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KARRAKER’S CAREER STATISTICS
KARRAKER’S SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS At-Bats
1, 6x, last vs. #6 Oregon State (5/29/11)
5, 3x, last vs. Hawai'i (3/21/09)
2 vs. Nevada (3/20/10)
1 vs. #6 Oregon State (5/29/11)
3, 2x, last vs. Washington (3/22/09)
4 vs. Santa Clara (3/7/09)
2, 2x, last at #22 Stanford (4/10/10)
1 vs. Santa Clara (3/7/09)
5 vs. Nevada (3/20/10)
Played three years at Oregon (2009-11) as the Ducks reinstated baseball for the 2009 season after the sport had been discontinued following 1981…during his career hit .231 (46-for-199) in 82 games and 49 starts…drove in 26 runs, scored 18 runs, with 12 doubles, one home run and 25 walks…in the final at-bat of his career singled in a 6-0 victory over No. 6 Oregon State.
AS A SENIOR 2011
Appeared in six games…ended his Oregon career in dramatic fashion as his pinch-hit single to left field in the bottom of the eighth at PK Park brought the crowd 3,445 to its feet during Oregon’s 6-0 victory and series sweep over No. 6 Oregon State (05/29).
Played for the Bend Elks of the West Coast League, advancing to the WCL championship series and losing in three games to the defending champion Wenatchee AppleSox…swept the Corvallis Knights in West Division playoffs before running into Wenatchee…finished the season with a 27-21 record…Karraker hit .266 on the summer with 17 RBIs, 13 runs scored, three doubles, one triple and one home run.
AS A JUNIOR • 2010
Oregon’s back-up catcher, appeared in 25 games and made eight starts…hit .300 on the season and scored 10 runs…five of his 12 hits were doubles…also had eight RBIs and was walked on 13 occasions…had a .425 slugging percentage and .472 on-base percentage…was walked a modern era record five times in a 12-7 victory over Nevada (3/20)…had two doubles, one RBI and one run scored in Oregon’s come-from-behind 9-6 victory at No. 22 Stanford (4/10)…his walk-off RBI single lined into left capped Oregon’s come-from-behind victory in the Ducks’ 7-6 win over East Tennessee State as Jett Hart scored the game-winning run (5/17).
Helped the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League to the 2009 NWL championship title with a 2-1 series win over the La Crosse Loggers…in 19 games for Rochester, hit .245 with eight RBIs, one double, two triples, two home runs, a .453 slugging percentage and a .400 on-base percentage.
AS A SOPHOMORE • 2009
Appeared in 51 games for Oregon, starting 41...split time with Eddie Rodriguez and Paul Eshleman behind the plate...made 34 starts as Oregon’s catcher and five starts at designated hitter...batted .216 (33-for-153) with 18 RBIs (second on the team), 12 walks, eight runs scored, seven doubles and one home run...defensively committed six errors, posting a .979 fielding percentage, while totaling 31 assists...also caught 14-of-32 (.696) base runners stealing...tied for the team lead with four multiple-RBI games, and also tied for third on the team with seven two-out RBIs...with runners on third and less than two outs, hit .400 (6-for-15) and had a .403 success rate advancing runners...recorded his first multiple-RBI performance in 12-3 victory over Santa Clara (3/7), hitting 3-for-5 with four RBIs, one run scored and a two-run homer - his first of the season...was 2-for-4 with a RBI double in the Ducks’ 3-0 victory at Nevada (3/14)...was responsible for the game-tying and go-ahead runs by lacing a full-count, one-out, bases-clearing double in the bottom of the eighth during Oregon’s 6-4 victory over Washington (3/21)...helped Oregon to its 2-1 victory over Stanford (4/3) with an RBI single to give the Ducks a 1-0 lead in the second...at top-ranked UC Irvine (4/21) was 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
PRIOR TO OREGON
Played the 2008 season at Fresno City College... an all-NorCal selection, was also named to the Central Valley Conference team...Fresno City’s starting catcher, helped lead the team to a 37-11 record...playing in 46 games, was ninth in the conference batting .355 on the year with 59 hits, 39 RBIs, 11 doubles, 4 home runs and 22 walks.
A 2007 graduate of Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif...lettered two years for head coach Tom Donald behind the plate...helped the Bears win the 2006 Valley championship...also was awarded the Buchanan Bear award and was named to the honor roll.
Born in Mountain View, Calif...majoring in economics...parents are Rusty and Cindy Karraker...has two brothers; Jack and Brett, and one sister, Katie....father Rusty played football at Fresno State.