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11 Gabe Spooner
Gabe  Spooner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmichael, Calif.

High School:
Rio Americano

Last College:
Sacramento City JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
11/06/1980

Experience:
1L

2002: Made his debut in a Virginia uniform when he pitched 2.1 innings, allowing five hits and two runs (one earned) in a game against VCU (2/26) ... Pitched 0.2 of an inning and recorded a strikeout against #1 Clemson (5/12) ... Made an appearance versus Charlotte by pitching 0.2 inning (3/10) ... Pitched an inning versus #1 Florida State, allowing only one hit and no runs (3/16) ... Appeared in Virginia's game at James Madison and pitched one inning (4/2) ... Appeared in a game versus #5 Wake Forest and pitched 1.1 innings (4/14).

Prep & Personal: Played for coach Martin Whitley at Rio Americano High School from 1996-1999 where he was a four-time team MVP ... Twice named an All-League (Sierra Valley Conference) selection and was named the most valuable pitcher in the league in 1999 ... Was a two-time scholar athlete and his ERA led the section during his senior season as a pitcher ... Played football (1995-1998) and basketball (1995-1996) at Rio Americano HS ... Played baseball and pitched at Sacramento City Jr. College ... Son of Chuck and Barbara Spooner ... Born November 6, 1980 in Carmichael, Calif.

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