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Frankie Darden

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Denham Springs, La.

High School:
Denham Springs HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
C

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Frankie Darden

2009: First collegiate appearance came as a defensive replacement against Grambling State (2/20)...In his first at-bat one game later, he drew a walk (2/21)...Served as a pinch runner and later scored in Tech's 16-7 win over Texas Wesleyan (4/21)...Totaled 10 putouts and a perfect fielding percentage (1.000) from the catcher position.

2008: Redshirt season.

High School: Lettered three years for coach Mark Carroll at Denham Springs High School...Named first-team all-state in 2006 and 2007...Earned first-team all-district honors both years as well...Played three years of summer ball for the Louisiana All-Stars in Baton Rouge...Was valedictorian of his high school class.

Personal: Full name is Ruffus Frank Darden IV...Son of Frank and Nancy Darden...Majoring in medical engineering...Born April 10, 1989, in Denham Springs, La.