Position
Outfield
Height
6'3
Weight
225 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Bakersfield, Calif.
Previous School
Bakersfield CC
B/T
R
High School
Stockdale HS

Powerful hitter who is projected as the full-time right fielder this season after playing as a part-time starter in 2001 … hit .345 (10-for-29) in LSU?s 2001 fall intra-squad games with two doubles, two triples and four RBI … selected in the 46th round by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2001 major league draft. 

2001 Season: Appeared in 38 games (21 starts), batting .338 (27-for-80) with seven doubles, one triple, three homers and 16 RBI … batted .310 (9-for-29) on the year with runners in scoring position … hit .367 (11-for-30) in SEC games with four doubles, one homer and 10 RBI … 2-for-8 in the NCAA Super Regional vs. Tulane … 0-for-3 in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional … 3-for-7 in the SEC Tournament with one homer, one RBI and three runs scored … for the entire post-season, batted .278 (5-for-18) with one homer, one RBI and four runs scored … delivered solo homer in SEC Tournament win over Ole Miss (May 19) … 3-for-4 — including first career LSU homer — with two RBI in Feb. 24 win over Duquesne … launched a pinch-hit, three-run homer vs. Ole Miss (April 13) … also collected three RBI in win over Florida (March 18). 

Junior College: Batted .385 in 2000 at Bakersfield Community College with 11 homers, 51 RBI and 31 stolen bases … named an all-American in the California Community College league. 

High School: Lettered two years in baseball (shortstop), one in football (tight end) and three in soccer (forward) at Stockdale High School in Bakersfield … earned all-area honors in baseball, soccer and football … was named the Kern County male student-athlete of the year. 

Personal: Full name is Sean Reed Barker … parents are William and Denise Barker … has one younger brother and one younger sister … interests include camping, reading and cooking … credits his father with having the greatest influence upon his athletic career … majoring in communication disorders … born May 26, 1980.

Barker?s LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 vs. Duquesne (2/2501)
Hits: 3 vs. Duquesne (2/24/01)
Runs Scored: 2 (five times)
Doubles: 1 (several times)
Triples: 1 vs. Duquesne (2/25/01)
Home Runs: 1 (three times)
RBI: 3 (two times)
Stolen Bases: 1 (three times)

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