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Matt Owens
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Matt Owens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, GA

High School:
Fayetteville

Weight:
185

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
11/12/1983

Experience:
3V

Bats/Throws:
L/R



AT GW: Returns as starting center fielder for fourth straight season.

2005: Played in 59 of team's 60 games, starting 55 in center field ... hit two home runs in Atlantic 10 Tournament; two-run homer vs. Richmond on 5/25 and solo shot vs. Rhode Island on 5/28.

2004: Played in 56 games, starting 53 ... second on the team in at-bats (219).

2003: Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week when he hit two home runs and two doubles in his first start in center field on April 23, 2003 ... played in 38 games starting 24 of them ... batted .261 with four home runs, five doubles, 12 RBI, 26 runs and a perfect seven stolen bases in seven attempts.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Robert Townsend ... all-region selection senior year ... two years all-county ... three-year letterman ... Georgia high school Dugout All-State Team ... team made it to the second round of the state playoffs and won the region in 2002 ... three-year letterman for football ... two years all-region and all-county ... team captain and MVP ... earned a 3.7 GPA and was a member of the Beta Club.

PERSONAL: Born November 12, 1983, in Decatur, GA ... son of Michael and Patricia Owens ... criminal justice major.

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