2009: Saw action at a number of positions in 2009 ... played in and started 41 games: 23 at second base, 12 at catcher, three at third base, two at designated hitter and one in left field ... earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 ... had the Huskies' longest hitting streak of the year at 17 games, the first 17 of the season ... 4-for-12 in season-opening series at Fresno State ... 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBI in win over Wisconsin-Whitewater ... solo homer vs. Hawai'i in the Metrodome ... 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBI in March 3 win over Oregon ... 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI the next day vs. the Ducks ... homered March 6 at Nevada and went 3-for-5 with a double and a triple March 8 vs. the Wolfpack ... 2-for-6 with a double and a homer vs. Hawai'i March 21 in Portland ... broke a 2-2 tie in with an eighth-inning homer to lead UW past Portland later that same day ... saw hitting streak snapped the following day vs. Oregon ... in May 1 win over USC, hit a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning to provide the tying an go-ahead runs in a 9-8 Husky victory ... went 3-for-5 in that game ... solo homer two days later vs. the Trojans ... 3-for-4 vs. BYU on May 12 ... 5-for-10 in first two games of Arizona series ... played summer baseball for the New Bedford (Mass.) Bay Sox ... played in the infield and pitched a little for the Bay Sox.
2008: Played in 31 games, making 11 starts, during true freshman season at UW ... all 11 starts came at shortstop ... first hit came in season's second game, Feb. 23 at UC Riverside ... 2-for-4 with a double and first college homer and three RBI Feb. 29 at Pacific ... 2-for-2 of the bench April 14 at Gonzaga ... had RBI vs. Portland (March 22) and Hawai'i-Hilo (March 26) ... played summer ball for the Bellingham (Wash.) Bells in the WCCBL.
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PIERCE RANKIN'S CAREER STATISTICS