RS JUNIOR (2008)
Chris appeared in 49 games at first base last season for the Panthers making 38 starts...finished fourth on the team with a batting average of .284 on 141 at bats...tied for second on the team with seven home runs...recorded nine multi-hit games, hitting successfully in 50 percent of his games...went 4-for-4 and tallied a career-high four hits and a home run against East Carolina on March 8...tallied two RBI four times during 2008 campaign...scored a career-high three runs in a 25-5 win over Coppin State on May 7.
RS SOPHOMORE (2007)
Chris Warner started 13 games for Pitt in 2007, five in the outfield and eight as a designated hitter, while making appearances in 26 games...batted .224 for the season with 13 hits, including five doubles...notched 11 putouts and one assist without error for a 1.000 fielding percentage...hit 2-3 with a double and one RBI in the Panthers' 5-2 victory over USF on March 17...had a career day at the plate on March 9 in game two of a doubleheader against Lehigh...tallied a career-high three hits in four at bats, while driving in one run and scoring a career-high two runs...also tallied his lone stolen base of the season in that game...notched four multi-hit games in 2007 and three two-game hitting streaks throughout the season.
Warner redshirted the 2006 season. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (2005) Warner played in five games with the Gamecocks as a true freshman, scoring a run in five at-bats...made 11 putouts without an error while playing in the outfield.
Warner played three seasons at Orchard Park High School under coaches Bob Barrows and Jim Gibson, where he broke many of the records set by former major leaguer Dave Hollins...hit .532 with eight homeruns and a school-record 41 hits and 33 runs in his junior season...named the Western New York State player of the year...earned All-Western New York area honors...two-time All-New York state selection.
Born August 29, 1986...son of Jerome and Doreen Warner...has one sister, Kelly (19)...grandfather played in the St. Louis Browns organization...a political science major.
Panthers Sweep Doubleheader, Series with Virginia Tech
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Ninth Inning Comeback Stopped Short at Kent State
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