Jordan Karnofsky
Jordan Karnofsky

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Christian Brothers

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230

Position:
Designated Hitter

Birthdate:
10/16/1985

Experience:
1V

A top candidate to be the Bears' left-handed designated hitter...has a .291 career batting average with 30 RBI in 85 games...a talented hitter who was drafted in the 48th round by the Cleveland Indians in the 2003 Major League Amateur Draft...has the ability to hit for both power and average...played for the Front Royal (Va.) Cardinals the past two summers...in the summer of 2006 was listed as the ninth-best pro prospect in the Shenandoah Valley League by Baseball America, hitting .302 with 12 doubles, five home runs and 24 RBI...competed in the Valley League All-Star Game, earning North MVP honors after going 2-for-2 with a home run...redshirted in 2005 after competing in only three games before having surgery on his right shoulder...was impressive in the those three games, going 2-for-3 with an RBI.

AS A JUNIOR (2007): Started 21 games as the Bears' designated hitter and 10 games as a pinch-hitter, batting .284 (21-for-74, .270 vs. Pac-10) with seven doubles, a home run and 10 RBI...was 1-for-3 with a double versus USC May 20, 1-for-3 with a double at San Francisco May 1, and had a pinch-hit single versus Arizona State Apr. 29...was 2-for-4 with an RBI at Oregon State Apr. 15...went 4-for-10 with a home run and two RBI versus Washington State Mar. 30-Apr. 1...had a two-run double versus Oral Roberts Mar. 24...was 2-for-4 with a double and RBI versus Rhode Island Mar. 17...went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI at UC Davis Mar. 13...was 3-for-8 as a pinch hitter.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006): Saw action in 25 games with 12 starts as designated hitter, batting .283 with three doubles, a triple, a home run and five RBI...was 4-for-11 (.364) as a pinch hitter...went 4-for-13 with a triple and RBI in the series at Arizona State May 26-28...was 2-for-3 with a double versus Stanford May 1...went 1-for-2 with a home run versus Long Beach State Feb. 12.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Started six games at first base and five games as a designated hitter, batting .288 with five doubles, a home run and 14 RBI...went a career-high 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and a career-high four RBI at Sacramento State Apr. 27...was 2-for-3 with a double and four RBI at Pacific Apr. 20...went 2-for-3 with an RBI at Fresno State Feb. 20 and 2-for-5 with a double versus BYU Jan. 29.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Christian Brothers High School hit .488 with 18 doubles and a .952 slugging percentage as a senior, earning first-team all-city and Sierra Valley Conference MVP honors...was also 7-3 with a 2.10 ERA on the mound, striking out 76 batters in 53.0 innings...helped his team to back-to-back league titles...was a member of the Optimist Team and competed in the Area Code Games in Long Beach...majoring in American studies...grandfather, Abe, played professional football for the Philadelphia Eagles...parents are Harlan and Donna Karnofsky...born October 16, 1985 in Sacramento, Calif.

Karnofsky's Career Statistics
YEAR	AVG	G	AB	R	H	RBI	2B	3B	HR	BB	SO	SB
2004	.288	26	52	9	15	14	5	0	1	3	21	0
2005	.667	3	3	0	2	1	0	0	0	1	1	0
2006	.283	25	46	5	13	5	3	1	1	6	13	0
2007	.284	31	74	10	21	10	7	0	1	8	15	2
Total	.291	85	175	24	51	30	15	1	3	18	50	2

Career vs. the Pac-10 AVG G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SB TB SLUG vs. UA .200 7 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 3 .200 vs. ASU .375 6 16 1 6 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 8 .500 vs. OSU .444 4 9 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 .556 vs. STAN .250 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 vs. UCLA .000 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 vs. USC .250 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .500 vs. UW .167 4 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 .167 vs. WSU .308 4 13 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 7 .538

Career Bests Most Hits: 4, Apr. 27, 2004 at Sacramento State (4-for-5, 2-2B, HR, 4 RBI) Most Runs: 3, Apr. 27, 2004 at Sacramento State Most RBI: 4, twice, last time Apr. 27, 2004 at Sacramento State (4-for-5, 2-28, HR) Career Grand Slams: None Longest Hitting Streak: 3, four times, last time Apr. 7-15, 2007 (4-for-9, .444, RBI)

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