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Andres Leal
Player Profile:
Andres Leal 1783243
Position: Catcher/Infielder
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Catholic

Career Stats

Major: Interdisciplinary Science 

AS A REDSHIRT-JUNIOR (2017): Appeared in 43 games, making 27 starts…Saw time at catcher, second base and third…Most of his starts came behind the plate…Hit .248 with 17 runs scored, eight doubles and 12 RBI…Scored a career-high two runs three times, last coming against Houston on April 30…Recorded a career-high three hits twice, last coming at Stetson on April 11. 

AS A JUNIOR (2016): Appeared in three games, making one start (third base)...Tallied two hits in seven at-bats before incurring a season-ending injury...Posted his first hit of the season against FGCU (2/23)...Earned first start of the season, including a hit and an RBI, at Bethune-Cookman (3/1).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Appeared in 47 games, making 40 starts (third base and second base)…Hit .213 with nine doubles and 14 RBIs…Tallied 10 multi-hit and two multi-RBI games…Hit a walk-off double in the 4-3, 11 inning win against Cincinnati (3/28)…Compiled two hits and two RBIs at Stetson (3/31)…Posted two hits and two RBIs at Memphis (4/18)…Collected three hits with a run scored in the 12-0 win at Tulane (5/8). 

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Appeared in 30 games, making 16 starts (second base and designated hitter)…Hit .293 with two doubles and eight RBIs…Totaled nine runs and 22 hits…Tallied six multi-hit games…Made collegiate debut, picking up a hit in his first at-bat in the 11-4 win over Richmond (2/15)…Earned first collegiate start, going 2-for-5 with an RBI against Rhode Island (3/16)…Posted career-bests with three hits and four RBIs in the 6-4 victory at FIU (5/7).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner, playing two seasons for head coach Nick Rodriguez at Bishop McLaughlin HS before finishing his last two seasons for head coach Ty Griffin at Tampa Catholic HS…Registered 112 hits during his high school career…Earned All-Hillsborough Honorable Mention as a senior, hitting .392…Named All-Hillsborough Honorable Mention as a junior…Selected first-team All-Pasco, second-team All-Bay and National Underclass Honorable Mention as a sophomore, hitting .416.

PERSONAL: Born Andres Antonio Leal on Sept. 9, 1994 in Tampa, Fla. …Parents are Edwin and Maria…Has one brother, Javier, and one sister, Sabrina.

LEAL'S CAREER HIGHS (as of 6/4/17)
At Bats: 6, at Rutgers (5/10/14)
Runs Scored: 2, 5x, last vs. Houston (4/30/17)
Hits: 3, 4x, last at Stetson (4/11/17)
RBI: 4, at FIU (5/7/14)
Doubles: 1, 18x, last at Jacksonville (5/16/17)
Triples: --
Home Runs: --
Walks: 3 vs. Villanova (3/8/17)
Stolen Bases: --

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