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Deylan Pigford






170 lbs.




Farmington, N.M.

Previous School

Piedra Vista HS/Midland Coll./CSU Fullerton





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Big West All-Conference – Honorable Mention – 2021*

 *-Indicates award was achieved during career at Cal State Fullerton (2021-22).

Career Single-Game Bests
Stat Category Amount Date Opponent
At-Bats 7* 5-7-2021 UC San Diego
Runs 4* 3-27-2021 2 times
Hits 4* 3-11-2020 Odessa College
RBIs 6* 4-19-2019 Odessa College
Doubles 2* 4-16-2021 3 times
Triples 1 3-5-2023 3 times
Home Runs 2* 4-19-2019 Odessa College
Walks 3* 5-4-2019 2 times
Stolen Bases 2 3-7-2023 St. Bonaventure
Putouts 8* 3-22-2019 New Mexico Military
Assists 2* 2-29-2020 Temple College

 *Indicates amount was achieved during career at Midland College (2019-20) and Cal State Fullerton (2021-22).

Multi-Home Run Games
Date Opponent Home Runs Result
4-19-2019 Odessa College 2 W, 16-6

1 Total – Gray: 2019 (Freshman, 1 – at Midland College).

Collegiate Summary (2019-2023)

In five collegiate seasons playing for three different schools saw action in 190 games with 183 starts…batted .290, reached base at .374, and slugged .469…totaled 169 hits including 37 doubles, eight triples, and 17 home runs…drove in 79 runs…stole 19 bases in 22 attempts…scored 136 runs…posted a fielding percentage of .942 with 277 career putouts.

2023 (Senior) – #4

In final collegiate season batted .297 while starting 38 games and playing in 45…reached base at a clip of .389 and slugged .503…totaled nine doubles, three triples, and five home runs among 43 hits…scored 39 runs and drove in 13…led the team with eight stolen bases in 10 attempts…posted a fielding percentage of .945 in 73 chances in the outfield…logged a season-high three hits in three different games…scored a season-high three runs in two different games…drove in a season-high two runs on March 5 vs. St. Bonaventure…had a season-high six putouts on March 18 at Fresno State…had a season-high nine-game hitting streak and 15-game reached base streak.

Cal State Fullerton (2021-2022)
2022 (Junior) – #2

Played in 31 games during his junior season…had one home run and four RBIs…hit .230 in 61 at-bats.

2021 (Sophomore) – #2

Appeared in 45 games, starting 31 of them in his first year with the Titans… Finished the year with a .277 batting average in 130 at-bats… Had a .340 on-base percentage and a .454 slugging percentage… Recorded a tied for team-high 12 doubles… Finished the year with 19 runs and 18 RBI… Hit three home runs including a three-run walk-off home run against UC San Diego in the 16th inning… Earned Big West Honorable Mention.

Midland College (2019-2020)
2020 (Sophomore-COVID) – #6
2019 (Freshman) – #6

Spent the 2019 and 2020 seasons at Midland College … as a freshman, hit .287, scored 45 runs and drove in 27 … in 19 games a sophomore he posted an average of .361, scored 20 runs and had 19 RBI…hit for the cycle in the final game before the pandemic, with a single, double, triple, and home run on March 11 against Odessa College.

Piedra Vista High School (Class of 2018)

Three-year letterwinner … three-time first team all-district honoree … second-team all-state honoree as a sophomore and first-team all-state as a junior and senior … led the team to the state championship semifinals as a sophomore and junior then led the team to the finals as a senior.

Pigford on choosing UNM: “I chose UNM because I grew up in New Mexico and thought it would be cool to play my last year in front of my home state.”