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      Alan Wright
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 177

2008 - SOPHOMORE
Played in 18 games while making one start at second base ... Entered UT's win over No.3 Texas Feb. 29 in Houston as a pinch runner ... Made a pinch-hit appearance vs. James Madison March 5 and remained in the game to play third base ... Entered Game 1 of the March 9 doubleheader against Eastern Michigan as a pinch runner in the ninth inning; he stole second base before scoring the tying run to force extra innings ... Then in the 10th inning, he delivered a walk-off RBI single to give the Vols an 8-7 win (his first career hit) ... Made a ninth-inning pinch-hit appearance at Tennessee Tech April 1 and hit a single before later coming in to score ... Entered the Austin Peay game on April 8 in the top of the ninth inning as a defensive sub at third base ... Saw his first career SEC action April 12 against Alabama (Game 2) ... Saw action late in the game against Middle Tennessee on April 15 ... Entered the game at Arkansas April 20 as a pinch runner in the 10th inning and scored the game-winning run ... Logged a hit in his lone plate appearance vs. Appalachian State April 22 ... Started at second base May 7 against Belmont ... Saw action at second base in UT's 13-2 win at 18th-ranked South Carolina May 15.

2007 - FRESHMAN
True freshman appeared in two games for the Vols ... Made his collegiate debut off the bench at No. 13 Florida State Feb. 3, playing second base and grounding out in his lone plate appearance ... Saw action as a pinch runner vs. Eastern Michigan Feb. 9 ... Played summer ball for the Winter Springs Barracudas of the Florida Collegiate Summer League and was selected to participate in the FCSL All-Star Game.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tenn. ... Helped CBHS to a state title in 2005 and runner-up finishes in 2004 and 2006 ... Selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Division II All-State Team as a senior in 2006 ... Ranked first in the state with 64 runs scored in 2006 ... Helped lead his team to the championship game at the USA Classic Tournament in Memphis and was named to the All-Tournament Team ... Played for the state of Tennessee's 2005 Junior Sunbelt Championship Team and earned All-Tournament Team honors ... Member of the CBHS summer team that won the championship at the 2004 Dixie World Series ... Also played on the 2003 National Amateur Baseball Federation 17-U championship squad.

PERSONAL
Full name is William Alan Wright ... Born Sept. 2, 1987, in Memphis, Tenn. ... Son of Jim and Marlene Wright ... Academic major: Finance.

CAREER HIGHS
At-Bats: 3 vs. Charlotte 4/2/08
Runs: 1, 4x (last at Arkansas 4/20/08)
Hits: 1, 3x (last vs. Appalachian State 4/22/08)
RBI: 1 vs. Eastern Michigan 3/9/08 (G1)
Total Bases: 1, 3x (last vs. Appalachian State 4/22/08)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Eastern Michigan 3/9/08 (G1)
Strikeouts: 1, 3x (last vs. Kentucky 5/9/08)
Walks: 1 vs. Alabama 4/12/08 G1

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%
2007
.000
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
0
0
0
0
.000
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1.000
2008
.231
18
1
13
5
3
0
0
0
1
3
.231
1
1
3
0
.333
0
0
1
1
3
2
1
.833
TOTAL
.214
20
1
14
5
3
0
0
0
1
3
.214
1
1
3
0
.313
0
0
1
1
4
3
1
.875
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