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2014 - Junior: Game-by-Game Stats
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Played two years for the Cavaliers and was a two-time NJCAA All-American, earning a third-team honors in 2012 and 2013 ... Two-time first-team All-Region IV selection ... Drove in 69 RBI in 2013, ranking as the second-highest total in NJCAA Division II baseball ... Hit .381 and led the Cavaliers with 65 hits, 23 doubles and a .529 slugging percentage as a sophomore outfielder ... Also served as the team's closer in 2013, racking up eight saves with a 0.71 ERA ... Hit .397 with 58 RBI as a freshman designated hitter at KCC ... His 127 career RBI rank as the second-most in KCC history ... Also played two years for the Danville Dans in the Prospect League, where he was twice named an All-Star.
Hit .450 as a senior while posting a 4-2 record, 3.45 ERA and 48 strikeouts on the mound ... Named 2010 Commercial-News Baseball Player of the Year as a junior, batting .516 with 41 RBIs and 48 hits and compiling a 9-2 record, 2.02 ERA and 93 strikeouts ... Earned all-county and all-conference honors as a junior and senior ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball and also played basketball, football and golf.
Born Jan. 1, 1993 ... Parents are Darrin and Sheila Fletcher ... Father, Darrin, was an All-American baseball player at Illinois and lettered from 1985-87 before beginning a 13-year MLB career ... Grandfather, Tom, lettered for the Illini in 1962 and reached the MLB ... Has two siblings, a sister, Preslie, and a brother, Koby ... Favorite athlete is LeBron James ... Majoring in communication ... Plans to pursue coaching at the collegiate level following graduation.
Updated December 2013