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Ian Paxton
Ian Paxton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Gulf Coast CC

Weight:
210

Position:
C

Birthdate:
09/04/1983

Bats/Throws:
R-R

Ian Paxton Career Stats

2006 - - Captain ... Signed free agent contract with Tampa Bay Rays ... Played 37 games with 25 starts, hit .319 (30-for-94) with 15 runs scored, seven doubles, five homers and 17 RBI ... Threw out three runners trying to steal in first three innings of 8-2 win over Virginia at NCAA Regional (6/3) ... Hit a two-run homer and doubled as he went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in 16-10 loss to Georgia (5/26) ... 1-for-4 with a RBI and run scored in 10-6 loss at Vanderbilt (5/19) ... 1-for-3 with two RBI in 7-2 loss to Mississippi State (4/29) ... 2-for-3 with a homer, two runs scored and two RBI in 11-2 win over The Citadel (4/19) ... 2-for-6 with two runs, a homer and three RBI in 21-4 win over Florida (3/26) ... Career-high 3-for-4 performance with a home run in 9-2 win over Quinnipiac (3/12) ... 1-for-3 with a double in 8-1 win over William & Mary (3/7) ... Hit pinch-hit home run in 8-3 win over Elon (2/12).

2005 - Appeared in 47 games with 26 starts behind the plate for USC ... Batted .200 (19-95) with two home runs, five doubles and 11 RBI ... Hit a solo home run in 7-5 win at LSU (4/10/05) ... Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored in 20-0 win over Radford (2/18/05) ... Hit two-run HR on opening day in 5-1 win over Longwood (2/11/05) ... Named to Dean's List in fall of 2004 with a better than 3.5 GPA and also had a better than 3.0 GPA in the spring of 2005 ... Named to 2005 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

JUNIOR COLLEGE - Played two seasons at Gulf Coast Community College under Coach Darren Mazeroski.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Tate High School under Coach Greg Blackmon.

PERSONAL - Born Ian Hayes Paxton 9/4/83 ... Parents are James and Karen Paxton ... Father attended Louisiana Tech University and is an engineer ... Mother attended Pensacola Junior College ... Has two older siblings, Levi and Blessing ... Hobby is cars ... Favorite food is calamari ... Favorite actress is Jennifer Garner ... Favorite actor is Denzel Washington.

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