David Butterworth
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis HS '00

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
IF

Major:
Communication

Bats: Right
Throws: Right

2004: Appeared in 44 games, starting 39... Batted 33-for-138 (.239) with 5 homers and 32 RBI... Recorded .372 OBP, thanks in part to 17 hit-by-pitches... Moved into 4th all-time (38) at UC Davis in HBP despite having played just two years... Went 4-for-4 with 2 homers and 5 RBI at Sacramento State (2/24)... Had 7 multi-hit games, 6 multi-RBI games... Committed just one error in 345 chances (.997)... Tallied 18 putouts out of 21 possible in 7-inning win vs. UC San Diego (4/3).

2003: ALL-CCAA FIRST TEAM... Started all 51 games played... Led team in home runs (11), RBI (47), on-base average (.442), slugging (.576) and OPS (1.018)... Also shared team lead with 44 runs... Hit by pitch 21 times, a school record... Overcame slow start: batted 6-for-41 (.146) through 3/11, 50-for-136 (.368) after... Had 15 multi-hit games, including 4-for-5 with 2 doubles, 4 RBI at UCSD (4/18)... Named CCAA Player of the Week for week ending 4/20... Posted season-best 5 RBI at S.F. State (2/21)... Hit 3 homers in four-game home series vs. Grand Canyon (3/28-30)... Earned all-tournament honors at CCAA Championships, batting 5-for-11 with 4 RBI... Was successful on all four stolen base attempts.

2002: Redshirted.

COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE: Played one season of baseball under coach Tony Bloomfield... Team advanced to state junior college regionals, posting a 36-19 record.

DAVIS HS '01: Helped team to Sac-Joaquin Section title as a junior, compiling a 30-5 record... Also a standout in football (quarterback) and basketball (post).

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 3, 1981 in Newport Beach, Calif.... Communication major... Parents are Richard Butterworth and Melinda Waring... Lists his mother as his non-sports hero... Older brother, Dirk Fisher, played baseball at UC Riverside... Would change his sport by "making it more like Wiffle Ball"... Dream vacation is to visit Wimbledon... Hopes for career in journalism.