Drew Connell - 12
Drew Connell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Childersburg, Ala.

High School:
Childersburg

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
04/28/1984

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


2003 (Freshman): Started 27 games for the Blazers as a true freshman, 24 of which were at third base ... saw action in 38 games ... tied for fourth on the team in doubles (6) ... posted nine multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games ... was 2-for-3 (.667) with five RBI and two doubles with the bases loaded ... hit .429 with six RBI as a pinch hitter ... hit .333 with 15 RBI with runners on base ... hit .321 with 14 RBI with runners in scoring position ... posted a .414 batting average against left-handed pitching ... recorded a six-game hitting streak from April 15-April 25, which included games against No. 5 Auburn, No. 34 Alabama, No. 25 Tulane and No. 21 Southern Miss ... had seven multiple-hit games and and five multiple-RBI games against C-USA opponents ... delivered the tying and winning runs with a pinch-hit double in UAB's 2-1 win over Memphis March 30 at Young Memorial Field.

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYING CAREER: A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Childersburg High School in Childersburg, Ala. ... team won the 2002 4A State Championship ... was the 2002 4A State Championship Series MVP ... was The Birmingham News Player of the Year in 2002 ... named to The Birmingham News Super All-State team in 2002 ... was an all-state selection by The Birmingham News in 2001 and 2002 ... was an Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State selection in 2001 and 2002 ... was an all-county selection in 2000, 2001 and 2002 ... hit .534 with 15 home runs and 49 RBI as a senior ... was MVP of the 2001 county tournament ... hit .564 with 38 RBI as a junior ... team won the county championship in 2001 and 2002 ... team won the area championship in 1999, 2001 and 2002 ... a three-year letterwinner in football ... member of the Beta Club ... Mu Alpha Theta officer ... graduated in the top 10 of his class.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: William Andrew Connell ... born April 28, 1984, in Atlanta, Ga. ... parents are David and Debbie Connell ... majoring in communications.

 
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