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  Blake Green

Blake Green

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rock Hill, SC

High School:
Northwestern

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 165

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

Summer 2009: Played in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League for the Carolina Stingers, appearing in 15 games and hitting .310 with eight runs, 13 hits and five RBI ... Also stole two bases.

2009: Played in and started 38 games ... Started 29 games at second base and eight in centerfield ... Hit .269 with 22 runs, 39 hits , a triple and 20 RBIs ... Missed 15 games due to a concussion ... Went 3-for-4 with four runs, a triple and four RBI against SIU Edwardsville (2/21) ... Earned Courtyard by Marriott All-Classic honors by posting two multi-hit games in the three-game event, finishing the weekend 5-for-11 with six runs and four RBIs (2/22) ... Had two six-game hitting streaks, including a career-high seven, on the year and nine multi-hit efforts ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI in 7-5 win at Kennesaw State (4/12) ... Went 5-for-14 with three RBI in three-game set with A-Sun Champions, Florida Gulf Coast (4/24-25) ... Posted a career-high four hits to go with a run and a RBI against North Florida (5/9).

2008: Played in and started 46 games ... Played primarily second base (15 games) and center field (23 games) ... Earned slot on the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team ... One of nine freshman at Upstate to post 50 hits in a year ... Finished fourth on the team with .294 (50-for-170) average ... Added 23 runs, five doubles and 19 RBIs ... Second on the team with a .336 (38-for-113) average in A-Sun play ... Third on the team with 15 multiple-hit games ... Had six bunts for hit (second on team) and finished tied for 46th nationally in sac bunts with 12 ... Went 2-for-4 with a walk and stolen base at The Citadel (3/5) ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs to spark Upstate to win over Mercer (3/9) ... Had three hits, a double and a career-high three RBIs against Campbell (3/14) ... Finished series against Camels 5-for-12 with two runs and three RBIs ... Went 7-for-14 with three runs and a double at North Florida (3/21-22) ... Had three straight two-hit games against Stetson (5/9-10), going 6-for-12 with four RBIs and two runs in the series.

High School: Served as team captain as a senior at Northwestern High for coach Mitch Walters ... Stole 23 bases as a senior, batted. 471 and had 40 hits ... Had just one error during his high school career ... Earned a slot on the 2007 Wheels Invitational All-Tournament Team, leading the Trojans to the title at the 12-team high school tournament ... Has plenty of summer baseball experience, playing with the Rock Hill American Legion team and the Carolina Reds 18-and-under program, which advanced to the World Wood Bat Association National Championships in Marietta, Ga.

Personal: Born on Dec. 28, 1988 ... Son of Mike Green and Denise Smith ... Has two siblings, Austin and Dillon ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Enjoys sushi ... Favorite TV show is "Deadliest Catch" ... Favorite movie is "The Guardian" ... Favorite musical group is Five Finger Death Punch ... Favorite song it "The Bleeding" Admires his grandmother ... Wants to become a stock analyst.

 
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