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Socarras-Tony.jpg (11158 bytes)#12 TONY SOCARRAS

  • Catcher
  • Senior, 1L
  • 6-0, 200, L/R
  • Miami, Fla. (Gulliver Preparatory/Seminole (Okla.) CC)

1999 - Backup catcher...Played in 18 games with 10 starts...Hit .300 with two HR and five RBI... Hit first home run as a Gator at Georgia...Knocked two-run home run against Bethune-Cookman...Sidelined in game against Kentucky with a sprained left ankle while blocking the plate on a throw home...Limited him to just three games and four at-bats over the final 16 games...PRIOR TO FLORIDA - Transfer from Seminole (Okla.) CC...Coached by Lloyd Simmons...Selected to Region II All-Tournament squad...Hit .315 with 15 HR and 45 RBI as a sophomore with a .569 slugging percentage...Batted .315 as a freshman with 12 HR and 52 RBI...Hit two HR in the 1997 JUCO World Series...PREP - A 1996 graduate of Gulliver Preparatory...Coached by Mike Ferguson...Hit .438 with 12 HR and 52 RBI as a senior...25 home runs over three-year varsity career...FSWA Class 4A First-Team All-State selection and named first team All-Dade in both in 1995 and 1996...Batted .395 as a junior and .405 as a sophomore...Also lettered two years in football...MAJOR - Physical Education.

CAREER
Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB HS PO A E PCT
1999 .300 18-10 30 7 9 1 0 2 5 8 12 0 2 43 5 2 0.96
CAREER VS. SEC (REGULAR SEASON)
Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB HS PO A E PCT
1999 .273 12-8 22 5 6 1 0 1 3 5 8 0 2 34 2 0 1

Career Game Highs:
AB - 4, at Georgia (3/28/99); R - 2, vs. Bethune-Cookman (4/799); H - 2, at Georgia (3/2899); RBI - 2, two times, last vs. Bethune-Cookman (4/7/99).
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