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Mike Bessolo

Position C
Height 6'0"
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Lakewood, Calif.
High School Lakewood

2004 (Junior): Appeared in 15 games off the bench for the Jayhawks … Collected four hits in 15 at bats for a .267 average … Went 2-for-3 with one home run and three RBI on March 10 against Tabor.

2003 (Sophomore): Played in nine games for KU … Went 1-for-13 at the plate for an average of .077… Drove in one run and scored once.

Junior College: Played one season at Santa Ana Junior College for coach Don Sneddon … Helped the team to a second-place finish in the Orange Empire Conference and a semifinal showing at the state tournament … Batted .333 with one home run in the summer of 2003 for the Santa Ana Victory Dons of the Alaskan league.

High School: A 2000 graduate of Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Calif. … Earned varsity letters in both football and baseball … Helped the team to the Moore League championship as it advanced to the CIF quarterfinals.

Personal: Born October 15, 1981, in Lakewood, Calif… Parents are Mike and Pam Bessolo … Sister, Angela, played softball at Notre Dame and sister Gina, played softball at Pittsburgh … Younger brother, Tim, plays football at Fresno State … A business major.