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  Mike Lopez
Mike Lopez

Player Profile
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Maryvale HS

Last College:
Yavapai CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185




Arizona State: Fierce competitor ... can play anywhere in the infield, but has locked down the starting spot at third base... battled through great adversity in his career... a team leader ... ASU type player ... finds a way to get the job done ... drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 52nd round in 1996.

2001 (Senior): Named 2001 Pac-10 Honorable Mention... had an outstanding year at third base... hit .310 on the year with 19 doubles and three home runs... third on the team with 49 RBI... recorded 15 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games... all three of his home runs were solo shots... named Pac-10 Player of the Week (4/30) after hitting .500 over five games against Gonzaga and Arizona... longest hitting streak of the season was eight games (4/23-5/12) in which he hit .448 with 13 hits and eight RBI... had a career day at the plate with three doubles, four this and seven RBI vs. Creighton (2/18).

2000 (RS-Junior): Ended season with a broken wrist suffered in early May... finished the year hitting .370 with 44 runs and six home runs... second on team in batting average behind Casey Myers... as a third baseman, posted a .927 fielding average with only eight errors... hit .373 in Pac-10 play with a .597 slugging percentage... batted .366 in non-conference games... recorded 12 multiple-hit games, with one four-hit affair... 12 multiple-RBI games to his credit... longest hitting streak of the year was 13 games which is still in tact as the '01 season begins... ASU was 27-10 when he started at third base... hit .353 at Packard Stadium, and led the team while hitting at a .417 (15x36) on the road... hit only .256 in games ASU lost... hit .397 with runners in scoring position and 47 RBI... best inning of hitting was the sixth (.467)... went 4-for-5 with two RBI vs. Maine (3/16)... hit two home runs and tallied career high six RBI vs. Arizona (3/4).

1999 (Junior): Took redshirt with leg injury.

Junior College: Attended Yavapai Junior College in Prescott, Ariz. from 1996-98 ... played third base ... coached by Sky Smelter ... '97 all-conference selection ... '98 ACCC League Champions.

High School: A 1996 graduate of Maryvale High School in Phoenix, Ariz. ... four-year letterwinner ... two-year captain ... coached by Skip Holman ... All-Metro Conference ('94-'96) ... Arizona Republic All-Arizona first-team selection ('96) ... conference MVP his senior year ... honorable mention All-American ... batted .600 his senior year with nine homers ... batted .482 his junior season with seven homeruns.

Personal: Majoring in elementary education ... parents are Carmelo and Margaret Lopez of Phoenix, Ariz. ... has two brothers, Carlos (16) and Luis (12) ... born September 19, 1977 in Phoenix ... full name is Michael John Lopez.

Career statistics for Mike Lopez

Year       AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI  BB  SO  SB-ATT
2000....  .370  45-40   138  44  51  12   2   6  49  18  21   3-4
2001....  .310  56-54   184  49  57  19   0   3  49  31  27   6-8
TOTALS..  .335 101-94   322  93 108  31   2   9  98  49  48   9-12
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