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Caleb Robinson
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Caleb  Robinson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McLeansville, N.C.

High School:
Eastern Guilford HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 215

Position:
INF


10/11/2017

Catamount Baseball Set for Purple/Gold Fall Series

Three-game intrasquad series opens Wednesday evening

06/02/2017

Catamount Diamond Notes: 2017 Seasonal Wrap-Up

WCU posted a regular season runner-up finish

05/30/2017

Catamount Baseball in the Various Summer Leagues

Seven playing in the Northwoods League; two to the Cape Cod League

05/19/2017

Nail Strikes Out 11 as Catamounts Claim Series at Mercer

WCU takes SoCon series and locks up second-place finish

05/07/2017

Catamount Baseball Claims Series, Splits Senior Day Doubleheader

WCU won first game 10-7; dropped finale, 18-3

2017 (Junior): Played in 55 of WCU’s 56 games on the season, making 54 starts including 40 at first base and 14 as the designated hitter … Also saw time in relief at third base … Finished the season with a .279 batting average with 57 hits including a single-season career-best 14 doubles, a triple, and five home runs … Posted 19 multiple hit games including 18, two-hit outings, while adding 11 multiple RBI games, third on the team … Matched his single-game career-best with four hits in a neutral field win over North Carolina A&T (Feb. 19) … Scored a career-high tying three runs against Kent State (March 17) … Recorded a career-long, eight-game hitting streak to open the month of April … Slumped at the close of the season, finishing with just three hits over his last 30 seasonal at bats (3-for-30, .100) over his last nine games; Summer League: Scheduled to play for the Duluth (Minn.) Huskies of the Northwoods League.

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 60 of the team's 62 games with 50 starts including 46 at third base, five at first base, and four times as the designated hitter ... Batted .298 with 59 hits in 198 at bats, finishing with 16 extra base hits including 10 doubles and six home runs for a .439 slugging percentage ... Finished with 17 multiple hit games including a four-hit outing, while tallying multiple RBI in 11 games ... Set a career-best with four RBI at VMI (April 10) ... Had a strong 11 game run in late April through early May where he batted 21-for-41 (.512) with eight doubles, a triple, and 12 RBI ... Slumped over the last 16 games of the season, batting just .207 (12-for-58) ... Though he struggled with a 3-for-19 (.158) average in the SoCon tournament, drew a team-best eight walks and was hit by a pitch for a .429 average as WCU claimed the tournament title ... Drove in a career-high tying four RBI against the No. 7 national seed, Clemson (June 3) at the NCAA Regional where he batted 4-for-9 (.444) ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.; Summer League: Played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in the Northwoods League ... Ranked second on the team with a .333 batting average over 26 games played ... Recorded 27 hits including seven doubles and two home runs ... Recorded eight, two-hit games ... Had 18 runs scored while driving in 17 ... Drew nine walks and stole three bases, mostly playing at third base.

2015 (Freshman): Played in 33 games with 23 starts, opening the season with three-straight starts as the designated hitter ... Pressed into a starting role after a hand injury to preseason SoCon Player of the Year, 1B Jacob Hoyle, making 18 starts at first with three coming at third base ... Finished his first season batting .233 (21-for-90) with four doubles and a triple ... Tallied four multiple hit games and twice tallied multiple RBi ... Collected his first extra-base hit on a double against Valparaiso (March 2), finishing the game with a career-high four hits ... Hit his first career triple against UNC Asheville (May 2) ... Named to the 2014-15 SoCon Academic Honor Roll Summer League: Appeared in 34 games for the Charlottesville TomSox in the Valley Baseball League ... Recorded a .239 batting average, collecting 28 hits including three doubles, three triples and a home run ... Drove in 16 runs while scoring 11 ... Struck out 34 times with six walks and one HBP ... Recorded six multi-hit games during the summer.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a two-time All-Mid-State 3A Conference selection as a junior and senior ... Was dubbed public school player of the year as a junior, batting .399 with a school single-season RBI record of 35 ... Attended a private school as a sophomore, earning all-conference, all-state and player of the year honors on a state championship team ... Also played basketball as a prep earning all-conference and all-state plaudits.

Personal: Full name is Caleb Daniel Robinson ... Is the son of Daniel and Glenda Robinson ... Has two younger siblings, twin brothers - both of whom are expected to join the WCU Baseball team in the fall of 2016.

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Career Game Highs:
At Bats: 5, three times (MR: APPALACHIAN STATE, 4/21/15)
Hits: 4, twice (MR: vs. North Carolina A&T, 2/19/17)
Runs: 3, five times (MR: KENT STATE, 3/17/17)
Doubles: 2, twice (MR: SAVANNAH STATE, 4/26/17)
RBI: 4, three times (MR: SAVANNAH STATE, 4/25/17)
Walks: 4, vs. Samford - SoCon (5/26/16)
Hitting Streak: 8 games (4/1/17 - 4/14/17))

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