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Jason Maxey

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, Md.

High School:
Hammond

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215

Position:
C/IF

Birthdate:
03/31/1983

Bats/Throws:
L/R

On Maxey: RBI-type player who will probably anchor the middle of the lineup ... throughout the season , he will catch, play infield and DH ... big, strong. left-handed hitter who has put up good power numbers in the past and can hit for average as well.

As a Sophomore (2003): Missed significant time due to an injured wrist, and struggled after returning midway through the season ... hit his second home run of the season vs. William & Mary (May 14), moving two away from No. 10 all-time at Maryland ... started three consecutive games at catcher vs. NC State, going 3-for-6 with two RBI in the Terrapin wins ... had an RBI double vs. New York Tech (April 5) ... broke out of a 1-for-16 slump with two hits against William & Mary (April 2) ... slammed his first home run of the year and collected three runs batted in against James Madison (March 18) ...hit a rally-starting double vs. N.C. State (May 2).

As a Freshman (2002): Only newcomer on the squad to bat over .300 while seeing action in 54 games ... was fourth among regulars in hitting, boasting a formidable .328 average in his inaugural campaign ... named freshman honorable mention All-America by Collegiate Baseball ... was second on the club to All-American slugger John McCurdy in several offensive categories, including home runs (17), RBI (60), slugging percentage (.694) and total bases (129) ... .652 conference slugging percentage placed him sixth overall in the ACC ...had a team-leading three multi-homer games ... in three-game series against NC State May 2-4, homered in every contest ... 14-game hit streak from April 17-May 14 tied him for team's longest of the season ... hit a remarkable .480 during the streak ... 16 multi-RBI games was tops among all returning players ...credited with a team-high two pickoffs from behind the dish ... recorded three runs along with four RBI in 2-for-3 showing vs. UMES (March 5) ... finished the afternoon 3-for-4 with two home runs, a double and three RBI vs. Georgetown (March 12) ... was 1-for-3 with a pair of RBI in first ACC game of his career at North Carolina (March 15) ... connected on two homers and doubled once in six at-bats vs. George Mason (March 27) ...bat woke up big time against nationally-ranked Georgia Tech, going 3-4 with three RBI including two doubles and a home run (April 13) ... went perfect 3-for-3 at the plate including a pair of homers while knocking in four runs vs. Duke (Apr. 28) ... had a big day vs. Coppin State, establishing personal- highs in runs (4) and RBI (5) (May 7) ... was 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three RBI against nationally-ranked Florida State (May 11).

At Hammond: One of the best hitters ever to come out of the Maryland high school ranks ... named a first-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... was a four-year letterwinner at Hammond High School ... holds the Maryland state public high school career records in home runs, RBIs, walks and hits sharing the doubles and runs records ... set a Maryland public high school single-season record with 39 RBIs as a senior ... also hit .500 with 12 home runs and eight doubles in 2001 ... a two-time all-state and four-time all-county performer ... three-time team MVP who led his team to a 20-2 record and a national ranking of No. 22 by the USA Today as a senior.

Personal: Born Mar. 31, 1983 ... a physical education major ... son of Sue and Bob Maxey ... his father Bob played professionally in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization ... was recruited by North Carolina, Stetson, Old Dominion and George Mason.

Maxey's Career Batting Statistics

Year    Avg  GP/GS   AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI  Slg  BB  SO  SB

2002 .328 53/48 186 45 61 17 0 17 60 .694 18 47 1

2003 .205 26/20 73 7 15 3 1 2 9 .356 11 20 0

Totals .293 79/68 259 52 76 20 1 19 69 .598 29 67 1

Maxey's Career ACC Batting Statistics

Year    Avg  GP/GS  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI   Slg  BB  SO  SB

2002 .303 23/23 89 17 27 7 0 8 26 .652 6 23 0

2003 .147 11/10 34 2 5 2 0 0 2 .206 4 9 0

Totals .154 34/33 123 19 32 9 0 8 28 .528 10 32 0

Maxey Game Highs

Hits: 3, eight times, most recently vs. Florida State (5/11/02);
RBI: 5 vs. Coppin State (5/7/02)
Runs: 4 vs. Coppin State (5/7/02)
Home Runs: 2, three times, most recently vs. Duke (4/28/02)



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