Means Joins Dayton Dragons
May 21, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Former Hoosier wide receiver and center fielder Andrew Means has joined the Dayton Dragons, the Cincinnati Reds' Single-A affiliate. The Avon Lake, Ohio, native heads to Dayton after reporting to Cincinnati's extended spring training in Sarasota, Fla., following the NFL Draft.
Means was drafted by the Reds in the 11th round of the 2008 MLB Draft. He topped the Big Ten and was second in the nation with eight triples, while his 72 runs were tops in the conference and placed him 18th nationally in 2008.
He stole 33 bases in 39 attempts, the seventh-highest steal total in school history and the 17th-highest total in the nation. Means was also fourth on the team with a .357 average.
On the football field, Means closed his career with 102 receptions and 1,272 yards to become the 14th Hoosier to reach 100 career catches and 1,000 career yards.
In 2008, he started all 11 games and led the team with 450 yards. Means finished second on the club with 34 receptions and added one touchdown, 40.9 yards per game and 13.2 yards per reception.
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