All-American who returns for his senior season as one of the nation's top hitters...the 1999 ACC Player of the Year and a finalist for the Golden Spikes and NCBWA/Dick Howser Player of the Year Awards ...named the Most Outstanding Player at the College World Series...will start at second base and hit second or third in the order...led the nation in hits (126) and RBI (106) as a junior...drafted in the 26th round by the Boston Red Sox.
1999 AS A JUNIOR: The ACC Player of the Year and first-team All-ACC selection who won the triple crown ...ranks among the top five in the FSU all-time single season lists in home runs, hits, runs, RBI, doubles, batting average, slugging percentage and total bases...a finalist for the Golden Spikes and NCBWA/Howser Player of the Year Awards...a Baseball Weekly and College Baseball Insider All-American...se-lected to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional all-tournament team...set NCAA single game records at Maryland on 5/9 with six home runs, 16 RBI and 25 total bases as he finished the day 7-for-7...also set ACC & FSU records for hits in a game and tied FSU records for at bats and runs scored (6)...has started all 65 games...began the year at 3B before moving to 2B midway through the season...batting average dropped below .400 only once since the third game of the year...33-game hitting streak was second only to J.D. Drew's 1997 run of 34 games...batted .434 (62-for-143) with 48 RBI and 13 HR during the streak...has recorded 33 multi-hit games, one or more RBI in 44 games, and one or more run scored in 51 games this season...named National Player of the Week on 5/10 following record setting weekend at Maryland... earned ACC Player of the Week honors three times (2/22, 4/12 and 5/10)...named the Hormel Foods Classic MVP with a .583 tournament average and 5 RBI...also won Easton Silver Stick Award for the tournament's highest batting average...went 3-for-5 with a triple, belted two home runs (one grand slam) and seven RBI in second career game vs. UNC Asheville (1/30/99)...had a 9-for-16 three-game stretch, scoring six runs and totaling 4 RBI in the Virginia series...totaled five RBI against The Citadel (3/17/99) and four against Charleston Southern (2/17/99)...hit home runs in three straight games twice during the year (Charleston So. 2/17, UF 2/20-21; UNC series 3/26-28)... knocked in five runs vs. The Citadel on 3/17...belted three home runs against Miami (4/16), finishing with four RBI in FSU's 8-2 win...went 3-for-4 with three RBI at Georgia Tech on 5/1...collected two hits in four at bats and scored three runs vs. The Citadel (5/28) in the first NCAA Regional game...hit his 25th homer in 2-for-5 outing vs. Jacksonville (5/29)...collected three hits and two RBI in 10-6 CWS loss to Stanford (6/14)...went 4-for-7 with two homers and two doubles in 14-11 extra inning win over Stanford (6/18)...homered in FSU's 7-2 victory over Cal St. Fullerton in Omaha.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Earned 1st team all-state honors as a sophomore and was tabbed 2nd team all-state in his freshman season...was an all-conference pick in both his freshman and sophomore seasons...selected as his teams' MVP in both seasons at Santa Fe...also named to the state junior college all-star team.
PREP: Garnered 2nd team all-state honors as a senior. PERSONAL: Born on December 19, 1978...majoring in sports management...drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 1996, the New York Yankees in 1997 and the Boston Red Sox in 1999.
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