Born in Bellevue, Wash. ... son of Mike and Jody Lentz ... oldest brother, Ryan, was the Huskies' starting third baseman for three seasons (1996-98) ... Ryan was a fifth-round draft pick in 1998 ... other brother, Richie, pitched at Washington the for three seasons (2004-06) and is now in the Boston Red Sox organization ... father was the No. 2 overall pick in the 1975 draft, still the highest-ever pick from the state of Washington ... majoring in marketing.
2007 (Junior) - Played in 29 games, starting 24, before seeing season cut short by injury ... started 16 games in right field and eight in center ... went 30-for-100 at the plate ... 3-for-4 with a double Feb. 17 at Cal Poly ... 2-for-3 the following day vs. the Mustangs ... went 4-for-5 in the March 10, 6-5 win over Pacific ... led off with a double to open a ninth-inning rally in that game, which the UW won in 11 ... 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI March 18 vs. Cal State Northridge ... 3-for-4 with a homer March 20 at Portland ... hit safely in all three games of the sweep at Washington State, going 4-for-13 with two doubles for the series ... 2-for-5 with a double March 31 vs. Arizona State ... didn't see any more game action after the April 11 game at BYU after suffering a right knee injury in practice ... didn't play summer ball while recovering from injury. 2006 (Sophomore) - Played in 27 games, starting 15 (nine in center, three at DH, two at third base, one at second base) ... also saw action in right field and at first base ... missed seven weeks in the middle of the season due to groin injury ... named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Feb. 28 after a weekend series vs. Gonzaga ... in that series, went 5-for-8 with a double, three homers, three RBI, six runs, two steals and two walks ... Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga, went 2-for-4 with a homer and the following day, was 3-for-4 with a double, two home runs and four runs scored ... March 4 vs. Hawaii (game one), came off bench to go 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a two-run double ... hit a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning of the March 20 game vs. Cal Poly, which the Huskies won, 9-8, in 10 innings, but didn't play again due to injury until May 9 ... after returning to the action, played in eight games and started three ... hit final homer of the year May 27 vs. Washington State, a 5-4 Husky win in 13 innings ... played summer ball for the Newport (R.I.) Gulls. 2005 (Freshman) - Played in 32 games, starting 13, as a freshman ... made starts at second base, left field and center field ... two-run single in the bottom of the ninth forced extra innings April 17 vs. California ... started in center March 29 vs. Utah Valley State and went 3-for-4 with double and first career homer ... started in left field March 19 at Cal Poly and had UW's only hit ... started three games at Texas A&M tournament, all at 2B and No. 1 in the batting order ... four walks in start at Santa Clara ... only one error in 41 chances ... played summer ball for the Aloha (Ore.) Knights.
Woodinville High School
Played three seasons of varsity baseball at Woodinville for coach Terry Agnew ... helped team win the league title all three years, the district title twice and the 4A state championship his sophomore season ... captained the team his last two years ... as a senior, hit .426 with 29 runs batted in and went 4-1 on the mound ... two-time first-team All-KingCo Conference selection and second-team all-state pick his senior year ... named team MVP as a senior and was voted a high school All-American by Perfect Game ... played in the 2003 AFLAC All-American High School Classic ... played summer ball for Taylor Baseball and helped that team to a second-place national finish in 2002.
ANDY LENTZ'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 .196 32/13 56 8 11 2 0 1 4 .286 9 2 19 .328 0 2 2/4 2006 .268 27/15 71 17 19 3 0 6 14 .563 9 2 20 .366 0 1 2/2 2007 .300 29/24 100 20 30 5 2 1 6 .420 7 2 16 .358 0 4 4/5 Totals .264 88/52 227 45 60 10 2 8 24 .432 25 6 55 .353 0 7 8/11