2003: Gordon will be the starting right fielder this season.
MIKE GILLESPIE SAYS: "We are excited about what David could be as a player because he is big and strong. He is a motivated player. It's not a stretch to think that he could have a great year. He has power to burn and we have high hopes for him."
2002: Gordon missed the first 15 games of his 2002 junior season with a broken right thumb...made 28 starts in 37 appearances, batting .329 (29-for-89) with a home run and 22 RBI...went 2-for-4 with his first collegiate home run and three RBI on April 26 vs. Arizona...had a 3-for-3 day with two walks and three RBI on April 19 at Washington State...hit two doubles in a 4-for-5 afternoon with four RBI on April 13 at Stanford...on March 30 vs. California, he went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two stolen bases...went 3-for-4 with three RBI on March 17 vs. Pepperdine.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: He earned 2001 No-Cal All-American and first team all-league honors at Sacramento (Calif.) City College...batted .342 and led the team in home runs (11), RBI (46) and stolen bases (17)...played on a team that finished third in the state tournament, batting .278 with two home runs and eight RBI...member of the Dean's List.
UC DAVIS: Gordon appeared in 52 games as a 2000 freshman...batted .267 with 8 HR, 43 RBI and 10 stolen bases.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned second team all-city and all-league honors at John F. Kennedy High in Sacramento...hit .536 in his 1998 senior year and .440 in his 1997 junior year.
PERSONAL: Majoring in economics...parents are Carl and Janet...enjoys vacationing in Hawaii...lists his stepfather as his biggest sports hero...birthdate is Nov. 20, 1979.
Gordon's Career Statistics YEAR G-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO 2002 (Jr.) 37-28 .326 89 19 29 5 0 1 22 5-5 10 20