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Kevin Coker
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Kevin Coker

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Vicksburg, Miss.

High School:
Warren Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
C

Birthdate:
12/09/1982

Excellent defensive catcher who returns for his final season ... Returns to claim the starting position ... Coaching staff is counting on him to provide leadership to the team this year ... Plays with a lot of enthusiasm and passion for the game ... Worked hard during the offseason and continues to show improvement both behind the plate and with his bat ... Always gives outstanding effort ... Pitchers enjoy working with him ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2005 (r-Jr.): Played in 54 games, including 52 starts ... Hit .318 with 15 doubles, five home runs, 38 RBIs and 26 walks ... Finished with 17 multiple-hit (12 with two, four with three) games, nine multiple-RBI (seven with two, one with three, one with four) games and seven multiple-run games ... Hit .319 with nine doubles, five home runs and 25 RBIs in conference games ... Batted .350 with six doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs in the last 15 games of the season ... Had a .981 fielding percentage, committing five errors in 263 chances ... Threw out 12 runners attempting to steal in 26 attempts ... Went 5-for-9 (.556) with a double and two runs scored in the NCAA Tournament (6/3-4) ... Registered an 8-for-15 (.533) performance in the Houston series (5/19-21), with four runs scored, a home run and four RBIs ... Hit .333 (3/9) including a home run and four RBIs in the TCU series (3/18-20) ... Finished with three hits, a double, three runs scored and two RBIs at South Alabama (3/22) ... Hit a three-run homer against Cincinnati in game two (3/26) ... Hit .417 (5/12) with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs in the Louisville series (4/30-5/1).

2004 (r-So.): Played in 34 games and started 21 ... Finished the season with a .218 batting average with three doubles, two home runs, 10 RBIs and 13 walks ... Had a .993 fielding percentage, only committing one error in 146 chances ... Four multiple-hit games (four with two) and three multiple-RBI games (three with two) ... Batted 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, scored two runs and drove in two runs against Northwestern (La.) State (2/22) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Ole Miss (3/23) ... Finished 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI against TCU (4/4) ... Produced a two-run double at USF (3/28) ... Batted 4-for-6 (.667) with a run scored and an RBI in the final two games of the TCU series (4/3-4) ... Hit solo homers against Eastern Illinois (3/14) and at UAB (5/1) ... Collected a season-high 12 putouts against Eastern Illinois (3/14) and had 11 against Memphis (4/18).

2003 (r-Fr.): Appeared in 25 games, starting 12 ... Second-best hitter among non-regular starters on squad, batting .316 with five doubles and seven RBIs ... Hit .353 with two doubles over the last 25 games ... He played in nine conference games, batting .385 with two doubles and two RBIs ... Three multiple-hit games (two with two hits, one with three) and one multiple-RBI game (three) ... Season-high 11 putouts and one assist against Southeastern Louisiana (4/30) ... Batted 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI against St. John's (2/22) ... Hit 1-for-2 with a run, a double and three RBIs against Southeast Missouri State (3/9) ... Recorded a three-game hitting streak and batted 5-for-9 with three runs, two doubles and three RBIs during the string ... Back-to-back two-hit performances against Memphis (4/19) and Mississippi State (4/23).

2002 (Fr.): Redshirted.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Sam Temple at Warren Central High School ... Batted .417 with 29 RBIs, 10 doubles and 10 stolen bases as a senior, helping lead the Vikings to the 2001 5A state championship ... Hit .392 with 10 doubles, 30 RBIs and scored 35 runs as a junior ... Selected to play in the Mississippi State High School Activities Association All-Star game ... Warren Central Male Athlete of the Year ... An all-county selection who helped lead the Vikings to the district championship four years ... Three-year letterwinner in basketball ... Two-time all-county selection and all-district honoree as a senior ... Four-time class favorite ... National Honor Society ... Key Club ... Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Beta Club ... Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society ... Viking Valor Award ... Named to the honor roll.

Personal: Son of Gary and Jane Coker ... Third of four children ... Engaged to former Lady Eagle soccer performer Samia McReynolds ... The couple plan on being married on Oct. 7, 2006 ... Majoring in marketing ... Enjoys fishing and shooting pool ... Born Dec. 9, 1982.

Coker's Career Statistics

Year		AVG		GP-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	SB	BB	SO
2005 (r-Jr.)	.318		54-52	195	35	62	15	0	5	38	1-4	26	17
2004 (r-So.)	.218		34-21	78	17	17	3	0	2	10	1-1	13	17
2003 (r-Fr.)	.316		25-12	38	6	12	5	0	0	7	0	7	9
Totals		.293		113-85	311	58	91	23	0	7	55	2-5	46	43

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