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Brett Gardner
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Brett Gardner 77130
Position: Outfielder
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bellevue, Wash.
High School: The Overlake School

2010 (Senior): Hit anywhere from clean-up to ninth during the season ... injuries slowed him from time to time, first with a concussion, then a barking hamstring ... started each of the last 16 games and found his stroke in the process, batting .309 with five doubles and both of his home runs ... one of the Big Green's best clutch hitters with runners on and two out, going 12-for-24 (.500) with 14 RBIs ... had nine mutli-hit games ... went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI in the 10-5 win against Bucknell ... singled in his only at-bat against then-22nd-ranked Ohio State before slamming into the outfield fence and suffering a concussion ... came off the bench in three games before returning to the lineup on April 6 and reached base four times with a single, double, walk and hit by pitch against Williams ... had two more hits with another double the next day against Quinnipiac ... helped the Big Green to a 9-4 win over Columbia with a single, double, two runs and an RBI ... provided one of the biggest hits of the season, a two-out, two-run single at Brown with Dartmouth down to its last out, turning a loss into a 7-6 win ... went 6-for-14 in the four-game set against the Bears, blasting a double and a homer in the series finale, a 13-10 Big Green triumph ... stroked two doubles in a game at Harvard for the first time in his career ... scored three runs in the second game of the Ivy Championship, launching a two-run homer in the process ... broke open the decisive third game with a two-run single for a four-run lead in the seventh inning and equaled a career high with three RBIs in the game ... hit .333 (4-for-12) in the NCAA Regionals at Miami ... went 2-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and a stolen base in the 15-9 win over FIU at regionals ... delivered a two-out, two-run single against #20 Texas A&M to give Darmtouth a 3-2 lead which it held until the eighth inning.

2009 (Junior): Hit the first Big Green homer of the season at Duke, and the last against seventh-ranked North Carolina in the first game of the NCAA Regional … Dartmouth went on its winning streak immediately after he was shifted to center field in late March at the start of conference play … collected his first three-hit game of the year in that game at Penn … launched a three-run bomb at Columbia in a 6-5 win … did not have an official at-bat in the 13-8 win over Cornell, walking each of his four trips to the plate … had three singles and scored three runs in the 17-8 win at Yale … provided the winning hit in the eighth with a pinch-single at Vermont in the 13-10 victory … popped a two-run shot in the 14-2 win over Harvard … was on a six-game hit streak with nine hits in 21 at-bats (.429) when he was sidelined by an injury during the series against the Crimson … despite being relegated to defensive replacement status in the Ivy Championship Series, made an impact with a diving catch against Cornell in the eighth to help preserve the 8-6 victory in the first game … returned to the starting lineup against Army, going 2-for-4 with a run.

2008 (Sophomore): Opened season on a five-game hitting streak, going 9-for-18 (.500) ... had five multi-hit games, including a couple of three-hit performances versus Navy and Cornell ... came across the plate three times in 12-2 romp over Central Connecticut ... delivered a key two-run pinch-single in the ninth, then came around to score the eventual winning run of the crazy 19-18 win over Army ... smacked a two-run double among his three hits at Cornell, plus scored twice ... lone long ball was a two-run shot at Siena.

2007 (Freshman): Singled against Cincinnati in his first career game ... delivered an RBI single to contribute to the 14-10 win over UMass ... punched a base hit and scored in the first game versus Illinois ... hit safely in each of his last three games ... drove in runs at Vermont and in the season finale at Boston College ... singled, walked, stole a base and scored a run against Hartford.

High School: Three-sport athlete at The Overlake School ... earned four letters in baseball for coach Mike Davidson and in basketball ... also received three letters in soccer ... captained each of those sports, including three years for baseball ... all-league first team three times, and league MVP and all-state first team once ... second team all-league in soccer as a junior ... all-state honorable mention as a sophomore in hoops ... section leader for the jazz band.

Personal: Mathematics major ... son of Todd and Polly has one brother ... born Jan. 30, 1988 in Bellevue ... has an uncle who played hockey at the University of Denver.

Gardner's Career Statistics
Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2007 .182 14-9 33 2 6 0 0 0 3 6 .182 6 1 9 2 .325 0 0 1-1 3 0 1 .750
2008 .273 19-11 55 15 15 2 0 1 11 20 .364 5 2 12 1 .349 1 0 2-2 20 1 1 .955
2009 .314 37-29 102 24 32 5 1 4 22 51 .500 13 7 24 2 .419 2 1 6-8 62 3 0 1.000
2010 .280 34-29 100 24 28 9 0 2 16 43 .430 7 6 25 1 .363 0 0 5-6 62 0 3 .954
TOTAL   .279 104-78 290 65 81 16 1 7 52 120 .414 31 16 70 6 .376 3 1 14-17 147 4 5 .968
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