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2006 Baseball Roster


Michael McKenry

Class: JR-2L
Position: C
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195 pounds
Previous School: Farragut HS
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

2006: Preseason Wallace Watch List candidate by the College Baseball Foundation, an award presented annually to the national college baseball player of the year.

2005 (Sophomore): Catcher who was a mainstay behind the plate despite mononucleosis in late December and a rare infection in his knee in mid-April ... Started 49 games, all behind the plate, with 25 extra-base hits ... Ranked second on team with 13 home runs, including six in a seven-game stretch in early May ... Batted .328 with 11 doubles, 42 RBIs and 44 runs scored ... Homered twice in season-opener versus Ball State ... Did not record a hit in next 14 at-bats covering four games ... Homered and drove in two runs in opener versus Southeastern Louisiana ... Collected two more hits and scored twice on Saturday against the Lions ... Doubled and had two hits at Memphis ... Went 2-for-4 with a double on Saturday against Jacksonville State ... Went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and a homer - into the football stadium, the first player to do so since the stadium renovation in 1998 - on Tuesday versus Southern Illinois ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, three runs and another home run on Wednesday against SIU ... Had two hits with a double and run scored in finale at Southwest Missouri State ... Singled and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in loss at UALR ... Went 3-for-3 with three RBIs against Tennessee Tech ... Scored twice at TTU and at Austin Peay ... Doubled, homered and drove in two runs on Saturday against New Orleans ... Did not play for 10 days because of an infection in his knee ... Returned against South Alabama, collecting two hits in Friday contest ... Drove in two runs on Saturday and doubled in finale versus USA ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored in opener of doubleheader at Arkansas State ... Scored twice and belted game-winning home run just inside the leftfield foul pole in finale at ASU ... Homered and scored twice in Friday victory over Florida International ... Recorded three hits and two RBIs on Saturday against FIU ... Tallied career-day on Sunday versus FIU, belting three homers, a double and five RBIs ... Named SBC Hitter of the Week for his efforts against FIU ... Tripled and scored three times against Lipscomb ... Belted two-run homer in first inning and went 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs in Friday victory at 18th-ranked Louisiana-Lafayette ... Singled and scored twice on Sunday versus UL ... Went 0-for-7 in first two games against New Mexico State before collecting three hits, including a three-run homer and a double, with three runs scored and four RBIs in finale against the Aggies ... Continued to tear up NMSU, going 4-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs in SBC Tournament opener ... Singled and scored three more times against Western Kentucky.

2004 (Freshman): Versatile player who started 20 times and played in 35 games, seeing action in left and rightfield, at catcher and as the designated hitter ... Batted .169 in 77 at-bats with 13 RBIs and 14 runs scored ... Walked three times in first career start in opening series versus IP-Fort Wayne ... First hit of the season was a grand slam in first game of doubleheader at Southeastern Louisiana ... Walked and scored twice on Sunday at SLU ... Singled, doubled and scored a run at Samford ... Had two hits and belted another grand slam in first career Sun Belt start, versus Louisiana-Lafayette ... Doubled twice at Austin Peay ... Doubled, scored a run and drove in another versus Arkansas State ... Drove in two runs versus Austin Peay with pair of sacrifice flies ... Member of Middle Tennessee's Student Athlete Advisory Council.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Tommy Pharr at Farragut HS ... Voted All-KIL, TBCA All-Region and All-State as sophomore, junior and senior ... Earned Region Co-offensive Player of the Year and KIL Sophomore of the Year in 2001 ... Named to All-State Tournament team as sophomore and junior ... Selected to TBCA Eastern All-Star team all three years ... Garnered District and Region IV Player of the Year honors as junior ... Earned Region Player of the Year as senior ... Second in state of Tennessee in career home runs and RBIs ... Third in state of Tennessee in single-season RBIs and sixth in single-season home runs ... Batted .384 with 18 home runs and 71 RBIs as sophomore, .407 with 14 round-trippers and 54 RBIs as junior and .455 with 11 home runs and 64 RBIs as senior ... Team finished 48-1, top-ranked in state and No. 2 in nation as senior in winning AAA state championship ... Squad played in state title game all three years ... Member of Annual Staff as freshman and sophomore ... Also member of Pep Club, Young Life and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Michael Charles McKenry ... Son of Cliff and Shelia McKenry ... Born March 4, 1985 ... Undecided major ... Uncle, John McKenry, is the head pro at Colonial Country Club in Memphis.



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