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2004 Baseball Roster


Brett Carroll

Class: JR-2L
Position: IF
Height: 6-1
Weight: 184 pounds
Previous School: Bearden HS
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

Voted 2004 Third Team Preseason All-America by National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, joining teammate Chase Swing on the squad.

2003 (Sophomore): Third baseman who started every game, one of only two Blue Raiders to do so ... Came into his own in his second year as a Blue Raider, ranking in the top two on the club in 12 offensive categories ... Ended the season tied for 21st in the nation in home runs at 0.32 per game and 48th in the country in slugging percentage at .670 ... Scored team-high 54 runs and led the squad in slugging percentage, total bases (148) and home runs (19) ... Also tied for team-high in doubles (18), hits (73), RBIs (52) and hit by pitches (10) ... Ranked second on the club in average (.330), strikeouts (53) and on-base percentage (.403) ... Collected 20 multi-hit games during the season ... Named First Team All-Sun Belt at the hot corner ... Went 5-for-7 with the bases loaded, 7-for-12 (.583) with a runner on third and less than two outs and collected 17 two-out RBIs ... Finished third in the SBC in home runs, fourth in slugging and tied for fifth in doubles and total bases ... In league games only, tied for third in home runs with seven ... Hit a towering grand slam in first game of a doubleheader against Jacksonville State, hitting the fa‡ade of the football stadium ... Doubled and drew a walk in second game of twinbill versus JSU ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored versus Rutgers ... Had five hits, including three home runs and a double, with five RBIs and four runs scored in two games versus Samford ... Went 2-for-4 with three RBIs in second game versus Purdue, starting a string of four straight multi-hit contests ... Had two more hits in series finale against Purdue, went 3-for-6 at Belmont and collected two more hits with two runs against Tennessee Tech ... Homered in first two games against New Mexico State, driving in five runs in the two contests ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs in first game at Memphis ... Scored twice, doubled, drove in a run and collected two hits in win at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Doubled, drove in three runs and had two hits at Austin Peay ... Homered in win over Florida International ... Doubled in second home meeting against Memphis ... Went 6-for-13 in three games at Arkansas State, including a three-hit game on Saturday and a two-hit outing on Sunday ... Doubled, had three hits and scored twice in victory over Vanderbilt ... Singled and scored in win over Southeast Missouri ... Walked twice and scored both times in series-opening triumph against South Alabama ... Belted a two-run homer, his 10th of the year, in win over Belmont ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in comeback win over Austin Peay ... Went 3-for-5 with a homer and two doubles in win at Western Kentucky ... Homered on Saturday and Sunday against New Orleans ... Also scored career-high three runs in Sunday victory over UNO ... Went 3-for-7 with two runs and two RBIs in doubleheader sweep over Lipscomb, including 15th homer of the year in second game ... Doubled and scored twice, including an insurance run in the eighth, in 4-2 win at Vanderbilt ... Followed Nate Jaggers with a solo home run in win over Arkansas-Little Rock at SBC Tournament ... Also belted a two-run homer against Louisiana-Lafayette to put the Blue Raiders in the tourney final ... Went 3-for-4 versus Western Kentucky in the final and scored a run ... Doubled, homered twice and drove in four runs against Missouri in Starkville Regional ... Ended season with eight hits in 22 at-bats (.364) over final six games with five runs scored, seven RBIs, two doubles and four home runs.

2002 (Freshman): Played in 43 contests with 39 starts, batting .257 with six home runs, 12 doubles and 29 RBIs ... Went 10-for-16 (.625) with a runner on third and less than two outs ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in first collegiate start, at Troy State ... Hit safely in 11 of first 12 starts, going 20-for-47 with 12 runs scored, 17 RBIs, five doubles, a triple and three home runs ... Had seven multi-hit and five multi-run games during the streak ... Had career-high four hits, including double and homer, with three runs scored versus Eastern Michigan ... Went 6-for-10 with three doubles, two home runs, six RBIs and four runs scored in final two games at New Mexico State ... Had pair of doubles at Vanderbilt ... Played for former Blue Raider coach Justus Scott on the Hornell Dodgers in the New York Collegiate Baseball League over summer, batting .278 with 12 doubles, four triples and 28 RBIs.

High School: All-District selection at Bearden HS for coach Mitch Carter ... Led team to district title and appearance in regional championship game ... Also lettered in golf one year and basketball two years ... Recognized as Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Brett Michael Carroll ... Born October 3, 1982 ... Son of Mike Carroll and Laura Carroll-Kinzel ... Organizational Communication.



2002 Game-by-Game Stats
2003 Game-by-Game Stats
2004 Game-by-Game Stats