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Michael Burgher
Michael Burgher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Forest Park, Wash.

High School:
Shorecrest HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
OF

Experience:
3V

B/T:
R/R

Personal
Born in Seattle ... parents are Larry and Faith Burgher ... has an older sister, Laura ... father rowed at Washington ... first cousin, Nate, is a freshman on the UW team this year ... majoring in sociology.

Washington
2007 (Junior) - Earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... played in 52 games, starting 46, all in center field ... ranked fourth in the Pac-10 in stolen bases with 18 (in 18 attempts) ... nine stolen bases in Pac-10 play led the conference ... started every conference game and hit .309 in league play ... 3-for-3 with a walk, a run and a steal March 9 vs. Pacific ... had a big weekend in the Huskies' sweep of Washington State in Pullman, notching two hits in each game ... went 6-for-12 with two walks and three steals in the series ... provided the game-winning RBI with an eighth-inning single as the UW completed the sweep of the Cougars with a 6-5 win on March 25 ... 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBI in the UW's 5-4 win over Arizona State on March 30 ... hit in all three games at UCLA, going 4-for10 with two doubles, both of which came in the April 7 game ... 2-for-3 with three runs, two walks and three stolen bases in the April 14 win over UC Riverside ... 3-for-3 with three runs, two RBI, a walk, a steal and his lone home run of the season Apr. 18 at Portland ... 3-for-4 with three runs, two RBI and a double April 22 vs. USC ... had two RBI in the Huskies' 6-2 win over Oregon State at Safeco Field ... 3-for-5 with a double, a walk and a stolen base May 15 vs. Gonzaga ... played summer ball for the Newport (R.I.) Gulls in the Northeast Collegiate Baseball League ... helped Gulls to the NECBL championship series ... stole 16 bases over the summer and participated in the fastest player and most accurate arm competitions at the all-star game. 2006 (Sophomore) - Played in 26 games, starting 12, all in center field ... Huskies went 8-4 in games he started ... opened the season by going 2-for-4 with two RBI Feb. 10 at New Mexico State ... best game of the season was May 16 at Portland: 3-for-5 with a triple, three runs and two RBI ... 1-for-4 in consecutive starts vs. NMSU (Feb. 12) and CS Northridge (Feb. 17) ... played for the Skagit (Wash.) Eagles during the summer. 2005 (Freshman) - Played in 26 games, starting seven ... first career hit was a single March 6 vs. UC Santa Barbara ... got first start March 28 vs. Utah Valley State, going 1-for-3 ... also started second game of that doubleheader, going 0-for-1 with two walks and a run ... started twice in USC series ... singled and scored three runs in April 5 game vs. Portland ... also posted hits vs. UC Riverside (April 8) and Portland (April 19) ... played summer ball for the Bend (Ore.) Elks.

Shorecrest High School
Earned three varsity letters as an outfielder for coach Brett Medalia at Shorecrest ... named a top 100 outfielder in the nation by Team One Baseball and a top 60 prospect in the northwest by Baseball Northwest ... drafted by Los Angeles in the 36th round of the 2004 draft ... first-team All-WesCo Conference as a senior ... captained his summer team, Shockers Baseball, for three seasons and led them to three state tournament championships ... played two varsity seasons as a cornerback on the football team ... won a high school award for most improved student.

MICHAEL BURGHER'S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS:

Year     Avg.   G/GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  Slg%  BB HBP SO   OB% SF SH   SB/A
2005    .200    26/7  30  11   6  0  0  0   2  .200   7  0   6  .342  1  0    2/3
2006    .176   26/12  51  11   9  0  1  0   5  .216   1  0  15  .192  0  0    0/0
2007    .287   52/46 174  30  50  5  1  1  17  .345  29  3  35  .398  0  2  18/18
Totals  .255  104/65 255  52  65  5  2  1  24  .302  37  3  56  .355  1  2  20/21
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