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Cody Yount
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Cody Yount

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paradise Valley, Ariz.

High School:
Chaparral HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 186

Position:
1B

Experience:
3 VL

Bats/Throws:
L/R

Yount's Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER HIGHS: Hits: 2 (3x), Last: 2/19/11 vs. Eastern Kentucky; Runs: 2, 3/21/09 vs. Chicago State (G2); HR: None; RBI: 2 (2x), Last: 5/25/10 at Long Beach State; SB: 1, 2/22/11 at UCLA; Hitting Streak: 5g, Last: 5/23/10 - 2/18/11.

2011/JUNIOR: Appeared in 21 games for the Waves with six starts split between first base and designated hitter ... Made 12 pinch-hit appearances ... On the season batted .161 with a run, double and three RBI ... Stole his first career base during loss at UCLA (2/22) ... Recorded his third two-hit game in extra-inning triumph vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/19), going 2-for-2 with an eighth-inning RBI single that trimmed the Colonels lead to 8-7 ... Started second game at East Carolina (3/5, G1) as the first baseman and went 1-for-2 with a double, RBI (on a sac bunt) and run scored ... Went 1-for-2 as a reserve first baseman at Santa Barbara (4/19) ... Pepperdine went 4-2 in games in which he started.

2010/FALL: Led all Blue Team batters with a .357 batting average (5-14) during the Pepperdine Fall World Series ... Doubled, scored two runs and drew four walks as his team's first baseman ... Scored one of two runs on Zach Vincej's RBI single during the tiebreaker (11/14) that led to Blue's series victory ... Walked and scored a run during the fourth inning of game one's (11/6) 5-5 tie, scoring on Cody Dickerson's fielder's choice ... Scored game five's (11/14) winning run after being forced home from third on Nate Johnson's walk.

2010/SUMMER: Played for the Springfield (Ill.) Sliders of the Prospect League, which qualified for postseason play after posting the Western Division's best record at 35-19 ... Hit .189 during the regular season with a double, seven RBI and 11 runs scored ... Went 2-for-4 in his lone playoff game ... Recorded multi-hit games vs. Quincy (8/9) and DeKalb County (8/4 & 7/15) ... Drove in a season-high two RBI as part of a 1-for-4 night vs. Terre Haute (6/11).

2010/SOPHOMORE: Earned West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll "Bronze" Honors ... Appeared in 24 of Pepperdine's 54 games, making nine starts as both first baseman and designated hitter ... Batted .300 with three doubles, six RBI and five runs scored ... Totaled 15 bases, walked three times and drove in a pair of runs via sacrifice fly ... Credited with a pair of sacrifice hits at Long Beach State (5/25) that tied a Pepperdine single-game record held by seven dozen current and former Waves ... Went 1-for-2 at the plate vs. the Dirtbags with a career-high two RBI ... Produced a pair of two-hit games vs. UC Santa Barbara (5/11) and San Francisco (5/28) ... Hit .364 (4-for-11) with runners in scoring position ... Batted .625 (5-for-8) when leading off an inning ... Ended year with a modest four-game hitting streak that he'll carry into 2011 ... Streak included a 3-for-6 series vs. San Francisco (5/28-30).

2009/FALL: Went 2-for-7 with a double in the three-game Blue and Orange World Series ... Drew one walk and struck out twice ... Doubled to right in his first at-bat of the series in game one (11/12), leading off the third inning, but was left stranded at third ... On the mound, made a relief appearance in game one and allowed four runs on six hits in 0.2 innings pitched.

2009/SUMMER: Played for the Danville (Ill.) Dans of the Prospect League ... Was teammates with Nate Johnson and Ryan Van Amburg ... Drove in nine runs with all 24 of his base hits going for singles ... Made two appearances on the mound, totaling 1.2 innings of relief and a 0.00 ERA.

2009/FRESHMAN: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned West Coast Conference Commissioner's "Bronze Honors" ... Made 14 appearances with three starts as a freshman for the Waves ... Played both corner infield positions and served as designated hitter when not coming off the bench ... Batted .250 with five RBI and five runs scored ... Singled in his first collegiate at-bat as a pinch hitter vs. Cal State Northridge (2/22) ... Hit .429 (3-for-7) in his role as a pinch hitter and .500 (4-for-8) with runners in scoring position ... Saw a bulk of his work during a four-game series vs. Chicago State (3/20-22) ... Appeared in three games vs. the Cougars and went 2-for-4 with three RBI and four runs scored ... Scored two runs following two walks in game three of the series (3/21, g2) ... Ripped a two-run, pinch-hit single in the first game (3/20) ... Went 1-for-4 with a run scored in a start at San Diego (3/27) ... After starting the year with a .385 batting average (5-for-13), went hitless over his final six appearances (0-for-7) over the season with a base on balls RBI vs. Saint Mary's (4/11).

2008/FALL: Batted .286 (2-for-7) for Blue during the three games of the Blue and Orange World Series with a run scored and a team high four RBI ... Drove in two runs on a hit and sacrifice fly in game 1 (11/12) ... Credited with an RBI off a hit by pitch in game 2 (11/14) ... Played both corner infield positions in game 3 (11/15) with a single and RBI ... Provided a single and sac fly RBI in first game (11/1) of a two-game series vs. Long Beach State ... Plated a second run via sac fly in game 2 (11/9) vs. the Dirtbags.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Chaparral High School in 2008, where he was a two-year varsity letterwinner, pitcher and corner infielder for head coach Jerry Dawson ... Played one year on the junior varsity squad ... Hit .470 with one home run and 18 RBI as a senior, which earned him his second all-region first team and all-state honorable mention citations in as many years ... Batted .395 as a junior ... Helped lead team to a 2008 4A-1 state championship.

CLUB: Competed for the Diamondbacks Scout Team and the East Valley Bulldogs.

PERSONAL: Given name is Cody Clayton Yount ... Nickname is "Younter" ... Son of Larry and Gail Yount ... Brother of Austin, Tatum and Robyn ... Four members of his family have played at the professional level: father Larry (Houston), uncle Robin (Milwaukee), brother Austin (Los Angeles Dodgers) and cousin Dustin (Baltimore) ... Pre-business administration major ... Career goal is to make the big leagues ... Chose Pepperdine for its baseball team, "and a chance to win a national championship."

FAVORITES: Hobbies include snowboarding, going to the beach and golfing ... Favorites include Derek Jeter (pro baseball player), Cleveland Indians (pro baseball team), A Prayer for Owen Meaney (book), Just Friends (movie), Entourage (TV show), Rise Against (musical artist), pizza (food), and football (sport other than baseball).

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