Garrett Bussiere
Garrett Bussiere

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thornton, Colo.

High School:
Northglenn

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Catcher

Birthdate:
08/28/1985

Experience:
2V

Cal's top returning catcher who will a key to the team's success...has outstanding power potential and is a solid receiver...was drafted in the 14th round by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2003 Major League Amateur Draft...

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005): Started 38 games behind the plate, batting .262 (.306 vs. Pac-10) with four doubles, five home runs and 21 RBI...was outstanding in the final Arizona series May 27-29, going 6-for-12 with two doubles and two RBI...went a career-high 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI versus the Wildcats May 27...was 3-for-4 with a RBI at UCLA Apr. 30...went 1-for-3 with a home run versus USC Apr. 23...was 3-for-9 with a double, two home runs and four RBI versus Arizona State Apr. 9-10...hit a grand slam versus Washington State Mar. 24...was 4-for-8 with an RBI versus UNLV Mar. 11-13...went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and three RBI at Loyola Marymount Feb. 12...

AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Batted .307 (.289 vs. Pac-10) with seven doubles, two triples, five home runs and 21 RBI...started 26 games behind the plate...was 4-for-9 with a triple and RBI at San Diego State and San Diego May 11-12...went 4-for-11 versus Arizona Apr. 30-May 2, including going 3-for-4 with a double, two home runs and four RBI versus the Wildcats May 1...was 5-for-14 with two doubles and four RBI at Arizona State Mar. 19-21...went 4-for-6 with a double and four RBI versus the Sun Devils Mar. 20...had an eight-game hitting streak from Mar. 7-20 (14-for-32, .438, 3-2B, 8 RBI)...went 5-for-13 at North Carolina Mar. 12-14, including 3-for-6 with a double and RBI Mar. 14...was 3-for-11 with a home run and three RBI vs. Saint Mary's Mar. 5-7...went 2-for-8 with a double, home run and three RBI versus Stanford Feb. 27-29...had a RBI triple at UC Irvine Feb. 14...first collegiate hit was a home run versus Long Beach State Feb. 8...was named team's 2004 Freshman of the Year...

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Northglenn High School batted .471 with three doubles, a triple, six home runs and 26 RBI as a senior, earning first-team All-State honors...was also first-team all-conference, first-team all-region and played in the Top 40 Seniors All-Star Game at Coors Field...as a junior batted .508 with seven home runs and 33 RBI, earning all-conference and all-region honors...played on the Junior Olympic Team in 2001 and 2002...majoring in American studies...father, Ray, played basketball at Holy Cross...parents are Ray and Sharon Bussiere...born August 28, 1985 in Denver, Colo.

Bussiere's Career Statistics
YEAR	AVG	G	AB	R	H	RBI	2B	3B	HR	BB	SO	SB
2004	.307	36	114	20	35	21	7	2	5	9	25	3
2005	.262	44	141	22	37	21	4	0	5	11	29	2
Total	.282	80	255	42	72	42	11	2	10	20	54	5

Career vs. the Pac-10 AVG G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SB TB SLUG vs. UA .435 6 23 8 10 6 3 0 2 2 4 2 19 .826 vs. ASU .348 6 23 5 8 8 3 0 2 1 4 1 17 .739 vs. STAN .300 3 10 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 .300 vs. OSU .158 5 19 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 6 1 3 .158 vs. UCLA .300 3 10 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .300 vs. USC .286 2 7 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 5 .714 vs. UW .000 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 vs. WSU .353 5 17 7 6 5 1 0 1 3 5 0 10 .588

Career Bests Most Hits: 4, twice, last time May 27, 2005 at Arizona (4-for-5, 2-2B, 2 RBI) Most Runs: 3, twice, last time Mar. 25, 2005 vs. Washington State Most RBI: 4, three times, last time Mar. 24, 2005 vs. Washington State (1-for-4, HR) Career Grand Slams: One, Mar. 24, 2005 vs. Washington State Longest Hitting Streak: 8, Mar. 7-20, 2004 (14-for-32, .438, 3-2B, 8 RBI)

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