Junior College: Played at Temple College for coach Craig McMurtry ... Hit .428 with 17 doubles, nine home runs and 68 RBI in 61 games in 2009. ... Posted a .694 slugging percentage and was a first team all-conference and all-region selection for a 44-17 conference championship team. ... Also made the Academic All-Conference team. ... Batted .375 with five homers and 21 RBIs as a freshman in 2008.
High School: Played for coach David Wrzesinski at Waco's Reicher Catholic HS where he was a twotime, first-team all-state third baseman. ... Hit .515 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs as a senior and .565 with four homers and 39 RBIs as a junior.
Personal: Michael E. De La Rosa was born on 11/15/87 ... Son of Edward De La Rosa and Terry Cantu. ... Major is General Studies.