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DanielHarris IV

  • position INF
  • height 6-0
  • Weight 195
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Stone Mountain, Ga.
  • Previous School Eastern Kentucky

• SEC All-Tournament Team (2B)
• CoSida Third-Team Academic All-America (2022)
• CoSida Academic All-District (2022)
• Third-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball News, 2020)
• No. 25 Second Basemen (D1Baseball, 2020)
• Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball News, 2018)
• Ohio Valley Conference All-Freshman Team (2018)

Played four seasons at Eastern Kentucky University…Played in 182 games with 180 starts…Had 772 career plate appearances…Batted .289 with 139 runs, 201 hits and 131 RBI…Smacked 33 doubles, seven triples and 22 home runs…Walked 54 times, was hit by 12 pitches and stole 31 bases…Owned a career OPS of .799…Was a Freshman All-American (2018) and Third-Team All-American (2020) during his time there…Two-time member of the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Played for the Trenton Thunder of the new MLB Draft League…Batted .253 in 83 at-bats, scoring nine runs and driving in 12…Smacked five doubles and a home run…Drew 12 walks as part of a .696 OPS in 23 games.

Played in and started 52 games…Batted .290 with 11 doubles, six home runs, 36 RBIs and 46 runs scored…Drew 20 walks as part of a .361 on-base percentage…Slugged .459… had 15 steals in 19 attempts…Ranked fourth in the OVC in stolen bases and tied for sixth in runs scored…Put together a 20-game hitting streak during the season…Had 17 multi-hit games…Went 2-for-4 with a home run, a run scored and two RBIs in EKU’s win over No. 7 Louisville (3/16).

Selected as a third team All-American by Collegiate Baseball…Chosen by as the 25th-best second baseman in the country… picked Harris as the Breakout Hitter in the OVC in 2020…Started all 14 games…Led the OVC and was ninth in the nation with a.460 batting average…Hit two home runs, had 16 RBIs and scored 16 runs…Had absurd .680 slugging percentage and .541 on-base percentage…Walked six times and had five stolen bases…Tied for first in the OVC in on-base percentage, was eighth in slugging and eighth in runs scored…Ranked 25th in NCAA in on-base percentage and 41st in hits per game (1.77)…Led the team with eight multi-hit.

Played in and started 56 games…Batted .271 with 36 runs scored, nine home runs, 44 RBIs and eight stolen bases…Went 3-for-4 with three runs against Tennessee-Martin (3/24)…Drove in four runs against Tennessee Tech (5/5)…Was 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs at Southeast Missouri (5/12)…Went 3-for-6 with a run and two RBIs in an OVC Tournament victory over Belmont (5/24).

Selected to the 2018 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America team…Named to the OVC All-Freshmen Team…Appeared in 60 games…Started in 58, all at second base…Hit .268 with 13 doubles, five home runs, 35 RBIs, and scored 41 times…Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Full name is Daniel Webster Harris IV…Hometown is Stone Mountain, Ga. …Goes by Danny…Son of Daniel Harris III and Sonya Harris … his cousin Rashon Ceaser played football for Louisiana-Monroe and the Tennessee Titans …Seeking graduate degree in Sports, Fitness and Recreation Management…Named to the Perfect Game Top 500 his senior year at Miller Grove (Ga.) HS…2017 Rawlings Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American.

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