12 - Eric Oxford
Eric Oxford
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Danvers, Mass.
High School: Danvers
Position: 1B

2009: Started in all 49 games at first base ... Finished the season with a .280 batting average, 36 runs scored, 10 doubles, 10 home runs and 45 RBI in 182 at-bats ... Ranked first on the team offensively in RBIs, homeruns and walks (28) and defensively with 436 putouts ... Led the Patriot League in home runs and ranked third in walks and fifth in RBIs ... Ranked second on the team in runs scored and total bases (91) ... His 10 home runs and 436 putouts rank first in the Holy Cross single-season record books while his 45 RBI rank second ... Also ranks second in the single-season record books after turning a career-high 46 double plays ... Recorded 13 multi-hit contests and had at least one hit in 34 of 49 games played ... Registered 11 games with multiple RBI ... Knocked in a season-high four runs in three contests (Towson, 3/14, Lafayette, 4/18 and Navy, 4/26) ... Hit safely in 11 consecutive contests from April 18-29 ... Went 3-for-4 against Loyola Marymount on Feb. 28 ... Went 3-for-5 in the three games against Massachusetts (3/31), Central Connecticut (4/14) and Navy (4/26), combining for eight RBI ... Recorded his first-ever multi-home run game against Towson (3/14) ... Marked a hit in every game against Patriot League opponents Lafayette and Navy ... Went 2-for-4 with one RBI in the second game against Army in the Patriot League Tournament.

2008: Recipient of the 2008 Ron Soucie Award ... Appeared in 49 games ... Made 38 starts ... Finished the season hitting .325 with 50 hits, 25 RBI, 16 runs scored, 13 doubles and one triple ... Had four stolen bases ... Finished first on the team in batting average and put outs (356) ... Scored two runs in his first collegiate start versus St. Joseph's (3/4) ... Hit a double in the second game at Washington (4/16) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and one run scored versus LeMoyne (3/20) ... Drove in a run against Quinnipiac (3/22) ... Had a RBI versus Connecticut (3/25) ... Went 3-for-6 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in the doubleheader at Lehigh (3/30) ... Hit a triple and drove in a run against Harvard (4/2) ... Had a 2-for-5 performance at the plate with a double, two runs scored and a RBI in the doubleheader versus Army (4/5) ... Hit a double and drove in a run against Northeastern ( 4/8) ... Had five RBI, three doubles and two runs scored in the four-game series at Bucknell (4/12-13) ... Went 2-for-4 including a double and one run scored versus Central Connecticut (4/15) ... Had a 3-for-5 performance with two RBI and one run scored in the second game versus Lafayette (4/20) ... Drove in four runs and hit a double in the doubleheader at Brown (4/23) ... Had five RBI, two doubles and two runs scored in the four-game series at Navy (4/26-27) ... Went 1-for-4 with a double against Assumption (5/1) ... Went 3-for-5 with a run scored in the Patriot League tournament at Navy (5/11).

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity baseball player ... Named captain during his senior year ... Named 2007 Team MVP ... 2007 Northeastern Conference MVP ... A three-year Northeastern Confernce first team All-Star ... Named a Salem News All-Star (2005, 2006) ... 2007 Salem News Baseball Player of the Year ... 2007 Boston Globe All-Scholastic ... 2007 Boston Herald All-Scholastic ... Three year member of the Northeastern Conference championship team ... Received the Mike Corbett Award during his junior year ... Received the Ken Rollins Award during his sophomore year ... Career stats include .362 batting average, five home runs, 60 RBIs, and three total errors ... Recorded a 3-0 pitching record with 1.81 ERA and 25 strikeouts during his senior year ... Member of Lightning Baseball of New England team.

PERSONAL: Son of Bill and Carol Oxford ... Majoring in Sociology.



Oxford’s Career Statistics
Year    GP-S    AB      R       H       AVG.    2B      3B      HR      RBI     BB      SO      SB      
2008    49-38   154     16      50      .325    13      1       0       25      7       23      4
2009    49-49   182     36      51      .280    10      0       10      45      28      31      0
Total   98-87   336     52      101     .303    23      1       10      70      35      54      4