JUNE 18, 2004 "It gets my adrenaline rushing, and it livens me up," said Coit, when asked if a standout play in the field carries over to his performance at the plate. "Right now I'm just going up there with good intent, trying to get my timing down and trying to hit line drives and hard ground balls."
Coit appeared in 41 games, making 35 starts ... hit .224 with one home run and 14 runs batted in … also scored 18 runs, had seven doubles and 19 walks, which tied for fourth on the team … had 10 multiple-hit games, including a three-hit effort in a win at Loyola Marymount on Mar. 15 … also posted five games with two runs batted in … had two hits in all three games at New Mexico State (Mar. 18-19), hitting a home run, scoring three times and driving in a pair in game two of a doubleheader on Mar. 19 … scored twice in the first contest on Mar. 19 with two runs batted in and two doubles … finished the series 6-for-14 (.429) with six runs scored, four RBI, two doubles and three walks … also scored twice against UC Riverside.
Made 35 starts and played in 42 games as a true freshman … second on the team with a .356 batting average and nine stolen bases … led squad with three triples … season-best 4-for-5 day with three RBI and game-winning home run in 7-5 victory over UC Irvine (May 2) … season-high eight-game hitting streak (March 20-April 10) included five multi-hit games … had 17 multiple-hit games on the season … scored four runs and was 3-for-4 with a two-run HR in 16-10 defeat of Pepperdine (March 30) … finished the season with at least one run scored in the final eight games and a run in 14 of the final 16 contests … named All-Big West Honorable Mention
GRANITE HILLS HS
Two-sport star for the Eagles … earned three varsity letters in baseball and football … named team captain junior and senior seasons … helped squad to Grossmont South League title in 2002 … named to All-League and All-County First Teams … graduated in 2003.
Born on September 23, 1984 in La Mesa, Calif. … parents are Cheri and Frank Coit … has one older brother, Josh … also recruited by Long Beach State, San Diego State and San Diego … states the best thing about being an athlete is the winning when you are not expected to … lists playing in a seven-day tournament in Canada as his favorite sporting moment … roots for the San Diego Padres and baseball player Marcus Giles … favorites include Mexican food, actor Will Ferrell and 80’s metal bands … majoring in art-graphic design.
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