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#24 Chris O'Dowd
Position: Catcher
Bats: S
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cherry Hills Village, Colo.
High School: Regis Jesuit
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O’Dowd’s Career Statistics
Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2010 .384 36-34 125 32 48 12 1 6 26 80 .640 23 2 19 1 .480 2 3 2-3 167 14 0 1.000
2011 .329 42-42 161 49 53 8 4 7 23 90 .559 21 5 24 0 .422 0 0 9-12 193 23 1 .995
2012 .239 38-37 142 26 34 7 1 1 15 46 .324 16 1 30 1 .321 0 3 8-9 158 11 2 .988
TOTAL  
.315 116-113 428 107 135 27 6 14 64 216 .505 60 8 73 2 .408 2 6 19-24 518 48 3 .995

Selected in the 23rd round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the San Diego Padres (705th overall pick) ... signed with the Padres and was assigned to the Eugene Emeralds in the Short-Season A Northwest League.

JUNIOR (2012)
Led Big Green in stolen bases ... after a slow start, found his groove over final 17 games hitting .300 (18-for-60) with four doubles, a homer, 18 runs and 12 RBIs ... reached base safely in 15 of his last 17 games as well ... went 3-for-4 and blasted the tie-breaking, three-run home run in the eighth of series final at Brown to lift Dartmouth to a 9-5 triumph ... scored three times in the first game of that doubleheader ... also scored three runs at Hartford ... stroked a two-run single that gave the Green the lead of an eventual 4-3 win over Yale ... doubled and scored first run in 2-0 victory against the Bulldogs ... singled twice during five-run fifth-inning at Boston College in 9-6 win ... rapped out three hits in a 12-3 victory at Harvard ... reached base five times in the three games of the Ivy Championship Series.

SOPHOMORE (2011)
All-Ivy honorable mention catcher ... first-team All-New England ... ranked among the top 10 in the Ivy League in nine different offensive categories, leading the league in runs scored (49), tying for third in triples (4) and home runs (7), and ranking fourth in total bases (90) and walks (21) ... led team in runs, homers, walks and stolen bases (9), plus was intentionally walked a team-high four times ... the 49 runs are the third most ever for a Big Green player ... had 16 multi-hit games ... started 33 of the 42 games behind the plate and DHed the other nine ... started the season on a 16-game hit streak, which gave him a 23-game string dating back to the previous year ... reached base safely in 39 of the 42 games ... odd meaningless stat — hit .438 (42-for-96) in odd-numbered innings, but just .169 (11-for-65) in even-numbered innings ... singled twice and walked twice, scoring a career-high four times, in the 19-2 win over Akron ... smacked an extra-base hit in five straight games while in Florida with three doubles and two triples ... first ot three three-hit games came in the 17-2 win over UMBC ... next day launched two four-baggers and drove in a season-high four runs against the Retrievers, his first career mutli-homer game ... homered in three straight games, first in the home opener versus Siena, then both games at Columbia ... went 3-for-4 with a double, run and RBI while registering a career-high 14 putouts in a 4-2 win over Cornell ... walked and scored the winning run in the 10th of the 4-3 victory over Princeton ... reached base four times and scored three runs in the 15-10 win against Boston College ... also had a 12-game hit streak near the end of the season during which he hit .439 (18-for-41) ... collected three hits in the home win over Hartford ... helped the Green finish the season sweep of Harvard with a homer, three runs and two RBIs in the 10-8 triumph ... Cross High-Performance Male Athlete of the Week at Dartmouth after going 8-for-18 (.444) with two doubles, a homer, six runs, three RBIs and three stolen bases in the last week of April ... singled, tripled, walked, stole a base and scored twice in the first game of the Ivy Championship Series at Princeton ... intentionally walked in the eighth inning of the second game of the ICS then immediately scored the winning run on Jason Brooks’ double ... crushed a two-run bomb in the decisive game three.

FRESHMAN (2010)
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Year and All-Ivy Honorable Mention at catcher ... Dartmouth Rookie of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year ... second in the conference in on-base percentage (.480), third in batting average (.384) and sixth in slugging (.664) ... led the team with 17 multi-hit games ... hit .394 (24-for-66) with runners on base, .400 with runners on and two down ... longest hit streak of the season lasted eight games to end April, going 12-for-28 (.429) ... finished the year on a seven-game streak with a .517 average (15-for-29), three doubles, two homers, 13 runs scored and nine RBIs ... terrorized pitchers from the fifth inning on, hitting .533 (32-for-60) with a .628 on-base average ... missed first four games after being diagnosed with mono ... reached base four times in first game with two singles and two walks against Akron ... had multi-hit games in first five contests in which he recorded a hit, including a 4-for-5 day with a walk and three runs in 16-1 romp at Cornell ... became known for clutch hitting after blasting a solo homer in the ninth to tie a game at Princeton, then stroking an RBI double in the 10th to lift Dartmouth to a 5-4 win ... doubled and homered the next game as well against Williams ... drove in nine runs in a five-game stretch starting with that Princeton game, and homered in four of those contests ... sent a two-run homer over the fence against Quinnipiac to tie the game in the sixth ... named the Dartmouth Male Athlete of the Week on April 15 ... came through with a walk-off single in 3-2, 10-inning win over Yale in the series finale ... went 7-for-14 with two doubles, four walks and four RBIs to help the Green win three of four in the crucial series at Brown ... saved best offensive performance for the Ivy Championship Series, going 4-for-4 with a walk, two doubles, a homer, four runs and five RBIs, three coming on the four-bagger to give Dartmouth an 11-9 lead in the game two victory ... chipped in two more hits and a walk while scoring twice in the decisive third game of the ICS ... crushed a three-run jack in the last tune-up before the regionals at Boston College ... went 2-for-5 in each of the three NCAA Regional games at Miami ... scored twice in the 15-9 win over FIU in the regionals.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a 40th-round pick of the Oakland Athletics in the MLB First-Year Player Draft last June ... four-year letterwinner, three-time captain and three-time team MVP for coach Steve Cavnar at Regis Jesuit ... led squad to a 17-4 record and a league championship in senior campaign ... named All-Centennial League First Team three times ... Denver Post 5A All-State honorable mention as a junior and senior ... named a Baseball America Preseason All-American before senior season ... hit .542 in final year with seven jacks and 35 runs scored ... played two years of football as well, serving as a captain as a junior ... first team academic all-state for football and baseball ... selected to try out for the 18U national team ... tresurer for National Honor Society ... president of local FCA.

PERSONAL
Majoring in economics and psychology, minoring in English ... son of Dan and Jackie and has one brother and sister ... born Oct. 4, 1990 in Cleveland, Ohio ... father is the general manager for the Colorado Rockies and played collegiately at Rollins ... avid outdoorsman particularly enjoys fly fishing.

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