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1   Tony McQuade
Tony McQuade

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gainesville, FL

High School:
Buchholz HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
S/Right


Second Team All-ACC performer who returns as the starter in left field…finished seventh in the ACC with a .376 batting average…his 26 doubles ranked second in the ACC and 24th nationally...had a .402 batting average in conference play which placed him fourth in the ACC…voted to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament team…hit .417 (10-for-24) in NCAA postseason play…recorded 28 multi-hit games on the season.

2002 AS A SOPHOMORE: Selected to the All-ACC sec-ond team as an outfielder...took over as the starter in left for All-American John-Ford Griffin and responded with a breakout season...finished seventh in the ACC with a .376 batting average...his 26 doubles ranked second in the ACC and 24th nationally...had a .402 batting average in conference play, which placed him fourth in the ACC...also ranked fourth in the conference with 49 walks…hit the first home run of his career at Hawaii (2/2)...went 3-for-3 with two RBI and three doubles against Arizona State on February 16...went 4-for-5 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI at Virginia (March 15)...recorded 28 multi-hit games on the year, including seven games with three or more hits...went 3-for-3 with two runs, an RBI and a double in the second game of a doubleheader at Virginia (March 16) ...had a career-high five RBI vs. Georgia Tech on April 21 after going 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and a home run...led the ACC in triples (3) in conference play...season on-base percentage of .487 ranked sixth in the ACC…second only to Clemson’s Khalil Greene with an on base percentage of .522 in conference action...second on the team with a .402 average in ACC play...had a slugging percentage of .713 against conference opponents ...went 3-for-5 with two runs, two RBI, a double and a triple against Duke in the opening round of the ACC Tournament... went 6-for-14 with four doubles and five runs scored in the Tallahassee Regional...hit .417 (10-24) in the 2002 postseason.

2001 AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 27 games and made his only two starts of the season in the first two games of the year against Western Kentucky…scored a season-high two runs in the second game vs. WKU (2/4)…collected two hits against Akron on 3/21…had a two-run double vs. St. Joseph’s on 3/6…five of his seven hits were doubles.

PREP: A Team One National Showcase participant and a first team 5A all-state selection as a senior…the Gainesville Sun Player of the Year in 2000…a USA Today honorable mention All-American…named to the Gainesville Sun all-area team following sophomore, junior and senior seasons…received all-state honorable mention in 1999…recognized as one of Fox Sports Top 100 players in 2000…involved in FBLA and peer counseling…attended the same high school as FSU All-American Marshall McDougall.

PERSONAL: Played summer baseball in 1999 with the Ohio Warhawks and in 2000 with the Orlando Express …born on December 24, 1981…majoring in finance.

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