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4 Andrew Moritz

Honors

2018

Southern Conference Player of the Year

First Team All-Southern Conference

First Team All-American - ABCA/Rawlings

Second Team All-American - D1Baseball.com

Second Team Google Cloud Academic All-America Named by CoSIDA

Third Team All-American - Baseball America

Third Team All-American - Perfect Game/Rawlings

First Team All-District - ABCA/Rawlings

Drafted in the 6th round of the MLB draft by the Atlanta Braves

SoCon All-Tournament Team

Academic All-SoCon

2017

Academic All-SoCon
CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America
First Team All-Southern Conference
NCAA Clemson Regional All-Tournament Team
Preseason All-Southern Conference Second Team
SoCon Honor Roll
Commissioner's Medal

2016
SoCon All-Freshman Team
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
SoCon Honor Roll
Commissioner's Medal

2018 (Junior): SoCon Player of the Year … First Team All-SoCon … Third Team All-American Baseball America – Perfect Game/Rawlings … Second Team All-Ameircan – DIBaseball.com … Second Team Google Cloud Academic All-America by CoSIDA … ABCA/Rawlings Atlantic All-District … Sixth round draft pick of the Atlanta Braves … Named to the SoCon All-Tournament Team … Third-straight SoCon batting title … School record .428 batting average … School record 10 triples … Drove in a team-high 61 runs and tied for the team-lead with 57 runs scored … 92 hits ranks fifth-most all-time in a single season … .406 career average sets new school record … Started all 54 games in center field … Hit six home runs and seven doubles and led the team with a .637 slugging percentage … Earned a .492 on-base percentage and stole 12 bases … Committed just one error during the year, earning a .991 fielding percentage … Drew 28 walks and struck out just 27 times in 215 at bats … 28 multi-hit games … 19 multi-RBI games … Season-high 16-game hit streak … Reached base in the final 47 games of the season, setting a new school record … Season-high four hits in back-to-back games against ETSU (Apr. 14) and Wake Forest (Apr. 17), finishing 4-for-5 with a pair of triples in both games … Drove in four runs in the win over ETSU (Apr. 14) … Four hits with three RBI and scored three times against Wofford in the SoCon Tournament (May 25) … Scored a season-high three runs in five games … Hit home runs against Oakland (Feb. 20), VMI (Mar. 23), Georgetown (Mar. 29), Wofford (Apr. 28), The Citadel (May 11) and in the SoCon Tournament against Western Carolina (May 23) … Stole a season-high two bases against Tennessee (Feb. 23), Lafayette (Mar. 9) and Georgetown (Mar. 30) … Ended the season with hits in 16 of the last 17 games with eight multi-hit games … Season-high five RBI in the Friday night matchup with The Citadel (May 11).

2017 (Sophomore): Earned the program's first-ever CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America honor… First Team All-Southern Conference… Named to the NCAA Clemson All-Tournament team for his performance in the regional… SoCon Commissioner's Medal after attaining a GPA higher than 3.8... Earned a 20-game hit streak that is tied for third-best in program history… Led the Southern Conference with a .392 average hitting in the third spot of the Spartan order in every game… Scored a season-high 60 runs… 94 hits ranks fourth-best in school history… Led the team with six triples on the season… Hit eight doubles and three home runs… Drove in 38 runs and stole a team-best 16 bases… Ended the season reaching base in 24 consecutive games, tying for 10th all-time…  31 multiple hit games to go with nine multiple-RBI games… Earned a season-high four hits in a perfect 4-for-4 game with two RBI and two runs scored while drawing a walk and reaching base in every plate appearance against The Citadel (May 14)… Drove in a season-high four runs in the nightcap of a doubleheader with Princeton (Mar. 11)… Made ESPN Top ten Plays for a sliding catch on the warning track against Princeton (Mar. 10)… Turned a double play by making a diving catch in the left centerfield gap and threw the runner out attempting to get back to first against Mercer (Apr. 30)… Preserved a Spartan victory by making a leaping catch at the wall in centerfield with two outs and the winning run on base against Wofford (Apr. 15)… Ended the season with hits in 11 of the last 12 games, including one in every game of the Clemson Regional… Went 2-for-5 with three RBI, a run scored and hit his third home run of the season in a victory over Furman in the SoCon Tournament (May 27)… Stole one base in 16 games… Finished the NCAA Clemson Regional 5-for-12 with an RBI, a run scored and two doubles.

2016 (Freshman): Earned 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 … Majoring in accounting … Brother Paul played college baseball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2016.... .400 41-41 165 43 66 11 7 1 33 18 21 8-10
2017.... .392 59-59 240 60 94 8 6 3 38 24 22 16-20
2018.... .428 54-54 215 57 92 7 10 6 61 28 27 12-16
TOTAL... .406 154-154 620 160 252 26 23 10 132 70 70 36-46

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Hits: 4 [t-10th], 6 times
Doubles: 3 [t-1st], North Carolina A&T, Mar 29, 2016 
Triples: 2 [t-1st], ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 ; Wake Forest, Apr 17, 2018 
Home runs: 1, 10 times
Total bases: 8 [t-10th], ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 ; Wake Forest, Apr 17, 2018 
RBI: 5 [t-6th], at The Citadel, May 11, 2018 
Runs scored: 4 [t-4th], at Furman, Apr 17, 2016 ; Michigan State, Feb 25, 2017 ; Lafayette, Mar 16, 2017 
Walks: 3 [t-1st], at Tennessee, Feb 23, 2018 ; Georgetown, Mar 30, 2018 
Hit by pitch: 1 [t-12th], 6 times
Struck out: 3 [t-8th], at Wofford, Apr 27, 2018 
Sac flies: 2 [t-1st], Marist, Mar 18, 2016 
Sac bunts: 1 [t-5th], 16 times
At bats: 6 [t-9th], 4 times
Stolen bases: 2 [t-6th], 4 times
Caught stealing: 1 [t-1st], 10 times
Field chances: 7, ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 
Putouts: 7, ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 
Assists: 1, 8 times
 
CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most hits: 1st (252)
Most triples: 1st (23)
Highest batting avg.: 2nd (.406)
Most runs scored: 2nd (160)
Most runs batted in: 3rd (132)
Most total bases: 3rd (354)
Highest slugging pct.: 4th (.571)
Most stolen base attempts: t-4th (46)
Most stolen bases: t-5th (36)
Most times reached on CI: t-5th (1)
Highest on base pct.: 7th (.466)
Most times caught stealing: 7th (10)
Most times reached on FC: t-9th (25)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Highest batting avg.: 1st (.428 in 2018)
Most triples: 1st (10 in 2018)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2016)
Most triples: t-2nd (7 in 2016)
Most hits: 3rd (94 in 2017)
Highest batting avg.: 4th (.400 in 2016)
Highest slugging pct.: 4th (.637 in 2018)
Most runs batted in: 4th (61 in 2018)
Most total bases: 4th (137 in 2018)
Most triples: t-4th (6 in 2017)
Most times grounded into DP: t-4th (7 in 2017)
Highest on base pct.: 5th (.492 in 2018)
Most at bats: 5th (240 in 2017)
Most hits: 5th (92 in 2018)
Most times reached on CI: t-5th (1 in 2016)
Most games started: t-6th (59 in 2017)
Highest batting avg.: 7th (.392 in 2017)
Most games played: t-7th (59 in 2017)
Most runs scored: t-8th (60 in 2017)
Most ground outs: 9th (73 in 2017)

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