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TS Reed finished his final season at Cal State Northridge as the primary second baseman and recorded a .230 batting average with 18 RBI and was one of two Matadors to appear in every game this year. He hit one home run, tripled once and smacked six doubles while scoring 22 runs. He drove in both runs and went 1-for-1 from the plate with a sacrifice fly and 2 RBI in the Opening Day win vs. Seattle University (2/18), hit in back-to-back games vs. Valparaiso (2/27 Gm. 2 and 2/28), and went 2-for-3 in a loss at Lamar (3/4). He hit 2-for-4 with a run scored against Lafayette (3/12 Gm. 2), hit 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBI against UNLV (3/15), and hit a three-run homerun against Sacramento State (3/18 Gm. 2) and recorded 5 RBI for the first time in over three years, matching a career high. Reed recorded a hit and scored a run in the first game against LMU (3/25) and went 2-for-5 with a run scored against Pacific (4/23). He went 2-for-4 with a three-run triple, his first of the season, at UC Davis (5/1), went 2-for-4 at San Diego State (5/10), and had two hits and two RBI in the series vs. UC Riverside (5/13 - 5/15). Reed scored the winning run in the opener at Long Beach State (5/20) and the tying run in the seventh inning of the finale (5/22), coming around from first on a one-out triple. For his career, Reed appeared in 201 games, had 178 hits in 639 at-bats for a .279 batting average with 95 runs scored, 28 doubles, four triples, one home run, 79 RBI, 40 walks, five sacrifice flies, 27 sacrifice hits and 37 stolen bases. His eight sacrifice hits this season ranks tied for ninth in school history for single-season sacrifice hits and his 27 career sacrifices are tied for most all-time with teammate Justin De Marco and his 37 stolen bases rank eighth all-time for career steals at CSUN.
TS Reed started 48 of the 55 games he appeared in as the Matadors' primary shortstop. He finished with his highest batting average as a Matador, a .323 mark, and in his 167 at-bats, Reed had 54 hits, ten doubles, one triple, scored 25 runs, and drove in another 25 runs. He successfully stole 11 bases out of 13 attempts and hit three sacrifice flies in addition to his nine sacrifice hits. Reed is now the newest member of the top-ten list pertaining to sacrifice hits as he now sits alongside Stu Bolin (1977), Charlie Gregg (1977), Marco Estrada (1998), and Drew Aguilar (2005) for fourth place with nine sacrifices each. His nine sacrifice bunts ranked him tied for seventh amongst his Big West peers and he was the only Matador to finish with a five-hit game, one of 13 multiple hit games for the CSUN shortstop. He finished with six multiple RBI games and went 3-for-4 and drove in a run vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/19). He hit a double and drove in a run at UCLA (2/21), drove in one run and earned a team-high two sacrifice hits at San Diego (2/23), and drove in his fourth run of the season vs. Connecticut (3/5). He went 1-for-1 and stole a base vs. ECU (3/10), added another two hits and two RBI at LMU (3/12), and hit his first double of the season at Seattle (3/20). He drove in two runs and had a sacrifice bunt at Seattle (3/20, Gm. 2), set a new season, team, and career-high by batting a perfect 5-for-5, drove in a run, and stole two bases vs. Sacramento State (3/27), and went 2-for-4, scored three times, and hit a double vs. Sacramento State (3/28). He hit two doubles, drove in two runs, and stole his fifth base of the season vs. Cal Poly (4/16), scored twice vs. Cal Poly (4/17), and had one hit, scored a run, and stole a base at Pacific (4/23). Reed drove in three runs vs. UC Davis (4/30), hit a single, stole a base, and drove in a run vs. UC Davis (5/1), and had two hits, stole two bases, and scored a run at UC Santa Barbara (5/8). He went 3-for-4, stole a base, and drove in a run at UC Santa Barbara (5/9), had one hit and a RBI at UC Riverside (5/14), and finished 3-for-4 at the plate, hit a double, a triple, drove in a run, and scored once at UNLV (5/18). He finished with three hits and three RBI vs. Long Beach State (5/23), hit two doubles and drove in a run vs. San Diego (5/24), and ended the season with a 2-for-3 performance at the plate, scored once, hit a double, and drove in two of CSUN's three runs at Cal State Fullerton (5/30).
Reed earned Academic All-Big West Spring Sports Team honors in 2009 and finished the season with the second-highest amount of sacrifice bunts with six. He picked up his first two hits of the season vs. Loyola Marymount (2/24), drove in two runs at Nebraska (3/7 Gm. 1), and stole his third base of the season vs. San Jose State (3/15). Reed hit 2-for-4 and scored once vs. BYU (3/17), collected two hits and one RBI vs. UCSB (3/27), collected one hit and RBI vs. UCSB (3/28), and batted 3-for-6 with a RBI and a double at Cal Poly (4/3). He finished 2-for-4 with a run scored, one RBI, and two stolen bases at Cal Poly (4/5), batted 3-for-6 with two runs and one RBI at USC (4/7), and stole his sixth and seventh bases of the season vs. Cal State Fullerton (4/9 and 4/11). Reedreturned from an injury and scored one run vs. USC (5/10), drove in two runs and hit a double vs. Pacific (5/15), and batted 2-for-3 at UC Davis (5/23). He tallied multiple hits in seven different games and finished tied for second on the team with seven stolen bases and third on the team with 83 assists in the field.
Reed was one of three Matadors named to the Big West Conference Honorable Mention team. He finished the 2008 season with the fourth-highest batting average with .311 and started in 44 of the 52 games he appeared in. He collected 57 hits with eight doubles, and two triples and drove in 27 runs for the Matadors. Reed led the team with 16 stolen bases in 24 attempts and was the third most frequent Matador to be hit by a pitch as this occurred ten times on the season. He collected eight assists vs. USC on May 11, a Matador individual game high, and went 2-4 with two RBI's vs. LaSalle (3/1). He went 2-4 again, but drove in five runs the next game vs. LaSalle (3/2), hit 3-3 with one double vs. St. John's (3/8), and collected three hits and one RBI vs. Liberty (3/14). He batted 3-5, hit another double, and drove in three runs vs. Liberty (3/15), collected another two hits and two RBI's vs. Santa Barbara (4/8), and went 2-3 at the plate, scored twice, and hit a double and a triple at Cal State Fullerton (4/12). Reed added two hits, two runs, two RBI and a triple to his totals at UC Riverside (4/26) and collected three hits and two RBI vs. UNLV (5/7).
VISTA MURRIETA HIGH SCHOOL
Reed earned three letters for the Broncos as a middle infielder and was tabbed All-Southwestern League honorable mention as a sophomore and first-team All-Southwestern League as a junior and senior. He also garnered a CIF Player of the Year award as a senior and second-team all-state award. Reed helped guide his squad to a league championship as a junior and to a CIF championship as a senior and led the league in doubles as a senior with 15.
Born December 31, 1988 in San Diego, Calif. ... Parents are Scott Reed and Valerie Potvin ... Favorites include actor Denzel Washington, television show "Baseball Tonight," the movie "Boondock Saints," and fried rice ... Greatest sports moment was winning the CIF championship ... Says the best thing about being an athlete is the bond with teammates, the worst part is losing ... Advice to young people is "learn from your experience, but have no regrets."