Floyd Given
Floyd  Given

Rohnert Park, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Cotate HS

Last College:
Sacramento City College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200


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Pepperdine Athletics 2011-12 Year in Review

Eighteen student-athletes earned All-American honors and 51 were all-conference.


Late Comeback Bid Falls Short as Pepperdine Drops 8-7 Decision to Stanford in Regional Final

Waves see season end after 8-7 loss on Sunday of regional action.


Waves Extend Season in Grand Fashion with 8-5 Win Over Fresno State

Matt Forgatch's grand slam in the top of the ninth propelled the Waves over Fresno State.


Waves Defeat Michigan State 6-2 in Game One of the NCAA Regionals

Starting pitcher Jon Moscot finishes his sixth complete game of the season.


No. 24 Waves Ready for Regional Action, Face Michigan State on Friday

Game one of the double-elimination Stanford Regional is set for 1 p.m. PT on ESPN3.com


NCAA Regionals: Pepperdine vs. Michigan State

No. 2 seed Pepperdine vs. No. 3 seed Michigan State Palo Alto Regional Stanford, Calif. June 1, 2012


Pepperdine vs. USD (May 27, 2012)

Waves win 2012 WCC Title May 27, 2012 Pepperdine 5, USD 1 Malibu, Calif. Photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura

Floyd Given Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

2012/SENIOR: Given earned All-WCC honorable mention for the second time in his career ... Batted .282, appearing in 44 games and starting 31, mostly in the outfield or as a designated hitter ... Scored 13 runs and drove in 21 ... Tallied four doubles and two home runs ... Had an on-base percentage of .366 ... Tallied four RBI, a season-high after a 2-for-4 day at Loyola Marymount (5/18) after scoring his second home run of the season .. Drove in three runs on a pinch hit home run at Gonzaga (3/31) .... Finished off the season with four RBI in the NCAA Regionals at Stanford ... Longest hitting streak was four games, May 12 through May 19.

2011/REDSHIRT: Missed entire season due to injury and was granted a redshirt season.

2010/FALL: Did not compete in the Blue and Orange World Series.

2010/SUMMER: Assigned to the Danville (Ill.) Dans of the Prospect League but did not compete.

2010/JUNIOR: WCC Honorable Mention ... Missed final two weeks of the season after suffering a pre-game injury at Cal Poly (5/18) ... Was in the midst of a season-long eight-game hitting streak at time of mishap and had lifted his batting average to .310 ... Went 13-for-30 (.433) during this streak with three doubles, a home run and five RBI, in addition to 10 runs - three of which were scored in a 7-1 win at Saint Mary's (5/7) ... Finished the year with a .308 average (second best on the team) after grounding out in a final pinch-hit appearance at Long Beach State (5/25) ... Totaled three home runs on the season to go with seven doubles, 23 RBI and 21 runs ... Against the WCC, led Pepperdine with a .389 batting average through 15 games and hit home runs at Santa Clara (4/9) and Saint Mary's (5/7) ... Hit his first long ball as a Wave at then-No. 1 LSU (5/6)- a two-run shot that broke the Tigers' bid for a shutout ... Served as the Waves best hitters with runners in scoring position, batting .500 to go along with 12 two-out RBI ... Drove in a season-high two RBI in five contests ... Produced 11 multiple-hit games and tied his career high with three-hit efforts at Santa Clara (4/9), Saint Mary's (5/7) and Loyola Marymount (5/15) ... Played all three games vs. the Gaels and batted .428 against them with five runs, a double, home run and two RBI ... Also enjoyed a productive offensive series at Gonzaga (4/16-18), hitting .455 with three RBI ... Defensively, played 17 games in the outfield and was credited with assists against UC Irvine (3/2) and Cal State Northridge (4/6), in which he threw out a runner at home plate from left field ... Successful on one of two stolen base attempts at second.

2009/FALL: Started all three games for Blue in right field during the Blue and Orange World Series ... Went hitless in four at-bats ... Drew two walks, was hit by a pitch and struck out twice ... Also drove in a run on an RBI grounder in game one (11/12) and provided a sacrifice hit in game two (11/14) ... Allowed two runs to score on a throwing error in which he attempted to throw out a runner at third base ... Gunned down Aaron Gates at home plate in game three (11/15) following Ryan Van Amburg's single to right.

2008-09/FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE: Played two years in the Sacramento City College outfield for head coach Andy McKay ... Won a regional championship and a Big 8 title in 2008, a season in which he batted .343 with four doubles and a home run ... Blasted five home runs as a sophomore in addition to driving in 23 runs and scoring 36 times ... Also drew 33 bases on balls and posted a .429 OBP ... His best performance was a two home run, five RBI inning against Sierra College (3/10/09) ... Drove in five runs the previous game at Cosumnes River on a double and home run.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2007 from Rancho Cotate High School, where he played two seasons each on the varsity and junior varsity teams for head coach Jeff Ogston ... Hit .426 as a senior with 21 runs, 11 stolen bases and a .661 slugging percentage en route to being named to the All-Northbay League and North Coast Section First Teams ... Also helped his team win a share of the NBL Championship in his final season ... Made the all-league second team and was a North Coast Section honorable mention following his junior year ... Made Honor Roll all four years ... Played soccer as a freshman.

CLUB: Played club baseball for the California Rookies and placed first in a 2005 Friendship Series held in Beijing, China.

PERSONAL: Given name is Floyd John Given III ... Born and raised in Rohnert Park, Calif. ... Majoring in economics ... Son of Floyd and Deborah Given ... Brother of Stacy ... Chose Pepperdine for the excellent academics and great baseball tradition.

FAVORITES: J.T. Snow (pro baseball player) ... San Francisco Giants (pro baseball team) ... I Never Had It Made (book) ... For The Love of the Game (movie) ... Crime 360 (TV show) ... Brad Paisley (musical artist) ... Cornish Game Hens (food) ... Hockey (sport other than baseball) ... Lists Lance Armstrong as his sports hero ... Hobbies include swimming and working out.

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