|Hometown:||Palo Alto, CA|
|High School:||Bellarmine Prep|
2012: Named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District team for his combined performance on the field and in the classroom during his junior year…Competed in and started 30 games…Achieved a .315 batting average, .432 slugging percentage,and .350 on-base percentage overall…Tallied 14 runs, 35 hits, six doubles, two triples, one homerun and 13 RBIs…Was a huge threat on the bases, as he stole 12 in 16 attempts, third most in the Ivy League and only one behind the league leader…Also played a key role on the field, where he made 85 putouts and one assist during an errorless season.
2011: A second team All-Ivy honoree…Appeared in 37 games and made 36 starts…Posted a .287 batting average overall and a .310 batting average in Ivy League games…Tallied 18 runs, 39 hits, five doubles and nine RBIs overall…Successfully stole bases in 23 out of 24 attempts, completing13 of 13 in conference games, and led the league in stolen bases with a five-base margin…On the field, posted 98 putouts and two assists with a .971 fielding percentage.
2010: Earned a spot as a defensive replacement and spot starter, playing in 16 games, including three starts…In 11 at-bats, he posted a .364 batting average, which was the highest on the team…Scored four runs and knocked in two RBI’s…Also had one double, pushing his slugging percentage to .455, and stole one base in one attempt.
Before Brown: A two-year letter winner at Bellarmine College Preparatory School…Recorded an excellent on-base percentage during his career…Also an impressive defensive player…Played for the All-Star Academy Titans club team.
Personal: John W. Sheridan is the son of William and Martha Sheridan of Palo Alto, California…He has two sisters, Kirsten, who attends Loyola Marymount University, and Erin…Also enjoys photography and hiking…Double concentrating in Economics and Public Policy & American Institutions (PPAI).