Santa Rosa OF Teasley signs with Bellevue

Santa Rosa OF Teasley signs with Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Neb. -- Bellevue University baseball coach Duane Monlux announced today the signing of Daniel Teasley (Rio Dell, Calif./Santa Rosa JC) to a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball and academic careers at Bellevue beginning in the fall.

Teasley comes to Bellevue from Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, Calif. In his two seasons with the Bear Cubs Teasley, a 6-2, 200-pound outfielder appeared in 87 games. He posted a slash line of .323/.394/.419 with 23 extra-base hits, 51 RBI, and 66 runs scored.

Additionally, Teasley swiped 17 bases and showed good plate discipline as he drew 23 walks with just 28 strikeouts in 372 plate appearances (one strikeout per 13.29 PA).

This past season Teasley saw action in 40 games, helping Santa Rosa JC to a 25-15 record while hitting .309 with a career-high 15 extra-base hits, a .438 slugging percentage, 20 RBI, and 31 runs scored.

Coach Monlux on Teasley:

"Daniel joins the Bruins from one of the top junior colleges in California. Santa Rosa has an outstanding baseball tradition and Daniel was a huge part of their success the past two seasons. He is a proven winner that has competed against very good competition in junior college. We are very excited that he will be joining the Bruin family in the fall."

Teasley joins previously announced signees Hunter Jury (C; Davis, Calif.), Colton Walker (RHP; Goldendale, Wash.), Anthony Alvarado (LHP; Wapato, Wash.), Cody Banks (3B; Duvall, Wash.), Derek Browne (RHP; Maple Valley, Wash.), Wataru Kazama (SS/2B; Tokyo, Japan), and Jarrett Poh (LHP; Varina, Va.) in the Bruins 2018 recruiting class.

Bellevue wrapped up the 2018 season with a 38-23 overall record (17-5 NSAA) and won their second North Star Tournament in the last three seasons. The Bruins earned their eighth-straight NAIA Opening Round bid and 21st NAIA National Tournament Appearance in the program's storied history.

Santa Rosa JC Stats:

Season GP AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB
Freshman (2017) 48 .338 .404 .400 6 2 0 31 35 13-19
Sophomore (2018) 40 .309 .376 .438 11 2 2 20 31 4-6
Career 88 .323 .394 .419 17 4 2 51 66 17-25