19 - Drake Livada
Drake Livada
Height: 6-1
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cape Elizabeth, ME
High School: Cape Elizabeth
Position: 1B
Bats/Throws: R/R
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
2009.... .347 41-40 144 22 50 6 1 4 30 6 20 0-3
TOTAL... .362 87-72 287 44 104 11 1 9 68 13 38 1-5

2009: First-team All-UAA selection... Named UAA Player of the Week, April 21... One of only two players to appear in all 41 games, starting all but one... Started 24 at first base and 16 at designated hitter...Led the Judges with 50 hits, 30 RBI, 70 total bases, 11 extra-base hits, 15 multi-hit games and four home runs (tied)...  Hit .347 and slugged .486, both second on the team... Also second on squad with four sacrifice flies and six games with multiple RBI... Made just four errors in 221 chances at first base... Opened the season with a bang, hitting a two-run triple in his first at-bat, pacing the team to an 11-8 win over Whitworth College, Feb. 19 in Arizona... Finished the game 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored... Hit safely in first eight games of the season, hitting .407 over that stretch... Also drove in runs in each of the squad's first four games... Had back-to-back multi-hit games March 18 at Bridgewater State and March 20 at Rhode Island College... Drove home game-tying run with two outs in the ninth against Salve Regina, March 26, then scored game-winner two batters later... Homered in back-to-back games April 5 and 7... Hit two solo shots, including one as a pinch hitter, losses to Keene State (17-8) and Tufts (4-1)... After going hitless in his next contest to see his average drop to .292, went on a tear over his next seven games... Between April 15 against WPI and April 24 against Endicott, hit safely in his next eight games, including six multi-hit contests, to raise his average 74 points... Batted .558 in that stretch with seven RBI, five runs scored, four doubles and a home run, claiming UAA Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career... Excluding the first and last games of the streak, when he had one hit in each game, had 17 hits in 27 at-bats (.629)... In a double-header with Babson on April 18, went 6-for-10 with four RBI, three doubles and a home run, including the game-winning RBI in the 5-4 victory in game one... Had a career-high four hits, one of two four-hit games for the Judges on the season, in a 9-2 win over UMass-Boston on April 23... Recorded three RBI in 9-2 win over Amherst, April 27... Went deep in the Judges' biggest inning of the season, a nine-run frame against Wheaton College on May 1... 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: History and economics major with business minor... Interned at law firm of Cetrulo and Capone in Boston, summer 2009... 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.