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      Eric King
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Antioch, Calif.

High School:
Deer Valley

Last College:
Los Medanos College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
SS

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

2004 - JUNIOR
Tennessee's starting second baseman who played in all 62 games, making 61 starts ... Hit .276 while tying for second in runs scored (47), ranking third in hits (68) and RBI (42) and tying for third in doubles (17) and stolen bases (10) ... Tied for third with 20 multi-hit games ... Also had nine multi-RBI games ... Hit safely in the first eight games, batting .486 ... Posted a pair of five-game hitting streaks from March 16-23 (.500) and April 21-28 (.412) ... Had his top game against Morehead State G2 Feb. 14, going 4-for-6 with two doubles and five RBI while tying the school record with five runs scored ... Batted .533 in the series ... Rapped out four hits with a double, a triple and four RBI at East Tennessee State March 23 ... Laced two doubles as part of 3-for-4, two RBI contest versus LSU April 23 ... Slugged solo home runs against Kentucky April 3 and Tennessee Tech April 21 ... Hit .233 with nine RBI in SEC play ... Played in the SEC tournament and had two doubles and two RBI vs. UNC Wilmington June 6 in the NCAA tournament ... Batted .253 against left-handers, .291 vs. right-handers and .347 with runners in scoring position.

LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE
2003 - SOPHOMORE
Attended Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, Calif. ... Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 35th round in 2002 ... The two-time Northern California All-America choice batted .370 with 14 doubles, three home runs and 35 RBI in 2003 ... Led team in nearly every hitting category for two years ... The two-time first-team All-Bay Valley Conference West selection helped lead squad to the state tournament in 2003.

2002 - FRESHMAN
The shortstop had a 27-game hitting streak as a freshman while batting .449 with 83 hits, 19 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 46 RBI ... Owns school records for batting average and hits ... Coached by Carl Fraticelli and Matt Jones.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Deer Valley High School where he was coached by Dennis Luquet ... Helped lead team to two league titles in 1999 and 2001, while reaching the state playoffs all four years ... The four-year varsity starter earned All-League honors his final two years while setting a school record in batting average at .434 during his senior season ... Also named to the West Coast Classic All-Tournament team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Eric Andrew King ... Born July 2, 1982, in Antioch, Calif. ... Parents are Joe and Elayne Navarrette ... Enjoys basketball and lifting weights when away from baseball ... Is a lifelong fan of the San Francisco Giants ... Academic major: Sociology.

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
.276
62
61
246
47
68
17
3
2
42
97
.394
18
6
13
4
.336
4
3
10
13
110
148
9
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