GENERAL: Was a three-sport star at El Cerrito High earning eight varsity letters...played four years of baseball under coach Dennis Able as a outfielder and pitcher...lettered in basketball two years for coach Chris Hubert as a forward, and starred on the gridiron for three years as a linebacker and tight end...SOPHOMORE: In baseball was named league MVP...participated in the prestigious Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif...in football earned all-league honors and was awarded the Coaches Award...averaged 10 PPG in basketball...JUNIOR: Participated again in the Area Code games...earned all-league honors on the baseball diamond...football team captain...chosen as one of the top 50 athletes in by West County Times...SENIOR: Named the Pitcher of the Year in his league and all-ACCAL as a utility player...pitched a perfect game and had five home runs at the plate...in football made all-league team on offense as a tight end and as a defensive lineman...also named 2nd team all-West County...was offered a football scholarship by Utah State...honorable mention selection on the hardwood and was co-captain.
MLB Draft: Drafted by Kansas City Royals in 32nd round of 1997 draft.
FRESHMAN (1997-98): Played under head coach Rob Willson...named honorable mention all-league
SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Posted a 8-4 record as team went to regional tournament...named first-team all-league.
JUNIOR (1999-00): Enrolled in August…pitched in 17 games for the Cougars, with two starts...had appearances in four of the team's first five games...first win came in relief against California in Berkeley (March 5), pitching 3.1 innings while allowing three hits...first start for the Cougars was at UC-Santa Barbara (March 14), pitching 3.2 innings and recording one strikeout...his second start against Lewis-Clark State (March 21) was his longest outing, four innings, with no decision...ended the season with 26.2 innings pitched, 15 strikeouts, and an ERA of 8.44…monthly totals: January 0.1i/0-0/0.00, February 2.2i/0-0/13.50, March 13.0i/1-1/6.23., April 9.0i/0-0/6.00, May 1.2i/0-0/32.40...pitching against league opponents: ARIZ 1.2i/0-0/16.20, ASU 1.0i/0-0/0.00, CAL 3.1i/1-0/0.00, OSU 2.0i/0-0/9.00, STAN 2.0i/0-0/0.00, UCLA 2.0i/0-0/0.00, USC (DNP), Washington 3.0i/0-0/18.00.
Donny Ray Davis, Jr.…born 07-17-79 in Oakland, Calif...raised by his grandmother Maple Davis...Father is Donny R. Davis, Sr., and mother Nazzree Davis...three sisters; Virginia Pitre, Verna Abbott, and Norella Abbott...volunteered at a day care service and at the YMCA...awarded the Harvey Salem Physical Education Award and the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athletic Award...played at the same junior college as Justin Cayetano, Van Delos Santos and Mike Knight...pursuing a humanities degree at WSU with a focus on communication and sociology.
YEAR W-L ERA IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BA WP HBP BK GP GS CG SV 2000 1-1 8.44 26.2 39 28 25 16 15 11 1 3 .487 3 9 2 17 2 0 0