9  Mark Letchworth
Mark Letchworth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, N.C.

High School:
J.H. Rose

Last College:
Louisburg

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 201

Position:
Outfielder

Birthdate:
04/12/1986

Experience:
TR

B/T:
R/R


Officially signed with the Pirate program 11/22/05 (early signing period) ... Junior College: Spent two seasons at Louisburg College posting an 89-33 record... As a sophomore started all 58 games in the outfield under head coach Tommy Atkinson ... Batted .277 with six home runs, 34 RBI, 12 doubles, two triples and scored two runs ... During his freshman season, smacked 13 home runs, batted .295, scored 45 runs, drove in 27 and was a perfect 10-for-10 on the base paths ... Helped the Hurricanes to a regular season and Region X Tournament championship under former coach and current Pirate skipper Billy Godwin ... High School: Two-year letter winner at Rose High School under Ronald Vincent ... Batted .406 with 10 home runs and 48 RBI on his way to being named Daily Reflector Player-of-the-Year as a senior... Earned all-state and all-region honors ... Helped the Rampants to consecutive state 4A Championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Named MVP of the 2004 4A Championship after going 5-for-9 with three home runs and nine RBI ... Drafted in the 47th round by the San Diego Padres in the 2005 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft ... Personal: Full name is Mark Elliot Letchworth ... Nickname: "Letch" ... Born on April 12, 1986 in Greenville, N.C. ... Son of Glenn Letchworth and Anna Weaver ... Has one sibling (Justin) ... Intended major is communications ... Stepfather (Mike Weaver) played baseball (1975) and football (1974-76) at East Carolina.