The George Washington University: Baseball

Andrew Abokhair
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Andrew Abokhair

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ashburn, VA

High School:
Broad Run

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
C

Birthdate:
06/10/1986

Bats/Throws:
R/R



AT GW: Expected to be starting catcher.

2007: Appeared in 48 games, starting 45 of them, 37 as catcher and the other eight as designated hitter ... Finished with a .241 batting average and .984 fielding percentage (second-best on the team) ... Fourth on the team with seven doubles ... Was 3-for-3 with a double at Virginia (2/18) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and two runs scored at James Madison (5/15) ... Fifth on the team with a .577 OPS (on-base plus slugging) and seventh with nine multi-hit games.

2006: Named to the Atlantic 10 Conference's All-Championship Team ... Started 53 games, 47 at catcher ... Led the Colonials with a .307 batting average, three triples and 18 multi-hit games ... Hit .375 in 24 A-10 conference games ... Third on the club with a .358 OBP and 25 RBI ... Fourth on the team with a .417 SLG%, a .775 OPS, 30 runs, 61 hits, and 83 total bases ... Went 3-4 with 3 RBI against Rhode Island (4/01/06) ... Recorded first career home run against Dayton in the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/25/06) ... Among position players, his .992 fielding percentage was tops on the team and good for 9th in the conference ... Second on GW and 10th in the A-10 with 345 putouts ... Hit .224 while appearing in 34 games for the Quakertown Blazers (Perkasie, PA) of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League.

2005: As a freshman, batted .250 in 22 games with 11 starts as backup catcher ... Went 3-for-9 (.333) with a double and two RBI in conference play ... Batted .375 (6-for-16) with runners in scoring position ... Batted .300 for the Herndon Braves (Herndon, VA) of the Clark Griffith Summer League and helped lead the team to the championship with the league's best fielding percentage, a perfect 1.000 percent on 131 chances.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Pat Cassidy ... Dulles District Player of the Year and Washington Post All-Metro senior year ... Team MVP sophomore, junior and senior year.

PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1986, in Dallas, TX ... Son of John and Cindy Abokhair ... Exercise science major.

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