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Stephen Ghutzman
Stephen  Ghutzman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Spring, Texas

High School:
Spring HS

Last College:
Blinn JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
Catcher

Scouting Report

A valuable switch-hitting catcher with power from both sides of the plate ... possesses a rocket arm ... shared time behind the plate as a sophomore ... benefited from a season of experience in the ACC and two years as a starter in the Cape Cod League ... the front runner at the catcher position.

2001: Sophomore Season

Hit a two-run homer in his first career ACC Tournament at-bat against Georgia Tech ... drilled his first career grand slam in the second inning of the second game at Charlotte on April 25, finishing with a new career-high four RBI ... blasted a three-run homer at Virginia Tech ... tied a school record with seven other players with three doubles against Old Dominion ... drove in three runs on a career-high four hits against the Monarchs ... made his Wake Forest debut in front of friends and family in his hometown of Houston against his brother's Rice team ... singled in his first Deacon at-bat driving in a run.

Blinn Junior College / Spring High School

Played one year of junior college baseball at Blinn JC in Texas ... went to Spring High School in Spring, Texas, where he was an All-American in 1998 and a two-time All-state player ... an All-Greater Houston selection in 1998 and 1999 ... was a distinguished student at Blinn.

Personal

A 22nd round pick of the 1999 draft by the Houston Astros ... played for Cotuit and Falmouth on Cape Cod during the last two summers ... older brother Phillip was a catcher for Rice ... father, Butch, was a baseball team captain at Texas A&M ... parents are Butch and Barbara Ghutzman ... born Dec. 2, 1980 in Houston, Texas.

Ghutzman?s Career Statistics

YRAVGG-GSABRH2B3BHRRBISLGBBKOB%SB-A
2001.30838-26117233670430.4701521.3861-1
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