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#9 TJ Spina
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newberry, Fla.
TJ Spina Bio
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2012

2012: Started 50 of the Spartans’ 52 games at shortstop and one at designated hitter … hit most often in the eight and nine spots in the lineup on the way to a .240 average, 41 hits, 23 runs scored and a pair of home runs … racked up the second-most assists for UNCG defensively with 115 … drew a team third-best 19 walks … turned in 11 multiple-hit performances and one multiple-RBI effort … reached base safely in 12-straight games at one point in the season … went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two doubles in the season opener against Delaware State … tallied three hits in games against Penn State (2/25), at Western Carolina (3/24) and versus Wofford (5/13) … posted a season-best three RBI against the Catamounts in the second game of the weekend series. 

Prior to UNCG: Played two seasons at shortstop for Santa Fe College in Alachua, Fla. for coach Johnny Wiggs … was named first-team All-Mid Florida Conference as a freshman … hit .377 as a freshman with eight home runs, 28 RBI and 51 runs scored … hit .275 as a sophomore with 33 RBI and 42 runs scored.

High School:
Earned four varsity letters at Santa Fe High School in Alachua, Fla. for coach Ron Brooks … earned 4A all-state honors as a senior … also named to the all-county squad after his final season with the Raiders … earned first-team all-area honors following his junior year after hitting .463 … helped lead his team to a district championship.

Personal: Todd James Spina … born Nov. 22, 1990 in Newberry, Fla. … son of Michael and Karen Spina … has five siblings, Shawn Holt, Heather Spina, Michele Honeycutt, Kosta Johnson and Michael Spina … brother, Michael, played at Cincinnati and is currently a member of the Oakland Athletics Double-A affiliate … majoring in economics at UNCG.

 


 

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2012.... .240 51-51 171 23 41 8 0 2 13 55 .322 19 5 33 3 .328 3 8 1-4 62 115 16 .917
TOTAL... .240 51-51 171 23 41 8 0 2 13 55 .322 19 5 33 3 .328 3 8 1-4 62 115 16 .917

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 3, Penn State, Feb 25, 2012 ; at Western Carolina, Mar 24, 2012 ; Wofford, May 13, 2012
Doubles: 2, Delaware State, Feb 17, 2012 ; Samford, Mar 10, 2012
Home runs: 1, at Western Carolina, Mar 24, 2012 ; at Appalachian State, May 04, 2012
Total bases: 6, at Western Carolina, Mar 24, 2012
RBI: 3, at Western Carolina, Mar 24, 2012
Runs scored: 3, Delaware State, Feb 17, 2012
Walks: 2, Delaware State, Feb 18, 2012 ; at Appalachian State, May 06, 2012
Hit by pitch: 1, 5 times
Struck out: 3, Radford, Mar 02, 2012 ; at NC State, May 15, 2012
Sac flies: 1, Davidson, Apr 21, 2012 ; at North Carolina, Apr 24, 2012 ; at Elon, Apr 27, 2012
Sac bunts: 1, 8 times
At bats: 5, Eastern Kentucky, Mar 07, 2012 ; at Georgia Southern, Mar 17, 2012 ; Wofford, May 13, 2012
Stolen bases: 1, Davidson, Apr 20, 2012
Caught stealing: 1, at Duke, Apr 10, 2012 ; Davidson, Apr 21, 2012 ; at Georgia Southern, Mar 17, 2012
Field chances: 9, at Appalachian State, May 06, 2012
Putouts: 4, at The Citadel, Apr 13, 2012 ; at Elon, Apr 29, 2012 ; at Appalachian State, May 06, 2012
Assists: 7, at Georgia Southern, Mar 16, 2012
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