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Jamie Athas
Jamie  Athas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Holyoke, MA

High School:
Holyoke

Last College:
Providence

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Infield

Bats/Throws:
Left/Right

Penciled in as the everyday shortstop for the Deacons ... has ability to play any infield position ... transferred to Wake Forest from the discontinued program at Providence following the 1999 season ... the starting shortstop for the Friars in 1999.

2000: Named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament team while hitting .364 (4-of-11) with an RBI ... finished the season batting .312 with two home runs and 30 RBI ... started 46 games for the Deacons at a multitude of positions ... had a very solid .970 fielding percentage ... had 10 multi-hit games including a 4-for-5 day against Duke on April 1 with three runs scored ... enjoyed a seven-game hit streak at the end of the season ... runner-up in the ACC's Newcomer of the Year balloting ... played virtually every infield position ... filled for the injured Chase Voshell at shortstop and Corey Slavik at third base ... split time at first base with Danny Borrell ... had team's second highest on base percentage (.420) among regulars.

At Providence: A freshman All-America selection by Collegiate Baseball when he helped lead the Friars to a NCAA regional appearance ... finished the season with a .325 batting average and 42 RBI while scoring 56 runs ... named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the week of Mar. 15 ... played and started in 64 of the Friars' 65 games, primarily at shortstop ... led Providence with 18 stolen bases (in 21 attempts) ... hit .467 (7-15) in the NCAA Regional in Tallahassee ... had one double and scored three runs ... finished the season batting .325 ... had a solid .920 fielding percentage ... went 4-4 against Wagner on Mar. 7, bringing in three runs ... had five hits at Delaware Mar. 13 in six at-bats.

High School: Named Player of the Year in Western Mass. in 1998 ... two-time first-team All-Western Mass. in baseball in 1997 and 1998 ... as a senior, led Holyoke H.S. to the state finals ... played baseball and basketball three seasons, and soccer and football two years at Holyoke ... served as captain of the baseball team his senior season ... born Oct. 14, 1979.

CAREER STATISTICS

YRAVGG-GSABRH2B3BHRRBISLGBBKOB%SB-A
*1999.32564-64246568083542.4432242.38318-21
2000.31256-461734254111230.4223033.4206-7
Total.320120-11041998134194772.4345275.39524-28
* Providence statistics
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