Mitch Canham

Mitch Canham

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Stevens, Wash.

High School:
Lake Stevens HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
IF

Experience:
1V

B-T:
L-R

OREGON STATE: Among OSU's 17 returning lettermen ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Mitch is coming off an injury and will be a very vital player for us, as he can play several different positions." ... (2004) As a freshman, Feb. 15 vs. Cal State-Northridge, 1-for-3, 1 run in only start ... had plate appearances in 3 other games.

LAKE STEVENS HIGH: Lettered 4 years for coach Roger Anderson ... as a senior, batted .430, 4 triples, 4 doubles, 30 RBIs, 12 stolen bases ... all-league first team utility player; all-area second team third baseman ... team Sportsmanship Award ... also played football, wrestled ... 3.98 GPA; Honor Roll, Math Award, Social Studies honor.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Business; may become an athletic center manager ... born in Richland, Wash. ... parents are Mark and the late Kim Canham; family includes brothers John Kendal (21), Dustin Canham (18) ... father played football for Santa Clara, grandfather Dean Canham played football for Michigan ... enjoys cars, snowboarding, hiking, coaching, "anything outdoors" ... OSU Honor Roll ... top athletic thrill is "simply playing" ... favorite athlete is Barry Sanders; favorite movie is Caddyshack; favorite TV show is South Park; favorite "role model" is actor Bruce Lee; favorite book is The Fan; favorite group is Bone Thugs-n-Harmony; favorite vehicle is Lamborghini Diablo; favorite food is mashed potatoes; favorite restaurant is Buka de Bepos ... chose OSU to get away from home and mature, to be part of a hard-working team, and for its "good coaches and good guys."

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING
YEARAVG.G/GSABRHBI2B3BHRBBSOHPSB-ATTTBSLUG
2004.1676/161100000400-01.167



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