UNCG Baseball BIO
24 Cesar Trejo
Second Team All-SoCon Media/Coaches
SoCon Player of the Month (February)
SoCon Player of the Week (March 12)
Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 12)
Drafted in the 17th round by the Seattle Mariners
2018 (Junior): Second Team All-SoCon outfielder … SoCon Player of the Month in February … SoCon Player of the Week (March 12) … Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 12) … Drafted in the 17th round of the MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners … Hit for a .363 average with a team-high 26 extra-base hits, recording a .467 slugging percentage … Stole a team-high 22 bases in 24 attempts … Recorded 22 multi-hit games and drove in multiple runs in 13 games … Six triples ties for sixth-most in a season in school history … Drove in a season-high four runs in the first two games of the year against Appalachian State (Feb. 16 and 17), Marist (Mar. 2) Lipscomb (Mar. 17) and Samford (Apr. 20) … Started the season with a 20-game hit streak … Season-high four hits against Wake Forest (Feb. 28), going 4-for-5 with two RBI and two doubles … Hit five home runs … hit home runs in back-to-back games to open the year against Appalachian State (Feb. 16 and 17) … Homered again against Lafayette (Mar. 9) … Hit a go-ahead grand slam to earn a win over Lipscomb (Mar. 17) … Hit his next home run in the SoCon Tournament in the win over Wofford (May 25), going 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored … Drove in runs in five of the final six games.
2017 (Sophomore): Second Team All-Southern Conference designated hitter in the coaches poll… Preseason first team All-SoCon selection… Hit for a .280 average in 57 games… Led UNCG with 12 home runs, 56 RBI and a .521 slugging percentage… Hit 11 doubles and two triples while swiping four bases… Recorded just one error on the season… Earned 18 multi-hit games to go with a team-leading 17 multiple RBI games… Earned an 11-game hit streak and reached base safely in 17 consecutive games… Season-best four hits against ETSU (Apr. 2), finishing 4-for-5 with five RBI, four runs, a double and two home runs… Drove in five runs against Samford (May 20), going 2-for-3 with a run scored, a double and a home run… Went for four RBI against Elon (Mar. 7) and UNC Asheville (Mar. 28)… Tallied three hits against NC State (Feb. 28) and Mercer (Apr. 30)… Against Mercer, went 3-for-4 with two RBI, a run scored and two doubles… Hit home runs in back-to-back games against Lafayette (Mar. 16-17)… Went 2-for-4 with a some run, three RBI and scored twice in a victory at Elon (May 2)… Hit a solo home run in the Southern Conference Tournament against ETSU (May 26)… Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored on two solo home runs in the first round of the NCAA Clemson Regional against the host Tigers (June 2).
2016 (Freshman): Earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors.. Southern Conference All-Freshman Honors… Earned SoCon All-Tournament honors after hitting for a .462 average and two home runs in the SoCon Tournament... Started 47 games, appearing in 51 as either the designated hitter or shortstop… Hit for a .363 average with 19 extra base hits… Hit seven doubles, three triples and was third on the team with nine home runs… drove in 30 runs and scored 43… Went a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen bases… Hit for a .587 Slugging percentage… 20 multi-hit games to go with six multi-RBI games… Ended the year on a season-best 10 game hit streak and 13 game reached base streak… Had his first collegiate hit in his first at bat against High Point (Feb. 20), hitting a double down the right field line… Drove in his first collegiate run against NC State (Mar. 1)… First multi-RBI game against Army (Mar. 4), driving in two and hitting his first career home run… Hit his first triple against UMES (Mar. 16), going 2-for-3… Drove in six runs and knocked out nine hits in the three game series with Marist (Mar. 18-20)… Homered against Campbell (Mar. 30) on a two-strike pitch and scored twice in the contest… Finished 2-for-3 with three RBI, a home run and two runs scored against Furman (Apr. 16)… Went a perfect 3-for-3 with four RBI, three runs scored and finished a double short of the cycle… Hit home runs in back-to-back games to start the SoCon Tournament (May 25-26).
High School: Played four seasons of varsity baseball for head coach Donnie Maness at Ragsdale High School … Named a High Honorable Mention preseason All-American by Perfect Game while earning Atlantic Region First Team laurels … Led the Tigers to 15 wins and an appearance in the state playoffs as a senior … Hit .340 with two home runs and 17 stolen bases as a junior … Earned All-Piedmont Triad Conference accolades … Competed for the South Charlotte Panthers during the summer under head coach Danny Hignight … Also played for the Hi-Toms legion program run by Greg Suire … Garnered A/B honor roll status every year of his high school career.
Personal: Cesar Onofre Trejo-Ziri … Born May 15, 1997 in Caracas, Venezuela … Son of Angel and Luz Trejo … Majoring economics.
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