BRIEFLY: Joined the Titans last season after three years at
Loyola Marymount The versatile middle infielder will likely
be a defensive replacement behind Blake Davis, Neil Walton and
Justin Turner Can play the Titan "total offense," meaning he
executes consistently, bunts well and sprays the ball.
TITANS `04: Hit .250 in limited action entering primarily as a
pinch runner or a late-inning defensive replacement Started
in 6 of his 23 games played Had only one multiple-RBI game
when he hit his only home run on Mar. 20 vs. Fresno State with a
man aboard Had a three-game hitting streak from Mar. 20-24.
Had almost as many walks (5) as hits (6) in 34 plate
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT: Participated three years for Coach Frank Cruz
at Loyola Marymount Played in 40 games as a freshman in
2001, starting 29 times (16 at shortstop, nine at third base and
four at second base) Batted .253 with nine RBI Went
2-for-3 with a career-high three RBI vs. Cal State Fullerton on
April 17, 2001 Batted .074 in limited action (28 games and
five starts) in 2002 Granted a medical redshirt in 2003
after suffering a shoulder injury.
ARCADIA H.S.: Was a three-year letterman in baseball and
two-year letter winner in football Earned three-time
All-Pacific League and All-San Gabriel Valley honors and was an
All-CIF selection both his junior and senior years Combined
on a no-hitter versus Hoover H.S. his senior year Also
garnered All-San Gabriel Valley honors in football.
PERSONAL: Born on October 14, 1981, in Fullerton, Calif.
Parents are Richard and Judith Carroll Has two younger
brothers (Erik and Patrick) Majoring in sociology
Says his mother has been the greatest influence on his life
Says winning last year's College World Series is his greatest
sports thrill Chose to attend Fullerton because of the rich
baseball history Would like to see Miami added to the Titan
baseball schedule Full name is Mark Anthony Carroll
Favorites ... Oakland Raiders (team), Michael Vick (player)
Scarface and Training Day (movies), Mike Epps and Will Smith
(actors), Wild Boys (TV show), pizza and sushi (food).