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2016-17 Navy Athletics Season In Review

Overall Record: 306-185-6 (.622)


Travis Blue Named to ABCA All-East Regional Second Team

Senior shortstop has earned accolades from ABCA, ECAC & Patriot League


Four Mids Selected to All-ECAC Baseball Second Team

Blue, Condry, Knowles and Saile earn accolades


Navy's Baseball Season Concludes in Patriot League Semifinals

Mids fall to Bison 5-0 and end 2017 season with 37-17 record


Baseball Drops Opener of Patriot League Semifinals to Bucknell

Song holds Bison scoreless through seven innings


Army - Navy Baseball Series, April 26-27

Army and Navy battle for the N Star in Annapolis.


Navy vs. Quinnipiac Series, March 14-15

Mids host the Bobcats on the weekend of March 14-15


Navy vs. Washington College, March 10

Mids host the Shoremen of Washington College in early season non-conference action

Career Statistics | Game-by-Game Statistics: 20142015 | 2016 

Career Honors:
• First Team All-Patriot League (2014 - SS)
• Patriot League Player of the Week (3/14/16)
• Patriot League Rookie of the Week (2/18/14, 3/17/14 & 4/14/14)

Career Highs:
Runs: 4, vs. Coppin State (2/25/15)
Hits: 4, at Lehigh (4/18/15)
RBI: 4, two times, MR: vs. Yale (3/13/16)
Stolen Bases: 3, vs. Coppin State (4/1/15)
Hit Streak: 11 games (2/28 - 3/16/16)

2016 (Junior)
• Played and started in all 60 of Navy’s games as the shortstop; setting a new single-season program record with Sean Trent
• Named Patriot League Player of the Week on March 14 after a five-game stretch, where he went 10-for-20 at the plate for a .500 batting average with five runs scored and eight RBIs. In each of his five games he recorded two hits and in four of the five he had RBIs.
• Broke through power-wise with 19 extra-base hits (12-2B, 6-3B, 1-HR) after 14 total over first two seasons
• Finished top-10 in the Patriot League in five categories: second in triples (6), fourth in runs (43), fourth in RBIs (40), fourth in walks (29) and ninth in hits (61); his triples total was 22nd-best in NCAA Division I
• Set a career-high with four RBIs at North Carolina A&T (2/20) and versus Yale (3/13)
• On the strength of a career-long 11-game hit streak (2/28-3/16) saw his batting average peak to .379
• Hit his first career home run at Bucknell (4/30-Gm2)
• Other season-highs include three hits (twice), three runs scored (three times), two doubles at North Carolina A&T (2/20) and two triples versus Delaware State (3/2) 
• Finished with 17 multi-hit and 10 multi-RBI games
• Defensively, had a hand in 30 turned double plays

2015 (Sophomore)
• Played and started all 57 games as team’s shortstop
• Team leader with 41 walks; drew multiple free passes on eight occasions, including five against Coppin State (2/25); led Patriot League and ranked 43rd nationally
• Consistent run scorer as he never went more than two games from Feb. 13 to April 18 without scoring at least once; tied for second overall in the Patriot League with 43 total runs scored
• Swiped a career-high three bases versus Coppin State (4/1); tied for seventh-most in Patriot League with 11 total steals
• Following a 6-13 series versus Princeton (3/21-22), he raised his batting average to a season-high .277
• Best Patriot League series was at Lehigh (4/18-19) as he went 6-12, including a 4-5, two-run, two-double, three-RBI effort in game two of weekend set
• Had eight multi-hit games, including a career-high four against Coppin State (2/25)
• On defense had a season-high eight fielding assists versus NYIT (3/15); led the Patriot League with 161 assists

2014 (Freshman)
• Finished 17th in the Patriot League in batting average (.284), ninth in hits (50), eighth in RBIs (26)
• Scored the second-most runs on the Mids with 27 … Laid down six successful sacrifice bunts to rank second … Posted third highest walk total with 18
• One of five Mids to play and start in all 51 games
• Had 14 games with multiple hits
• Recorded third-longest hit streak on squad as he went 10 straight games with a hit from April 6 (Gm2) through April 19 (Gm2); raised batting average from .248 to .281 during span
• Started career fast with a 16-game streak of reaching safely from March 1 (Gm1) through March 23 (G1)
• Only had a batting average under .270 for nine games in 2014
• Hit .304 with 14 runs scored and 14 RBIs in 22 games from the second position in batting order
• Hit .328 with runners in scoring position
• Never went more than one game without getting a hit, base on balls or HBP; of his 17 hitless games, 10 times he reached via a walk or hit by pitch
• Consistent fielding shortstop he was charged with just six errors out of 210 chances for a .971 fielding percentage

High School:

• Varsity letterwinner at Orange Lutheran High School for Head Coach Eric Borba
• Named to the Trinity League’s All-League First-Team in 2013
• Orange Lutheran won the Trinity League in 2012 with a 19-1 record

• Son of Doug and Raeann
• Enjoys golfing, being at the beach and spending time on the water, boating and wakeboarding
• Two teammates from Orange Lutheran are playing for D1/D2 baseball programs: Long Beach State OF Joey Sanchez ‘18 and Cal Baptist RHP Garett King ‘18. Two more are in the minors, Josh Morgan is an IF in Texas Rangers and Brent Wheatley is a RHP with the Miami Marlins
• Famous alums from Orange Lutheran include Major Leaguers Gerrit Cole ‘08 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and Brandon Maurer ‘08 (San Diego)

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