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Andy Preston
Andy Preston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hutchinson, Kan.

High School:
Buhler HS

Last College:
Garden City CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
1B

Birthdate:
03/28/1985



SUMMER 2006
Played for the Kenai Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska League, a qualifier in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan. ... was named as a league postseason all-star ... hit .231 for the season with six doubles, one triple and one home run ... scored 12 runs and drove in 11 in 36 games ... posted a .340 on-base percentage ... hit .471 in four games at the NBCWS, collecting eight hits in 17 at-bats and driving in five runs.

BEFORE PURDUE
Played two season at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kan. ... was a two-time All-Jayhawk Conference selection ... hit .368 as a freshman with 14 doubles and 28 RBI ... batted .390 as a sophomore, picking up 64 hits in 51 games ... had 20 doubles and four home runs while scoring 43 runs and driving in 31 ... had a slugging percentage of .585 and an on-base percentage of .495 in his second season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a four-year letterwinner at Buhler High School ... earned all-league honors as a sophomore, junior and senior, and all-state accolades as a junior and senior ... played for the Wichita Sluggers during the summers, claiming team's Outstanding Hitter Award in 2003 and 2004 ... also earned three letters in basketball and two in football.