Preseason All-Southland Conference Second-Team
2006: Third-Team All-Southland Conference ... Played in all 58 games, earning 56 starts ... Hit .356 with 54 runs scored, 80 hits, nine doubles, three triples and 23 runs batted in ... Led the team with 40 walks and a .454 on-base percentage ... Led the team with 17 stolen bases ... In SLC play, batted .336 (42/125) with 24 runs scored, eight doubles, three triples and 15 RBI ... Went 2-for-4 at No. 4-ranked Rice (2/19) ... Was 2-for-3 vs. Michigan State (2/24), 2-for-4 with a run scored vs. Kentucky (2/25) and 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI vs. Arkansas State (2/26) in the Cardinal Classic ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored vs. Houston (2/28) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI at Houston (3/7) ... Was 5-for-10 with four runs scored in doubleheader at Louisiana Tech (3/14) ... Went 6-for-15 with three runs scored and two doubles in three-game series at Texas-Arlington ... Went 8-for-13 with three runs scored, two doubles and three RBI in three-game series at Texas State ... Was 4-for-11 with two runs scored, two doubles and four RBI in three-game series vs. McNeese State ... Went 5-for-16 with five runs scored in SLC Tournament ... Had season-highs of three runs scored three times - vs. Long Beach State (2/17), vs. Louisiana Tech (3/14) and vs. Prairie View A&M (5/12); three hits six times; two doubles twice - at Texas-Arlington (4/8) and at Texas State (4/29) ... Led the team with 27 multi-hit games ... Had four multi-RBI games ... Posted a season-high 11-game hitting streak and enters the 2007 season riding a 5-game hitting streak.
Junior College: Played for Kyle Koehler at Cedar Valley JC ... As a sophomore, hit .414 with a .500 on-base percentage ... Named first-team all-conference ... As a freshman, hit .391 with 51 walks for a .529 on-base percentage ... Named first-team all-conference ... Selected to play in the JUCO all-star game.
High School: Played for Mike Maddox at Jersey Village HS ... Hit .394 and earned first-team all-district honors as a senior ... Named honorable mention all-district as a junior ... Played for the Houston Raiders summer league team.
Personal: Erik Thomas Kanaby was born 7/26/85 in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Philip and Linda Kanaby ... Major is General Studies ... Hobbies are baseball, movies and driving cars.