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LUBBOCK, Texas. – Andy Jarvis, one of the
top hitters in Oregon State school history, was named the
volunteer assistant for the 2008 season of Texas Tech Baseball earlier today by
head coach Larry Hays.
“We are thrilled to have
Andy join our program,” said Texas Tech Head Coach Larry Hays. “He was an outstanding player at Oregon State and has a great understanding of the
game and we all look forward to what he will bring to our
Jarvis, a native of
Renton, Wash., replaces Lance Brown
who left the program last fall and will serve as the hitting instructor and
coach the outfielders. He comes to Texas
Tech after spending the last three seasons as a baseball and basketball coach at
his alma mater Liberty High School in Renton.
One of the most prolific
hitters in Oregon
State baseball history,
Jarvis ranks in the top 10 in five different career offensive categories. He ranks first all-time at OSU in at-bats
with 725, RBIs with 173 and total bases with 382. His 232 career hits ranks second on the
school list while his 42 doubles is tied for third
After completing his four
year career with the Beavers in 2003, he signed as an undrafted free agent with
the Philadelphia Phillies where he played two seasons in the minor