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13 JAKE RIORDAN
  • OF
  • 6-0 173
  • R/R Sr.
  • 1L Gainesville, Fla./Sante Fe C.C./Buchholz
  • Major: Business Administration

2003: Played in 48 games and started 18 all in center field ... Batted .282 and had a .396 on-base percentage ... Scored 19 times with 16 RBI ... In non-league games he hit .417 (15-36) with 14 runs scored and 10 RBI ... Had a .562 on-base percentage in non-SEC games ... As a starter he batted .302 with 10 RBI ... Led the team with 30 appearances off the bench ... Had two three hit games and four multi-RBI contests ... Was fifth on the team with four stolen bases ... Had a six game hit streak from Feb. 8-Feb. 25 ... Recorded a hit in 18 of the 35 games he had an official at bat ... Went 1-1 with a pinch hit RBI single against Mississippi State April 27 ... Had a season high three RBI while going 3-3 with two runs scored in game one against Hofstra Feb. 23 ... In doubleheader with Hofstra Feb. 23 he was 4-4 with four runs scored and three walks ... Also recorded two RBI against Florida A&M Feb. 19 and versus Columbia March 18 ... Was 3-5 with three runs scored versus Columbia March 18 ... Scored two or more runs three times.

2002: Played in 48 games and made 10 starts on the season (10 in CF) ... Started last three games of the season ... Went 36 games, 34 attempts without an error ... Scored a career-high three runs, went 2-5 with two RBI, triple vs. Bethune-Cookman in NCAA Regional June 1 ... Drove in key run on sacrifice fly May 25 vs. Alabama ... Hit bases loaded single, drove in two RBI vs. Vanderbilt April 19 ... Went 2-3 April 14 vs. Tennessee ... Against Tennessee April 12 he finished with career-high three hits by going 3-5 with a double and two RBI ... Made first collegiate start March 19 vs. UMass ... Went a then career-high 2-2 with two RBI, run vs. Siena Feb. 27 ... Saw first action Feb. 2 vs. Charleston Southern ... Had four multi-hit and multi-RBI contests ... When in the starting lineup the Gators were 7-3.

2000-2001 AT SANTA FE C.C.: Played two seasons at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville for head coach Harry Tholen ... Hit .294 with 60 hits, 12 doubles, four triples, one home run and 35 RBI as a sophomore ... Named 2001 Academic All Conference ... Hit .351 with three doubles, two triples and 13 RBI as a freshman.

PREP: A 1999 graduate of Buchholz High School in Gainesville, Fla. where he lettered two years for head coach Bob Smith ... Helped lead team to district title and 22-7 record after hitting .360 with eight doubles, one home run and 22 RBI as a senior ... Named the squad's "Hardest Worker" in 1998 and 1999 and its Most Valuable Defender in 1999 ... Hit .318 with 16 RBI as a junior ... Buchholz finished 21-6 during his junior year ... Also played three years of football and was named All State.


RIORDAN'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2002 .273 48-10 55 19 15 1 1 0 10 7 13 3-3
2003 .282 48-18 78 19 22 3 0 0 16 11 25 4-5
Career .278 96-28 133 38 37 4 1 0 26 18 38 7-8
SEC Regular Season Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2002 .368 24-3 19 9 7 1 0 0 5 5 4 2-2
2003 .167 22-12 42 5 7 1 0 0 6 4 16 1-2
Career .229 46-15 61 14 14 2 0 0 11 9 20 3-4
SEC Tournament Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2002 .167 4-2 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0-0
Career .167 4-2 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0-0
NCAA Postseason Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2002 .182 4-3 11 4 2 0 1 0 2 1 3 0-0
2003 .000 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
Career .167 8-3 12 4 2 0 1 0 2 1 4 0-0

RIORDAN'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 6 vs. South Florida, 2/25/03
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Bethune-Cookman, 6/1/02 and Columbia, 3/18/03
Hits: 3 (3 times) last vs. Columbia, 3/18/03
Home Runs: None
RBI: 3 vs. Hofstra, 2/23/03
Bases on Balls: 3 vs. Hofstra, 2/23/03

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