36  Ollie Goulder
Ollie Goulder

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cave Creek, Ariz.

High School:
Cactus Shadows HS

Last College:
Chandler-Gilbert CC

Weight:
205

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R


2010 (Junior): Played in 55 of WCU's 59 games including 54 starts, 52 of which came behind the plate with two starts as the designated hitter ... Finished the season with a .279 batting average including 11 home runs, 11 doubles and one triple ... Tallied 36 RBI ... Caught 18 of 73 runners stealing on the season, catching 25-percent of would-be base stealers ... Was also credited with a team-high five pick offs from behind the dish ... Posted 15 multiple-hit and eight multiple RBI games ... Caught every game for WCU in the Southern Conference Tournament, driving in four runs on five hits including a double and a home run to garner SoCon All-Tournament Team plaudits ... Endured a four-game hitless skid as a part of a 3-for-26 slump at the end of April through early May that dipped his seasonal batting average below .300 ... Was .219 (14-of-64) during the month of May with seven extra base hits including two of his 11 home runs ... Missed the first three games of the season due to an oblique injury, making his debut at Charlotte on Feb. 23 ... Reached safely in 26 of his first 27 games with Western Carolina including tallying hits in 24 of those games ... Tied for the team-best, 12-game hitting streak in late March through mid-April ... Is scheduled to play summer baseball with the Hays Larks of the Jayhawk League..

Prior to Western: Spent two seasons at highly prestigous Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Ariz., which highly touted players such as the Baltimore Orioles' Denis Sarfate and the Colorado Rockies Eric Young, Jr. ... Collected four home runs and hit .315 for the Coyotes during his senior season ... Earned Most Valuable Player of the Year honors for CGCC during his senior season.

High School: Earned Wells-Fargo II All-Conference Honors for three consecutive years at Cactus Shadows High School in Cave Creek, Ariz. ... Earned Offensive Player of the Year and team MVP during his somophore and senior season ... Earned Defensive Player of the Year during his junior campaign ... Hit over .350 in all three years at Cactus Shadows ... Inculding a career-high .452 with nine home runs during his senior season as he helped lead the team to an Arizona 4-A II State Championship.

Personal: Full name is Ollie P. Goulder ... Son of Andrew and Charlotte Goulder ... Has three brothers who are actively playing baseball ... Albie, played four seasons at Louisiana Tech before being drafted in the 15th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2008 ... Jake is currently playing at Chandler-Gilbert Community College ... Jackson is currently playing at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

Career Game Highs:
At Bats: 6, FURMAN (5/10/10)
Hits: 3, NEW YORK TECH (4/3/10)
Runs: 3, HIGH POINT (3/31/10)
Doubles: 2, at Elon (4/18/10)
Triples: 1, SIU-EDWARDSVILLE (3/9/10)
Home Runs: 2, twice (MR: NEW YORK TECH, 4/3/10)
RBI: 4, EASTERN KENTUCKY (2/28/10)
Walks: 3, twice (MR: DAVIDSON, 5/20/10)
HBP: 2, twice (MR: vs. College of Charleston, 5/27/10)
Stolen Bases: 1, twice (MR: DAVIDSON, 5/21/10)
Hitting Streak: 12 (3/21/10 - 4/11/10)

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