Born July 27, 1979, in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are David and Cindy Tucker ... has a younger brother, Matthew ... father played baseball at Washington, teaming with Ken Knutson on the ’81 Pac-10 North championship team ... a general studies major … a regular on the UW Dean’s List.
2001 (Junior) -- Spent his second season as the Huskies’ everyday starter at third base, though he’ll move to second base in 2002 ... started all but two of the Huskies’ 52 games ... also saw a little time at shortstop and second base ... led the team in batting with his .342 average ... 65 hits were most on the team as were his seven home runs ... All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... led the team with 20 walks and was second in runs (37) and doubles (15) ... began the year on fire at the plate and was batting over .400 as late as mid-April ... batted .467 (28-for-60) through the first 17 games of the season … in the season-opening win over BYU, singled to drive in the tying run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to cap a 3-for-4 day ... 3-for-5 two games later vs. Illinois ... in game one of the UC Riverside series, went 2-for-4 with four RBI and a double ... 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and four RBI in game two vs. Southern Utah ... batted 3-for-4 in the first game of the March 19 doubleheader sweep of USC then went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in the nightcap ... also went 2-for-4 with a solo HR the following day in a win over Washington State ... 2-for-2 with two doubles, two walks and a hit by pitch in the next WSU game... went 11-for-18 (.611) with five runs and four RBI in the four-game series at Hawaii-Hilo ... 5-for-11 with a double, a homer and three RBI in the three-game series at Oregon State ... broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run double vs. Portland May 9 ... tabbed as the Pac-10’s best infield arm by Baseball America prior to the season ... 2000 (RS-Sophomore) -- After missing the 1999 season due to transfer rules, started more games (54 of 56) than any other Husky in 2000 … the everyday starter at third base … stole 10 bases on 11 attempts … began the season in high style, going 3-for-4 with two triples and three runs in the season opener … hit a two-run home run in game two … belted a three-run homer vs. Oregon State on March 5 … 3-for-5 with two runs, three RBI and a homer in the 16-6 win at Washington State … also homered the next day at WSU in the come-from-behind 8-7 win … , the following game, went 2-for-4 with a a homer and three RBI in the Huskies’ 6-2 win over Arizona … broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning of that game with the home run … 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI in the 9-7 win over Lewis-Clark State … had a mid-season, 14-game hitting streak during which he batted .373 (22-for-59) with 14 RBI … played a role in the UW’s huge comeback win at Wichita State when the Huskies entered the ninth down 10-8 and scored seven runs … singled in the tying run and then scored in that game ... had a season-high four hits (4-for-5) with five RBI (also a season high) May 16 vs. Gonzaga … had four one-inning pitching outings, holding the opponent scoreless in two of them … 1999 (Sophomore) -- Forced to redshirt the season due to transfer rules ... over the summer, starred for Beatrice (Neb.) in the MINK League, leading the Bruins to the league and regional titles and 10th place at the NBC World Series ... at the World Series, batted .563 (9-for-16).
Seward County Community College
Played one season at Seward County (Kan.) ... third-team All-America, first-team all-conference at second base and pitcher, first-team all-region and the Jayhawk League freshman of the year ... had a 3.83 GPA in his one year at Seward.
Arapahoe High School
Played left field, shortstop and second base at Arapahoe, earning three varsity letters under coaches David Mumper (sophomore) and Ron Vlasin (junior and senior) ... all-conference as a senior ... first-team academic all-state ... a member of the National Honor Society with a 3.76 grade point average.
MICHAEL DONE’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS:
Year Avg. G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slg% BB HBP SO SB/A 2000 .266 55/54 214 45 57 7 2 7 36 .416 8 5 37 10/11