Position
Infield
Height
5'11
Weight
185 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
New Iberia, La.
Previous School
El Camino College
B/T
L
High School
Catholic-New Iberia HS

Updated 7/5/05

2005 Season
All-around infielder who started 29 games in 2005 at shortstop … LSU’s leading hitter at the SEC Tournament, batting .500 (4-for-8) with one run … Produced the game-winning hit in both of LSU’s wins at Mississippi State (5/20,22) … Provided a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning at MSU (5/20), which erased a 5-4 deficit and gave the Tigers a 7-5 victory … In the finale at MSU (5/22), smashed a sixth-inning, solo homer that broke a 2-2 tie and proved to be the difference in LSU’s 3-2 win that clinched the West … Batted .400 (6-for-15) in four games against Miss. State and UNO (5/18) with a triple, a homer, four RBI and five runs … Tied a career high with three hits at UNO (5/18); scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 13th after tripling against the Privateers.

2004 Season
Played a vital role as the Tigers’ reserve shortstop, appearing in 32 games with 21 starts … batted .278 (25-for-90) with five doubles, one homer, six RBI and 22 runs … 4-for-6 at Southern (April 20) with four runs scored; led off four straight innings (3rd-6th) with singles and eventually scored each time … first career LSU homer at Central Florida (Feb. 14), a solo blast.

Junior College
Batted .385 with six home runs and 69 RBI at El Camino College.

High School
Lettered four years at Catholic (New Iberia) High School … a 2000 all-state selection and two-time all-district choice … helped lead his team to three district championships … high school teammates with current LSU outfielder Rhett Buteau.

Personal
Full name is Derek K. Hebert … parents are Kevin and Tina Hebert … has two younger sisters, Christina and Cortland, and one younger brother, Colby … hobbies include weightlifting, swimming and surfing … majoring in liberal studies at LSU … born February 5, 1982.

Hebert’s LSU Career Statistics

Year
G-GS
AB
R
H
Avg.
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-SBA
2004
32-21
90
22
25
.278
5
0
1
6
6
18
1-1
2005
47-29
125
20
34
.272
4
2
3
11
11
17
4-4
Totals
79-50
214
42
59
.274
9
2
4
17
17
35
5-5

2005 Season Highs
At-Bats: 6 (at UNO, 5/18)
Hits: 3 (twice; last at UNO, 5/18)
Runs Scored: 3 (vs. UNO, 3/29)
Doubles: 1 (four times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/13)
Triples: 1 (twice; last at UNO, 5/18)
Home Runs: 1 (three times; last at Miss. State, 5/22)
RBI: 2 (three times; last at Miss. State, 5/20)
Stolen Bases: 2 (at Vanderbilt, 5/1)

Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 (twice; last at UNO, 5/18/05)
Hits: 4 (at Southern, 4/20/04)
Runs Scored: 4 (at Southern, 4/20/04)
Doubles: 1 (several occasions; last vs. Tennessee, 5/13/05)
Triples: 1 (twice; last at UNO, 5/18/05)
Home Runs: 1 (four times; last at Miss. State, 5/22/05)
RBI: 2 (three times; last at Miss. State, 5/20/05)
Stolen Bases: 2 (at Vanderbilt, 5/1/05)

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