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Justin Harris
Justin  Harris


Longwood, Fla.

High School:
Lake Brantley

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 171



2003 -- Played and started 66 games, hit .355 (98-for-276), with 57 runs scored, 14 doubles, a triple, four homers and 33 RBI.

2002 -- One varsity letter ... Named to the CWS All-Tournament Team ... Versatile Gamecock who started at second base until center fielder Jon Coutlangus was injured ... Moved to the outfield and alternated between center and second base when Coutlangus returned ... Started 74 of 75 games in 2002 and helped lead the Gamecocks to CWS title game with a .295 average, five home runs, 35 RBI and 11 stolen bases ... In 2002 fall practice batted .308 in intrasquad games with two homers, nine RBI ... Came to Carolina in fall of 2001 from Manatee CC in Florida where his two year career average was .396 with 40 stolen bases, eight homers and 70 RBI under coach Tim Hill.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Played three seasons at Lake Brantley HS under Coach Mike Smith ... Was named first team all-conference all three seasons ... Selected in the 42nd round of the 2000 free agent draft by the New York Mets.

PERSONAL -- Born Justin Cooper Harris 5/25/81 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Parents are Irvin and Edwina Harris ... Father attended business college and mother attended nursing school ... Has a younger brother, Ryan, who played high school football and baseball for four years ... Hobbies are the beach and fishing ... Favorite food is filet mignon ... Favorite actress is Jessica Biel ... Favorite actor is David Spade.

Justin Harris

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