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29 CHRIS PETRIE
  • OF
  • 5-9 · 200
  • L/L
  • Junior · TR
  • Jacksonville, Fla.
  • The Bolles School/Lake City C.C.
  • Major: Criminology

AS A JUNIOR (2006): Started 35 games in left field and two as the Gators' designated hitter and batted .241 with 22 runs and 16 RBI...Had a .189 average in 25 conference games...Tied for fifth on the club with 10 multiple-hit games...Drew just three walks on the year…Delivered his only sacrifice in the 8-7 win over LSU on Senior Day…Went 4-for-13 (.308) at Tennessee and established a career high with four RBI in the finale, when he was 3-for-5 with three runs, a three-run bomb and his lone stolen base of the season...Kept up recent hot streak by going 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBI and a double in the 8-2 win over Bethune-Cookman...Had four hits in 12 at bats for a .333 effort versus Kentucky...Chipped in with an RBI single against UNF...Was 3-for-8 (.375) with a double and triple in two outings against Vanderbilt...Went 2-for-4 in game two at South Carolina and was 2-for-9 (.222) in the series...Enjoyed a tremendous night against Stetson, going 3-for-4 with three runs and his first homer at Florida, a solo shot to start the third...Hit .333 (3-for-9) in the Harvard series, highlighted by a 2-for-4, two-run effort in game two…Went 1-for-4 in his first appearance as the designated hitter on March 8...Made the first start of his Gator tenure in left field on Feb. 22 against Florida A&M and was 2-for-4 with a run...Went 2-for-4 versus Cincinnati and was 1-for-2 with a run in the third game...First hit at Florida was a two-run single in the eighth inning against the Bearcats on Feb. 11.

AT LAKE CITY C.C. (2004-05): Competed at Lake City for two seasons for head coach Tom Clark…Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 47th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft…Achieved second-team all-state and all-region recognition in 2005…Picked up first-team All-Mid-Florida Conference honors for the second year in a row…Was the runner-up for the league's Player of the Year award…Ranked third on the team with a .376 batting average and paced his squad in total bases (136), runs (51) and doubles (22)…Belted eight homers and tallied 38 RBI, statistics that placed him second and fourth on the team, respectively…In addition, Petrie led the Timberwolves with a .385 (35-for-91) clip in conference play and totaled 10 doubles…Started all 51 games in '04 and batted .386 with 40 RBI and five homers…Petrie was a first-team all-conference selection and achieved second-team all-state status.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach John Newman at The Bolles School…Helped the Bulldogs to the 3A state championship during his junior campaign, when he hit .376 with 35 RBI and six homers as his club finished 30-4 overall…In addition, Petrie was a pitcher and outfielder on the 1998 AAU national champions for head coach Chet Lemon and was a member of the 2000 AAU national runner-up squad coached by Mike Jones…Also selected to the 2000 AAU all-tournament team…Two-year linebacker on the football team for head coach Corky Rogers.


PETRIE'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 5 (five times)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Tennessee (4/16/06) & Stetson (3/21/06)
Hits: 3 (three times)
RBI: 4 vs. Tennessee (4/16/06)
Doubles: 1 (four times)
Triples: 1 vs. Vanderbilt (4/1/06)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Tennessee (4/16/06) & Stetson (3/21/06)
Walks: 1 (three times)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Tennessee (4/16/06)
Hit Streak: 5 games (3/11-3/24/06 & 4/1-4/9/06)

PETRIE'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2006 .241 42-37 137 22 33 4 1 2 16 3 31 1-1
CAREER .241 42-37 137 22 33 4 1 2 16 3 31 1-1
SEC Regular-Season Statistics
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2006 .189 25-24 90 11 17 2 1 1 10 2 24 1-1
CAREER .189 25-24 90 11 17 2 1 1 10 2 24 1-1
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