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Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Plantation, Fla.
High School: Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy HS


2019 (Freshman): Saw action in 38 of the team’s 53 games on the season including 15 starts – 10 at shortstop, three at second base and twice at third base … Collected 22 hits including four doubles, batting .282 with eight RBI and 15 runs scored … Posted three games with multiple hits including a pair of three-hit outings with one game with multiple RBI … Made his collegiate debut as a pinch-runner in the season-opener against Oakland (Feb. 15), scoring his first run in the eighth inning … Made his first collegiate start in game two against Oakland (Feb. 16) … Collected his first career base hit as a reserve in the eighth inning of game three of the Oakland (Feb. 16) series, registering an RBI on the base knock … Doubled twice for his first two extra-base hits as a part of a career-best three hits and two RBI in a road win at UNCG (March 30) … Delivered a pinch-hit walk-off game-winning single against Wofford (April 6) in WCU’s 4-3 victory  … Named to the 2019 Southern Conference All-Freshman team as selected by the league’s head coaches ... Named to the 2018-19 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Collected honorable mention All-Broward County honors at shortstop as a senior ... Was a part of a state championship team as a sophomore and a national title contender as a junior.

Personal: Full name is Colin Cramer Bertsch ... Was born in Baltimore, Md. ... Is the son of Therese and George Bertsch.

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