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2 AARON DAVIDSON
  • INF/OF
  • 5-9 168
  • R/R
  • Sr-1L
  • Atascadero, Calif./Cuesta College/Atascadero
  • Major: Recreation

STORYLINE: Entering his senior season, Davidson has started 66 games in his Florida career, sporting a .313 average, 18 doubles, six home runs, 49 RBI and 40 stolen bases. A good hitter with speed, Davidson started 35 games last season at designated hitter.

2001: Started 57 games (35 at DH, 13 in LF, 9 at 2B)...Hit .319 and ranked third in the SEC in stolen bases with 30...Led Gators in doubles with 16 and ranked second on squad with 23 multi-hit games, six home runs and 30 stolen bases on year...Became eighth player in UF history to steal 30+ bases in a season...Teamed with Kevin Estrada to become the first ever duo at Florida to steal 30+ bases in the same season... Hit .375 (18-48) with 10 RBI in February...Went on career-high 13-game hit streak from 3/28-4/18...Hit .357 (5-14) on weekend vs. South Carolina...Went 3-5 with home run, double, three runs, three RBI vs. Mississippi State, 3/27...Went 2-4 with double, RBI vs. Ole Miss, 4/21...Registered nine-game hit streak from 2/17 to 3/14...Drove in go ahead run, went 2-5 with three RBI and a double vs. Georgia, 4/15...Hit career-high two home runs, went 3-4 with walk, three runs and two RBI vs. Kentucky, 4/8...Went 2-5 with career-high tying four RBI, home run and three runs scored vs. Florida A&M, 4/4...Tied school record for hits in a game with career-high 5-6 performance and finished with career-high four RBI day vs. Maine, 3/21...Missed four games with finger injury and Winthrop game on 2/20 with shoulder sprain...Concluded eight-game hit streak on 2/14...Went 4-4 with first career home run hit over the scoreboard at Miami, 2/9...Reached base on eight straight plate appearances from 2/7-2/10...Made first start and first appearance in 49 games vs. Miami, 2/3.

2000: Earned medical redshirt after suffering through right shoulder injury...Saw action in 10 games with nine starts before reinjuring right shoulder sliding back to third base vs. Louisville, 3/7 and missed the remainder of the season...Hit .265 with 10 RBI before injury...Led the team with 10 stolen bases in 10 attempts...Had a season-high two hits in final game...Went 1-1 with four walks, three RBI and three stolen bases in first career start vs. Florida A&M, 2/22... Missed the first eight games of season due to recovery from right shoulder surgery in the fall.

SUMMER BASEBALL: Played 1999 summer with San Luis Blues.

1998-99 AT CUESTA COLLEGE: Played two years at Cuesta Junior College in San Luis Obispo, Calif. where he was coached by Larry Lee...Named Southern California Player of the Year...Earned Western State Conference MVP award...First Team All-State and All-Conference...Hit .433 with 23 home runs, 21 doubles and 79 RBI...Scored 85 runs and stole 59 bases in 49 games...Belted two home runs, including a grand slam, as part of 6-for-6 effort with eight RBI against Bakersfield College.

PREP: A 1997 graduate of Atascadero High School where he lettered four years in baseball and was coached by Jim Greenman...Hit .507 with four home runs, five doubles and 19 RBI during his senior season...Named First Team All-CIF, All-League, All-County and team MVP.


DAVIDSON'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
*2000 .265 10-9 34 10 9 2 0 0 10 9 8 10-10
2001 .319 57-57 238 52 76 16 2 6 39 28 49 30-39
Career .313 67-66 272 62 85 18 2 6 49 37 57 40-49
*Granted medical redshirt on season
SEC Regular Season Statistics
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2000 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2001 .306 29-29 121 27 37 8 1 3 13 13 25 16-18
Career .306 29-29 121 27 37 8 1 3 13 13 25 16-18
SEC Tournament Statistics
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2001 .182 3-3 11 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 3-3
Career .182 3-3 11 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 3-3
NCAA Postseason Statistics
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2001 .091 3-3 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0-1
Career .091 3-3 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0-1
Career vs. Opponents
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arkansas .444 3-3 9 4 4 1 1 0 0 3 1 2-3
Auburn .250 3-3 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 3-3
Florida St. .222 7-5 27 4 6 2 0 0 3 6 8 2-4
Georgia .308 3-3 13 2 4 2 0 0 3 0 3 1-1
Kentucky .357 3-3 14 5 5 0 0 2 2 1 3 1-1
LSU .222 4-4 18 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 1-1
Miami .500 4-4 14 2 7 1 0 1 3 2 3 1-3
Mississippi .231 4-4 13 3 3 1 0 0 2 4 4 3-3
Mississippi St. .231 3-3 13 5 3 1 0 1 3 2 2 3-4
So. Carolina .357 3-3 14 3 5 0 0 2 5 2 2 2-2
Tennessee .333 3-3 12 1 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 2-2
Vanderbilt .286 3-3 14 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 1-1

DAVIDSON'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 6 two times, last vs. Stetson, 4/11/01;
Runs Scored: 3 two times- last vs. Mississippi State, 3/27/01;
Hits: 5 vs. Maine, 3/21/01;
Home Runs: 2 vs. Kentucky, 4/8/01;
RBI: 4 two times, last vs. Florida A&M, 4/4/01;
Bases on Balls: 3 vs. Florida State, 2/25/01;
Stolen Bases: 3 two times, last vs. UNC-Greensboro, 2/29/00;
Multi-hit games: 25;
Multi-RBI games: 13;
Hit Streak: 13 games.

DAVIDSON UP CLOSE
Nickname: A.D.
If I could choose another sports career besides baseball, it would be: soccer player
Best player I've ever played against: Mark Kiger
Favorite movie: Gladiator
Favorite sport other than baseball: soccer
Favorite TV show: Sportscenter
If I could play another sport at UF it would be: golf
Not many people may know this but I: live with a foreign exchange student
I am the best at: pool

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