Andy Hawranick
12
2003-2006
Catcher
6-2, 188
B/R, T/R
Akron, Ohio
(Uniontown Lake)

B.S. Management, 2007

Excellent defensive catcher who completed his collegiate career in 2006....Has a quick release and a strong, accurate arm.

2006: Shared catching duties with Matt Wieters....scored career-best four runs during 3/3 game vs. Rutgers....matched career-high with three-hit effort at Florida State 4/23.

2005: Assumed No. 1 catching duties for junior campaign....posted 10-game hitting streak from 3/1 to 3/23....collected three hits and three RBI in games against Maryland 4/3 and Winthrop 4/10....selected to All-Tournament team for NCAA Atlanta Regional....threw out 15-of-43 (35%) basestealers for the season including ACC stolen base leader Shane Robinson of Florida State twice (4/15 and 5/27)....taken by Chicago Cubs in 48th round of June Draft....joined Stark County Terriers of the Great Lakes Collegiate Baseball League and played in nine games over the summer.

2004: Saw regular action as Tech's No. 2 catcher including handling duties for starts by Andrew Kown....Went 3-for-4 with home run and career-best four RBI vs. Villanova 2/21....also turned in three-hit efforts vs. Purdue (3/17), North Carolina (4/11) and Georgia State (4/6 and 5/18)....Played for Bourne Braves of Cape Cod League during summer.

2003: Rookie catcher who started 25 games behind the plate and played in 32 games overall....Had 10 multi-hit and three multiple-RBI games....Went 2-for-3 with a run, an RBI, and a stolen base in first collegiate start 2/15 at Georgia Southern....was 3-for-5 with three runs and an RBI against Duke (5/24) in the ACC Tournament....played for Delaware Cows of Great Lakes League during summer.

High School: A three-year letterwinner at Lake High School as a catcher....Helped Lake HS win the Federal League championship and sectional championship....Named first-team all-Ohio as a senior by Mizuno and Buckeye Scout....Named all-league and all-region as a junior and senior....Also lettered as a small forward in basketball.

Personal: Andrew Hawranick....Born Aug. 14, 1983....Son of Mark and Cathy Hawranick ...Mother Cathy played softball at Youngstown State....Enjoys playing darts....Majoring in Management.


 Georgia Tech Statistics
 Year     AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI  BB  SO  SB-ATT
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 2003    .321  32-25    78  15  25   4   0   0  13   8  21   1-1
 2004    .330  37-26   103  24  34   7   1   2  18   8  19   1-2
 2005    .293  51-49   188  40  55  11   0   4  36  16  36   4-6 
 2006    .259  38-30   108  19  28   3   0   0  18  16  25   3-5 
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 Career  .298 158-130  477  98 142  25   1   6  85  48 101   9-14