Gary Schoonover Athlete Profile

#8 Gary Schoonover

Position: Shortstop Height: 5-11 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 1985-1988 Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA Last School: Fountain Valley High School



All-America

  • 1987 Converse-AABC Second Team 

Before BYU

All-CIF at Fountain Valley High where he hit a school record .514.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
1985   .346   64  260   70   90   26    0   10    54   146    8   34  14-15
1986   .316   29   98   17   31    7    1    2    19    46   10   20   2
1987   .432   63  259   67  112   34    0   12    60   182   23   28   4-7
1988   .376   60  250   64   94   16    3   14    55   158   24   32   4-5


1985 | Freshman Year

tied a WAC Northern Division record for doubles in a season (26) with Wally Joyner of BYU in 1983 ... 10 RBI in a game vs. Utah tied two others for BYU school record ... five runs scored in that Utah game tied a record with six others ... WAC Player of the Week against Utah.

1987 | Junior Year

Second-team All-American (Converse AABC) and First team All-Region Eight ... set an NCAA record for season doubles (34) ... tied an NCAA record with twho home runs in one inning against New Mexico ... had a 37-game hitting streak through the end of the season ... All-Western Athletic Conference, All-WAC Tournament and All-WAC Eastern Division.

1988 | Senior Year

Drafted by the Atlanta Braves ... Second team All-Western Athletic Conference ... set career record at BYU with 83 doubles