25 Rutger Bovard
25 Rutger Bovard
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Sr
Hometown: Kent, Wash.
High School: Kentlake HS
Position: CF
Major: Criminal Justice

2008: Was arguably the Pack's top player in 2008, leading the team with a .415 batting average and being named second-team all-RMAC ... Finished the season in the midst of a 24-game hit streak, nine away from the school record of 33 ... Led the ThunderWolves in multi-hit games with 29, including three four-hit games ... Had a monstrous game against Colorado Mines Apr. 27, going 4-for-7 with 7 RBI, slamming two home runs ... Tied for the team lead in steals with 20.

2007: Emerged in the Pack lineup as one of its top hitters, establishing himself as one of the premier top-of-the-lineup hitters in the conference ... Hit .390 in 164 at bats, second on the team ... Boasted 22 multi-hit games in 2007 ... Had a ten-game hitting streak from Mar. 18 through Apr. 9, with six multi-hit games in a row during that span ... Was second on the team with eight steals ... Turned in a 4-for-5 performance Feb. 11 vs. Cal-Poly Pomona.

2006: Batted .320 in 44 games, making 21 starts ... Successful in five of six stolen base attempts ... Knocked in 11 runs while scoring 23 runs, himself ... Also made six appearances on the mound, including two starts.

At Kent Lake HS: Sported a .489 career batting average, a school record ... Named to the First Team All-South Puget Sound League ... Coached at Kent Lake HS by Jeff Koult ... Had a 5-1 record as a pitcher.

Personal: Son of Scott and Yutta Bovard ... Has one sister, Gabrielle ... Majoring in Criminal Justice ... Birthday is August 4 ... Enjoys darts, whiffle ball and weightlifting in his free time.