7 - Marc Tugwell Height: 6-0
    Weight: 190
    Hometown: Springfield, Va.
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Position: Infield photo         One of the best second basemen around ... An outstanding defensive player who is coming off his best offensive season ... Fielded .966, hit .342 and drove in 47 runs as a junior ... Was voted first-team All-BIG EAST in 2002 and was named to the league's 2003 preseason team picked by the coaches ... Also selected to the 2002 All-East Region team by the American Baseball Coaches Association ... Is on the verge of shattering Tech career marks for putouts and assists by a second baseman ... Has started 156 of the 164 games in which he has played for the Hokies ... Combines great hands with good feet and an outstanding arm ... Knows what to do with the baseball ... Turns the double-play ... His .980 fielding average in 2001 was the best for a Tech second baseman in Coach Chuck Hartman's 24 seasons ... Is a real asset to the infield with his ability to play second, third or shortstop ... Will be counted on for another steady year at the plate ... Will also be looked to for continued run production ... Handles the bat well and is a good situational hitter ... Struck out just 17 times in 231 at bats in 2002 ... A key figure in Tech's hopes for the 2003 season ...

    2001-02: Earned All-BIG EAST and All-East Region honors ... Hit safely in 27 of 28 games during one stretch ... Batted .342 for the season and ranked second on the team in hits with 79 ... Played in 56 games, all 56 as the starting second baseman ... Drove in 10 runs during the Hokies' first eight games ... Had home runs in back-to-back games against Western Michigan and Charlotte ... Went 5-for-9 during a two-game series with UNC Wilmington ... Collected four hits and scored four runs in a game against LeMoyne ... Earned conference player of the week honors after hitting .609 (14-23) during a five-game stretch in early April ... Had five-hit games against Charlotte and Villanova during that span ... Went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and a run scored at home against Virginia ... Knocked in five runs in game three against Georgetown with a single, double and home run ... Doubled twice in a win over UVa in Salem ... Posted six RBIs during a three-game sweep of UConn ... Tied for the team lead in stolen bases with 12 in 16 attempts ... Had just one error over the Hokies' last 18 games ... Turned in 22 multiple-hit games ... Hit .375 with runners on base ...

    2000-01: Played in 57 games with 51 starts at second base and two at third base ... Posted a .301 batting average with 27 runs scored and 24 runs batted in ... Contributed 10 doubles and four home runs ... Committed just six errors and posted a .980 fielding mark ... Helped the Hokies turn 63 double plays ... Opened the season with a 3-for-5 performance at Campbell that included two doubles and two runs batted in ... Collected three hits and scored two runs in a loss to Central Michigan ... Earned BIG EAST Player of the Week honors in late March after batting .571 (8-14) during a four-game span ... During that stretch, he was instrumental in a double-header sweep of then No. 8 Notre Dame ... Drove in the game-winning run with a single in the final inning of the first game ... Belted two doubles and a single in the second game ... Was 5-for-8 in those two games ... Also went 3-for-4 with two home runs, three RBIs and three runs scored in a win over St John's that week ... Added a home run and three runs batted in during a home game with Wake Forest ... Had a home run among his three hits against High Point ... Finished with three RBIs in that game ... Turned in nine assists during a win over Old Dominion, just one short of the Tech record for a second baseman ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the first of three games at West Virginia ... Was 4-for-7 with three runs batted in and two runs scored during Tech's two wins over Notre Dame in the BIG EAST tournament ... Saw action at third base in six games ... Played in the Alaska League during the summer ...

    1999-00: Hit .283 with 32 runs batted in and 23 runs scored ... Tied for second on the team in multiple-RBI games with 12 and was third in doubles with 13 ... Batted .349 with runners on base and .700 with the bases loaded ... Committed just two errors in the Hokies' last 15 games and fielded .954 at second base and .946 overall ... Turned in three hits and two RBIs against West Virginia in his second college game ... Went 3-for-3 with two doubles and three runs batted in at George Mason ... Also had a pair of doubles against Liberty ... Belted a two-run homer in a win over Radford ... Contributed six hits and seven RBIs during a three-game sweep of Rhode Island ... Was 6-for-12 in the UMass series ... Collected three hits and three RBIs in a game at James Madison ... Homered to start Tech's comeback-win in the A-10 title game ... Posted 41 starts at second base and six at shortstop ...

    High School: Helped West Springfield to a 56-18 record during his three varsity seasons ... Lettered three years as a shortstop for his dad, Ron ... Batted .432 in 1999 with eight home runs, 26 runs batted in and 26 runs scored ... Named the Patriot District Player of the Year ... Earned first-team all-district and all-region honors ... Also selected second- team all-state ... Carried a .407 batting average as a junior when the team won the Virginia Group AAA championship ... Collected 33 hits and scored 25 runs that season ... Picked first-team all-district and all-region ... Played in the state high school all-star game last summer ... A member of the National Honor Society ...

    Personal: Marc Steven Tugwell ... Born 4/16/81 in Falls Church, VA ... Son of Ron and Peggy Tugwell ... Studying family financial management.

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