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Michael Campbell
Michael Campbell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winchester, Va.

High School:
John Handley

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 197

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
11/14/1983

Bats/Throws:
L-L

Michael Campbell Career Stats

2006 - - 2006 MLB Draft Selection (20th round/San Diego Padres) ... Played and started 55 games, hit .364 (76-for-209) with 52 runs scored, 13 doubles, three triples, four homers and 498 RBI ... Hit by pitch vs. Vanderbilt on Friday, May 19; broken hand of the fourth metacarpel ... Played 255 games-a school record; had 234 consecutive starts in the outfield ... Was 2-for-2 and reached base all five times with a USC high five runs scored in 15-12 win over Furman (5/16) ... Set school record for games played (252) in 9-2 win over Tennessee; finished 1-for-5 with two RBI (5/14) ... Went 4-for-7 with a RBI and two runs scored in 9-8 loss at Wofford (5/4) ... Solid series vs. Mississippi State; went 6-for-13 (.462) including a four-hit performance and game-winning homer in 9-7 win on Sunday ... 2-for-2 with two RBI in 12-9 loss at Kentucky (4/23)... 2-for-4 with a RBi and two run scored in 15-12 loss at Kentucky (4/22) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored and RBI in 11-2 win over The Citadel (4/19) ... Tremendous week vs. Ole Miss; 8-for-12 (.667) with three doubles, a homer and five RBI ... 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBI including a homer in 11-6 loss to Ole Miss (4/16) ... 4-for-5 performance with two doubles including a two-run game-winning double in 6-3 win over Ole Miss (4/15); also registered 22nd assist ... Had a career-high 13-game hitting streak snapped in Sunday's second doubleheader loss to Alabama (4/9) ... 1-for-4 with a triple that tied the USC career record (12) in 2-1 win over LSU (4/2) ... Batted 2-for-5 with a homer, two runs and three RBI in 18-4 win over LSU (4/1) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in 13-1 win over Wofford (3/28) ... Best series of the season vs. Florida; batted .615 (8-for-13) with five RBI ... 4-for-6 performance with a triple, two runs scored and four RBI in 21-4 win over Florida (3/26) ... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI and two runs scored in 4-1 win over Florida (3/24) ... 2-for-3 with a run scored in 11-3 win over Furman (3/22) ... Hit first home run of the year in loss at Auburn (3/19) ... Went 3-for-6 with two RBI in 12-8 win over Auburn (3/17) ... 2-for-5 with a double and one RBI in 9-2 win over Davidson (3/14) ... Went 1-for-4 with a two-run bases loaded double in 9-2 win over Quinnipiac (3/12) ... Set USC career record for assists by an outfielder vs. Clemson with his 21st assist in 6-2 win (3/4) ... Finished Duquesne series batting .364 (4-for-11) with six RBI; went 2-for-4 with three RBI in 12-4 win over Dukes (2/26) ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored in 8-3 win over Elon (2-12-06).

2005 - Started all 64 games in the outfield ... Batted .315 (79-251) with eight home runs, 16 doubles, five triples, 42 RBI and eight stolen bases ... His five triples tied him for the second highest single season total by a Gamecock ... Named to 2005 NCAA Atlanta Regional All-Tournament Team ... Hit a three-run HR in 8-3 win over Georgia Tech at NCAA Regional (6/5/05) ... Tied with Steve Pearce for team lead in multi-hit games in 2005 with 25 on the year including five games with three hits ... Collected two-out RBI single in ninth inning of a 3-2 come-from-behind win vs. Auburn (4/30/05) ... Went 2-for-5 with game-winning HR in 13-6 win over Minnesota (3/5/05).

2004 - Started all 70 games, 65 in left field, five in center field ... Batted .312 (84-269) with 14 home runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 52 RBI, seven stolen bases ... Tied a single-game school record with three homers at Wofford (3/23/04) and tied another single-game record with two triples vs. Florida (4/9/04) ... Won the Tom Price Award for improvement, dedication and work ethic ... Committed only one error for .992 FA ... Led outfielders second consecutive year in assists with six ... Hit three-run HR to help lift USC to 12-8 win and sweep vs. Tennessee (5/16/04) ... Batted 4-for-4 in 6-3 win over Alabama (4/23/04) ... Played with Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cog League, where he was named to the all-star team... Batted .285, two homers, 25 RBI.

2003 - Appeared in 66 of 67 games as a freshman with 59 starts, mostly in left field ... Batted .271 (60-221) with five homers, 32 RBI, six stolen bases in six attempts ... Defensively led team in outfield assists with nine, one short of the school record ... Drove in the tying and game-winning runs in 5-4 NCAA Super Regional win against North Carolina (6/6/03) ... Tallied three hits and scored twice in 7-2 win over Stetson at NCAA Regional in Atlanta (5/31/03) ... Three-run homer broke a 1-1 tie and led Carolina to 8-5 win at LSU (4/5/03) ... Hit first career home run in first career at bat in 11-2 win over Charleston Southern (2/15/03) ... Played with the Winchester Royals of the Shenandoah Valley League ... Had better than a 3.0 grade point average in the fall 2002 semester and named to fall 2002 Dean's List.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played four years at John Handley High School under Coach Eddie Simmons ... Batted .480 with three HR and had 1.67 pitching ERA as a sophomore, .425, four homers, 1.07 as a junior, and .460, five HR, 26 RBI, 1.09 as a senior ... Pitching record was 10-0 ... Named Virginia High School Player of the Year ... Also played two seasons in wood bat league and two seasons of American Legion baseball ... Also played football and basketball.

PERSONAL - Born Michael Lyn Campbell 11/14/83 ... Parents are Paul and Donna Campbell ... Father attended Virginia Tech where he played football ... Father played high school football and basketball ... Mother attended Shenandoah University ... Has an older brother, Tim, who attended Palm Beach Atlantic University ... Chose Carolina because of the great baseball program, great coaching staff and academics ... Hobbies are working out, watching TV and hanging out with friends ... Favorite food is Yamato's Japanese Steak House ... Favorite Actress is Britney Spears ... Favorite actor is Denzel Washington.

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