2005 Outlook on Hart: Voted 2005 team captain by his teammates at the conclusion of fall workouts...Poised for a breakout senior campaign... Impressed the coaches in the fall with his desire to excel...Has much improved strike zone discipline which should help him cut down on strikeouts and hit for a higher average... Has power potential and exceptional arm strength and speed in the outfield...Top returning home run threat.
2004: Took over as the every day right fielder in 2004...Started in 52 of 53 games he saw action in, including each of the first 44 games...Hit .280 with 28 runs and six doubles...Fourth on the squad with 54 hits...Second with 10 stolen bases...16 multiple hit performances and four multi-RBI games...Tied a C-USA Tournament record with his team-high five and two solo homers vs. Southern Miss in the opening round of the tournament...Had three RBI in the 10-5 win...Blasted lead-off home run in the Nat Buring season opener vs. UAB...Posted 13 assists from his right field position, including two back-to-back innings against Kentucky...Slammed a career-high seven round-trippers and drove in 16 runs as a junior...Hit safely in five of the Tigers' first six games...3-for-4 with three runs scored in win versus ECU...Tied career-long five-game hitting on two occasions... Broke school record for single season strikeouts with 67.
2003: Platoon outfielder started 29 games...Belted six home runs and drove in 13 runs...Drove in the game winning-run in two of the Tigers' first three wins...His first -career home run lifted the Tigers to a 14-6 victory over Southeast Missouri State...Drove in a season-high three runs twice, including his only home run in league play, a three-run blast against Southern Miss...Had a career-high four hits in a 4-for-4 effort against UT-Martin... Put together a career-long hitting streak of five games...Was caught stealing only once in eight attempts... Did not commit an error in 53 chances in the outfield... Tied for the team-lead with six outfield assists.
2002: A hamstring injury kept him out of the lineup early in the season...Still managed to start 14 contests, including 11 in C -USA play after making his debut on April 10 against Austin Peay...Hit safely in his first five games, including a 2-for-4 effort in a 10-5 win over Murray State where he had his first career double and triple...Went 5-for-10 in the Saint Louis series and scored a pair of runs.
Prep: Lettered three years for Coach Skip Blythe at Cordova High...Named All-Area and All-Region as a senior...Also lettered three years for Coach Steve Casell's football team at Cordova and was name All-Region.