|High School:||Rancho Bueno Vista HS|
A speedster who is again ready to battle for a starting spot in the outfield with a wealth of Titan outfielders Showed improvement last year both offesively and defensively and was used in a platooning role in the outfield after being used primarily as a pinch runner his freshman year.
Started a career-high 23 games, including 12 of the last 13 down the stretch in the outfield last season, splitting the time between center and right field Was third on the team with a .420 on-base percentage Had six multi-hit games, four with two hits and two with three hits (Jan. 30 vs. Stanford and June 6 vs. Pepperdine) Finished 2004 by hitting safely in 11 out of 12 games including a 10-game hitting streak from May 23 - Jun. 24 Knocked in two runs in a game on five occasions Six of his 15 total RBI came in the postseason Was a strong defensive asset, committing only one error in the outfield Probably had his best game on Jun. 6 in the Super Regional, going 3-for-5 with two RBI while scoring two runs to help eliminate Pepperdine Was 1-for-1 with a run scored from the bench in an elimination game earlier in the day vs. Pepperdine Hit his first career home run (solo) at Fresno State on Mar. 21.
Appeared in more games off the bench (28) than any other Titan Batted .083 (1-for-12) with a pair of RBI Used primarily as a pinch-runner (he scored 13 runs) Picked up his only hit - a pinch-hit single to right field - in the eighth inning of a 13-2 win over UCLA at Goodwin Field on April 15.
RANCHO BUENA VISTA H.S.:
Prepped at Rancho Buena Vista H.S. in Vista, Calif., also the alma mater of former Titan Chris Stringfellow (`99-02) Earned a pair of varsity letters as an outfielder for Coach Steve Hargrave Earned first-team All-Palomar League and second-team All-CIF honors as a senior, when he batted .429, knocked in 21 runs and scored 45 while helping the Longhorns to a 30-4 overall record and CIF and state championships Also drew 24 walks in just over 130 plate appearances to round out his on-base percentage at .541 The speedster set a single-season school record with his 34 stolen bases and is also the career record holder with 53 Batted .278 as a junior Also a second-team all-league pick in football.
Born on Dec. 23, 1983, in Olongapo Bay, Philippines Parents are Robert and Josephine Andrews Has an older brother (Steven) and a younger sister (Melissa) Majoring in business Played last summer with the Highland Park team in the Texas League Says his dad has had the greatest influence on his life Would like to meet Willie Mays - who is the reason he wears No. 24 Was selected by Texas in the 22nd round of the 2002 Major League Baseball first-year player draft Would love to see Hawaii added to future Titan schedules Greatest sports thrill has been the Omaha experience Full name is Robert Earl Andrews Favorites ... Los Angeles Dodgers (team), Dave Roberts (player), Halle Berry (actress), Scarface (movie), baseballamerica.com (web site), Catcher in the Rye (book).