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- Drew Goneke
Drew Goneke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
UMS-Wright

Last College:
Faulkner State CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
10/01/1981

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R



2003 (junior): Led Conference USA in sacrifice bunts (13) ... against C-USA opponents, also led the league in sacrifice bunts (9) ... placed second on UAB's single-season list in sacrifices (14) ... third on the team in assists (61) ... fourth on the team in double plays fielded (13) ... tied for second on the team in double plays fielded against C-USA opponents (10) ... closed the season with an eight-game hitting streak, which included games against East Carolina, Charlotte, Saint Louis and Samford ... also closed the season on a seven-game hitting streak against C-USA opponents ... started 23 games for the Blazers at second base and saw action in 33 contests ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI, two runs scored and a triple in UAB's 12-4 win over Saint Louis May 16 at Young Memorial Field ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2002-03 academic year.

FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons for coach Wayne Larker at Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette, Ala. ... was a member of Phi Theta Kappa (junior college honor society).

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYING CAREER: A four-year letterwinner in baseball at UMS-Wright Preparatory School in Mobile, Ala. ... was a 3A first-team all-state selection ... received TPX All-American honorable mention honors ... hit .491 with 10 home runs as a junior ... hit .390 with five home runs as a senior ... team won the 1997 and 1999 3A State Championship ... team was state runner-up in 1998 ... also played football.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Drew Humphreys Goneke ... born October 1, 1981, in Mobile, Ala. ... parents are Mickey and Virginia Goneke ... majoring in biology with a chemistry minor.