21 - Warren Bates
Warren Bates
Birth Date: 02/12/1984
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200
Hometown: Hammonton, N.J.
High School: Hammonton
Position: 3B
Bats/Throws: R/R
Weapon: Sr.

Warren was often over-looked during his four years as a mainstay in the Engineer lineup, but was unquestionably one of the most consistent performer on the team. A steady defender at his 3rd base position and a solid .400 hitter in 2 of his 4 seasons, Warren is going to be sorely missed at the top of the lineup.

2006: batted 250...1-for-3 (3 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, SB) vs. Wentworth Institute (3/23)...2-for-4 with a run in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Wisconsin Whitewater (3/27)...1-for-3 (2 R, 2 BB, HBP) vs. Hartwick (3/28)...2-for-4 (2 R, 3B, RBI, HBP) vs. Southern Maine 3/29)...combined to go 3-for-9 with a run and 5 RBI vs. Thomas (3/30)...combined to go 3-for-8 (R, 2B, 4 RBI) in a doubleheader vs. Elms (4/1)...2-for-3 with a double in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Coast Guard (4/9)...went 1-for-2 (R, 2 RBI) and laid down two key sacrifice bunts vs. Eastern Nazarene (4/13)...combined to go 2-for-6 (R, RBI, BB) in a conference doubleheader vs. Worcester Polytechnic (4/15)...1-for-2 vs. conference opponent Wheaton (4/18)...2-for-3 (R, 2 2B, RBI) vs. (4/22)...4-for-5 with three runs and a double vs. Bates (4/24).

2005: had a fantastic season in which he led the NEWMAC and the team in batting average (.412)...4th in the conference in RBI's (37)...started in each of Tech's 34 games...led team in hits, (54), runs (31), doubles (10), sacrifice flies (5), games played and started (34), plate appearances (146), and at bats (131)...had 18 multiple hit games...batted .325 and knocked in 10 runs in conference play...combined to go 5-for-9 (4 R, 2 2B, 6 RBI) in a doubleheader vs. Salve Regina (3/22)...3-for-5 (3 R, 2B, 2 RBI) vs. Suffolk (3/31)...combined to go 4-for-7 with a run in a conference doubleheader vs. Coast Guard (4/9)...combined to go 7-for-10 (3 R, 2B, 6 RBI) in a doubleheader vs. Elms (4/10)...went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a conference game vs. Wheaton (4/19)...combined to go 3-for-5 (2 R, 2B, RBI) in a conference doubleheader vs. Springfield (4/25)... 4-for-5 (R, 2B, 3 RBI) vs. Fitchburg State (5/3)...went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI vs. Endicott in the first round of the ECAC tournament (5/20).

2004: named to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team ...ranked 13th in the NEWMAC in batting average (.350) and 5th in triples (.08/game)... appeared and started in each of Tech's 26 games...led team in hits (35), sacrifice flies (2), plate appearances (118), and at bats (100)...2nd in hit by pitches (6)...defensively, led team in assists (73)...led team in on-base percentage during NEWMAC play (.383)...began the season on a 12 game hitting streaking hitting batting .348 during that stretch...2-for-4 with a run vs. conference opponent Babson (3/30)... 4-for-5 (3 R, 3B, 2 RBI) vs. conference for Babson (4/8)...4-for-5 (R, 3B, RBI, BB) vs. Wentworth Institute (4/20)...went 3-for-5 with 3 RBI vs. Springfield in the first round of the NEWMAC tournament...concluded the season in style going 4-for-4 (2 R, 2B, 3 RBI) vs. UMass-Boston (4/30)

2003: posted a .409 batting average while appearing in 19 games and making 19 starts...ranked 4th in the NEWMAC in batting average...ranked third on the team in batting average and RBI (15)...defensively ranked second on the team in assists (39)...at one point recorded a seven game hitting streak posting a .467 average during that stretch (14-for-30)...recorded his first collegiate hit vs. Oberlin (3/25) and posted a 2-for-3 performance that included a triple, two runs, and an RBI...went 2-for-4 with a run and an two RBI in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark (4/12)...combined to go 5-for-8 (R, 2B 2 RBI) in a conference doubleheader vs. Springfield (4/13)...3-for-3 with a run and 3 RBI vs. Nichols (4/16)...combined to go 4-for-8 with an RBI in a conference doubleheader vs. Worcester Polytechnic (4/19)...3-for-5 with a run and an RBI in a first round upset of Babson in the first round of the NEWMAC tournament (4/24).

PERSONAL: son of Warren and Diane Bates...mechanical engineering major with a concentration in finance and economics...born on 2/12/1984...hobbies include hitting .400 and maintaining the best hair on the MIT baseball team...favorite pro team is the Philadelphia Eagles.

HITTING
YearGP-GSAVGABRH2BHRRBIBBSB
200634-34.25013222335022102
200534-34.41213131541013781
200426-26.35010019355018101
200320-18.409661027101512
Totals114-112.3474298214921192296