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#7 Grant Dozar
Position: Infield/Catcher
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 178 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Morgan City, La.
High School: Morgan City HS
Major: Finance
Born: 03/05/1990
Grant Dozar Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 10/03/2012

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Presented with the 2012 Skip Bertman Award as the LSU player that best embodies the spirit of the Fighting Tiger program... a member of the 2012 and 2011 SEC Academic Honor Rolls and the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll as a management major.

SENIOR SEASON (2012)
Appeared in 49 games (33 starts), batting .265 (31-for-117) with seven doubles, two triples, three homers, 19 RBI and 23 runs scored ... started 25 games at designated hitter, seven games at first base and one in left field ... led LSU to 4-3, 13-inning win over Ole Miss on May 4 - he hit a game-tying solo HR in the 8th inning and then delivered the game-winning RBI single in the 13th ... launched three-run homer in LSU win over Louisiana-Lafayette (March 28) ... collected three doubles in a two-game span at Tulane (March 6) and vs. Michigan (March 9).

JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
Played in 37 games (17 starts), batting .250 (18-for-72) with three doubles, one triple, two homers, nine RBI, 14 runs and one steal ... started 14 games at first base and three games at catcher ... batted .316 (6-for-19) in his final eight games of the season with two doubles, one triple, two RBI and six runs ... 3-for-4 versus Tennessee (May 14) with one triple ... 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored at Alabama (May 6) ... 3-for-3 versus Southern Miss (April 20) at Zephyr Field in Metairie, La. with a homer and three RBI ... launched a solo home run versus Ole Miss on April 2.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
Played in 35 games (23 starts), batting .277 (26-for-94) with six doubles, one triple, one homer, 16 RBI and 19 runs scored ... started 18 games at third base, three at catcher, one at second base and one at designated hitter ... launched a walk-off solo homer in the bottom of the 14th inning to give LSU a 6-5 win over Alabama on April 18; the homer was his first of the season ... batted .438 (7-for-16) for LSU during a five-game stretch (April 6-11) with two doubles, one triple, six RBI and five runs ... 3-for-4 vs. Alcorn State on April 6 with one double, one triple, three runs and three RBI.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Appeared in 27 games (six starts), batting .265 (9-for-34) with two homers, six RBI and nine runs ... started three games at first base and three games at designated hitter ... launched first career home run - a solo shot - on March 3 at New Orleans ... also unloaded a solo homer on March 7 versus Illinois, a game in which he also scored three runs.

HIGH SCHOOL
Academic All State selection in baseball ... two-time Academic All State choice in football (quarterback) ... three-time all-state selection (2006, 2007, 2008) in baseball ... four-time all-district choice in baseball and three-time all-district selection in football ... two-time district MVP in baseball ... batted .500 in 2008 at Morgan City High with eight homers, 43 RBI, eight triples, nine doubles and 16 steals ... posted a 7-3 mark on the mound in '08 with a 1.25 ERA and 89 Ks in 67.1 innings ... voted 2008 MVP of District 8-4A ... participated in the 2008 Louisiana All Star Baseball Game (West Squad) ... batted .473 in 2007 with four homers, 22 RBI and 16 steals; 6-4 record on the mound with a 2.10 ERA and 83 strikeouts ... earned 2007 Pre-Season All-America recognition.

PERSONAL
Full name is Grant Hover Dozar ... parents are Briant and Laura Dozar ... has two older sisters, Lauren and Allison ... father played baseball at Nicholls State from 1976-80 ... majoring in finance at LSU ... born March 5, 1990.

Dozar's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 four times; last at Florida (4/7/12)
Hits: 3 three times; last vs. Tennessee (5/14/11)
Runs Scored: 3 three times; last vs. Alcorn State (2/18/12)
Doubles: 2 vs. Michigan (3/9/12)
Triples: 1 four times; last vs. Dartmouth (3/2/12)
Home Runs: 1 eight times; last at Ole Miss (5/4/12)
RBI: 3 three times; last vs. UL-Lafayette (3/28/12)

 

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