5 Joe Cook
2010: Started in 41 of his 42 appearances, hitting .279 as a shortstop and third baseman...Eclipsed 100 hits for his career...Was once again among the team's leaders in walks, drawing 20 free passes to tie for third...Struck out just 19 times in a career-high 140 at bats...Led the team with 108 assists...Stole three bases at New Mexico State on March 7, the highest single-game total by a Hawk in 2010.
2009: Started all 38 games he played... Hit .281 with 16 runs batted in on the season...Safe on five of his six stolen base attempts...Ranked second on the squad with 23 bases on balls...Was 4-for-6 with three runs scored on April 19 at Massachusetts...Also scored three runs on March 11 against SIU-Edwardsville... Tied the school record for assists ina game twice, notching nine each in games against NYIT (March 7) and at Lehigh (April 16).
2008: Started 40 games at shortstop and came in off the bench in two others...Hit .285 with a pair of home runs...Scored 31 runs while driving in 25 more...Went 11-of-12 on stolen base attempts...Hit his first career home run on February 24 at William and Mary...Hit another roundtripper in the May 16 win at La Salle...Drove in four runs in an extra-inning loss at La Salle on May 17.
2007: Injured his shoulder in his second game of the season and missed the rest of the year.
High School: An All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference shortstop his senior season at DeMatha, hitting .364...Battled injuries throughout his junior season, but hit .400 as a sophomore...Also played on the freshman basketball team at DeMatha, a national powerhouse in the sport.
Personal: Born on August 14, 1988 to Terry and Karen Cook...Father played basketball at the U.S. Naval Academy, while his uncle played football at the Academy...Brother, Chris, plays baseball at George Mason...Majoring in finance.