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Chris Buss
Player Profile:
Chris Buss 1380069
Position: Shortstop
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Rosemount, MN
High School: Rosemount HS


2010: Became the first Monarch to hit two grand slam homers in the same game when he did it at Hofstra on 5-21-10. Knocked in nine runs in that game which was one RBI shy of the school mark and tied the school mark with a perfect 6 for 6 day. Also knocked in six runs in a game vs. Delaware...Named CAA Player of the Week and National Player of the Week on 5-24...Fifth in CAA in doubles...

2009 Played in 38 games with 36 starts mostly at second base...Three hits in a game vs. Rutgers, VCU and UNC Greensboro...Longest hitting streak was six games...

2008 Played in 29 games with 25 starts...Had three hits in a game vs. Maryland...Knocked in three runs in a game vs. VMI and Temple...Longest hitting streak is 7 games...


COLLEGE : Comes to ODU from ECU...Started two games vs Maryland...Had two RBI vs. Duke and UNCW... 


HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, was named Minnesota's BCA/Louisville Slugger State Player-of-the-Year and was selected as Minnesota Baseball's Gatorade Player-of-the-Year in 2006... Named all-district as a junior and senior ... Earned all-state honors his senior year ... Led Rosemount to a state tournament appearance as a junior ... Named to the District 5 2005 National High School Baseball Coaches Association All-District Team as an infielder ... Participated in the 2004 Perfect Game National Showcase in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Garnered Metro West All-Star honors as a senior ... Ranks third all-time in games played (113), fifth all-time in at-bats (351) and ninth in total bases (196) in Minnesota's High School baseball history ... Set the Minnesota state tournament record for most doubles in one game with four ... As a junior was named all-region and was invited to participate in the AFLAC All- American Game and the Goodwill Games ... Led Rosemount to Continental Amateur Baseball World Championship and was named top prospect by Baseball America for the state of Minnesota ... Set a school record for most career hits (141) and finished with a .394 average, 11 homeruns and 79 RBI ... Earned four letters and was a three-time all conference performer for the Rosemount basketball team.


PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher Buss ... Born August 1, 1986 in Burnsville, Minn. ... Son of Dave and Sandy Buss ... Has a younger brother, Matt (21) and a younger sister Julia (18) ... Major: graduated on May 8th. Sports Management...Person in history would most like to meet: Ozzie Smith...Father was a top 20 high school swimmer in the butterfly and breast stroke...Enjoys hunting and fishing...Favorite Sports personality: Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter...

08 29 101 17 26 18 6 1 2 7 24 .257
09 38 144 17 34 14 14 1 0 6 24 .236
10 54 210 30 64 43 22 2 6 16 40 .305
TL 121 455 64 124 75 42 4 8 29 88 .273
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