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Karl Amonite
Karl Amonite

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodlsee, Ontario

High School:
Essex

Last College:
Connor State CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
04/12/1982

Experience:
1L

2004
Missed entire regular season after suffering a lower arm injury (right)in preseason drills.

2003
Second-Team All-SEC selection at first base by vote of league's head coaches ... Hit .330 while being second on squad in home runs (12) runs batted in (56) and slugging percentage (.578) ... In SEC games only was second in the conference in RBI (35) and in slugging percentage (.689), was third in on base percentage (.455), tied for fourth in home runs (8) and was sixth in the league in batting average (.369) ... In SEC games, led Auburn in average, home runs, runs batted in, slugging percentage, and on base percentage ... Hit .379 (11-for-26) in eight postseason games with three doubles, two homers and five RBI ... In Auburn Regional hit .375 with a pair of doubles and home runs ... Was 5-for-10 with 4 R, 4 RBI, 2 2B, 2 HR in final two contests of Auburn Regional ... Hit .385 (5-for-13) with 2R in SEC Tournament, including 5-for-9 in final three games ... Broke out of a 0-for-17 slump to hit 3-run home run in sixth inning of Saturday game vs. Ole Miss (5/17) to give Auburn a 4-2 lead ... Had an 11-game hitting streak in SEC action (.575, 20-for-43, 5 HR, 16 RBI) from April 12-May 4 ... In Vanderbilt and Florida series combined to hit .636 (14-for-22) with eight RBI ... Hit .556 (5-for-9) against Florida, including a 4-for-7 effort in Saturday doubleheader ... Was 9-for-13 (.692) with 5 RBI in the Vanderbilt series ... Six consecutive multi-hit in SEC play from April 20-May 3 (.652, 15-for-23) ... Hit a team-best .412 in month of April with 5 HR, 15 RBI ... Hit .369 in SEC games despite going hitless in Alabama and LSU series ... Had a career-high four hits in Friday game of Vanderbilt series ... Hit four home runs in a five-game span from April 12-19 ... Was 5-for-11 in the Arkansas series with 4 R, 3 HR, 5 RBI ... Became the first Auburn player since Gabe Gross in 2001 to homer in consecutive at-bats with a pair of home runs against Arkansas on April 18 ... Hit his third home run in two games with a three-run blast on Saturday of Arkansas series ... Went 3-for-4 with 2 R, HR, 3 RBI in Saturday win at Miss. State (4/12) ... Hit .538 (7-for-13) with 4 R, 7 RBI, 3 2B, HR in Kentucky series ... Went 3-for-5 with 3 R, 4 RBI, 2B and a grand slam in Tigers' 10-3 win over Kentucky on March 22 ... Had 6 RBI on a 3-for-6 effort in doubleheader against Clemson (2/22) ... Hit safely in first five games of season.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Two-year starter at Connors State in Warner, Okla. ... Played for coach Perry Keith ... Two-time NJCAA All-Region II selection while hitting .414 with 48 doubles, 30 home runs and 150 runs batted in during career ... Hit .420 as a sophomore with 25 doubles, 18 home runs and 85 RBIs ... Hit .409 as a freshmen with 23 doubles, 12 homers and 65 runs batted in ... Drafted in the 45th round by the San Francisco Giants in the 2001 MLB First-Year Draft.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Gary Rocheleau at Essex High School ... Three-time All-Province selection ... Hit .401 during career with 38 doubles, 34 home runs and 87 runs batted ... Hit .440 as a senior with 11 doubles, 12 home runs and 26 RBIs ... Hit eight homers as a freshman and seven during sophomore and junior campaigns ... Hit .405 as a sophomore with 10 doubles.

PERSONAL
Karl Mark Lewin Amonite was born on April 14, 1982 in Windsor, Ontario ... Son of Dave and Lynda Amonite ... Has one younger brother, Erik, 1 9... Major: Exercise Science.