Played in 25 games, starting 15 ... Hit .173 with a 2B and four RBI ... Also drew six walks ... Hit .200 in 13 league games (10 starts).
2005 Saw action in 36 games, starting 26 ... Hit .226 with four 2B and a 3B ... Also drove in 12 runs while drawing 15 walks ... Earned his first SEC start against Tennessee (3/20) and responded by going 1-for-3 with a 2B and a R ... Hit a game-winning walk-off single in ninth inning of 6-5 Friday win over Clemson (3/4) ... Started the first 10 games of the season at shortstop ... Had a .500 on-base percentage while serving as the Tigers' No. 8 hitter over the first 10 games of the season.
2004 (TULANE) Played at Tulane for coach Rick Jones in 2004 ... In limited action, hit .136 (8-for-59) with a double and home run in 31 contests.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterman at Klein Oak High for coach Dale Westmoreland...Helped lead the Panthers to a combined 107-30 record in four seasons...Finished prep career ranked as the 13th overall prospect and No. 1 infielder by Baseball America, and the No. 8 high school prospect by PerfectGame.com...As a senior, earned All-America honors from Nike, Louisville Slugger and Baseball America (second team) and was tabbed Greater Houston Area Player of the Year after hitting .500 with nine home runs, 29 RBI, 39 runs scored, 26 stolen bases and a .646 on-base percentage...Swiped 28 of 29 bases as a senior ... Named all-state and All-Greater Texas his final two seasons and was a two-time RBI National Team and Team USA Junior National Team selection...Hit .535 with four homers, 23 stolen bases, 34 RBI and 36 runs as a junior...Played with the USA Junior National Team in 2002 and hit .385 with a home run, two doubles and four RBI as Team USA went 7-1 and won the bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in Quebec...Named to Perfect Game Wooden Bat All-Tournament Team in 2002...Member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Abbott Society and National Honor Roll...named Mr. Klein Oak High School and earned Greater Houston Area Student-Athlete of the Year honors as a senior, and graduated with a 3.99 GPA.
PERSONAL Philip Aaron Stringer ... Son of Martin and Terry Stringer ... One brother, Chris (15), and one sister, Nicole (24) ...Father, Martin, played collegiate baseball at Wisconsin and also played in the Kansas City Royals minor league system ... Major: Pre-Business.