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2005 Baseball Roster


Eric McNamee

Class: SR-1L
Position: IF
Height: 6-0
Weight: 163 pounds
Previous School: Father Ryan HS [Columbia State CC]
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.

2004 (Junior): First-Team All-Sun Belt selection after batting .364 with 86 hits, 71 runs scored, 24 RBIs and school-record 50 walks ... Ranked third in the Sun Belt in hits and second in runs scored ... Had 11 doubles, two triples, three home runs and seven stolen bases ... Second baseman who served as the leadoff hitter starting with the fifth game of the year ... Hit over .400 for first 30 games of the season ... Hit safely in 49 of 61 games ... Led club in hits, runs and walks and posted .474 on-base percentage ... Collected team-high 26 multi-hit contests ... Batted team-best .384 in 28 away games, scoring 36 runs ... Started Blue Raider career with a phenomenal weekend against IP-Fort Wayne, going 7-for-10 with seven runs scored, three extra-base hits, three RBIs and a pair of outstanding defensive plays to end victories ... Walked four times and tied the single-game record for runs scored with five in Friday's win over IPFW ... Had multi-hits, drove in a run and scored at least once in all three games ... Walked and scored twice in second game at Jacksonville State, taking over leadoff position ... Went 3-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored in first game of doubleheader at Southeastern Louisiana ... Collected pair of three-hit and three-run games at SLU ... Had three hits and scored twice at Belmont ... Recorded two hits each in first two games versus Southwest Missouri State ... Went 4-for-10 with five runs scored in two games at Samford ... Had three hits and scored twice versus Dayton ... Belted first collegiate home run versus Troy State, a two-run shot ... Recorded sixth three-hit game of the season in SBC opener at New Mexico State ... Recorded two hits in four of five games from 3/30-4/04, part of seven-game hitting streak in which he was 11-for-30 (.400) with six runs scored ... Had two hits in both games versus Tennessee Tech ... Had five hits and scored three runs in series versus Louisiana-Lafayette, collecting his 16th and 17th multi-hit games of the season ... Drove in two runs at Austin Peay ... Had two hits in finale at Florida International and went 3-for-4 with a double versus Lipscomb ... Homered and scored twice versus Arkansas State ... Had two hits and blasted a three-run homer to put the Blue Raiders ahead versus Vanderbilt ... Doubled, had three hits and scored three times in opener at South Alabama ... Went 6-for-11 with four runs scored in two games at Memphis, including first four-hit game of career ... Walked four times and scored twice in finale against Western Kentucky ... Went 3-for-5 with a double and RBI on Friday at New Orleans ... Scored a pair of runs in other two games against the Privateers, his 18th and 19th multi-run games of the season ... Went 0-for-3 before leaving first game versus Memphis ... Did not play in second game against the Tigers, his first missed game of the year ... Singled and walked at Vanderbilt ... Scored and drove in a run in opener versus Arkansas-Little Rock ... Scored twice and drove in a run on Saturday against UALR ... Had only four hits but scored six runs in five games at Sun Belt Championships, drawing five walks ... In final 18 games of season, batted .262 (16-for-61) with 16 runs scored, five RBIs and 19 walks after cracking rib.

Columbia State CC: Voted Western Conference Player of the Year as freshman for legendary coach Jim Painter after batting. 375 and posting a .960 fielding percentage ... Named Preseason All-American and All-State as sophomore after batting .350 with .962 fielding percentage ... Garnered Scholar Athlete Award both seasons.

High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Bill Brunner at Father Ryan HS ... Earned All-Region honors as junior and senior ... Named to 2000 CABA All-Tournament Team ... Batted .430 as junior and .390 as senior ... Also four-year letterwinner in wrestling, earning All-State honors all four years and Wrestling Coaches Dream Team as senior.

Personal: John Eric McNamee ... Son of John and Tonga McNamee ... Born October 17, 1982 ... Majoring in Business Administration.



2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2005 Game-by-Game Stats