Named a first-team preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association of America (NCBWA) after an outstanding 2005 season...is a second-team preseason All-American in Baseball America and a third-team preseason All-American in Collegiate Baseball...is on the watch list for the 2006 Brooks Wallace Award as the nation's top collegiate player... a talented left-hander who can hit for both power and average...has developed into solid outfielder as well...
AS SOPHOMORE (2005): Earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors, batting a team-leading .355 (fifth in Pac-10, .312 versus Pac-10) with 21 doubles (fifth in Pac-10), two triples, seven home runs and 33 RBI...finished with a .567 slugging percentage (10th in Pac-10) with 77 hits and 123 total bases...the 21 doubles were third on the Cal all-time single-season doubles list...hit .367 (22-for-60) with runners in scoring position...was 2-for-3 with two doubles versus Stanford May 9...went a career-high 5-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI at UCLA Apr. 29...had a 10-game hitting streak from Mar. 24-Apr. 9 (15-for-40, .375, 3-2B, 3B, five RBI)...was 6-for-13 (.462) with a double and two RBI versus Washington State Mar. 24-26...had a career-high 13-game hitting streak from Feb. 20-Mar. 15, 2005 (24-for-51, .471, 5-2B, 4-HR, 13 RBI)...went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBI at Pacific Mar. 15...was 7-for-13 with a double and RBI versus UNLV Mar. 11-13...went 5-for-11 with two home runs and six RBI at Stanford Mar. 5-6...on the Mar. 6 doubleheader versus the Cardinal was 4-for-7 with two, two-run homers...went 5-for-10 with two doubles and a home run versus UC Irvine Feb. 4-6...was 3-for-3 with a home run and scored the game-winning run versus UCI Feb. 5...had six, three-hit games; two, four-hit games and one five-hit game during the season...was on the watch list for both the Golden Spikes and Brooks Wallace Award as the nation's top collegiate player...won the Robert A. Roos Award as the team's top hitter, and was the co-winner of the Clint Evans Award as the team's most valuable player (with Josh Satin)...
AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Had 13 starts in left field and five starts as a designated hitter, batting .284 (21-for-74) with five doubles, a triple, four home runs and 15 RBI...had a .321 average against Pac-10 competition...hit a two-run homer in his first collegiate at-bat, and had another two-run homer in the eighth inning versus BYU Jan. 29...finished the first BYU game 3-for-3 with four RBI...went 2-for-3 with a home run and career-high four RBI at Sacramento State Apr. 27...finished the season on a four-game hitting streak, including going 5-for-12 with a double and two RBI at Washington State...
HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Harvard-Westlake High School was a preseason All-American in Baseball America as a senior...went on to hit .490 with seven home runs and was All-CIF Southern Section...as a junior hit .466 with seven home runs and was ranked as one of the top three position players in California, and one of the top 25 prospects in the nation, by Baseball America...was a two-time first team all-league selection, and All-CIF Southern Section and All-Los Angeles Times as a senior...helped his team to its first-ever CIF finals berth, played at Edison Field, home of the Anaheim Angels...was prep teammates with Cal sophomore Josh Satin...was named 2003 Pacific Palisades Post Athlete of the Year...majoring in American studies...parents are Phillip and Vivian Boesch...born April 12, 1985 in Santa Monica, Calif.
Boesch's Career Statistics YEAR AVG G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SB 2004 .284 33 74 14 21 15 5 1 4 7 23 1 2005 .355 57 217 36 77 33 21 2 7 26 27 6 Total .337 90 291 50 98 48 26 3 11 33 50 7