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Scott Madden
Scott Madden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Metairie, La.

High School:
Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
C

Birthdate:
01/06/1982

Experience:
3L

Major:
Finance


2005 (entering CWS): Played in 61 games as a fifth-year senior, including 32 starts as the designated hitter, 15 at first base and 10 behind the plate...leads the team in on-base percentage (.483) while ranking second in hit by pitch (13), fourth in batting average (.353) and walks (37), sixth in hits (66), seventh in RBI (45) and tied for seventh in doubles (11)...leads Conference USA in on-base percentage, tied for seventh in walks, tied for eighth in hit by pitch, and tied for 10th in batting average...fifth on the team with 19 multiple-hit games, including three-hit contests vs. Arizona State (Feb. 19), Marist (March 5) and TCU (May 21)...tied for fifth on the club with 12 multiple-RBI contests, including a season-best four at Saint Louis (May 13)...had a 15-game hitting streak from Feb. 12-March 13 when he hit .424 (25-for-59) with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and 13 RBI...also had a 10-game hitting streak from March 19-April 3 when he hit .400 (14-for-35) with four doubles, a triple and 13 RBI.

NCAA New Orleans Regional: Started the first two games of the regional as the designated hitter before taking game three off...hit .286 (2-for-7) and scored four runs in the three-game sweep...drew three walks and was hit by a pitch to post a .482 on-base percentage.

NCAA New Orleans Super Regional: Played in all three games of the super regional with two starts as the designated hitter...hit .400 (2-for-5) with two doubles and a pair of RBI...drew a key bases-loaded walk in the seventh inning of game two (June 12) and ripped a pair of doubles in the championship game (June 13) 9-6 win over Rice.

2004: Played in 32 games as a redshirt-junior, including eight starts as the designated hitter...made the most of his limited playing time with a career-best five home runs in 46 at-bats...had a hit in three consecutive games from April 4-10, and went 3-for-3 with a home run and a season-best three RBI vs. Cal State Fullerton (6/13) in the NCAA Super Regional...tallied two RBI vs. LSU (4/27) in the Louisiana Superdome courtesy of a two-run homer and at Memphis (5/2), when he hit a two-run single in the top of the eighth to account for the winning runs...saw action as a pinch-hitter in the final two games of the NCAA Oxford Regional, going 1-for-4 with an RBI and a walk...lone hit of the Regional weekend came in the championship game vs. Washington (6/6) with an RBI-single up the middle in the fifth inning...off the diamond, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's List and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2003: Saw action in five games as a junior before severely spraining his right ankle against Southeastern Louisiana (2/25)...hit .250 (1-for-4) for the year, and his lone hit of the season was a two-RBI double against St. Joseph's (2/8) in the second game of the season...played flawless defense with 16 putouts in five games behind the plate...received a medical redshirt...away from the field, earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, Dean's List and Tulane Scholar-Athlete recognition.

2002: Played in 41 games as a sophomore, including 23 starts at catcher and one as the designated hitter...had five multiple-hit games and tallied five multiple-RBI contests, including a three-RBI outing vs. Charlotte (3/17)...had a five-game hitting streak from March 10-17 when he hit .467 (7-for-15) with three doubles, a home run and five RBI...hit first career home run as a starter vs. UCLA (3/2) and added pinch-hit homers vs. Charlotte (3/16) and Louisville (5/4)...off the diamond, earned C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll recognition.

2001: Played in 38 games as a true freshman, including 17 starts at catcher...tallied just four hits in the regular season, but took over as the full-time catcher in the fourth game of the Conference USA Tournament and hit .380 over the final 12 contests...earned C-USA All-Tournament honors after hitting .500 (6-for-12) with four RBI, four runs scored, four walks and a double...also earned All-New Orleans Regional honors after going 5-for-12 with four RBI, four runs scored and a pair of walks...had seven multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI outings...had a five-game hitting streak during the postseason when he hit .550 (11-for-20) from May 19-26...had a career-high three hits vs. Oklahoma State (5/16) during day two of the regional...had a season-best two RBI vs. Memphis (5/19) in the C-USA Tournament, vs. OSU (5/26) in the New Orleans Regional and vs. Stanford (6/8) in the College World Series...off the diamond, earned C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll recognition.

Summer Ball: Played with the Front Royal Cardinals of the Valley League in 2002...started 22 of the 24 games he played, hitting .313 with a .513 slugging percentage, finishing second on the team in doubles and third in home runs (3), and throwing out six baserunners from his catcher's position.

High School: Two-year starter at Jesuit High for coach David Moreau, seeing time at catcher and designated hitter...earned All-District 10-5A and All-Orleans honors as a junior and senior...as a senior, hit .345 with 10 home runs...helped the Blue Jays finish second in the district and advance to the state tournament as a junior after hitting .445 with eight home runs and 60 RBI...had a successful legion career, helping Retif Oil win the district in 1999 and 2000, while the 1999 squad won the Regional Championship...hit .490 with 11 homers with Retif Oil in 2000, including a four-hit showing vs. Fontainebleau to go with three home runs and 10 RBI...off the diamond, was a member of the National Honor Society...received National Merit Commendation and was a two-time District 10-5A All-Academic selection.

Personal: Full name is Scott David Madden...born Jan. 6, 1982 in Metairie, La...son of Randy and Mary Lynn Madden...has one brother, Mark...father, Randy, played baseball at UNO in 1969...completed his degree in business in May 2004 and is currently pursuing a master's degree in finance.