Tony Harkey
Tony Harkey
Born: 10/11/1988
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chino Hills, Calif.
High School: Chino Hills HS
College: Utah State
Position: INF
B/T: R/R
Experience: 1V

TITANS `09: Played in 29 of the Titans' 63 games, eight of them coming in the starting lineup (six in left field, two as the DH) •Was also used as a late-inning defensive replacement at first base • Had his first career multi-hit game on Mar. 13 at Oklahoma State going 2-for-2 with a career-best four RBI, one of two multi-RBI gmes on the year • Had two brief three-game hitting streaks from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14 (4-for-7) and from May 19 to May 29 (3-for-4) • Three of his nine hits on the year went for doubles •Logged his first career stolen base on Apr. 22 at Pepperdine • Was 1-for-9 off the bench as a pinch hitter • Was 1-for-3 in postseason action, picking up his first postseason hit on May 29 against Utah in the Fullerton Regional.



TITANS `08: Played in eight games as a pinch-hitter and late-inning defensive replacement • Collected his first collegiate hit on Apr. 15, a double against USC • In his next game Apr. 18 at Pacific, had a two-run double, driving home his first career runs • Was perfect at first base in seven chances defensively.



UTAH STATE: Earned a letter in football in 2007 with the Aggies as a wide receiver for Head Coach Brent Guy • Played in eight games and caught four passes for a total of 27 yards his freshman season • Was granted a redshirt season in 2006 • Earned scout team player of the week honors before the Nov. 4, 2006 game versus Hawaii • Did not play baseball at Utah State.



CHINO HILLS HS: Was a four-year baseball letterman for Head Coach Kyle Billingsley (brother of former Titan hurler Brent Billingsley) at Chino Hills High School and played third base and shortstop • Hit a league-best .430 with four home runs 27 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 26 games for the Huskies as senior • Hit .317 with a home run and 20 RBI as a junior • Earned All-Sierra League recognition his senior year • Also lettered three years in basketball and four in football, where he earned all-league honors on both offense and defense.



PERSONAL: Was born on Oct. 11, 1988, in Santa Ana, Calif • Full name is Michael Anthony Harkey, Jr • Son of Mike and Nicole Harkey • Has a younger brother (Cory) and a younger sister (Miani) • Majoring in business • Models his game after Oakland's J.J. Furmaniak • Father, Mike, played for the Titans from 1985-87, was a first-round draft pick of the Cubs and later went on to an eight-year big league career and is now the New York Yankees bullpen coach • Favorites include: New York Yankees (team), "Friday" (movie), Usher, Kanye West and Lil Wayne (musical artists), Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Jessica Alba (actors).



HARKEY'S DIV. I CAREER HIGHS
At Bats:
4, 2 times, last on Apr. 22, 2009 at Pepperdine
Runs:
1, 5 times, last on May 29, 2009 vs. Utah
Hits:
2, Mar. 13, 2009 at Oklahoma State
RBI:
4, Mar. 13, 2009 at Oklahoma State
Home Runs:
N/A
Doubles:
1, 5 times, last on Apr. 24, 2009 at UC Davis
Stolen Bases:
1, Apr. 22, 2009 at Pepperdine