9 - Steve Cook
Steve Cook
Birth Date: 03/05/1987
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Archbishop Mitty HS
Previous College: Santa Barbara City College
Position: Infield
2008
Played in 31 games, starting in 20 of those...Hit .250 with three home runs in 80 at bats...Had four multi-hit games...Recorded 13 RBI and scored 14 runs...Had separate hitting streaks of five and seven games...Had 20 hits, seven for extra bases...Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against USC on April 19...Homered and scored twice vs. St. Mary's on Mar. 22...Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI at Pacific on Apr. 4...Started 16 games in a row from Mar. 30 to May 2. Santa Barbara City College
Batted .337 with eight homeruns and 48 RBI while playing second base...Scored 39 runs and stole 16 bases while walking 15 times.

Monterey Peninsula College
Batted .345 with two homeruns while playing second base.

High School
Played for Bill Hutton at Archbishop Mitty High School, where he played shortstop and second base for the Monarchs...Selected Second Team All-WCAL League...Hit .340 with two homeruns and 15 stolen bases...Made Mercury News Highlight Reel for a single game performance including a grand slam, and two triples.

Personal
Born March 5, 1987 in Mountain View, Calif...Majoring in sociology...Aspires to play professional baseball or become a coach...Roots for the Seattle Mariners and Seahawks...Favorite athletes are Troy Tulowitski, Craig Biggio, and Eric Byrnes...Enjoys watching "Boondock Saints"...Tunes into "Family Guy" and "Baseball Tonight" weekly...Would choose Mel Gibson to play him in a Hollywood movie...Enjoys reading "Moneyball"...Has a superstition to not spit in his glove in two out situations...Lists best player ever faced as Chuck Lofgren...Has three sisters...Son of Dave and Nancy Cook.

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