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Brett Wattles
Brett Wattles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Mich.

High School:
Rochester

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
01/09/1981

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L


Three-year veteran looks to anchor the outfield in his senior season.

2002: Battled a shoulder injury, but still managed to start 43 games in the outfield...third on the team with 27 walks...collected 40 runs and 39 hits...career-best 10 doubles...knocked in 24 runs and hit four homers...posted a .962 fielding percentage...went 6-for-11 with five runs and four RBI in back-to-back games at Charlotte (3/3-4)...drove in three runs at Eastern Kentucky (3/17) and vs. Minnesota (3/31)...hit two homers and drove in six runs in Indiana series (4/12-14)...hit a two-run homer at Northwestern (4/5).

2001: Enters season after shoulder surgery in the off season?started 54 games in right field?second on the team in five offensive categories: at-bats (205), runs (46), hits (57), total bases (83), and stolen bases (14)?led team in walks with 29?fifth on team in RBI with 27?went 5-for-5 with three runs and six RBI vs. Lynn (3/6)?went 4-for-5 with two RBI vs. Ohio (3/16)?collected three hits vs. Ohio State (4/15).

2000: Started 18 games for the Spartans in the outfield and appeared in 33...had a .267 avg. including 20 hits, three triples and 10 RBI?s...made his collegiate debut vs. West Virgina (2/25)...went 3-4 with two runs and a triple vs. Michigan (5/6).

High School: Three-time recipient of all-city and all-area honors ... two-time recipient of all-county, all-district and all-region honors ... named to the all-metro team his senior season ... named most valuable player of the East/West All-Star game ... Rochester High School?s Male Athlete of the Year for 1998-99 ... set school records for home runs (19), batting average and total walks ... had 137 RBI in four years ... batted .525 his freshman year ... hit over .390 all four years ... lettered four years in baseball and two in football.

Personal: Born January 9, 1981 in Rochester, Mich., to Ron and Kim Wattles ... no-preference major ... enjoys weight-lifting and playing football ... favorite team is the New York Mets ... favorite player and biggest baseball influence is Gabe Kapler.

Year	GP	AB	R	H	Avg	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	SB/AT	PO	  A	E	Pct.
2000	31	75	13	20	.267	2	3	0	10	8	15	2/2	17	0	2	.895
2001	56	205	46	57	.278	8	3	4	27	29	47	14/21	100	4	2	.981
2002	50	160	40	39	.244	10	0	4	24	27	41	4/10	49	2	2	.962
Total	137	440	99	116	.264	20	6	8	61	64	103	20/33	149	6	6	.961