UNCG Baseball BIO
4 Andrew Moritz


Made SportsCenter Top 10 (3-10-17)

Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
SoCon All-Freshman Team
NCCSIA First Team All-State
SoCon Honor Roll
Commissioners Medal

2016 (Freshman): Earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Status... Southern Conference All-Freshman honors… Started 41 games in centerfield before an injury caused him to miss the final 18 games… Hit for a SoCon-best .400 average… Ended the season tied for 11th in the NCAA with seven triples, despite having played in a minimum eight less games… Seven triples are tied for second-most in a season at UNCG… Went for extra bases 18 times… Drove in 33 runs and scored 43 runs… Recorded a 1.000 fielding percentage on 95 chances, including four outfield assists… 22 multiple hit games… Eight multiple RBI games… Finished 8-for-10 in stolen bases… Reached base in 40 of 41 games played, including ending the season on a 37 game reached base streak… Set school record with a 23 game hit streak (Mar. 16-Apr. 22)… Season high four RBI against Marist (Mar. 19)… Season best 4-for-5 with four runs scored in a seven-inning victory over Furman (Apr. 17)… Earned at least one hit in 10 of 11 SoCon games, including multi-hit contests in eight… Hit his first home run against Wake Forest (Apr. 12)… Season-high two stolen bases against Georgetown (Mar. 24).

High School: Played three seasons of varsity baseball for head coach Danny Hignight at state powerhouse Providence High School … Earned 2015 preseason Second Team All-America honors by Louisville Slugger … Selected to the 2015 Perfect Game All-Atlantic Region honorable mention list … Helped lead the Panthers to the 2015 North Carolina 4A state title as Providence finished with a school-record 31 wins and a No. 21 national ranking … Named to the North Carolina All-State Team and South Meck 8 All-Conference First Team in 2014 … Panthers posted a single-season record 28 wins and reached the semifinals of the North Carolina 4A playoffs … Notched a school single-season record 46 hits last season and was selected to the Charlotte Observer Second Team … Participated in the North Carolina State Games … Competes for the South Charlotte Panthers under head coaches Don Hutchins and Danny Hignight … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the 2012 and 2013 Perfect Game WWBA Championship in East Cobb, Ga. … Helped the Panthers reach the final eight of the 2013 event … Holds the single-season club record for stolen bases with 61 in 2013.

Personal: Andrew James Moritz … Born Dec. 22, 1996 in St. Louis, Mo. … Son of Carl and Susan Moritz … Intends to major in accounting … Brother Paul played college baseball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Position: Outfield
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Providence
Experience: High School