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24   Gavin Clark
Gavin Clark

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Mass.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
Outfielder

Bats / Throws:
Left / Left


  • Returning starter in right field
  • Has excellent speed, and will also be looked to for more run production this year

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2000:

  • Appeared in 45 games, starting 41 times
  • Tied for the team lead with 27 walks on the season
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 12 stolen bases
  • Stood sixth on the team with a .385 on-base percentage
  • Had nine multiple-hit games on the year
  • Hit a solo homer and scored three runs in 8-7 win over Dayton
  • Hit a three-run homer and walked three times against Harvard
  • Went five for nine in a three-game series with Dayton, while driving in three runs and scoring five times

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1999:

  • Played both first base and the outfield
  • Started and hit in the last nine games of the season, going 12 for 33 with two doubles, a triple, two RBI and seven runs scored
  • Collected six RBI in a five game stretch from April 21 to May 1
  • Went 13 for 32 (.406) with three doubles, a triple, four RBI and eight runs scored in Atlantic 10 regular season games
  • Hit game-winning two-run homer (his first collegiate home run) in the seventh inning to break 8-8 tie in 11-8 victory over Vermont
  • Went four for nine with four runs scored in St. Bonaventure series
  • Had a career-high three hits, going three for four with his first career triple, an RBI and four runs scored in win over St. Joseph?s

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 1998:

  • Went one for five in first collegiate start against Vermont
  • Had an RBI in first collegiate at bat with a pinch-hit vs. South Florida
  • Redshirted in 1997

    HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Played baseball and football at Central High School
  • Captained both squads during senior year
  • Batted .359 with three homers and a .700 slugging percentage in 1996
  • Had a career batting average of .390
  • Helped baseball team to Western Mass. quarterfinals in senior year
  • Named all-league in football and baseball, and an All-Star coaches pick in baseball

    PERSONAL:

  • Born November 24, 1977, in Springfield, Mass.
  • Son of William and Margaret Clark
  • Brother, Doug, was an All-American selection for the Minutemen, and is now playing in the San Francisco Giants organization
  • Brother, Connell, is a junior on the UMass squad
  • A Management major

    Clark's Career Stats

    Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
    1998 .273 7-1 11 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 0-0
    1999 .287 39-23 94 19 27 5 1 1 12 11 21 6-9
    2000 .258 45-41 128 26 33 5 0 2 19 27 32 12-17
    Career .270 91-65 233 46 63 10 1 3 32 40 56 18-26
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      Event Calendar

      Saturday, Apr 19
      at George Washington L, 3-2
      Sunday, Apr 20
      at George Washington 12:00 PM
      Monday, Apr 21
      vs Harvard TBA gametracker
      Tuesday, Apr 22
      vs Connecticut 3:00 PM gametracker
      Friday, Apr 25
      at Fordham 3:30 PM
      Saturday, Apr 26
      at Fordham 7:00 PM
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