12 - Marc Sawyer
Marc Sawyer
Born: 10/02/1985
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Largo, Fla.
High School: The Canterbury School
Position: 1B
2007: Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 15th round of the MLB Draft...First Team All-Ivy...Just the 18th player in Ivy history to be named to the first team three times, and the first Yale player since Dan Thompson (1994-96)...Second Team All-New England...Won the Paul Sortal Award, which goes to the player who "maximizes his ability to the fullest"...Started every game at first base...Became Yale's all-time leader in hits (230), doubles (54), at-bats (621) and putouts (1,287)...Hit .394 with 61 hits and a team-high 40 runs scored...Pounded 16 doubles for the third straight season...Finished fourth on the squad with 21 RBIs and tied for fourth with three home runs...Hit .400 in Ivy League play and had a 13-game hitting streak in conference games...Went hitless only seven times, and had 19 multi-hit games...Went 4-for-4 with two doubles and four runs scored, including the game-winner in Yale's 8-7 win at Furman (March 15)...Homered in back-to-back games at Richmond (March 10-11)...Doubled in his final collegiate at-bat leading off the ninth inning in the season finale at Brown (April 29). 2006: Ivy League Player of the Year...First team All-Ivy...Won third straight G.H. Walker Jr. Award as team MVP...Named first team All-New England by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association...Led Ivy League with 65 hits while batting .378...Collected three home runs, 16 doubles and 33 RBIs...Went 4-for-5 with four RBIs in a 10-5 win at Penn (April 2)...Smacked six RBIs and finished a double shy of the cycle in a 13-9 win at Dartmouth (April 26)...Posted an 18-game hitting streak from March 16-April 10...Made just five errors in 422 total chances. 2005: Earned first team All-Ivy honors as well as the Walker Award as team MVP...Led the league and tied a school record with 16 doubles...Hit .353 while starting every game...Led the team in at-bats and finished tied for fourth in RBIs with 23...Led the Bulldogs in multi-hit games with 22 and had a team-best 10-game hit streak. 2004: Earned an All-Ivy second team spot and shared team MVP honors...Team's top hitter and ranked 10th in the league with a .355 average...Led the squad with a .409 on-base percentage...Shared the team lead with four home runs and slugged .486...Knocked in 25 runs and smacked 49 hits, good for second on the Bulldogs...Shared team lead with 12 walks...Had 15 multi-hit games...Made just one error in 285 chances. Before Yale: Team MVP in each of his last three seasons...Earned third team all-state honors in 2003, and was named second team all-state in 2001...Second team all-county and the county home run leader in 2003...Canterbury was district runner-up in 2000 and 2001.
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%
2004....  .355  38-37   138   25   49   6   0   4   25   67  .486  12   2  34   1  .409   2   0   1-2    264  20   1  .996
2005....  .353  40-40   156   24   55  16   3   0   23   77  .494   9   0  28   3  .381   3   0   3-3    312  17   3  .991
2006....  .378  44-44   172   30   65  16   2   3   33   94  .547  14   3  27   4  .429   2   0   7-8    392  25   5  .988
2007....  .394  43-43   155   40   61  16   0   3   21   86  .555  20   5  15   7  .475   1   0   8-11   319  20   5  .985
TOTAL...  .370 165-164  621  119  230  54   5  10  102  324  .522  55  10 104  15  .430   8   0  19-24  1287  82  14  .990