|31 Andrew Fritz|
Officially signed with the Pirate program 11/16/04 (early period) ... Will miss the 2006 season after having shoulder surgery in the fall of 2005.
At Young Harris Junior College
Named to first-team all-region as a freshman and second-team as a sophomore ... During his sophomore campaign, hit .308 with nine homeruns and 49 RBI ... Started 47 games at catcher, posting a .997 fielding percentage while throwing out 10 base runners ... Helped the Mountain Lions to a 51-11 record, the GJCAA Title, a Region XVII championship and a No. 2 national ranking ... During a six game stint in the spring of 2005, went 11-for-21 with three homeruns, two triples, one double, 12 RBI and amassed a 1.190 slugging percentage ... As a freshman, hit .286 with a teamhigh eight homeruns and 28 RBI ... Led Mountain Lions to the 2004 GJCAA Title ... Named Region XVII Defensive Player-of-the-Year ... In two years at Young Harris, team posted a 103-23 overall record. At Robinson Secondary A two-time letterwinner and two-time all-district performer for coach Bill Evers ... Posted a .390 batting average during his senior campaign for the Rams.
Full name is Andrew Fritz ... Born March 29, 1985 in Fairfax, Va. ... Son of Bill and Lee Fritz ... Has a younger brother (Danny) and a sister (Jessica Campbell) ... Intended major is accounting.