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No. 11 – KYLE FLOQUET

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<2002 ALL-PACIFIC-COAST CONFERENCE FIRST-TEAM SHORTSTOP>

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5-10, 170, Age 20, 2002 Sophomore

Granite Hills High School, El Cajon CA

COLLEGE STATUS: Transfered to San Diego State in Fall 2002

CURRENT: Floquet is a junior at San Diego State, where he will play for future Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn this spring. ... Is expected to start for the Aztecs and is battling for the first-string shortstop job. ... Originally signed an NCAA Division I letter of intent with Sacramento State on May 22, accepting a full scholarship and turning down scholarship offers from NCAA Division I Arkansas-Little Rock and from NAIA power Point Loma Nazarene. ... Received a release from Sac State in early August and enrolled at SDSU.

2002 SEASON: Named to the All-State Community College second team, All-Southern California first team and All-Pacicfic Coast Conference first team for the second straight season. The All-State and All-Southern California selections were made by the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association. The all-conference selection was made by conference coaches. ... The honors all came after Floquet batted .390 in 43 games overall and .404 for 24 Pacific Coast Conference games, both to lead the team for the second straight season. For his two-year Palomar career, Floquet batted .382 in for 340 at-bats in 86 games overall and .390 in 195 at-bats in 49 conference games. ... Constantly stepped it up in big games, batting .467 (14-for-30) in seven games against the five Palomar non-conference opponents that advanced to postseason play – Glendale (three games), Saddleback, Cypress, first-round regional champion Orange Coast and Los Angeles Harbor. ... Also scored 77 runs in two seasons. ... Named PCC Men's Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 14 after going 11-for-18 in four games. .... Saw his streak of 71 consecutive games played over two seasons halted when illness sidelined him for the April 4 game against Southwestern. ... Made a seamless switch from left field, where he was a second-team All-State selection a year ago, to shortstop, his old high school position. ... Played outstanding defense all season, and in an 18-game stretch from March 9 through April 20 made only one error, handling 114 of 115 chances successfully. During that 18-game span, he was a part of 22 double plays, including four against Pacific Coast Conference champion Grossmont on April 20. .... Also made the move from No. 3 in the batting order to leadoff. ... Finished the season with 71 hits, tied for the team lead with Sean Richardson and tied for third on the all-time Palomar single-season list, with consecutive-game hitting streaks of 13 and nine games under his belt. ... Led the team lead in on-base percentage (.451) and tied for second on the team in RBIs (24). ... Also was first on the club in steals (9-for-11), second in runs scored (40), second in walks (17) and led the team with 15 doubles. ... Also was second on the team in extra-base hits. ... Second on the team with 21 multiple-hit games, including a 4-for-4 performance against Southwestern on March 5. Has had three-hit performances against Canada (3-for-4) on Feb. 2, Orange Coast (3-for-5) on Feb. 20, San Diego Mesa (3-for-6) on March 12, Imperial Valley (3-for-5) on April 9, Imperial Valley (3-for-4 and 3-for-4 again) in a doubleheader on April 11 and Mesa (3-for-4) on April 18. ... Floquet's other regular-season multiple-hit games came against Los Angeles Pierce on Feb. 3, Long Beach City College on Feb. 9, Cypress also on Feb. 9, Saddleback on Feb. 10, Imperial Valley on Feb. 23, San Diego City College on March 2, Mesa on March 14, Glendale on March 26, Southwestern on April 8, Grossmont on April 23 and Southwestern on April 30, when he tripled, singled and drove in two runs. Also had multiple-hit performances in two of three games in the Southern California Regionals... Doubled to drive in three runs as he sparked a five-run eighth inning that gave the Comets an 8-7 comeback win over San Diego City on March 23. ... His best defensive games during the regular season came in the 7-4 win over Mesa on March 14, when he made two outstanding plays on double plays, threw a player out at the plate and making a difficult tag in a run-down situation; against Imperial Valley on April 9 when he made a spectacular catch in mid-left field near the line and a spectacular throw; and against Grossmont in the April 20 game, when he handled 9-of-9 chances and took a part in the four double plays. ... Also made a spectacular play to gun down a runner at the plate in the Comets' regular-season finale at Southwestern on May 2. Caught the ball on the grass in left field when a throw from deep right got by the first cutoff man, wheeled and alertly rifled the ball home in the same motion. ... Followed all that with a spectarular performance on defense in the Southern Cal Regional. ... Selected as the shortstop on the Preseason All-Pacific Coast Conference team by San Diego County College Baseball. ... Was selected to play in the Fall State All-Star Game in September but missed the game because of illness.

2002 POSTSEASON: Played spectacularly both offensively and defensively in all three of the Comets' games in the Southern California Regionals. Started the postseason with a bang on May 10 by rocketing a leadoff liner in the top of the first inning at Glendale's third baseman, who barely had time to deflect the ball on a play that went for a double. ... Never let up all weekend. Went 2-for-5 with against Glendale, 2-for-4 with a double in a 15-14 victory over Los Angeles Harbor on May 11 and had an RBI single vs. Glendale, also on May 11, when the Comets were eliminated. ... Continued his reputation for stepping it up against the best teams by hitting safely in all five of his postseason games in two seasons at Palomar and having multiple-hit performances in four of them. ... Batted .474 in postseason play over two seasons, going 9-for-19.

2001 SEASON: Came into his own as a Palomar freshman and was the Comets' leading hitter both for the season with a .374 average and in Pacific Coast Conference games, also with a .374 average. ... Voted to the all-conference first team by PCC coaches. ... Led all outfielders in the conference in votes. ... Also selected to the All-State second team and All-Southern California first team by the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association. ... Floquet finished the season as the third leading hitter in the conference and as the leading hitter among PCC freshmen. ... Had a 17-game hitting streak between March 14 and April 23, when he was held hitless against San Diego Mesa. Began a new streak the following day, also against Mesa, and hit in his last seven straight games and in 24 of his last 25 games. ... Led PCC players in stolen bases with 23 in 26 attempts. ... Moved to fourth on tthe all-time Palomar single-season list. ... Also led the conference in walks and walks-to-strikeout ratio (25-12). ... Tied Ralphie Marin for the team lead in hits (59), which tied him for 10th on the all-time Palomar single-season list through the 2001 season. ... Was second on the team in runs scored (35) and tied for second in doubles (14). ... His .465 on-base percentage led the team, and his .462 slugging percentage was third best on the team. ... Also drove in 23 runs. ... Batted third in the Comets' order.. ... Led the team in multiple-hit games with 17 – against Cochise (Ariz.) on Feb. 2, Canada on Feb. 3, Long Beach City College on Feb. 20, Orange Coast on Feb. 21, San Diego City College on March 2, San Diego City College again on March 15, San Diego Mesa on March 20, San Diego Mesa again on March 22, Southwestern on March 23, Grossmont on March 24, Southwestern on April 3, Moorpark on April 10, Golden West on April 13 and San Diego City College April 17, Imperial Valley on May 1, Cypress on May 11 and San Bernardino Valley on May 12, the last two in the Southern California Regionals. .... Except for a 7-4 loss to Cochise in their season opener and the two Regional games, the Comets won all of the games in which Floquet had multiple hits. ... In a five-game span in March, Floquet went 13-for-18 with three doubles, six runs scored, six RBIs and five steals in five attempts. During that span, he went 3-for-3 in a victory over San Diego City College, was 2-for-3 and 2-4 in a pair of victories over Mesa, 3-4 in a win over Southwestern and 3-4 as the Comets beat Grossmont, 10-4, in an early showdown for the conference lead on March 25. ... Was named Pacific Coast Conference Men's Athlete of the Week for the week that ended March 25. ... Made the Comets' outstanding defensive play of the season on April 28 when he ran fullspeed into the leftfield fence at Grossmont to catch a long drive hit by Josh Thomas, his onetime Pony League All-Star teammate. Was knocked motionless to the ground for several minutes but somehow held onto the ball. ... Batted .418 for the Comets' last 25 games, including multiple-hit performances in 12 of those 25 games. ... Floquet's breakthrough community college game came in a 10-4 victory over then state-ranked Long Beach City College on the road Feb. 20 when he went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, two runs scored, two walks and a stolen base.

2001 POSTSEASON: Went 2-for-3 and walked in the Comets' Southern California Regionals opener against Cypress. ... Came back the following day to go 2-for-4 with an RBI, a walk and his 23rd steal against San Bernardino Valley.

HIGH SCHOOL: Started for three seasons on the varsity at Granite Hills for coach Gordy Thompson and, after Thompson retired, David Dennis. ... As a sophomore, he helped the Eagles to the CIF-San Diego Section Division I championship as their starting third baseman. Granite Hills was ranked No. 1 in the Nation by Baseball America. ... Moved to shortstop for his junior and senior seasons. ... Hit .392 as a junior with 21 RBIs and 13 steals and was a first-team All-Grossmont League South selection. ... Had a 16-game hitting streak as a junior. ... Began a 10-game streak the game after his first streak ended. ... Batted .330 as a senior with 13 stolen bases, again making all-league.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 7, 1981 at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego. ... His father, Bob Floquet, is a high school baseball umpire, high school football official and high school and college basketball official. ... Great-nephew of Bob Muncrief, who pitched in 288 games in 12 years in the Major Leagues with the St. Louis Browns, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees, had a career 3.80 earned run average and appeared in two World Series in which he compiled a 1.04 ERA. Muncrief counted Dizzy Dean, Satchel Paige, Bob Feller, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle among his teammates, finishing his career with the 1951 Yanks. ... Cousin of Brian Smith, who played in the Seattle Mariners organization. ... His uncle held the 100-yard dash record at Morse High School and ran a 9.4 for San Diego City College. ... Mother's name is Cathy. ... Has one brother, Kevin (24), and one sister, Kristi (27).

(Note: Updated 11/16/02. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)

 

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