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#43 Sam Michaels
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City/State: Irvine, CA
High School: Woodbridge HS
Other College: Orange Coast College
College: Muir
Major: Communication
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A SENIOR IN 2013
Started 10 of 23 games played.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
ABCA West Region Gold Glove ... CCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... Started 40 of 47 games played ... Had a career game in a doubleheader nightcap at SFSU (3/17), finishing 5-for-6 with his first of two doubles on the year and season highs of four runs scored and three driven in ... Also went 4-for-4 with his other double, one run and one RBI in the CCAA Championship opener vs. Sonoma State (5/10) ... Went 6-for-12 with a double, three walks, two runs and four RBI during CCAA tournament run ... Eight multi-hit and four multi-RBI games ... Season-best five-game hit streak from Feb. 19-25 ... Committed five errors in 131 defensive chances (.962).

AS A SOPHOMORE AT OCC IN 2011
Saw action in 16 games with 11 starts ... Hit .175 over 40 at-bats ... Totaled seven runs and nine RBI ... Pirates finished 30-8 overall and 14-7 in the Orange Empire Conference.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN AT OCC IN 2010
Played in 31 games with 28 starts ... Batted .364 with 40 hits and 22 RBI ... Orange Coast went 19-16 overall and 11-10 in the Orange Empire Conference.

AS A FRESHMAN AT OCC IN 2009
Redshirted the season at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa ... Pirates won the 2009 CCCAA State Championship.

SUMMER BALL
Played with the OC Angels in 2008 and with Blue Wave from 2005-2007.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2008 graduate of Woodbridge High School in Irvine ... Batted .366 and won a Gold Glove as a senior ... In 2005, earned the Warriors’ Player’s Player Award ... Also competed in water polo.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 18, 1990 in Port Jefferson, N.Y. ... Parents are Blake and Jackie Michaels ... Has two brothers, Zach and Daniel, and a sister, Joanna ... Communication major at Muir College ... Top baseball memories include being a member of the 2009 junior college state champions ... Hobbies include surfing and CrossFit ... A fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants ... Favorite athletes are Yankee infielders Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano ... Lists Surf Ninjas as his favorite movie ... Listens to Iration and Rebelution ... Loves to eat turkey sandwiches ... Greatest influences are his parents ... Was a news anchor for his high school’s television station.

CAREER HIGHS (current through 2013 season)
At Bats: 6, 2 times (last 3/17/12 at San Francisco State-2)
Runs: 4, 3/17/12 at San Francisco State-2
Hits: 5, 3/17/12 at San Francisco State-2
Doubles: 1, 3 times (last 3/15/13 at Cal State L.A.)
Triples: 0
Home Runs: 0
RBI: 3, 3/17/12 at San Francisco State-2
Walks: 2, 5/12/12 vs. Sonoma State-1
Stolen Bases: 1, 6 times (last 2/22/13 at Cal State Dominguez Hills)

CAREER STATISTICS (current through 2013 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2012 .273 47 40 132 23 36 2 0 0 20 38 .288 12 6 14 3 .358 1 6 4-6 .962 (49-77-5)
2013 .184 23 10 38 2 7 1 0 0 3 8 .211 7 1 8 3 .326 0 1 2-2 .920 (32-14-4)
TOTALS .253 70 50 170 25 43 3 0 0 23 46 .271 19 7 22 6 .350 1 7 6-8 .950 (81-91-9)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS 
2012
2013

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