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Baseball Opens Patriot League Play with Twinbill Split

Mids win game two, 3-2 after dropping first contest, 10-2


Patriot League Play to Open for Baseball at Bucknell

Mids and Bison played six times in 2017


Navy Heads into Patriot League with 23-5 Win Over Delaware State

Four Mids with three RBIs on Thursday


Navy Knocks Off Maryland Eastern Shore, 13-6

Mids open game with 10 unanswered runs; Elder hurls 6.0 innings in first start of 2018


Navy Sweeps Rider with Sunday Walk-Off

Born drives in game-winning run in the 10th inning

Career Statistics | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Career Honors:
• First Team All-Patriot League (2017 - OF)
• Second Team All-ECAC (2017 - OF)
• Patriot League Player of the Week (3/14/17)
• 2018 Patriot League Preseason Player of the Year 
• 2018 Team Captain

Career Highs:
Runs: 5, vs. Maryland Eastern Shore (3/8/17)
Hits: 4, vs. CCSU (3/12/17)
RBI: 4, vs. Lehigh (4/17/16)
Stolen Bases: 3, vs. Maryland Eastern Shore (3/8/17)
Hit Streak: 9 games, two times, MR: (4/3 - 4/12/17)

Junior (2017):
 Transformed himself from the team’s starting third baseman and nine-hole hitter in 2016 to its leadoff hitter and starting centerfielder in 2017
 Played and started in all 54 games in center field and as the leadoff hitter; posted a .330 batting average, .437 on-base percentage, 56 runs scored, 70 hits, 14 doubles, six triples, 23 RBIs and 16 stolen bases
 Finished the year top five in the Patriot League’s standings for each of the categories, minus doubles (sixth) and RBIs; first in runs, first in triples, second in OBP, second in walks (32), third in SB, third in hits, fifth in BA, fifth in total bases (96)
 In the national rankings, totaled the 16th-most triples, the 32nd-best ratio in the toughest to strike out category (13.3 at bats per strikeout), as well as 36th-best runs/game ratio (1.04/gm)
 Notched 20 multi-hit games (13-2 hits, 6-3 hits and 1-4 hits); had a career-high four hits as part of a 4-4, 3 R, 2 RBI, 2 SB game versus CCSU (3/12)
 Subsequently was named the Patriot League Player of the Week 3/14) as he had a team-high .625 (10-16) batting average with nine runs scored, five stolen bases and three RBIs over four games
 Longest hit streak in 2017 was a nine-game run from Feb. 18 to March 4 and later from April 3 through April 12
 One the team's most consistent threats, reached base in 51 of 54 games, including spans from March 8 to April 2 reached base in 17 straight games (14 hits, 3 walks); starting in game two of April 3 doubleheader started a new streak of 25 straight games (19 hits, 4 walks, 2 HBP)
 Scored a team-high five runs versus Maryland Eastern (March 8); in the same game stole a team-high three bases; cross home for multiple runs in 16 different games
 Hit .451 (46-102) in leadoff situations, while posting a .270 (17-63) average versus LHP, a .356 (53-149) mark against RHP and a .308 (28-91) clip with runners on base

Sophomore (2016):
• Made starts at 3B in all 58 of his appearances
• Second-most steals on the team with nine and third-most walks with 29. Ranked third on the team in on-base percentage (.426) and fifth in batting average (.307)
• In the Patriot League rankings, Knowles’ on-base percentage was third-best and his walk total was fourth
• Had a team-high 14 RBIs in 18 games of regular season Patriot League play
• Trusted with his bat control, he laid down a team-high eight sacrifice bunts
• Struck out just 14 times over 166 at bats for the 78th-best “toughest to strike out” ratio (11.9) in the NCAA Division I
• Recorded multiple hits in 13 games and multiple RBIs in seven contests
• Posted a seven-game hitting streak (4/17-4/27)
• Had five combined hits in the first two games of the NCAA Raleigh Regional in games versus North Carolina State (6/3) and Saint Mary’s (6/4). His three hits against SMC were a career-high
• Recorded his second career home run with an inside-the-park knock versus Central Connecticut (3/5)
• After his batting average dropped to .239 on April 2 he collected hits in 24 of his next 27 games to raise his average to .324 on May 14

Freshman (2015):
• Came off the bench six times early in non-conference play before taking over the starting third base role on March 21 and not missing a game during the second half of the season; eventually ended up with 37 total starts
• Recorded the second-most successful sacrifice bunts in Patriot League with nine
• Strong-armed defender with solid glove, he only was charged with three errors over 20 conference games
• Registered his first career hit, RBI and run versus Coppin State (2/25) in a substitute role
• Collected eight hits over his first two weekend series as a starter against Princeton (3/21-22) and Bucknell (3/28-29) for a .333 batting average (8-24); added three runs scored and two RBIs over that span
• Netted his first career home run with a three-run, inside-the-park knock versus Lafayette in game two of the Patriot League semifinals (5/9)

High School:
• A three-sport athlete at South Kitsap High School; earned three varsity letters in baseball for head coach Marcus Logue, as well as three in football (WR, S) and two in basketball (G)
• Named to the WSBCA Class 4A All-State Second Team in 2014, in addition to his previous honor to the All-Narrows League 4A First Team the same year
• Served as baseball team captain as a senior
• Helped squad to the All-Narrows League title and runner-up at the 4A Washington State Championship game in both 2013 and 2014
• Chosen to the Perfect Game All-West Region honorable mention team in 2014
• Named Male Athlete of the Year at South Kitsap in 2014
• Recognized with the Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete award as a senior

• Son of Mark and Jennifer
• Father, Mark, golfed at Washington State University for four years
• Brother Lucas (Class of 2020) is a pitcher on the baseball team at the University of Washington
• Sister Eva (Class of 2021) is a fellow Midshipman and competes as a member of the cross country and track & field team program at the Naval Academy

• Hobbies include skiing, basketball and golfing
• Participated as a senator in South Kitsap’s student government

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