Born in Seattle ... son of Patrick and Rosalyn Kwan ... has two older brothers, Patrick and Nick ... father earned his PhD from the UW ... majoring in geography.
Took the year off to recover from injury ... played summer baseball for the Kitsap (Wash.) BlueJackets.
2008: Didn't see any game action due to injury.
2007: Appeared in three games at catcher, starting one ... first action was March 18 vs. Cal State Northridge, when he had one at bat ... appeared on defense March 24 vs. Washington State ... lone start was April 10 at Brigham Young, when he went 1-for-3 with a walk ... played summer ball in Hawaii for the Oahu Paddlers.
Played one season (2006) for Tulane, under coach Rick Jones ... started 33 games for a Green Wave team that finished the year 43-21 overall and advanced to an NCAA Regional in Oxford, Miss., where they went 2-2.
SEATTLE PREP HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four letters as a catcher under coach Ed Paulter ... named to the Seattle Times all-state team as a junior and senior ... drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 36th round of the 2005 draft ... named team MVP as a senior, when he batted .500 with seven homers and 28 runs batted in ... twice participated in USA Baseball trials and played in the Area Code Games ... won a CABA national championship with a team from Bergen Beach, N.Y.
MAX KWAN'S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS:
Year Avg. G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slg% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB/A
2007 .250 3/1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 1 0 2 .400 0 0 0/0