33  David Forbes
David Forbes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, N.C.

High School:
J.H. Rose

Last College:
Campbell

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 233

Position:
Catcher

Birthdate:
07/10/1985

Experience:
TR

B/T:
R/R


2006: Transferred to East Carolina after spending three years at Campbell University ... Had his best collegiate season appearing in 40 games including 35 starts behind the plate ... Established career-highs in hits (39), runs (24), doubles (8), home runs (8), RBI's (43) and average (.300) ... Went 3-for-5 with two home runs, three runs scored and four RBI against Charleston Southern (2/14) ... Played summer ball again for the Fayetteville Swampdogs of the Coastal Plain League ... Posted a .162 average (11-for-68) in 23 games (18 starts) .... Drove in five runs and scored four ... 2005: Appeared in 37 games with 24 starts behind the plate for the Camels ... Hit .276 during a seven-game hitting streak (3/18-4/12) ... Collected two hits and three RBI in season opener against N.C. State (2/11) ... Hit first home run of the season, a 2-run shot, at N.C. State (2/12) ... Had three-hit night, including second home run of the season in Campbell's 9-8 win over UNC Pembroke (3/2) ... Belted a two-run home run, his third and final dinger of the season at N.C. A&T (3/29) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored against Georgia State (3/30) ... Tied season-high with three RBI when he went 2-for- 3 with a triple and a run scored against Gardner-Webb (5/7) ... Hit .400 against left-handers (16-for-40) ... 2004: Played in 46 games for the Camels ... Batted .206 with two home runs and 18 RBI during freshman campaign ... Collected nine multi-hit games ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored, including his first collegiate home run in a 5-2 win at N.C. State (4/14) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI in the second game of a double header at Stetson in a 6-5 victory (4/22) ... Belted second homer of the season, a 2-run shot in a 7 2 loss at Stetson (4/23) ... Picked up two RBI and went 2-for-3 at the plate in a 10-4 win vs. Mercer (5/7) ... Earned only three-hit game of the season when he went 3-for-3 in a 7-2 loss to Lipscomb (5/22) ... Given Coaches Award after playing every inning behind the plate for the final 29 games of the season ... Played summer ball for the Swampdogs of the Coastal Plain League during summer of 2004 ... Started 35 of 37 games played for the Swampdogs ... Led the squad with a .307 batting average ... Had one home run with 12 RBI, 14 runs scored and seven doubles ... High School: A two-year varsity member at J.H. Rose ... Teams went a combined 54-4, including a 4-A State Championship in 2003, and finished 10th in Baseball America's final national poll ... Earned All-State and All-Conference honors as senior ... Batted .514 with 11 home runs, 31 RBI and 37 runs scored as a senior ... Hit a walk off home run in state semi finals ... Played three seasons with the Pitt County Post 39 team, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2001 ... Personal: Full name David Allen Forbes ... Born July 10, 1985 in Greenville, N.C. ... Son of Glen and Lynn Forbes ... Has one sibling (Rebecca) ... Father played baseball for two years at East Carolina (1972-73) ... Intended major is communications.