while slugging .538. He was named a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award for his efforts behind the plate. He was selected for the 2010 USA Collegiate National Team Tryouts but did not make the squad.
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