AS A FRESHMAN (2006): Played in 15 games as a rookie and started six games as the Gators' designated hitter…Was 4-for-26 (.154) on the campaign with three RBI...Started all three games in the series with Texas A&M but was 0-for-7...Went 1-for-4 as the Gators' DH in his starting debut on Feb. 25, a 10-3 win over Ohio State during The Pepsi Baseball Classic...Had a double and scored against Missouri... Poked a pinch-hit, two-run single in the eighth inning in the 15-5 victory over FAMU...Batting for Stephen Barton, Neer singled in his first career at bat on Feb. 10 against Cincinnati...The base hit to left plated Gavin Dickey.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Edgewater High School for head coach Chip Gierke…A first-team all-state catcher in Class 6A during his senior year, Neer led the state with a .528 batting average, totaled 42 runs batted in and clouted eight homers…Had a .320 batting average as a junior, with 50 runs batted in and a team-high 25 walks…Rated as one of the top catchers by Team One Baseball and Perfect Game USA, Neer was a 2004 second-team all-state choice for the Eagles…Also chosen All-Orange County and all-district, Neer hit a sizzling .542 and paced his squad in runs batted in (43) and home runs (nine)….Was an honorable mention all-state, all-county and all-district honoree as a sophomore…Summer league team was the Dallas Panthers…Also lettered in basketball, football and soccer at EHS…Was a finalist for the 2005 Scholar-Athlete Award presented by the Downtown Club of Orlando.
NEER'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 4 vs. Florida State (2/28/06) & Ohio State (2/25/06)
Runs Scored: 1 (three times) Hits: 1 (four times)
RBI: 2 vs. Florida A&M (2/22/06)
Doubles: 1 vs. Missouri (2/24/06)
Home Runs: None
Walks: 1 vs. Ohio State (2/25/06)
Stolen Bases: None
Hit Streak: 3 games (2/22-2/28/06)
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