Sophomore (2012): Played in 50 games with 30 starts, including the final 15 as the starting third baseman... Hit .204 with six doubles, one homer and 17 RBI, including a .324 mark with five doubles and seven RBI over the final 12 games... Registered a season-high three hits against Nebraska Omaha on May 4... Also had two-hit games on five occasions, including three in the final three weeks of the regular season... Drove in a season-best three runs against Hartford on March 11, while he had two-RBI games at Minnesota on march 14, against Oklahoma State on April 28, Nebraska Omaha on May 4 and against Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship on May 24... His two-RBI game against the Cowboys on April 28 featured his first-career home run.
Central Arizona College: Played one season for the Vaqueros under head John Wente... Helped lead team to a 54-13 record and a runner-up finish at the National Junior College National Championship... Earned all-region and all-conference honors... Hit .323 with six doubles, one triple and 36 RBI in 52 games... Also stole 11 bases and scored 41 runs.
Long Beach State: Redshirted the 2010 season for the Dirtbags under head coach Troy Buckley.
Bishop Gorman HS: A four-year letterwinner for the Gales under head coach Chris Sheff... Led team to three state titles... Had nine RBI in one game, recorded 15 straight hits and reached safely in 17 consecutive plate appearances, each of which were Las Vegas records... Drafted in the 44th round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Personal: Richard Joseph Santigate was born May 25, 1991, in Staten Island, N.Y... Son of Rich and Ann Santigate... Has three sisters, Erica, Lyndsey and Brittany... Majoring in social science.