NEVADA: Selected by the WAC coaches as a 2004 preseason outfielder...returning starter in left field who garnered first team All-WAC honors last season...expected to again supply offense for the Wolf Pack this season after leading the WAC with a .654 slugging percentage and finishing second in the conference with 12 home runs...converted high school catcher who has become and outstanding defensive outfielder...versatility allows him to play any outfield position and even catch if needed...one of the Pack's team captains.
2003(So.): First team All-WAC performer who played in 53 games starting 38 last season...starts came primarily in left field(23) but also made starts in right field(10), center field(2), and at catcher(3)...led the conference with a .654 slugging percentage which also ranked 71st in NCAA I...second on the team and in the WAC with 12 home runs... top game of the
|Chris Gimenez led the WAC with a .654 slugging percentage and was second with 12 home runs last season. |
|Chris Gimenez earned All-WAC honors as a sophomore. |
2002(Fr.): Finished the year third on the team with a .333 batting average playing in 34 games starting 21...17 starts in left field, two in right field, and two at catcher...hit by pitch 18 times which led the team, was third in the WAC and ranked as the fifth most in a single season by Nevada player...second on the team with a .480 on base percentage and fourth with a .564 slugging percentage...batted .458 (11-for-24) with six runs scored, 5RBI, three doubles, and a home run during his season high six game hitting streak...top game was the April 27 game versus San Jose State when he went 4-for-5 with 2RBI, a double, home run and scored a run...seven multiple hit games(5-2hit, 1-3hit and 1-4hit)...twice had two RBI in game...was hit by pitch twice in a game four times.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Monterey Bay League selection...All-Central Coast Section, All-Northern California, and all-state honoree as a senior...holds school marks for career home runs(13), home runs in a season(7), career RBI(90), RBI in a season(33), and career batting average(.489)...lettered in baseball four years and basketball three seasons at Gilroy High School in Gilroy, Calif.
PERSONAL: Human Development and Family Studies major...born Dec. 27, 1982...son of Paul and Pam Gimenez...hobbies include watching baseball, working with children, going to the gym and hanging out with his friends and girlfriend...cousin Benji Dequin played for the Expos and cousin Bryon Rodgers for the Braves...drafted in the 34th round of the MLB Amateur Draft by the Colorado Rockies following his prep career...member of Nevada Student Athlete Advisory Council.
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