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Harrison Bader

OF

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Bronxville, N.Y.
Weight
180 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Horace Mann

Major: Telecommunications – Media & Society

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Saw action in all 59 games last season for UF, with 57 starts (35-LF, 22-CF), and led the Gators with a .312 batting average and 15 stolen bases in 21 attempts…Tied Justin Shafer for the team lead with 69 hits and was second on the squad with 37 runs, 17 multiple-hit games and a .371 on-base percentage…Drew 18 walks and chipped in with 10 extra-base hits (seven doubles, two triples and one homer)… Earned a berth on the SEC’s All-Freshman Team…A Gator freshman has now made the team in all six years of head coach Kevin O’Sullivan’s tenure: Josh Adams (2008), Preston Tucker (2009), Nolan Fontana, Brian Johnson, Austin Maddox, Hudson Randall & Mike Zunino (2010), Zack Powers & Karsten Whitson (2011) and Josh Tobias (2012)…Starting all 30 of the Gators’ league contests, Bader ranked second on the squad with a .307 batting average, tied for second on the club with 13 RBI, tied for fourth with 14 runs and led Florida with seven stolen bases in eight attempts…Went 4-for-7 (.571) at the NCAA Bloomington Regional…Raised hitting streak to a career-high nine games by going 2-for-5 against Valparaiso, scored twice and had a stolen base…Began the NCAA Tournament by going 2-for-2 with a sacrifice hit versus Austin Peay…Was 1-for-3 with a theft in his SEC Tournament debut against Texas A&M…Snapped a 2-2 tie with an RBI single in the ninth inning to lift the Gators to a series-opening victory at Georgia…Also contributed a sacrifice fly in that outing…Established a career high by driving in four runs in the romp over Florida A&M, going 2-for-3 in the contest…Turned in a 3-for-4 effort in the 10-inning win against Tennessee that clinched the series…Scored three runs and was 2-for-3 in the 12-1 triumph over No. 25 USF…Was chosen as the SEC Freshman of the Week on April 15 after batting .462 (6-for-13) in the Gators’ 4-0 stretch that included a win at No. 7 Florida State and a sweep of No. 8 South Carolina…Bader hit .444 (4-for-9) in UF’s three victories over the Gamecocks, with a team-leading four RBI and was 2-for-2 on the basepaths…It marked only the fourth time in school history that Florida swept South Carolina in a regular-season series and marked the first time since 2009…Playing left field, Bader went 1-for-3 with two runs and a pair of RBI in Saturday’s finale, with a run-scoring single in the second inning that had given UF a 2-1 lead and also lofted his first career sacrifice fly during the 10-run, sixth-inning outburst that resulted in a 14-5 win...On Friday night, Bader delivered a two-run, two-out single in the eighth inning that turned a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 triumph…In his first visit to Tallahassee, he went 2-for-4 and scored three runs as the Gators downed the Seminoles, 4-3…With the score tied, the rookie led off the ninth inning by reaching second base on an error, took third on a failed pickoff attempt and scored the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly by Josh Tobias…Bader also robbed Florida State of a potential home run at the left-field wall to end the fifth when the contest was deadlocked at 2-2…Blasted his first career homer in the sixth inning during the 7-0 shutout of No. 11 Ole Miss…Batted .385 (5-for-13) on the opening weekend of SEC play versus No. 10 Kentucky, highlighted by a 3-for-4, two-RBI effort in game two…Was 3-for-4 and scored three runs in the front end of the home-and-home series with Jacksonville…Singled and scored twice in his first collegiate game against Duke while playing left field and occupying the leadoff spot.

 

SUMMER: Played for the Lakeshore (Wis.) Chinooks of the Northwoods League last summer along with UF teammate Eric Hanhold…Batted .290 (20-for-69) in 20 games, with 17 runs, 15 walks, 14 RBI, six doubles and three homers…Was 6-for-10 on stolen-base opportunities.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Outfielder from Horace Mann School who played for head coach Neil Berniker…Earned first-team all-region, first-team all-state, first-team all-city and was a member of the 2012 Rawlings Northeast All-Region First Team…Ranked No. 500 by Perfect Game and No. 19 in the state of New York…Was competing in the Perfect Game 18-U Baseball Championship Series National Tournament in July 2012 for the New York Grays and coach David Owens when he met Gator assistant coach Craig Bell…Had an outstanding junior campaign and hit .500 with a slugging percentage of .783 and played flawless defense in the outfield for Horace Mann.

 

BADER’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2013

.312

59-57

221

37

69

7

2

1

22

18

23

15-21

CAREER

.312

59-57

221

37

69

7

2

1

22

18

23

15-21

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2013

.307

30-30

114

14

35

4

1

1

13

8

16

7-8

CAREER

.307

30-30

114

14

35

4

1

1

13

8

16

7-8

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2013

.333

1-1

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1-1

CAREER

.333

1-1

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1-1

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2013

.571

2-2

7

2

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

1-2

CAREER

.571

2-2

7

2

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

1-2

 

BADER'S CAREER HIGHS

At Bats: 7 vs. Missouri (4/20/13)

Runs Scored: 3, 3x, last vs. USF (4/23/13)

Hits: 3, 3x, last vs. Tennessee (4/27/13)

RBI: 4 vs. Florida A&M (5/6/13)

Doubles: 1, 7x, last vs. Georgia (5/16/13)

Triples: 1, 2x, last vs. Kentucky (3/15/13)

Home Runs: 1 vs. Ole Miss (3/30/13)

Walks: 2, 2x, last vs. Florida Atlantic (5/7/13)

Stolen Bases: 2 vs. Georgia Southern (2/20/13)

Hit Streak: 9 games (5/10/13-current)

 

 

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