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#18 Scott Coleman
Position: Third Base/Outfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
City/State: Wilmington, N.C.
High School: Hoggard HS
Experience: High School
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Scott Coleman Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 02/03/2011
2013 at Gardner-Webb: Tied for fourth on the team with a .284 average in 51 games played (51 starts) … Went 55-of-194 with 10 doubles, a team-high four triples and a pair of home runs … Drove in 28 runs, which ranked second on the team … Forged a .379 on base percentage and slugged .407 for the season … Swiped six bases in 10 attempts … Had 17 multi-hit games … Went 4-for-5 with three RBI against Presbyterian (5/17) … Had seven hits in that three-game series sweep … Went 3-for-5 with a double and a triple vs. North Carolina A&T (4/12) … Homered against Charleston Southern (4/6) and UNC Asheville (4/27) … Hit safely in 13 of his final 14 games played … Had a season-long hit streak of eight games, and three different five-game hit streaks.

2012 at Gardner-Webb: Started all 60 games, including 49 in left field … Also saw spot duty at third base and designated hitter … Finished second on the team with a career-best .312 batting average … Led the squad with 69 hits and ranked second with 38 runs scored … Posted a team-high 15 doubles … Drove in 30 runs and had a .380 on base percentage … Drew more free passes (26) than strikeouts (23) … Ranked third on the team with 221 at bats … Stole eight bases and was thrown out just twice … Belted four home runs, which ranked third on the team … Terrorized left-handed pitching, batting .367 in those situations … Batted .338 with runners in scoring position … Batted .356 with two outs … Ranked third on the team with 13 two-out RBI … Had 19 games with at least two hits … Closed season riding a seven-game hitting streak … Hit safely in 24 of the team's final 26 games … Had a season-long nine game hit streak late in the season … Went on a tear in the series at Charleston Southern in mid-April, batting .467 (7-of-15) with six RBI, one home run and two doubles for the weekend … Followed by going 4-for-4 with a solo home run in the win over Western Carolina (4/17) … Had eight games with two RBI … Hit all four home runs in the final six weeks of the season … Also homered against VMI (4/29) and UNC Asheville (5/18) … Struck out just five times in the season's final 26 games … Raised batting average a solid 72 points during that stretch.

2011 at Gardner-Webb: One of the team's top freshmen at the plate ... Started 41 games and played in 51 games ... Batted .259 with 29 runs scored and 42 hits ... Added 10 doubles, one triple and 29 RBI ... Batted .429 in the month of February ... Had 16 multi-hit games ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI in a tie game at Western Carolina (3/23) ... Went 2-for-6 with a season-best three RBI vs. St. John's (3/12) ... Batted a strong .408 against southpaw pitchers ... Batted .441 when leading off an inning.

High School: Played at Hoggard (N.C.) High ... A three-time All-State selection ... A three-time, first-team All-Area selection by the Wilmington Star News ... Collected 123 career hits in just 76 games played ... Had a .518 career batting average to go with 18 home runs and 94 RBI during his time at Hoggard ... Struck out just five times in 151 career at bats ... Batted .521 with 38 hits, eight doubles, four home runs and 29 RBI as a senior, leading the Vikings to a 21-3 record and No. 4 state ranking in Class 4A ... Struck out only twice in 73 at bats in 2010 ... Earned first-team All-State honors as a junior, batting .564 with eight doubles, nine home runs and 32 RBI ... Slugged an eye-popping 1.013 and posted a .635 on base percentage that season ... Named Area Player of the Year as a sophomore by the Star News after batting .477 with 41 hits, six home runs and 33 RBI.




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