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11  Doug Thennis
Doug Thennis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cirrus Heights, Calif.

High School:
Mesa Verde

Last College:
Sacramento City College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
INF/OF

Birthdate:
02/19/1986

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


2007 SEASON
Finished the season as the team's leading hitter with a .322 average and started 51 games (52 total appearances)...tallied 59 hits, 10 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 41 RBIs...IN BIG 12 PLAY: finished as the second leading hitter with a .329 average...28 hits, five doubles, one triple, two home runs and 13 RBIs...picked up the game-winning hit in the season opener for the Red Raiders as his RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted Tech to a 4-3 win over Stephen F. Austin...went 3-for-9 (.333) with two home runs and five RBI in the Red Raider Classic, Feb. 9-12...named the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week on Feb. 19 following a stellar week in which the Red Raiders defeated Western Illinois and swept all three games of the Midland College Classic...hit a combined .500 (7-of-14) with three doubles, two home runs, 10 RBI, two walks, two sacrifice hits and a 1.143 slugging percentage...won the Home Run Derby at the Whataburger College Classic...belted 10 home runs to surpass Adam Zornes of Rice who hit nine...all contestants were given two rounds with five outs per round...hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Texas Tech to a 9-8 series-clinching win over 16th-ranked Nebraska (March 17)...the home run came with no outs and on a 1-0 count....the walk-off hit was his second of the season...led the Tech offense in the weekend series at Kansas State...hit .545 (6-of-11) with three doubles, four RBIs and drew two walks.

AT SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE
Transferred to Sacramento City College after playing his first season of college baseball at American River College...hit .238 with four doubles and two home runs.

AT AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE
Drafted in the 26th round by the Washington Nationals following a solid first season at ARC...earned Second-Team All-Conference honors...hit .381 with 11 doubles, three triples and three home runs.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Mesa Verde High School in June of 2004...played three seasons of varsity baseball under Ron Barny and Chris Cimino...three-time Pioneer Valley selection...totaled 11 home runs, 72 RBI and 93 runs scored during his career.

PERSONAL
Born on February 19, 1986 in Rooseville, Calif...son of Doug and Mona Thennis...has two older siblings Bill and Jennifer...enjoys wakeboarding and snowboarding.

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