With the win Auburn improved to 20-13 while Alabama State fell to 19-17.
Expected to be a NCAA-Regional caliber team by baseball prognosticators, fifth-year head coach John Pawlowski (134-103 / .565) is anxious to get the 2013 season underway.
The team is looking for a fourth straight SEC Tournament berth and a second NCAA Tournament berth under Pawlowski.
Blue Team wins final two games to take series
Deciding Game Three is Tuesday afternoon
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2013 - JUNIOR YEAR
Played in three games, starting one... Had six at-bats ... Earned start against Alabama State; also played against Middle Tennessee and Georgia ... Used as pinch-runner vs. MTSU ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Hit .252 (30-for-119) with four doubles, a triple and 10 RBI ... Played in 46 games with 32 starts ... 25 starts were in left while the other seven were as the designated hitter ... Scored 23 runs ... Was 13-for-20 in stolen bases ... 13 steals were tied for fourth on the team ... Had a .973 fielding percentage on 37 chances with one outfield assist ... Had a .350 on base percentage, getting hit by a pitch seven times and drawing 12 walks ... Had six bunt base hits (on 15 attempts, .400) and six sac bunts ... Hit .275 against lefties (11-for-40) and .241 against right-handers (19-for-79) ... Hit .381 (16-for-42) when leading off an inning ... Hit .314 (11-for-35) when hitting ninth in the batting order but just .192 (5-for-26) when he was at the top of the order ... Tied a school record with three steals in a 7-1 win over Alcorn State (2/22) ... Went 2-for-3 with a sac bunt and two stolen bases in the win over Presbyterian (5/8) ... Was 4-for-10 (.400) in the series sweep of Tennessee with two doubles ... Also drew three walks for a .538 on base percentage ... Entered as a pinch runner at Troy (4/24) and stayed in the game as the DH, hitting a double and driving in a run in his only plate appearance ... 2-for-5 with a triple, a RBI and a run scored from the two-hole against Troy (4/17).
2011 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Hit .396 (21-for-53) with a double, a triple and six RBI ... Also scored 11 runs ... Had been a late-innings sub in 23 games as a pinch runner, a pinch hitter and as a defensive replacement before making his first career start on Sunday in right against #1 Vanderbilt (4/3) ... Was in the starting lineup for 11 straight games (6-5) from April 3-22 before getting hurt on Saturday against Ole Miss (4/22) and leaving the game with an injured wrist ... 15 of his 21 hits came from April 3-22 and he drove in all six of his runs in that same time span ... Was used exclusively as a pinch runner for the rest of the season ... Was 1-for-3 (.333) as a pinch hitter ... Had nine bunt base hits in 11 tries (.818) ... Was 6-for-9 (67 percent) in stolen bases ... Had a career night in the series-opening win over Ole Miss (4/21), going 4-for-5 with three RBI from the leadoff spot ... Both the hits (four) and RBI (three) totals were career highs ... Named a Capital One Impact Performer for his Thursday night performance ... Reached base safely via hit and a HBP in game two of the series with Ole Miss (4/22) before leaving with a wrist injury sustained on a diving catch which kept him out of the starting lineup the rest of the season ... Started in left and hit leadoff at #20 Troy (4/5), going 2-for-6 with a bunt base hit ... Was 2-for-6 (.333) with his first career triple in the series with Vanderbilt (4/1-3), tripling and scoring on Friday night ... Went 2-for-3 with a double in the series at Mississippi State, including a 2-for-2 day with a run scored in the Saturday game (3/26) ... Stole third and scored in the sixth at Jacksonville State (3/22) after entering as a pinch runner at second ... Stayed in the game in left for the final three innings ... Scored the first of four Auburn runs in the four-run eighth of the 8-7 come-back win over #9 Arkansas (3/20), entering as a pinch runner for Cullen Wacker at first after he was hit by a pitch ... Had a modest three-game hitting streak (3-for-4, .750) to start the year (Feb. 19-26) ... Used as a pinch-runner against Jacksonville State (2/22), stealing a base and scoring in the eighth ... Made his season debut against Virginia (2/19) and singled in his first at bat.
Played for Bobby Howard at Columbus High School ... Helped the team to a 32-5 record and a 2AAA Region Championship and a GHSA AAA State Championship in 2010 ... Hit .405 with six triples, seven home runs and 36 steals as a senior ... Was a career .387 hitter with 17 home runs and 121 stolen bases ... 2010 Louisville Slugger All-America honorable mention ... Named a 2010 All Bi-City ... Lagrange Invitational MVP.
Robert Joseph Andrews ... Son of Mote and Jena Andrews ... Has a brother, Mote IV, who also attended Auburn ... Major: finance.