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7 Lester Salcedo

Returns to the Aggies after a season in which he earned second-team All-MEAC honors…Transferred to A&T after spending two seasons at El Camino-Compton Community College…Brings power and experience to the Aggies lineup…His defense as a catcher will also be key in the Aggies success…Played 30 games as a catcher in 2014 but also played some third base and was the Aggies designated hitter on occasions…Also pitched twice during the 2014 season…Named a preseason second-team All-MEAC performer in 2015.

2014 Season: Played in 42 games with 41 starts…Batted .292 with six doubles, one home run and 25 RBI…Ranked second on the team in batting and was tied for second in RBI…Also ranked third on the team in hits (42) and fourth in runs scored (18)…Also made two appearances on the mound where he pitched two innings, struck out one and did not surrender a run…Was tied for first on the team in multiple-hit games with 12…Also had six multiple-RBI games…Batted .323 when he served as the Aggies catcher…Also as catcher, he threw out 15 baserunners in 36 attempts…Had a superb three-game series against N.C. Central, March 1-2 where he was 4-for-11 with three RBI and one run scored as the Aggies took two of three from the Eagles…Had a 2-for-4 day with a home run and three RBI with a 5-1 win over Bethune-Cookman on March 15…Recorded two hits, including a double, and scored twice in a 15-1 win over Savannah State on March 22…Had his best game of the season on April 27 at home against Savannah State where he went 3-for-5 with three RBI, two doubles and a run scored in a 13-11 loss.

El Camino-Compton: As a sophomore, he batted .274 with 23 RBI and 17 runs scored in 38 games…Went 3-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored in a 5-4 win over Oxnard…Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored in a 13-2 win over LA Harbor…Had a 3-for-4 day with two RBI in an 8-0 win over Pasadena.

High School: Played four varsity seasons under Ollie Turner and Andy Hall…Attended Torrance and Long Beach Wilson High Schools…Named second-team All-Moore League as a senior…Named honorable mention California Region in 2010.

Personal: Full name is Lester Salcedo…He is the son of Theresa Menedez and Robert Salcedo…Has three siblings, Elliot, Christina and Margaret…His date of birth is Aug. 7, 1991…His major is liberal studies…Says his favorite television is ESPN’s Baseball Tonight.

Position: Catcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmington, Calif.
Other College: El Camino-Compton CC
Major: Liberal Studies
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