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#13 Buddy D. Putnam
Position: Utility
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bartow, Fla.
High School: Bartow HS
Buddy Putnam Bio
Courtesy: USF
Release: 05/28/2012
Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB-ATT FLD%
2012 .216 37 27 102 10 22 1 0 0 10 .225 8 3 21 .292 0-0 .993
2013 .182 34 19 77 7 14 0 0 1 8 .221 6 1 8 .247 0-0 .980
2014 .248 47 41 149 18 37 5 2 2 22 .349 8 1 23 .280 0-1 .974
Career .223 118 87 328 35 73 6 2 3 40 .280 22 5 52 .276 0-1 .981

2014 (Junior): Played in 47 games while starting 41 times…Reached base safely in 20 straight games from February 18 thru March 25 which was the longest mark on the team…Racked up eight multi-hit games…Also paced the team with six multi-RBI games including a pair of three RBI contests…Hit a home run vs Florida State on March 4 and vs. UConn on March 22…Played 26 games at first base and 13 games in leftfield…Six sacrifice flies this season ranktied for second on USF single-season record list.

2013 (Sophomore):
 Appeared in 34 games in his sophomore campaign with 19 starts with most coming at first base...Putnam hit his first career homerun against Alcorn State going 1-for-2 with 3 RBI and a run just one of two multi-RBI outings, the other coming May 17 against Rutgers when he brought in 2 RBI in a 1-for-2 appearance..

 2012 (Freshman): Saw action in 37 games during his rookie campaign with the Bulls, the second most among all freshman...Primarily played first base...Recorded a couple of 2-for-4 (1 RBI) performances, the first coming against Lafayette on March 17 and the second during the Bulls April 1st meeting with Notre Dame...Produced a walk-off single to give the Bulls a 4-3 win over MEAC Champion Bethune-Cookman on April 17...Started in three games at first base during the 2012 BIG EAST Baseball Championships...Collected a 1-for-3 performance against Connecticut on May 26 to send the Bulls to their first-ever BIG EAST Championship final.

High School: An all-state player at Bartow High where he earned four varsity letters in baseball and three in football...earned all-county and all-state honors his sophomore through senior seasons...batted .437 with four homers his senior season...averaged .405 and hit one home run his junior year...as a sophomore, batted .481 with four homers...batted .381 and hit one homer his freshman season...coached by Brian Reves...member of the Orlando Scorpions AAU squad...member of Honor Society and made the honor roll.

Personal: Full name is William Dudley Putnam...nickname is Buddy...born January 12, 1993 in Bartow, Fla...son of Will and Lee Putnam...has two siblings, one brother Robert (eight) and one sister Courtney (20)...sister Courtney played softball at Polk State College for two years...enjoys hunting, fishing and being outside... majoring in Mass Communications.


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