Brett Pope collected three hits, Nobu Suzuki drove in three in win
2017 (Freshman): Played in 33 games with 19 games among the starting rotation including 17 starts at catcher and two as the designated hitter ... Batted .218 with 19 hits including four for extra bases in 87 trips ... Had a pair of three-game hitting streaks while reaching base in seven-straight ... Recorded five, two-hit games with five multi-RBI games on the season, recording 17 RBI ... Caught four would-be base stealers from behind the plate, adding 17 assists ... Tallied his first collegiate base hit by legging out a double, diving into second base to avoid the tag in a run-down after slipping rounding first base in the season-opener against St. John's (Feb. 17) in tournament play in Myrtle Beach, S.C. ... Posted a career-high three RBI against Marshall (Feb. 25) and at nationally-ranked North Carolina State (March 6) ... His first multi-hit game came in the Keith LeClair Classic against Appalachian State (March 4); Summer League: Played with the Waynesboro (Va.) Generals in the Valley League where he was named a South Division All-Star, scoring an insurance run in the 5-0 South team's victory ... Played in 30 games on the summer with a .279 batting average, collecting 24 hits with two doubles, a triple, and two home runs ... Both drove-in and scored 13 runs.
Career Highs: At Bats: 6, twice (MR: SAVANNAH STATE, 4/25/17) Hits: 2, five times (MR: at Samford, 4/28/17) Runs: 2, at Nebraska (3/11/17) Doubles: 1, three times (MR: at North Carolina State, 3/6/17) Home Runs: 1, KENT STATE (3/18/17) RBI: 3, twice (MR: at North Carolina State, 3/6/17) Walks: 1, five times (MR: at Samford, 4/28//17) Hitting Streak: 3 games, twice (4/25/17 -- 4/28/17)