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Caleb

Webster

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Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Randleman, N.C.
High School: Randleman HS
Major: Pre-Kinesiology
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
•SoCon Player of the Month (March, 2017)
•SoCon First Team All-Conference (Coaches, 2017)
•SoCon All-Freshman Team (Coaches, 2017)
•SoCon First Team All-Conference (Media, 2017)
•SoCon All-Tournament Team (2017)
•SoCon Freshman of the Year (Coaches, 2017)
•SoCon Freshman of the Year (Media, 2017)
•Collegiate Baseball / Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America (2017)
•NCBWA Freshman All-America Team (First Team, 2017)
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2016-17)
•SoCon Preseason First Team (2018)
•SoCon Player of the Week (March 26, 2018)
•SoCon Player of the Week (April 23, 2018)
•SoCon First Team All-Conference (Media, 2018)
•SoCon First Team All-Conference (Coaches, 2018)
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2017-18)
•SoCon Preseason Player of the Year (2019)
•SoCon Preseason First Team (2019)
•SoCon Second Team All-Conference (Coaches, 2019)

JUNIOR (2019): Ended the season ranked in the top five of 13 major statistical categories including runs scored (1st-40), hits (1st-72), RBI (1st-32), doubles (1st-16), total bases (1st-102), hit by pitch (t-2nd-5), batting average (3rd-.327), sacrifice bunts (3rd-5), stolen bases (t-3rd-11), sacrifice flies (t-3rd-3), slugging percentage (4th-.427), on-base percentage (4th-.376) and home runs (t-4th-4) … earned Second Team All-SoCon honors from the league’s coaches … one of four players, along with Josh Madole, Austin Embler and Jacquez Koonce to play all 54 games for the Spartans … enjoyed five hitting streaks of at least five games or more, including a season-long 11-game streak that spanned from May 5 through the final game of the SoCon Baseball Championships on May 24 … opened the season with a pair of multi-hit outings against Quinnipiac as he went 2-for-4 with three runs and an RBI in the opener (Feb. 15) and 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI on Feb. 16, coming through with doubles in each game … enjoyed a pair of two-hit outings against Penn on March 2 and March 4, recording a double in each game … put together a six-game hitting streak between March 9 and March 16 … wrapped up a doubleheader against Princeton (March 10) with two hits in each contest and two RBI in the nightcap … notched his lone triple of the season against N.C. A&T (March 19), capping off the game by going 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI … began his second hitting streak (five games) at Mercer (March 23) … came through with a pair of hits at Mercer (March 24) as he went 2-for-5 with an RBI … had his first four-hit game of the season against Wake Forest (March 26), finishing 4-for-5 from the plate with an RBI and a run scored … capped off the five-game streak with a 2-for-3 outing against Western Carolina (March 30) … opened a seven-game hitting streak with a 2-for-5 performance that included three RBI, two runs a home run and one double against High Point (April 3) … cracked his second home run of the season against Furman (April 6) as he finished 1-for-6 from the plate with a pair of RBI … capped off a two-game series with George Mason (April 14) by finishing 2-for-5 from the plate with a double … started a five-game hitting streak at Elon (April 23) where he was 2-for-5 with a pair of runs … ended the second game of a doubleheader against The Citadel (April 27) by going 4-for-5 from the plate with two double and a pair of runs … ended the series against the Bulldogs (April 28) with a 2-for-4 performance that resulted in two runs and an RBI … began his longest hitting streak of the season (11 games) by finishing 1-for-4 with an RBI at ETSU (May 5) … closed out a meeting at VMI (May 10) by finishing 2-for-5 from the plate … had the first of three multi-hit games, his longest stretch of the season, at VMI (May 12) when he was 3-for-4 with two RBI, one run scored and a home run … ended a win over Winthrop (May 14) by finishing 2-for-5 from the plate … opened the Wofford series by finishing 3-for-4 in a 1-0 shutout of the Terriers (May 16) … ended the regular season with a pair of one-hit games against Wofford (May 17 / May 18) … opened the SoCon Baseball Championships by going 1-for-4 from the plate with a double versus ETSU (May 22) … followed with a 2-for-4 outing versus VMI (May 23) … ended the season with a pair of hits against Mercer (May 24).

SOPHOMORE (2018): 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 (2017): 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 Leanne and Jeff Webster… Majoring in kinesiology… Born January, 22, 1997.

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