Tony Renda
Tony Renda

Player Profile

Hillsborough, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 173




2012 Cal Baseball Summer Highlights

Bear Standouts


Five More Bears Selected in MLB Draft

Seven Total


Krist Drafted in Ninth Round by Chicago Cubs

Second Bear Drafted


Tony Renda Drafted in Second Round By Washington

80th Pick Overall


Renda Named Third-Team All-American

Collegiate Baseball Honor

AS A JUNIOR (2012):

- Named 2012 first-team preseason All-American by Baseball America and second-team preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

- Was selected as one of 50 players on USA Baseball's Golden Spikes Award Watch list as the nation's top amateur baseball player


- Named 2011 Pac-10 Player of the Year, only fourth player in Cal history to earn honor
- Member of the 2011 Houston Regional All-Tournament Team
- Batted .332 (88-for-265, 9th in Pac-10, team-best .348 vs. Pac-10) with 14 doubles, two triples, three home runs and a team-leading 44 RBI (8th in Pac-10)
- Led the team with nine stolen bases (9-for-11)
- First in the Pac-10 with 88 hits and third with 115 total bases
- Had an 11-game hitting streak from May 20-June 6 (19-for-51, .372, 3-2B, 3B, five RBI)
- Started the season with an 11-game hitting streak (20-for-49, .408, 4-2B, HR, 12 RBI)
- Was 15-for-44 (.341) in the postseason with a double and six RBI
- Had an RBI June 23 vs. Virginia and went 2-for-3 with an RBI June 21 vs. Texas A&M in the College World Series
- Was 3-for-5 with an RBI June 12 vs. Dallas Baptist in the Santa Clara Super Regional
- Went 9-for-24 (.375) with a double and three RBI during the Houston Regional, getting a key RBI in the ninth inning and then scoring the winning run in the 9-8 victory over Baylor June 6
- Was 5-for-13 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI May 7-8 at Oregon State
- Had eight hits in the April 10 doubleheader at Arizona, going 4-for-5 and 4-for-6, including a triple in game two
- Went a career-best 5-for-5 with a double, home run and a career-high six RBI March 8 vs. Santa Clara
- Batted .363 (29-for-80) with runners in scoring position


- Earned Freshman All-America honors in Collegiate Baseball, was first-team All-Pac-10 and was named to the 2010 Norman (Okla.) Regional All-Tournament team
- Was the Bears' leading hitter with a .373 average, third-best in the Pac-10
- 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)
- Recorded 37 RBI with a .548 slugging percentage and a .427 on-base percentage
- Led team with 28 multiple-hit games
- Was 5-for-9 with two doubles and two RBI in the Norman Regional
- In the last two weeks of the 2010 campaign at Oregon and at the NCAA Regional hosted by the University of Oklahoma was 13-for-21 (.619) with five doubles, four RBI and 18 total bases
- Went 3-for-5 with a triple and RBI May 10 at Washington State
- Was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI May 1 versus Oregon State
- Went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI March 13 at Rice
- Was 2-for-4 with a triple and first collegiate home run (three-run) March 11 at Rice
- Batted .354 (23-for-65) with runners in scoring position
- Started all 54 games (31 at third base, 18 as designated hitter, five in right field) as a true freshman


- Was a 2009 High School All-American, as well as both the San Mateo County and West Catholic Athletic Player of the Year, leading his team to the Central Coast Section title
- Selected first-team all-state by Cal Hi Sports and MaxPreps, ending his high school career as the Serra High School record-holder for career hits (152)
- in June, 2009 was drafted in the 42nd round by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and in the summer of 2009 competed in the Northwoods League where he batted .283
- majoring in American studies
- parents are the late Frank Renda and Larree Renda
- born Jan. 24, 1991 in Santa Rosa, Calif.

Most Hits: 5, March 8, 2011 vs. Santa Clara (5-for-5, 2B, HR, 6 RBI)
Most Runs: 3, six times, last time June 6, 2011 vs. Baylor
Most RBI: 6, March 8, 2011 vs. Santa Clara (5-for-5, 2B, HR)
Career Grand Slams: None
Longest Hitting Streak: 16, May 28, 2010 - March 8, 2011
(33-for-70, .471, 8-2B, HR, 16 RBI)