19 - Drake Livada
Drake Livada
Height: 6-1
Weight: 225
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cape Elizabeth, ME
High School: Cape Elizabeth
Position: 3B
Bats/Throws: R/R

2008: Played in 35 games with 31 starts, 20 at first base and 11 at third... Led the squad in batting average (48-125, .384) and tied for team lead with 33 RBI... Finished second with five home runs, a .544 slugging percentage and .401 on-base percentage... Third with 48 hits and 68 total bases... Also had a team-high five sacrifice flies... Topped the Judges with eight multi-RBI games and a 17-game hitting streak that lasted from April 2nd through the 23rd... Thirteen multiple-hit games were third on the team... In his first two at-bats of the season as a pinch hitter during the UAA tournament, drove in three runs and recorded first career extra-base hit with a double... Both came in big Brandeis wins over Case ... Earned his first start of the season against Emory, March 15, and paid off with his first collegiate home run, a three-run blast in the first inning of a 10-7 win over Emory, helping the Judges clinch a share of the UAA title...Next homer came March 27 at Salve Regina, leading off the second inning in an 11-7 win... Produced the game-winning round-tripper when he led off the ninth inning of a 3-2 win over Tufts on April 8... That game was part of a stretch in which he drove in runs in five straight contests... Earned University Athletic Association Player of the Week honors April 21 after a week in which he hit .524 (11-21) with a double, a home run, six RBI and three runs scored... That included a double-header against Bowdoin on April 20 when he went 7-for-8 with two RBI, two runs scored and a homer as the Judges earned a split... Had a career-high five-hit performance against UMass-Boston, April 23, with an RBI and a run scored... Drove in a career-high four runs against Albertus Magnus, April 30, going 2-for-3 with a double... 2007: Appeared in 11 games with one start at first base... Batted .333 (6-18) with five RBI overall... Went 3-7 with three RBI as a pinch hitter...  Drove in two runs on a pinch infield single at UMass-Boston, April 25, an 8-5 victory... Added his third pinch RBI the next day in a 10-1 win over Becker... Also plated runs in back-to-back games against Fitchburg State and WPI... Academic/Extracurricular: Economics major... High School: Native of Cape Elizabeth, Maine... 2006 graduate of Cape Elizabeth High School... Four-year letter winner and starter in both baseball and hockey... Won four state championships with the Capers, three in hockey and one in baseball as a sophomore... Named a second-team All-Western Maine as a sophomore and first-team as a junior at third base... Selected honorable-mention All-State at shortstop as a senior.

 

Livada

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2007.... .333 11-1 18 2 6 0 0 0 5 1 4 0-0
2008.... .384 35-31 125 20 48 5 0 5 33 6 14 1-2
TOTAL... .378 46-32 143 22 54 5 0 5 38 7 18 1-2