Walter  Sevilla

2Walter Sevilla


Miami, Fla.

Last College:
Palm Beach CC

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170




2002: Served as the regular shortstop, starting all 54 games played ... Rapped out a team-leading 74 hits while ranking second with a .330 average ... Swiped a team-high 25 bases which ranked fourth in the SEC ... Also paced the squad with six triples which tied for third among SEC leaders ... Collected a club-leading 23 multi-hit games, including season-high four hits with a triple against East Tennessee State 4/17 ... Also swiped three bases in that game ... Had nine three-hit games ... Went on an 11-game hitting streak from 3/3-20, batting .442 ... Had seven multi-RBI games, including three three-RBI contests ... Hit only home run at Minnesota in the Metrodome while going 3-for-5 with four runs scored ... Also plated four runs versus Kentucky 4/6 ... Was a home run shy of the cycle against LSU 5/5 ... Had three two steal games against Mississippi 4/26-27 and LSU 5/5 ... Went 3-for-4 while recording the game-winning hit versus Vanderbilt 5/17 in the 12th inning ... Batted .318 with 21 RBI in SEC games ... Hit .354 against left-handers, .324 versus left-handers, .333 with runners in scoring position and had 16 two-out RBI.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended Palm Beach Community College where he was coached by Craig Gero ... Drafted by Milwaukee in 30th round in 2000 ... Named Conference Player of the Year and Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2001 after batting .375 with 22 doubles, five home runs, 50 RBI and 20 stolen bases ... Also garnered first-team all-state and all-conference honors in 2001 ...
Earned first team all-conference honors and was named the defensive player of the year after batting .370 with 22 doubles, two home runs and 41 RBI in 2000 ... Played for P.A.L. during the summer, winning two national championships while being named MVP for the Olympic tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Coral Gables High School where he was coached by Dave Biscegilia ... Named honorable mention all-conference for four years ... Garnered team MVP honors.

PERSONAL: Born: Aug. 24, 1981 in Managua, Nicaragua ... Full name: Walter Rolando Sevilla ... Parents: Rolando and Danelia Sevilla ... Has one sister, Yasmina ... Patterns his game after Omar Vizquel.



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