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Andrew Guillotte

School

McNeese State University

Position
Outfielder
Major
Health and Human Performance

Classroom

Andrew Guillotte’s performance on the diamond matches his work ethic in the classroom. Currently boasting a 3.63 GPA in Health and Human Performance, Guillotte is on track to graduate in May 2015. He has been a member of the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll every semester of his collegiate career. Twice he has been a recipient of the Southland Conference All-Academic Award and was named as a first-team selection in 2014. Guillotte received one of the highest honors in the region last season when he was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District VI team and was also named a finalist for the Capital One Academic All-American list.

Character

Andrew Guillotte’s unwavering dedication and love for the game has allowed him to become a natural leader and spokesman for the team throughout his four years at McNeese State. Along with serving on the McNeese Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC), Guillotte has played an integral part by providing advice regarding ways to make McNeese better. A perfect example of a team player that puts the team’s goals ahead of his personal goals, Guillotte has moved defensive positions three times during his time with the Cowboys. Guillotte has exemplified himself as a team player that is willing to do whatever is best for the team. He is always willing to go the extra yard to help others, whether it is his team, coaches, administrative staff or others in the community

Community

In addition to his work in the classroom and on the field, Guillotte is well known in the community as he has volunteered with the Ethel Precht Breast Cancer Walk and the American Heart Association Walk over the last four years. His volunteer work extends into the summer months where he helps coach league teams and also gives lessons to youth throughout the community. He also has served as an ambassador for the McNeese State Rowdy’s Readers program for two years and has been a member of the McNeese SAAC for two years, as well. Guillotte also began participating in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes last season.

Competition

An All-Southland Conference first team and All-Louisiana second team selection, Guillotte has started a program-record 202 games in his McNeese career and has made starts in both the outfield and infield. He boasts a career batting average of .285 with 222 hits in 780 at-bats and has ranked among the top five on the team in batting clips in each of his four seasons. His 71 career stolen bases ranks second on the all-time list for McNeese, and he is seven away from tying for first. Guillotte has improved his batting average every season and has collected at least 30 hits and 15 stolen bases in each of his four seasons for the Cowboys. Last season, he posted his best performance at the plate with a .316 average along with 78 hits, 14 doubles, 17 RBI and 20 stolen bases. His performance in the 2014 Southland Conference Tournament helped lead the Cowboys to a third-best finish in the postseason, and he garnered All-Tournament honors for himself in the process.