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Chris Sweet
Chris Sweet

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Stratford

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
Outfielder

Birthdate:
01/12/1981

Experience:
3L



2002: Went a combined 5-for-8 at the plate with two home runs, two RBI, two runs scored and a triple in Virginia's doubleheader with Penn State (5/15) ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and a run scored and also made his UVa pitching debut by facing three batters against #1 Clemson (5/11) ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBI and a double against N.C. State (5/18) ... Finished 3-6 at the plate with a home run, a double, two runs scored and two RBI in Virginia's 18-3 win over Seton Hall (3/3) ... Went 3-4 with one RBI and three runs scored in UVa's 8-7, 10-inning win over Virginia Tech (4/30) ... Finished 2-3 at the plate with a double, one RBI and two runs scored in Virginia's 10-3 victory over Bucknell (2/16) ... Finished 3-3 at the plate with a triple and two runs scored against VCU (2/26) ... Went 2-3 in Virginia's 5-1 victory over Radford (3/6) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with one run scored and one RBI versus Charlotte (3/10) ... Went 2-4 with a double and two runs scored in Virginia's 25-1 win over North Carolina A&T (3/11) ... Finished 1-3 and scored the game winning run in Virginia's 11-10 victory over #1 Florida State (3/15) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with one run scored and one RBI versus #1 Florida State (3/16) ... Went 3-5 at the plate with one run scored and one RBI in UVa's 9-5 victory over Duke (3/24) ... Finished 2-3 at the plate with one run scored in a game at Maryland (4/6) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with a double, a stolen base, one run scored and one RBI against #5 Wake Forest (4/12) ... Finished 2-3 at the plate with one run scored in a game versus UNC-Greensboro (4/20) ... Went 2-4 in a game at #10 Georgia Tech (4/28) ... Went 2-for-5 at the plate with a RBI and run scored against #15 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament (5/22).

2001: Recorded his career-high's in hits, RBI and at-bats after going an eye-opening 5-6 at the plate with a double, a triple, five RBI and a run scored in Virginia's 15-7 victory over Maryland (4-21) ... Finished 3-5 with a double, RBI and a run scored in Virginia's 13-10 victory over Liberty ... Finished 2-2 at the plate with four runs scored in Virginia's 18-7 victory over High Point (3/12) ... Went 2-2 with two runs scored and an RBI in Virginia's 14-5 victory over Duke (3/18) ... Finished 3-4 with two RBI against N.C. State (3/25) ... Went 3-5 at the plate with a double, two runs and an RBI in Virginia's 7-4 victory over Virginia Tech (4/11) ... Finished 3-5 at the plate against James Madison (4/17) ... Went 2-3 with an RBI in Virginia's 8-7 victory over N.C. State (3-23) ... Recorded his first collegiate home run after going 2-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored at Wake Forest (4/8) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with two runs scored and a triple in Virginia's 6-1 victory over Maryland (4/20) ... Went 2-4 with two doubles and two runs scored against Penn State (2/25) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored against Seton Hall (3/3) ... Went 3-5 and scored a run at VCU (2/28) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with an RBI against William & Mary (2/27) ... Scored the game-winning run in Virginia's 1-0 victory over Richmond (3/27) ... Went 2-5 with two runs and a RBI against North Carolina (4/14).

2000: Made his first career start at UVa against the #1 ranked Florida State Seminoles (4/2) and recorded his first collegiate hit and first collegiate RBI ... Made his first career appearance in a Cavalier uniform when entered the game in UVa's 13-2 victory over Bucknell (2/27) ... Recorded two hits after going 2-4 at the plate with a RBI in Virginia's 6-5 victory over North Carolina (4/21).

Personal & Prep: Lettered twice in baseball at Stratford ... Earned All-District honors, named team MVP and served as team captain ... Lettered four times in tennis where he gathered All-District honors and was named team MVP and team captain ... Member of the National Honor Society (1998-99) ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... 1999 Cum Laude ... Chose UVa for its reputation, location and the people ... Enjoys hunting, fishing, snow skiing and wake boarding ... Son of Steve and Louise Sweet ... Born January 12, 1981 in Houston, Texas.