2 - Andy Megee
Andy Megee
Birth Date: 12/29/1988
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Palisades
Position: 3B/P
2009: Recipient of the 2009 Paul Sortal Award...One of two players to start all 37 games...Batted .329 with 16 RBI and a team-best nine stolen bases...Had a team-high four triples...Also made seven appearances on the mound, including four starts, going 1-2 with a 6.86 ERA...Had a team-high 14 multi-hit games...Went on a 13-game hitting streak from March 16 to April 4...Had two or more hits in six of the team's first eight games, including a 4-for-5 performance with two extra-base hits and two stolen bases in the March 17 win at Towson...Pitched a perfect sixth inning and then led off the top of the next frame with a solo home run on March 18 at Towson...Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI in that game...Tossed another hitless inning on March 20 at Holy Cross...Went 4-for-4, including two doubles and a triple, and drove in a career-best five RBI in the March 28 win at Princeton...Had hits in seven straight at-bats spanning three games from March 25-28...Went 3-for-5 with a stolen base against Quinnipiac on April 1...Made his first start on the mound against Penn on April 5, allowing just two hits and striking out five batters in five innings to earn the win...Pitched the first six innings of game two at Harvard on April 14, allowing just two earned runs before exiting a 2-2 game.

2008: Shared the David M. Darst Hustle Cup as rookie of the year with Vinny Lally...One of two Bulldogs to play in every game...Started 43 games at third base, while making one pinch-hit appearance and one start on the mound...Finished the season with a .265 average, four home runs and 19 RBIs...First collegiate hit was an RBI double in his first collegiate at-bat, at George Washington on March 1...Went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in that game...Smacked first career home run, a three-run shot, at Radford on March 22...Ignited Yale's comeback win over Cornell on April 6 with a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth that cut the Big Red's lead to one...Scored three runs against Sacred Heart on April 9...Hit a two-run bomb in the first game of a doubleheader at Dartmouth on April 19...Belted the school-record-breaking 41st Yale home run of the season at Hartford on April 23, part of a 2-for-5 day where he also scored twice...Threw a perfect seventh inning at South Carolina on March 12 in his first collegiate pitching appearance...Got the start on the mound at Gardner-Webb on March 17, tossing 2.1 innings and collecting a strikeout.

Stuper Says: "Andy is a tremendous defensive third baseman and he showed it last year. He had a solid year with the bat as well, and I look for even bigger things from him this spring. Andy is a 90+ guy on the mound , so he will get some time there as well."

Getting to Know Andy

Parents' Names: Randy and Laurie Megee
Major: Political Science
Best Athletic Moment: Getting a hit in my first three collegiate at-bats
Favorite MLB Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Favorite MLB Player: Russell Martin
Favorite Quote: "Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out alive."
Biggest Inspiration: Anyone who doubts me
Pregame Superstition: I always put my uniform on the same way with each item in the same order.
One word to describe yourself as a person: Dedicated
One word to describe yourself as a player: Intense
Why Yale?: Yale is one of the best colleges in the world and also provides athletes with a chance to play Division I athletics.
Which of your Yale teammates would make the best baseball coach and why?: Stefan Schropp because he is a good leader and has a high baseball IQ.
Which of your Yale teammates do you admire most and why?: I admire all of my teammates because of the way they so successfully balance schoolwork and baseball.

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2008....  .265  44-43   155   21   41   7   1   4   19   62  .400  14   0  31   2  .324   1   0   7-7     29  74  10  .912
2009....  .329  36-36   143   25   47  11   4   1   16   69  .483  12   0  22   3  .378   1   0   9-12    19  60   6  .929
TOTAL...  .295  80-79   298   46   88  18   5   5   35  131  .440  26   0  53   5  .350   2   0  16-19    48 134  16  .919

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA BK 2008.... 10.80 0-0 2 1 0 0/0 0 3.1 2 4 4 3 2 0 0 0 16 .200 2 2 0 1 0 2009.... 6.86 1-2 7 4 0 0/0 0 19.2 20 17 15 19 13 2 0 0 103 .256 5 4 1 1 0 TOTAL... 7.43 1-2 9 5 0 0/0 0 23.0 22 21 19 22 15 2 0 0 119 .250 7 6 1 2 0

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