UNCG Baseball BIO
4 Andrew Moritz


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

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

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.

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