3 - Jon Rea
Jon Rea
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: So.
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Henry M. Gunn
Position: INF
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Played in 33 games and started 31 as a sophomore ... Academic All-NEWMAC ... .277 averagewith 23 hits in 83 at-bats ... scored 15 runs and drove in nine runs... successfully laid down five sacrifice bunts which was the seventh most in the NEWMAC ... had two RBI's in a game against Wentworth (3/14) and scored three runs helping the Engineers to an easy 13-4 win ... had two hits in back to back close games against UMass Boston (4/26) and Rhode Island College (5/2) both resulting in wins.

2011: Solid first season at MIT ... broke into the starting lineup at second base ... led the team in runs scored with 30 ... also walked a team best 23 times ... topped the squad in steals (12) and hit by the pitch (13) ... finished in the top-10 in the NEWMAC in all of those categories ... season-high five-game hitting streak ... six multi-hit games ... went 3-for-4 with a season bests of two RBI and three steals against Eastern Nazarene (3/15) ... scored four times against Wheaton (3/20) ... 3-for-4 and hit twice against Hope (3/22) ... perfect 3-for-3 day against Suffolk (5/8) ... picked up hits in each of MIT's NCAA Tournament games.

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in economics ... research on new baseball bat technologies in the Center for Sports Innovation and on properties of superconductors in the Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory ... member of Kappa Sigma.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Henry M Gunn High School ... played varsity baseball four years ... team MVP and first team all-league as a junior and senior ... also played basketball ... team MVP and all-league as a senior.

Personal: Son of Edward and Rebecca Rea.