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    Alex Sherrod
    Alex Sherrod

    Hometown:
    Marietta, Ga.

    High School:
    Walton

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 200

    Position:
    Outfield

    Experience:
    FR

    Bats/Throws:
    Left/Right

    05/27/2012

    Trojans End Season With 7-6 Loss At UCLA

    No. 9 Bruins outlast Trojans in weekend of close competition.

    05/26/2012

    Trojans Lose 6-5 Heartbreaker To No. 9 Bruins

    Seniors put USC in positon to win, can't outlast UCLA.

    05/22/2012

    Gauchos Top Trojans 6-3

    USC out-hits UCSB but strand too many in Tuesday's loss.

    05/20/2012

    Trojans Lose 6-1 To No. 14 Wildcats

    USC seniors honored, account for Trojans only hits.

    05/19/2012

    USC Defeats No. 14 Arizona 8-4

    Trojans put up six run sixth inning, Triggs strong in win.

    2012
    Sherrod appeared in 42 games, making 36 starts mostly as an outfielder for Troy ... Batted .294 (40-of-136) with 22 RBIs and 23 runs scored ... Led the team with five home runs ... As a designated hitter vs. Washington (5/5), Sherrod went 2-for-4, with three RBIs and a season-high two home runs ... Had a season-high four RBIs vs. Akron (2/26) ... Went 4-for-5 vs. Utah (3/18), marking a season-high for hits and driving in three runs on two doubles ... Had 13 multi-hit games for the Trojans ... Also drew 15 walks on the year ... Only made two errors on the year.

    2011
    He started in 46 games as a junior, batting .318 (55-for-173) with 11 doubles, six home runs and 35 RBI...earned Pac-10 Conference honorable mention recognition...finished second on the team in batting average, home runs and RBI...had a 3-for-4 day with three RBI on May 24 against Pepperdine...was 2-for-4 with two RBI after hitting his sixth homer of the season on May 15 against No. 6 Arizona State...went 7-for-13 with a home run in the series at Arizona (April 29-May 1)...registered a season-high four RBI on a 2-for-4 afternoon on April 19 at Loyola Marymount...his RBI double snapped a 1-1 tie in the 8th inning on April 17 in the 3-1 win against Oregon...on March 15 against Louisville, he went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI and hit his fourth homer of the season on March 19 in the second game of a doubleheader against Pacific...hit the team's first home runs of the season on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 at No. 22 Rice...opened the season with a six-game hitting streak, batting .435 (10-for-23) with seven runs, two home runs and seven RBI...went 3-for-5 with a double and one RBI in the season opener on Feb. 19 against Missouri.

    2010
    For the 2010 season, he made 36 starts in 38 games...batted .315 (41-for-130) with one double, two triples, six home runs and 28 RBI...pitched for the first time in his career, making two appearances...pitching 1 2/3 innings and allowed two runs with a walk and strikeout...had a triple and home run on May 7 against Utah...hit a home run in the final two games of the series against No. 19 Arizona (May 1-2)...recorded three RBI on May 2 against Arizona...had a career-high five RBI in a 13-8 win on March 26 at No. 19 Stanford, hitting a three-run homer in the third...went 4-for-6 on March 21 at Pacific...had a 3-for-3 day with two walks on March 15 at Hawai'i...on March 2 at Long Beach State, he hit a three-run homer to start a seven-run third inning during the Trojans' 10-5 win....went 2-for-3 with one RBI on Feb. 23 against Loyola Marymount.

    2009
    Sherrod made 31 starts in 37 games as a freshman...he batted .296 (34-for-115) with seven doubles and 11 RBI...did not record an error in 61 chances...recorded his first career four-hit game, going 4-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI on May 23 at California... went 3-for-5 in a 9-3 win on April 29 at No. 6 Cal State Fullerton...hit a two-run double in the ninth to help USC defeat No. 14 Oregon State on April 18 in Corvallis and set up a 9-2 double play in the bottom of the ninth on April 19 to send the game into extra innings...went 3-for-4 on April 11 against Oregon, his first career three-hit performance...his first collegiate hit came on March 23 against UCLA...made his collegiate debut on Feb. 22 against Long Beach State, going 0-for-2 at the plate.

    Summer
    He played for the North Coast Knights of the Prospect League...in 20 games, he batted .170 (9-for-53) with three RBI...went 1-0 as a pitcher with a 1.71 ERA...in seven appearances, he made two starts and pitched 21 innings...allowed 22 hits with seven walks and 17 strikeouts.

    High School
    He was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Walton High School in Marietta, Ga., under coach Shane Amos...batted .396 with five home runs in his senior season...member of the 6A state championship squad in his junior season and state runners-up in his senior season...named CABA World Series most valuable player as a pitcher and most valuable player as a pitcher and outfielder the following year...hit a grand slam to help lead the East Cobb Astros to the Pony World Series championship.

    Personal
    He has not declared a major...parents are Charlie and Deborah...has one sister, Hannah...lists Blaine Boyer as his biggest sports hero...favorite movies are Armegeddon, Dumb and Dumber, Gladiator and Pirates of the Caribbean...favorite television shows are Still Standing, Just Shoot Me and Will and Grace...listens to Alan Jackson and Dierks Bentley...birthdate is Feb. 3, 1990.

    Career HittingStatistics

    Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO HBP SF-SH SLG OBP
    2009 37-31 .296 115 15 34 7 0 0 11 1-3 12 20 3 0-2 .357 .377
    2010 38-36 .315 130 20 41 1 2 6 28 2-7 12 30 4 4-4 .492 .380
    2011 46-46 .318 173 28 55 11 0 6 35 1-5 8 31 2 4-4 .486 .348
    2012 42-36 .294 136 23 40 7 1 5 22 6-7 15 21 3 2-2 .471 .372
    Totals 163-149 .307 554 86 170 26 3 17 96 10-22 47 102 12 10-12 .457 .368

    Conference Career HittingStatistics

    Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO HBP SF-SH SLG OBP
    2009 21-20 .306 72 10 22 5 0 0 9 0-1 6 13 2 0-0 .375 .375
    2010 15-13 .292 48 8 14 1 0 3 12 1-4 3 15 2-1 .500 .333
    2011 20-20 .316 76 13 24 6 0 2 11 0-1 3 12 1 1-2 .474 .346
    2012 22-19 .294 68 10 20 4 0 3 11 2-2 8 10 1 1-0 .485 .372
    Totals 78-72 .303 264 41 80 16 0 8 43 3-8 20 50 5 4-3 .455 .358