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07/10/2017

Baseball Places Seven Mids on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Born named for third straight season

06/02/2017

Stephen Born Repeats as CoSIDA Academic All-American

Junior outfielder becomes first Midshipmen to repeat national honor since 1986

05/13/2017

Baseball Drops Opener of Patriot League Semifinals to Bucknell

Song holds Bison scoreless through seven innings

05/12/2017

Stephen Born Selected to Academic All-Patriot League Baseball Team

Junior outfielder is a two-time honoree

05/07/2017

Baseball Closes Regular Season with 3-0 Win over Susquehanna

Seven Navy pitchers combine for shutout

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

Career Honors:
• First Team All-Patriot League (2016 - DH)
• Patriot League All-Tournament Team (2016)
• Patriot League Rookie of the Week (4/20/15)
• CoSIDA Academic All-American (2016: 3rd Team-DH)
• Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)

Career Highs:
Runs: 3, three times, MR: vs. Bucknell (5/15/16)
Hits: 4, at Delaware State (4/15/15)
RBI: 5, at Delaware State (4/15/15)
Stolen Bases: 2, vs. Holy Cross (4/3/16)
Hit Streak: 12 games (4/1 - 4/19/15)

2016 (Sophomore) 
• Hit the second-most doubles on the team with 14 and posted the third-best RBI total with 38
• In the Patriot League, finished in the top-10 in five categories: fifth in hits (65), sixth in runs scored (41), sixth in RBIs (38), seventh in doubles (14) and eighth in walks (26)
• Combined for 19 extra-base hits (14-2B, 3-3B, 2-HR)
• Ranked third on the team with 18 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games, respectively
• Hit .278 (10-36) over nine games in the postseason (PL & NCAA) with a home run and four RBIs
• Ended Game One of the Patriot League Championship series versus Holy Cross with a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Mids a 2-1 win
• First home run of the season at North Carolina A&T (2/21)
• Posted a seven-game hitting streak (4/23-5/1) and reached base in 15 straight games (3/27-4/16)
• After reaching .300 on April 10, his batting average never dropped lower than .293 over the final 29 games of 2016
• A consistent middle of the order threat, his longest hitless streak was three games and eight at bats; had hits in 40 of 58 games
• Hit in the 3-4-5 portion of the lineup in 50 of his 55 starts with 38 appearances as DH, 11 in LF and six in RF
• Hit .340 versus LHP, .299 versus RHP and .308 with runners on base

2015 (Freshman)
• Before earning a regular starting role he was a top option off the bench with 14 substitute appearances (second-most on team); played in 34 total games
• Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week on April 20 for five-game set versus Delaware State and Lehigh in which he hit .579 (11-19) with three or more hits in three games, eight RBIs, two doubles and a home run (the first of his career at Lehigh on 4/18)
• Sidelined for three weeks due to an injury in conference play, but came back versus Lafayette in the Patriot League semifinals
• Had eight multi-hit games, including a season-high four at Delaware State (4/15)
• Posted a 12-game hitting streak from April 1 to April 19; raised his batting average from .304 to .439
• Extended streak of reaching base by a game with a walk in game two on April 19
• In 16 of his 20 starts, he found himself hitting in the middle of the batting order; 10 starts as cleanup, three in five-hole and three in six-hole
• Ranked second on the team with a .426 batting average (26-61) against right-handed pitching
• Hit a team-high .421 (16-38) with runners on base, in addition to a .407 mark with runners in scoring position

High School
• Three-year letterwinner at Conestoga High School for head coach John Vogan
• Recognized on the All-Southeastern Pennsylvania first team in 2014, as well as on the All-Central League first team in 2013 and 2014
• Named team MVP in 2014
• Served as team captain as a senior
• Helped Conestoga reach the PIAA Class AAAA state finals in 2014

Personal

• Son of Scott and Meg
• Twin brother, Andrew is a freshman outfielder on the Davidson College baseball team
• Enjoys fishing and kayaking as hobbies
• Member of the National Honor Society and Student United Way
• In addition to his brother, five other teammates at Conestoga are playing D1 baseball: Col. Of Charleston IF Tommy Richter ’18, Georgetown OF Austin Shirley ’18, LIU-Brooklyn IF Andrew Turner ’18, Hofstra LHP Jake Bufo ‘19, Elon IF Ryne Ogren ’19, while SCF Manatee LHP Brendon Little ’19 is a top-rated JuCo prospect


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