|Hometown:||Santa Clara, CA|
|High School:||Archbishop Mitty HS|
|College:||West Valley College|
Slated to back up Chris Hoo as Cal Poly's catcher this spring.
2011: Started 31 games -- 26 as catcher and five as designated hitter -- and played in 10 other contests in junior season at Cal Poly … a .252 hitter with 10 doubles (four in Long Beach State series) and pair of home runs (Santa Clara and Valparaiso) with 17 RBI ... committed one error in 230 chances ... fourth in Big West in sacrifice flies with four ... started season with seven hits in first seven games (.368) and was 7-for-14 in four-game stretch (April 29-May 3) to lift average 38 points … nine multiple-hit games, including 3-for-4 performance against Minnesota on March 25 … three multiple-RBI contests, including three-RBI game with two doubles against Long Beach State on April 29 … hit .350 in night games and .145 under the sun ... hit.303 against lefties ... eight RBI in nine opportunities with runner on third and less than two outs ... played summer ball for Walla Walla in West Coast Collegiate Baseball League, hitting .187 with five doubles, a triple and five home runs (second in WCCBL), driving in 15 runs and scoring 16 times … All-WCCBL honorable mention … played in WCCBL All-Star Game.
2010: Played in 40 games with 22 starts, including one as designated hitter ... hit .245 with four doubles, three home runs and 13 RBI ... one of his homers was a grand slam against Fresno State on March 23 in Baggett Stadium ... four multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI contests ... six-game hitting streak early in season and starts 2011 campaign with four-game hitting streak ... finished season with 3-for-6 game against Cal State Bakersfield with three RBI, one home run and four runs scores ... also homered against UCLA ... 3-for-5 against Florida International on March 6 ... committed just three errors in 177 chances for .983 fielding percentage ... made first collegiate start against USC on Feb. 20 ... hit .348 in day games and .154 at night ... played summer ball for Walla Walla in West Coast Collegiate Baseball League, hitting .321 with nine doubles, a triple, three home runs and 24 RBI en route to second-team All-WCCBL honors.
Community College: Played one season at West Valley College and hit .328 with eight doubles, three home runs and 25 RBIs ... stole four of five bases ... earned first-team All-Golden Gate Conference honors as a catcher, leading West Valley to a 22-18 overall record, a tie for first place in the Golden Gate Conference and a berth in the state regionals.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose ... as a senior under head coach Bill Hutton, hit .363 with 14 doubles, one home run, 18 RBIs and five stolen bases... Monarchs were 24-11 in 2008 with a third-place finish in the West Catholic Athletic League and earned a spot in the championship game of the CIF-Central Coast Section Division I playoffs ... earned first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League honors and also was first-team All-Central Coast Section, first-team All-San Jose Mercury News and second-team All-NorCal ... earned a varsity letter all four seasons at Mitty, earning all-league honorable mention as a sophomore and junior and playing on the CIF-Central Coast Section Division I championship team in 2005 as a freshman ... also played football as a quarterback and defensive back for the Monarchs ... passed for 1,314 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2007 ... also was recruited by Santa Clara, UC Santa Barbara, Cal, San Francisco, Hawaii, UC Irvine, Kansas, Loyola Marymount and San Jose State.
Personal: Son of Ken and Paula Stewart ... two sisters, Chelsea and Kelly ... born October 2, 1990, in San Jose, Calif. ... social science major.