June 7, 2010
BERKELEY - California freshman right fielder/designated hitter/third baseman Tony Renda, recently selected first-team All-Pac-10, has been named to the 2010 Norman (Okla.) Regional All-Tournament team. The Golden Bears' frosh standout was 5-for-9 with two doubles and two RBI this past weekend at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Cal's contests versus North Carolina and Oral Roberts.
Renda (Hillsborough, Calif.) has been extremely productive the last two weeks of the 2010 campaign versus Oregon and at the NCAA Regional hosted by the University of Oklahoma, going an impressive 13-for-21 (.619) with five doubles, four RBI and 18 total bases. He finished his first collegiate season as the Bears' leading hitter with a .373 average (81-for-217), third-best in the Pac-10. Renda is also ranked in the Top-10 in the conference in doubles (fourth, 21), triples (fifth, 4), runs (fifth, 55), hits (sixth, 81), stolen bases (eighth, 13) and total bases (eighth, 119).
Renda's 21 doubles is tied for third on the school's all-time list (with Jon Zuber and currently Detroit Tiger outfielder Brennan Boesch). He recorded 37 RBI with a .548 slugging percentage and a .427 on-base percentage as well.