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Andy Goff
Andy  Goff

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Mount Lebanon HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
INF

Bats / Throws:
R / R

About Goff... The Deacons' most experienced player, entering the season with 157 career starts... will serve as team captain for the second year in a row... the team's top defensive player... coming off a great fall season... plays the game the right way... broke into the starting lineup in the second game of his freshman season and never relinquished it... spent the summers of 2005 and 2006 with the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod League... drafted in the 50th round of the 2004 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies... member of the National Honor Society and served as an altar boy at his local church... majoring in communication... born Sept. 2, 1985 in Pittsburgh.

In 2007... Played in 51 games with 50 starts... missed 11 games early in the year with an elbow injury... hit .274 with two home runs and 31 RBIs... tied for third on the team with 12 doubles... had a nine-game hitting streak from April 15-27... turned in 16 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games on the year... named to the All-ACC Academic Team.

In 2006... Started and played in 50 games on the season... led the team in assists with 158... batted .266 with one home run and 22 RBIs... was 8-for-8 on stolen base attempts... had 13 multi-hit games, including a 3-for-4 effort with an RBI at Virginia (March 26)... ended the season with a solid .968 fielding percentage... named to All-ACC Academic Team.

In 2005... Started all 57 games in which he played, most coming at shortstop after a move from second base midway through the season... batted just .197 but did smack a couple of home runs and drove in 32... led the team in sacrifice bunts with seven... had 11 multi-hit games, including a 3-for-5 effort with a run scored and four RBIs against Virginia (March 5)... went 2-for-4 with a couple runs scored and three RBIs against NC State (April 16).

Prior to Wake Forest... Earned four letters at shortstop at Mount Lebanon HS... started every game of his high school career... also picked up three letters in football... named all-section three times and earned All-Pennsylvania his senior season... named among the top 100 infielders in the country by Team One Baseball... selected to play in the East Coast Professional Baseball Showcase... named Hammer Strength National Player of the Year... not only all-state as a senior, but also football team's MVP and all-conference quarterback... helped guide Mt. Lebanon to three straight conference titles and a district championship... joins former Deacons Brendan Enick and Cory Sullivan as recent Pittsburgh natives to come to Wake Forest.

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