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#16 - Justin Sanders
2006-07 Baseball
POS.
1B/LHP
B/T
L/L
YEAR
So.
HT.
6-3
WT.
215
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Conyers, Ga. (Rockdale County H.S.)
Justin Sanders
2008: Third in A-Sun overall in doubles (22). ...Second in A-Sun Tournament in both doubles with three and in RBI with nine. ...Third in A-Sun Tournament in slugging percentage (.818). ...Fifth on team in batting average (.306). ...Fourth in runs scored (48). ...Second in homes runs with eight. ...Second in walks (32). ...Recorded 19 multi-hit games with a season high four hits at North Florida (3/8). ...Tied for second on the team in multi-hit games with 13, with a season-high five vs. Campbell (5/21). ...The five RBI against Campbell (5/21) tied for the team lead. ...Walked three times vs. Gardner-Webb (3/21), also tying for the team lead. ...Hit an individual game high two doubles in a game vs. Campbell (5/21).

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.