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  Bryant Witt

Bryant Witt

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Powell, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
03/25/1985

B/T:
R/R

2007:Was one of only two Bobcats to play in all 54 games and made 52 starts ... Finished the year with a .258 batting average, one home run and 26 RBI ... Led the team with seven sacrifice hits ... Struck out just 19 times in 186 at-bats with 15 walks ... Was 2-for-3 on the season with the bases loaded ... Had 13 multi-hit games, including three, three-hit contests ... Recorded seven assists in a single game on two occasions.

2006 Summer League: Played for the Grand Lake Mariners of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League along with current Ohio teammates Dusty Hammond and Jason Selhorst ... Hit .256 with 11 runs scored in 29 games played.

2006: Ranked third on the team - and 12th in the MAC - with a career-high .349 average and hit .374 in MAC-only games ... Recorded a 19-game hitting streak, the longest for an Ohio player since the MAC began tracking such streaks in 1975 ... Had 18 multiple-hit and seven multiple-RBI games ... Hit safely in 34 of the 46 games he played ... Led the team with five sacrifice bunts ... A consistent hitter, he hit .388 against lefties, .333 against righties, .356 with runners on and .342 with the bases empty ... Finished second on the team with 124 assists ... Committed a team-high 23 errors, 16 of which came in the season's first 20 games.

2005: One of two players to start all 51 games ... Had a 12-game hit streak while gathering nine multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games ... Was fifth on the team in batting at .259 and also in on-base percentage at .359 ... Knocked in 22 runs, also placing him fifth on the team ... Advanced runners in 57% of his opportunities ... Hit .647 with runners in scoring position and less than two outs ... Led the team defensively with 174 assists and teamed for 27 double plays ... Had four RBIs and a double against Cincinnati on March 30 ... Registered a season-high three hits with a run scored and an RBI on April 20 at Duquesne ... Had two doubles against Marshall on April 16.

2004: Only Bobcat to start every game of the season with 54 starts at shortstop ... Batted .279 with 16 RBIs and 24 runs scored out of the seven, eight and nine slot in the line up ... Fourth on the team with 13 multi-hit games ... Had just 11 strikeouts in 190 at-bats ... Collected his first collegiate hit at Western Kentucky on Feb. 21 and his first RBI against Oakland on March 21 ... Went 3-for-5 with three RBIs at Marshall on April 16 ... Did not commit an error in his last five games.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named first-team all-conference and second -team all-district as a senior ... Also a second-team all-conference selection as a junior ... A career .415 hitter.

PERSONAL: A marketing major ... Son of Michael & Jennifer Witt ... Brother, Derek, is a Bobcat senior ... Sister, Tara, is a freshman on the Toledo soccer team ... Born on March 25, 1985.