Born in Renton, Wash. ... son of Bill and Lydia Cherry .. has a brother, Scott ... both parents attended UW, as does his brother ... majoring in economic geography.
2009: Started 28 games for the Dawgs, 27 at second base and one at designated hitter ... hit a solo homer in the season opener at Fresno State ... the following day, went 3-for-6 with a double and four runs batted in ... hit a grand slam in the Huskies' 11-2 win at Nevada on March 6 ... 3-for-6 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI in the UW's win April 7 at Gonzaga ... closed out the season by going 4-for-5 with a triple vs. Washington State ... earned first-team all-league honors at third base during summer ball, when he played for the Corvallis (Ore.) Knights ... batted .313 for the Knights.
2008: Played in 24 games, starting 11 ... started seven games at second base and four games at third base ... missed the early portion of the season due to injury ... returned to the lineup in style, going 2-for-3 with a double and a triple in his first game of the season March 20 vs. Utah Valley ... went 3-for-3 the following day ... 1-for-3 with a two-run homer April 1 vs. Portland ... started all three games of the UCLA series, going 2-for-4 with an RBI in the second game of the weekend ... played summer ball for the Corvallis (Ore.) Knights, earning second-team All-WCCBL honors as a third baseman ... helped Knights to league championship.
2007: Played in a total of 15 games, starting two (both at second base) as a freshman ... notched an RBI double in his first career at bat March 3 vs. UC Irvine ... earned his two starts April 21 and 22 vs. USC ... went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt in the first of those two and then was 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in the second ... played summer ball for the Bellingham (Wash.) Bells ... started every league game at shortstop and earned honorable mention all-league and a Gold Glove.
INGLEMOOR HIGH SCHOOL
Earned three varsity letters under coaches Craig Bishop (2004) and Rob Luckey (2005-06) ... an honorable mention All-KingCo selection as a junior and senior ... captained the team as a senior ... led his summer team, Taylor Baseball, to a 59-7 record during the 2005 season and was named to Taylor's all-time team as its shortstop ... also earned two football letters.
DOUG CHERRY'S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS