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Hyung Cho
Hyung  Cho

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Canada

High School:
Birchmont Park

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 200

Position:
3B/SS

Birthdate:
08/20/1982

Experience:
2L


2002 NCAA Regional at Mesa All-Tournament Team
2002 Silver Glove All-Series Team
2001 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America
2001 C-USA All-Freshmen Team
C-USA Hitter of the Week (May 7, 2001)

Solid all-around player... Struggled with injuries a year ago but should be healthy by the beginning of the year... Offensive threat who can still make dazzling defensive plays at the hot corner.

2002 SEASON
Finished second on the team with 119 assists and was one of only two players to finish with more walks than strikeouts... Went 3-for-5 with two runs against Texas at the Astros College Classic... Set the tone early against USC at the Kia Baseball Bash with a three-run home run? Batted safely in all three games at the Kia Tournament with four runs and three RBIs against nationally-ranked opponents... Went 3-for-5 at UL Lafayette in the middle game of that series... Scored the tying run in the bottom of the ninth against McNeese State... Went 3-for-5 with a run, RBI and triple at UAB in the first game of that series?. Went 2-for-4 with two runs against Memphis in the series finale... Went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI against Saint Louis in that series finale... Led all players by going 3-for-3 with a run against Texas-San Antonio... Went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs at Charlotte in the series opener... Batted 2-for-4 with a run against New Mexico State during the first game of the NCAA Regional at Mesa? Blasted home run and added two RBIs against host Arizona State in second game at NCAA Regional at Mesa? Went 2-for-5 with two RBIs against Arizona State in the championship game of the NCAA Regional at Mesa.

2001 SEASON
Earned Honorable Mention Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball... C-USA All-Freshman honoree... Finished as the hottest hitter on the team during the second half of the season... After fighting nagging injuries the first half of the season (including a pulled quad muscle, a strained shoulder and an impacted tooth), made his return to action at Arizona (Mar. 14) with sensational results... Went 4-for-4 with a double and a walk while driving in three runs and scoring twice against the Wildcats... Arizona outburst began a 40-for-105 run that raised his average 155 points over a two-month span... One of only two Cougars to slug four hits in a game and did it twice (vs. Arizona and Charlotte)... Clubbed three hits in a game three times, most recently against Saint Louis... Owned 13 multi-hit games... Maintained a .362 average against C-USA competition... Batted .357 when leading off an inning, .359 with runners in scoring position, .322 with two outs and .444 with the bases loaded... Second on team in doubles (11) and RBIs (36)... Drove in six runs against Charlotte, the most by a Cougar in a game all season... Appeared in 45 games with 42 starts... Made nine earlier starts at shortstop and three as the DH... Played outstanding defense since moving to third base against Memphis... Started every game at third base since that time (30 consecutive)... Catalyst for eight double plays at the hot corner... Tied a career-best with five assists against Rice... Posted five assists at shortstop in back-to-back games against Rice and San Diego State... Named the C-USA Hitter of the Week on May 7... Selected to the All-Series Team for UH?s five annual games with crosstown rival Rice.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Named the Most Valuable Player of the Canadian National Team in the summer of 1999... Recorded a .484 batting average (30-for-62) with 27 RBI and 24 runs scored in 16 games played against elite (and often older) international competition from around the world... Played against former Cougar All-American and Team USA pitcher Kyle Crowell... Canadian National Team was coached by Greg Hamilton.

HIGH SCHOOL
Letterman for Birchmont Park in Toronto... Led team to a 12-1 record as a senior shortstop in 2000... Coached by Dan Bleinas ...two-time selection to Team Ontario and the Area Code games

PERSONAL
Born on August 20, 1982, in Toronto... Parents are Sook and Nam Cho of Scarborough, Ontario, Canada... Business administration major... Was also recruited by South Carolina, Arizona State, Clemson and NC State.

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