Cal Baseball BIO
Andrew Knapp
Player Profile:
Andrew Knapp 1251858
Position: Catcher/Utility
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 192
Year: Junior
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay
AS A JUNIOR (2013):

- Has been named a first-team Preseason All-American by Baseball America, Cal's first, first-team Preseason All-American since Brett Jackson in 2009
- Was outstanding this past summer playing for the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League, batting .293 with 13 doubles, eight home runs and 29 RBI in 40 games


- Batted .265 (56-for-211, .237 vs. Pac-12) with 16 doubles, five home runs and 26 RBI
- Hit home runs in three straight games April 17-21 versus Santa Clara and Utah
- Had a career-high 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 28-March 17
- Had 13 multiple hit games on the year and had doubles in four straight games Feb. 28-March 4
- Hit team's first home run of the 2012 season Feb. 18 at Pacific


- Batted .212 (14-for-66, .286 vs. Pac-10) with three doubles, a home run and 15 RBI
- Had a clutch three-run pinch-hit double in the eighth inning May 20 at UCLA
- Went 4-for-8 with two RBI April 15-18 at Washington
- Hit a three-run homer Feb. 26 vs. North Carolina State
- In first collegiate game went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI
- Batted .360 (9-for-25) with runners in scoring position


- In the summer of 2011 was selected a member of Perfect Game's Summer Collegiate All-America Team, leading the Northwoods League in hitting with a .500 average while hitting five home runs with 33 RBI
- A switch-hitting catcher who batted .500 at Granite Bay High School with 10 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 37 RBI, earning 2009 Maxpreps Junior Player of the Year honors
- Named Sierra Foothill League MVP, Sacramento All-City and Sacramento Area All-Metro
- Was drafted in the 42nd round by the Oakland A's in 2010
- Son of Mike Knapp, a standout catcher for the Bears during 1985 and '86 seasons
- Younger brother, Aaron, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Cal next season
- Parents are Mike and Julie Knapp
- Born November 9, 1991

Most Hits: 2, 17 times, last time May 25, 2012 at Stanford (2-for-7, 2B, RBI)
Most Runs: 3, April 20, 2012 vs. Utah
Most RBI: 3, three times, last time March 4, 2012 vs. Lehigh (2-for-4, 2B)
Career Grand Slams: None
Longest Hitting Streak: 11, Feb. 28-March 17, 2012 (15-for-43, .349, eight doubles, nine RBI)

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