Chris  Heath

9Chris Heath


Hattiesburg, Miss.

High School:
Hattiesburg HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 182




2003: Used a medical redshirt season recovering from shoulder surgery.

2002: Saw action as a reserve outfielder, appearing in 25 games, making seven starts (6 in right, 1 in left) ... Hit .222 with two doubles, a triple and five RBI ... Rapped out three straight hits to start career, including singling in first collegiate at-bat versus Bowling Green State 2/16 ... Laced two doubles while going 2-for-2 with one RBI against the Falcons 2/17 ... Went 2-for-6 with three runs scored, one RBI and a triple versus Minnesota 3/3 ... Collected third two-hit game against Morehead State 3/6, driving in two runs ... Hit .571 against left-handers, .158 versus right-handers, .250 with runners in scoring position and three two-out RBI.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hattiesburg High School in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Was an All-District center fielder who hit .386 and had 19 steals as a junior ... As a sophomore, helped football team to a 13-1 record and a berth in the state title game ... In football, was a second-team All-State selection and a first-team All-District pick for three years ... Recorded 86 tackles, four interceptions, five caused fumbles and five fumble recoveries in 2000 ... Led the state in interceptions as junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher Linell Heath ... Born Aug. 25, 1983 in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Son of William and Margaret Heath ... Has one brother, William III ? A defensive back who redshirted during 2001 football season ... Major: Arts & Sciences.



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