|Hometown:||Fair Oaks, Calif.|
Blasted his first career home run against Ole Miss (March 10)...went 2-for-4 with one run scored in a start at NC State (March 4)...collected his first hit of the season in a 1-for-3 performance against Miami (Feb. 11).
Played 47 games for the Alexandria Beetles of the Northwoods League...hit an impressive .351 (61-for-147), which was third-best in the league, with one home run, 13 doubles, 18 RBI, 33 runs scored and 14 stolen bases.
Saw action in 37 games as a true freshman, starting 18 contests...hit .222 (16-for-72), recording two doubles, 14 RBI and three stolen bases...posted a .966 fielding percentage, recording 28 putouts and committing just one error...went 3-for-4 against Pacific (Feb. 25) with one RBI...recorded two RBI in three games, including games at Arizona State (April 22) and at Washington State (May 20).
Three-year letterwinner in baseball for Head Coach Joe Potulny...in all three seasons hit over .400; smashed 18 career home runs...was named all-league and all-city...participated in the North-South High School All-Star game as a senior...played for NorCal Baseball club team and hit .600 with 24 home runs in two seasons.
Mike William Metzger...born on September 21, 1985 in Denver, Colo...parents are Michael and Kathryn Metzger...has one younger brother, Patrick...related to San Francisco Giants outfield prospect John Bowker...political science major.
At Bats - 5 vs. Washington State (5/25/05)
Runs - 1 (seven times), last vs. Stanford (5/21/05)
Hits - 3 vs. Pacific (2/25/05)
RBI - 2 (twice), last vs. Washington State (5/20/05)