24 - Bobby Andrews
Bobby Andrews
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vista, Calif
High School: Rancho Bueno Vista HS
Position: Outfield

BRIEFLY:

A speedster who is again ready to battle for a starting spot inthe outfield with a wealth of Titan outfielders • Showedimprovement last year both offesively and defensively and was usedin a platooning role in the outfield after being used primarily asa pinch runner his freshman year.

TITANS `04:

Started a career-high 23 games, including 12 of the last 13 downthe stretch in the outfield last season, splitting the time betweencenter and right field • Was third on the team with a .420on-base percentage • Had six multi-hit games, four with twohits and two with three hits (Jan. 30 vs. Stanford and June 6 vs.Pepperdine) • Finished 2004 by hitting safely in 11 out of 12games including a 10-game hitting streak from May 23 - Jun. 24• Knocked in two runs in a game on five occasions • Sixof his 15 total RBI came in the postseason • Was a strongdefensive asset, committing only one error in the outfield •Probably had his best game on Jun. 6 in the Super Regional, going3-for-5 with two RBI while scoring two runs to help eliminatePepperdine • Was 1-for-1 with a run scored from the bench inan elimination game earlier in the day vs. Pepperdine • Hithis first career home run (solo) at Fresno State on Mar. 21.

TITANS '03:

Appeared in more games off the bench (28) than any other Titan• Batted .083 (1-for-12) with a pair of RBI • Usedprimarily as a pinch-runner (he scored 13 runs) • Picked uphis only hit - a pinch-hit single to right field - in the eighthinning of a 13-2 win over UCLA at Goodwin Field on April 15.

RANCHO BUENA VISTA H.S.:

Prepped at Rancho Buena Vista H.S. in Vista, Calif., also thealma mater of former Titan Chris Stringfellow (`99-02) •Earned a pair of varsity letters as an outfielder for Coach SteveHargrave • Earned first-team All-Palomar League andsecond-team All-CIF honors as a senior, when he batted .429,knocked in 21 runs and scored 45 while helping the Longhorns to a30-4 overall record and CIF and state championships • Alsodrew 24 walks in just over 130 plate appearances to round out hison-base percentage at .541 • The speedster set a single-seasonschool record with his 34 stolen bases and is also the careerrecord holder with 53 • Batted .278 as a junior • Also asecond-team all-league pick in football.

PERSONAL:

Born on Dec. 23, 1983, in Olongapo Bay, Philippines •Parents are Robert and Josephine Andrews • Has an olderbrother (Steven) and a younger sister (Melissa) • Majoring inbusiness • Played last summer with the Highland Park team inthe Texas League • Says his dad has had the greatest influenceon his life • Would like to meet Willie Mays - who is thereason he wears No. 24 • Was selected by Texas in the 22ndround of the 2002 Major League Baseball first-year player draft• Would love to see Hawaii added to future Titan schedules• Greatest sports thrill has been the Omaha experience •Full name is Robert Earl Andrews • Favorites ... Los AngelesDodgers (team), Dave Roberts (player), Halle Berry (actress),Scarface (movie), baseballamerica.com (web site), Catcher in theRye (book).