Talented athlete who will move into the starting role at the catching position in 2007 ... Played during summer 2005 for the Maxim Yankees in northern California ... Member of the San Diego Show team that won the U.S. Amateur Baseball Federation World Series title (18 and under) in August 2004.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2006
Appeared in 26 games, starting on 15 occasions ... Was behind the plate in 18 contests and was the designated hitter seven times ... Batted .278 in the DH spot (5-for-18) and was 1-for-3 as a pinch hitter ... Was 6-for-15 (.400) with runners in scoring position ... Best day at the plate came against Utah on April 14 when he went 4-for-5 with an RBI and run scored ... Was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in win at Brigham Young on May 13 ... First career home run came at Air Force on May 5...Had a double and scored a run to being SDSU's ninth-inning three-run rally in 4-3 win over Long Beach State on April 11 ... Scored season-high three runs vs. Air Force during MWC Tournament ... Went 5-for-10 with a double, home run, four walks and a sac bunt in his final 15 plate appearances of the season.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2005
SDSU's primary back-up catcher as a freshman ... Appeared in 13 games, starting four times ... Recorded a hit in his first collegiate at bat, that coming in the second contest of the season against number-one ranked Texas ... Second hit came in series finale at New Mexico on May 14 ... Went 1-for-7 in the five league games in which he played.
Four-year varsity baseball letterman at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley, Calif. ... Coached there by Larry Rinehart ... Named to the second team all-East County and all-Grossmont South League squads as a senior ... Batted .343 with 23 runs scored, 29 runs batted in, nine doubles, a triple, five home runs and nine stolen bases ... Selected to play for Team San Diego County in the So Cal Cup Series in January 2004 ... Second-team all-league catcher as a sophomore when he batted .356 ... Honor student four years.
Christopher Ray Anderson was born Oct. 27, 1985, in San Diego ... Son of Gib Anderson ... Interests include computers, baseball and video games ... Favorite athlete is Detroit Tiger catcher Pudge Rodriguez ... Majoring in public administration at SDSU.