PONCIANO'S WSU CAREER
RS-JUNIOR (2010): Played in 51 games, including 46 starts...batted .225 with one home run and 11 RBI...Pacific-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2009): Played in 36 games, including 22 starts...batted .352 with three doubles, four home runs and 21 RBI...was 1-for-2 in collegiate debut in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 16 Oklahoma, Feb. 28...three RBI at USC, April 25 and vs. Washington, May 23...went 5-for-9 with a double, a home run, and five RBI in a three game series against Oregon, May 9-11...Pacific-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
RS-FRESHMAN (2008): Missed season due to injury.
FRESHMAN (2007): Redshirt season due to injury.
PONCIANO'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three varsity letters in baseball, two each in football and basketball...starter at catcher for three years...member of 2003 USA Youth National Team, winning gold medal in world championships in Taiwan...honorable mention for Curt Daniels hustle award as a freshman...batted .390 and led team to a fourth-place finish at State tournament during sophomore season...named all-state...batted .404 as a junior, earning All-Greater St. Helens League first-team, all-region and all-state honors for second consecutive season...led football team in rushing yards...team captain as a senior...first team all-state...led team to undefeated regular season.
Jay Donald Ponciano...born in Vancouver...will turn age 22 during second half of the season...parents Jim, a business owner and Joan, an office clerk...hobbies include hunting and pottery...management operations major.