#16 - Justin Sanders
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Conyers, Ga. (Rockdale Co. HS)
2007: Fourth in slugging percentage (.362), and tied for fourth in home runs (2)... Fifth in batting average (.276) and runs batted in (24). ...Game high five at bats three times (3/19 vs. Alcorn St., 4/6 at Mercer, 4/14 vs. ETSU). ...Seven multi-hit games, all with two hits. ...Season-high seven-game hitting streak (March 30-April 10). ...Five doubles. ...Two home runs (2/28 vs Middle Tennessee St., 5/12 vs. Stetson). ...35 hits. ...Scored 15 runs.
2006: Played in 31 games, starting 17. ...Season-high five at bats at Charleston Southern (4/23). ...Scored nine runs with season-high two against Mid-Continent (4/11). ...Three-multiple hits games with three hits each in games with Mercer (4/8) and at Middle Tennessee St. (4/25). ...Nine runs batted in with two each in three games (3/7 at Samford, 4/23 at Charleston Southern, 4/25 at Middle Tennessee St.). ...One stolen base at Florida A & M (3/5).
High School: Prepped at Rockdale County High School in Conyers, Ga. ...Named team Hitter-of-the-Year and also won team Cy Young Award.
Personal: Son of Jill and Eric Sanders. ...Chose to attend Lipscomb because of the Christian environment and great atmosphere. ...Also recruited by Belmont, Southern Union and Vanderbilt.
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