Brian Cavazos-Galvez

Brian Cavazos-Galvez

Player Profile


Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Manzano HS

Last College:
New Mexico JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215





Senior 2009: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 12th round of the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft...Earned All-Mountain West Conference First Team honors for the second season in a row...named to the ABCA All-Midwest Region First Team...finished fourth on the UNM career slugging percentage list at .686, led the team and the MWC with a .737 clip in 2009...picked up MWC Player of the Week, Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and collegebaseballinsider.com National Player of the Week on May 18...finished first on the team and the MWC in total bases with 160...led the team with 15 home runs, second in the MWC...ranked in the top 10 in six other MWC offensive categories (63 RBI-second, 64 runs scored-tied for second, seven triples-tied for third, 17 stolen bases-fourth, 85 hits-tied for fourth, .392 batting average-fifth)...tied teammate Dane Hamilton at the No. 10 ranking nationally for triples...ranked in the top 100 in eight other offensive categories (triples per game-23rd, slugging percentage-32nd, total bases-35th, toughest to strikeout-36th, runs per game-70th, RBI-81st, RBI per game-84th, runs-98th)...checked in at the 101st ranking with batting average...appeared and started 54 games...did not commit an error all season, 1.000 fielding percentage tied for first in the conference...had a career day over Air Force on May 16, going 5-for-5 with a career-best six runs scored, fell a triple short of the cycle and belted three home runs...recorded 25 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI games...stringed together an 11-game hitting streak from April 15-May 3...collected a season-high five RBI twice: Feb. 28 against Northern Colorado and May 11 at Saint Mary's (two homers)...went 11-for-19 in a four-game series over Binghamton, March 6-8, with two RBI in each game...hit homers in back-to-back games at Stanford, May 9-10...went 4-for-9 with five RBI in a two-game series over then-ranked No. 3 Texas A&M...named to the 2009 Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team...a Brooks Wallace Award Watch List member...named to the National Collegiate Baseball Association Preseason All-America Third Team.

Summer 2008:Participated in the Northwoods League leading the Battle Creek Bombers in batting average at a .360 clip with four home runs...sported a .566 slugging percentage along with 21 RBI in 35 games.

Junior 2008:Named All-Mountain West Conference first team... led the Lobos in batting average (.367), home runs (11), RBI (55) and slugging percentage (.633)... sixth in the MWC in batting average, second in slugging percentage, third in RBI, fourth in home runs...finished the season with a 17-game hit streak in tact, beginning on May 1...ranked 16th in the nation for toughest to strikeout, recording only 10 in 210 at-bats...appeared in 54 games for the Lobos starting 51...committed only two errors while also recording six outfield assists...had 14 games with multiple RBI...record-setting game against Air Force on April 12 of 6 hits, 6 runs, 7 at-bats, 10 RBI, 4 home runs was a featured on Ping Baseball.com's Spotlight Performances of the Week...was a perfect 4-for-4 vs. UC Irvine on April 26, including a home run and two RBI...was a single short of hitting for the cycle on Feb. 27 vs. Texas Tech, going 3-for-4 with three RBI...named Mountain West Conference Player of the Week on March 31 after hitting .577 (15-for-26) with five doubles, eight RBI and 12 runs scored.

NMJC (2006 & 2007):Named two-time All-Conference, All-Region and All-American...2007 National Champion runner-up ...batted .480 with 22 doubles and 11 home runs in 2007, his sophomore season...had 87 RBIs and a .756 slugging percentage in 221 at bats...in 2006, as a freshman, hit .517 with nine home runs and 66 RBIs...doubled 19 times and finished with a .879 slugging percentage in 149 at bats...made the vice president and dean's list.

High School: Played under coach Jim Briggs at Manzano High School...named two-time All-State and three-time All-District...honored as the All-State Player of the Year...was the New Mexico High School triple crown winner in 2005.

Personal:Born on May 17, 1987 to Cynthia Cavazos and Balvino Galvez...father was a pro pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1985 and the Detroit Tigers in 1986...says his greatest thrill while playing sports was being the 2007 JUCO World Series runner-up while playing at New Mexico JC...major is Sociology.