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1 Caleb Webster

Honors

2018

First Team All-SoCon Media/Coaches

SoCon Player of the Week (April 23)

Academic All-SoCon

2017

SoCon Freshman of the Year

First Team All-SoCon Media/Coaches

Freshman All-SoCon

NCBWA First Team Freshman All-American

Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American

SoCon Player of the Month (March)

SoCon Honor Roll

2018 (Sophomore): First Team All-SoCon at third base … Second on the team with a .380 batting average with 90 hits … Hit seven doubles, a triple and three home runs … Drove in 37 runs and scored 51 runs … Recorded a .417 on-base percentage and stole seven bases … Went 11.9 at bats between strikeouts, ranking as the 38th toughest player to strikeout in the country … Led the team with a .461 average in 21 Southern Conference games … Led the team with 29 multi-hit games … Ended the season on a 21-game hitting streak, tying for the second-longest streak in program history … Drove in multiple runs in 11 games … Hit in the second spot of the lineup for all 54 games … Season-high four hits in the win over Mercer (May 7) … Also had four hits in a 4-for-4 game against Marist (Mar. 3) … Season-high three RBI in four games … Hit a walk off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning in the win over VMI (Mar. 23) … Hit another home run against Elon in the final game of the regular season (May 15) … Hit a home run in the season finale against Western Carolina (May 26) … Season-high five assists against Marist (Mar. 2) … Hits in 45 of 54 games during the season … Ended the season on a 21-game hit streak with 14 multi-hit games … Scored a season-high three runs in three different games.

Freshman: NCBWA First Team Freshman All-American… Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American… Southern Conference Freshman of the Year… First team All-SoCon at third base in both the coaches and media poll… Freshman All-SoCon… SoCon Player of the Month in March... Hit at a .383 average in 51 games, ranking 19th in the nation… Led the team with 14 doubles and struck out just 17 times in 201 at bats… His 11.8 at bats between strikeouts ranked 56th in the country… Drove in 40 runs and swiped two bases… Recorded just three errors while playing third base… Earned a season-high 12 game hit streak and reached base in 20 consecutive games… Recorded 26 multiple hit games including a 5-for-5 performance in his third start of the season against Maryland Eastern Shore (Mar. 5)… Had nine three hit games… Drove in multiple runs in nine games… Drove in a season-high four runs against Maryland Eastern Shore (Mar. 5) and Lafayette Mar. 16)… Hit his first career home run in the first game of the NCAA Clemson Regional… Scored a season-high three runs against Lafayette twice (Mar. 16 and Mar. 18) and Wofford (Apr. 15)... Started UNCG's second-ever triple play against VMI (May 7). 

Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Randleman High School under head coach Jake Smith… Was a three-time All-State, All-County, and All-Conference selection… Twice was Pac 6 Conference Player of the Year… As a senior, hit at a .450 average… Connected on 22 doubles, three triples and seven home runs… Recorded six stolen bases… Led Randleman to a 2015 State Runner-up finish hitting at a .434 average with 12 doubles a triple and three home runs… As a sophomore, hit at a .406 clip, with 13 doubles and a pair of triples… Stole 25 bases in his final two seasons at Randleman.

Personal: Son of Jeff and Leanne Webster… Majoring in pre-kinesiology… Born January, 22, 1997.

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2017.... .383 51-49 201 40 77 14 5 1 40 14 17 2-3
2018.... .380 54-54 237 51 90 7 1 3 37 11 20 7-8
TOTAL... .381 105-103 438 91 167 21 6 4 77 25 37 9-11

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Hits: 5 [t-2nd], Md. Eastern Shore, Mar 05, 2017 
Doubles: 2 [t-5th], Md. Eastern Shore, Mar 05, 2017 ; Elon, Mar 07, 2017 ; Mercer, May 05, 2018 
Triples: 1 [t-5th], 6 times
Home runs: 1, 4 times
Total bases: 7, Md. Eastern Shore, Mar 05, 2017 
RBI: 4, Md. Eastern Shore, Mar 05, 2017 ; Lafayette, Mar 16, 2017 
Runs scored: 3, 6 times
Walks: 3 [t-1st], Md. Eastern Shore, Mar 04, 2017 
Hit by pitch: 1 [t-12th], 6 times
Struck out: 2, 5 times
Sac flies: 2 [t-1st], Princeton, Mar 12, 2017 
Sac bunts: 2 [t-2nd], ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 
At bats: 6 [t-9th], 5 times
Stolen bases: 1, 9 times
Caught stealing: 1 [t-1st], at Western Carolina, Apr 07, 2018 ; vs Furman, May 28, 2017 
Field chances: 6, at Elon, Mar 07, 2018 ; High Point, Mar 27, 2018 ; at VMI, May 06, 2017 
Putouts: 3, Md. Eastern Shore, Mar 05, 2017 
Assists: 6 [t-12th], at Elon, Mar 07, 2018 
 
CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most triple plays turned: t-1st (1)
Highest batting avg.: 6th (.381)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most triple plays turned: t-1st (1 in 2017)
Most ground outs: 3rd (88 in 2018)
Most sacrifice hits: 5th (12 in 2018)
Most hits: 7th (90 in 2018)
Most at bats: t-7th (237 in 2018)
Most sacrifice flies: t-7th (6 in 2017)
Highest batting avg.: 9th (.383 in 2017)
Most triples: t-10th (5 in 2017)
Most times reached on FC: t-10th (11 in 2018)
Most times reached on FC: t-10th (11 in 2017)

Position: Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Randleman, N.C.
High School: Randleman HS
Major: Pre-Kinesiology
Experience: High School