Joined the Volunteers after a very successful career at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif. ... The infielder garnered All-America and Western State Conference Player of the Year honors in 2003 after batting .408 with 14 doubles, five triples, seven home runs and driving in 54 runs ... The two-time All-Conference selection helped lead Cuesta to back-to-back conference titles with identical 23-3 marks ... The Cougars reached the state semifinals in 2002, compiling a 43-9 mark for head coach Bob Miller ... While playing first base as a freshman, he hit .360 with 15 doubles, 10 home runs, 72 RBI and 20 stolen bases.
Graduated from Carpinteria High School in Carpinteria, Calif. ... Was named first team All-State and and All-CIF following an outstanding senior season that saw him bat .560 with 10 home runs and 40 RBI in 30 games ... Hit .380 with five home runs and 20 RBI as a junior ... Coached by Pat Cooney.
Full name is David Keith Lamar ... Born Oct. 1, 1982 in Nephi, Utah ... Parents are Leo and DeEtte Lamar ... Has a brother, Justin, and a sister, Sara ... Enjoys video games and fishing.