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.
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.
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.
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).