5 Joey Mejia
5 Joey Mejia
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Live Oak, Calif.
High School: Yuba City
Position: C

Junior (2018):
Meija played in eight games, making three starts as a catcher.

Sophomore (2017):
In 15 games, Mejia scored five runs while smacking a pair of doubles. He helped the Tigers defeat Portland going 1-for-2 with a double and a walk.

Summer (2016):
A member of the Kitsap Bluejackets, Mejia drove in three runs on his five hits over 12 games.

Freshman (2016):
Mejia managed to pick up three starts in his first year thanks to his .313/.389/.375 line.  In his first ever at-bat, Mejia singled against Cal Poly, then picked up a walk later in that game.  In his first career start, April 12 against Fresno State, Mejia doubled and drove in a run.  He ended the year hitting .308 in his final five games.

High School:
Mejia joins the Tigers out of Yuba City High School.  The Live Oak, California native was twice named the Defensive Player of the Year in the Tri-County Conference after his junior and senior seasons.  He was also named All-Area after his senior season.  That year, Mejia hit .327 with 37 runs scored, leading the league in runs.  He was also named to the Honor Roll and President's List.

Mejia's older brother, Louis, also played for the Tigers.  He is the son of Esteban Mejia and Susan Delafuente.  He will major in business marketing here at Pacific.  Mejia's great grandfather was a three-time captain on the Stanford baseball team and played at the 1936 Olympics.