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      Chris Fritts
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Cypress Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

BATTING

Season GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG OPS Avg.
2010 46-26 100 18 27 4 -- 3 10 .348 .400 .748 .270
2011 45-40 132 20 30 5 1 2 14 .313 .326 .639 .227
2012 28-26 88 16 23 5 2 1 20 .359 .398 .757 .261
Totals 119-92 320 54 80 14 3 6 44 .337 .369 .706 .250

MISC. BATTING/FIELDING TOTALS
Season GP-GS TB BB HBP SO GIDP SF SH SB-Att PO Asst E Fld %
2010 46-26 40 7 5 21 4 -- 4 1-2 44 2 3 .939
2011 45-40 43 12 5 27 2 1 2 3-4 78 8 2 .977
2012 28-26 35 8 6 15 6 1 8 2-7 51 4 -- 1.000
Totals 119-92 118 27 16 63 12 2 14 6-13 173 14 5 .974
2011 - SOPHOMORE
• Played in 45 games, starting 40 in left field for the Vols during his sophomore campaign.
• Hit .227 with a pair of home runs, 17 RBIs and three stolen bases.
• Tied his career-long hit streak at four games March 8-12, kicking the run off with a career-best three-hit, four-RBI performance against New Orleans.
• Blasted his first home run of the season in that game, which he followed up with three more hits the next day.
• Also hit one in the final game of that streak against Manhattan.
• Tallied multi-hit efforts against Presbyterian (4/5), Georgia (4/24) and Auburn (5/19) as well.
• Spent his summer with the Alexandria Beetles in the Northwoods League where he hit .313 with fivehome runs and 39 RBIs en route to being named to the All-Star team.

2010 - FRESHMAN
• Was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after hitting .270 with three home runs in his rookie season.
• Played the most of any true freshman on the UT squad in 2010, seeing action in 46 games, including 26 starts.
• Picked up his first career hit, a single, on Feb. 20 against Xavier.
• Also laid down the first sacrifice bunt of his career on Feb. 21 vs. the Muskateers.
• Made an unbelievable catch in the seventh inning at Oregon State on Feb. 27, diving to snag a deep shot to left, somersaulting on the warning track and relaying it back into the infield to double up the runner at first.
• The play was rated ninth on ESPN's Top 10 "Plays of the Day" and voted "More Athletic" than an Amar'e Stoudemire dunk by voters on "SportsNation" on March 1.
• Recorded his first career RBI and second two-hit game with a pair of singles versus Eastern Kentucky on March 3.
• Hit the first home run of his career, a towering, three-run shot to left against Binghamton on March 6.
• His second home came against Ole Miss ace and future Cleveland Indians first-round pick Drew Pomeranz on April 2.
• Also hit a longball in a 12-7 UT victory over MTSU on March 12.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Named the Player of the Week by the Houston Chronicle twice in 2009.
• Tabbed a Houston Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star in 2009.
• Rated by PGCrosschecker as the No. 63 overall prospect in Texas.
• Named All-Area Greater Houston by ESPN RISE Magazine in 2009.
• Earned four varsity letters and three all-district selections at Cypress Ridge High School in Houston, Texas.
• Hit .547 with four home runs, 25 RBIs and 12 stolen bases as a senior.
• Batted .412 with nine home runs and 35 RBIs as a junior.
• Holds Cypress Ridge career records for average, home runs and RBIs.
• Played for the Georgia Roadrunners during 2008, winning summer nationals.

PERSONAL
• Full name is Christopher James Fritts
• Born Feb. 27, 1991, in Houston, Texas
• Son of Tom and Janet Fritts
• Has two siblings, Teresa and Thomas
• Credits his grandfather, Carmine Saviello, for putting a bat in his hands
• Recipient of the Michael Chadwell Welch Memorial Scholarship
• Interested in majoring in communications
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