36 Chris Young
36 Chris Young
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fullerton, CA
High School: Servite
Position: C
Major: American Studies
Bats/Throws: R/R
Parents: Jerry & Maureen
gp 33
avg .310
hr 1
rbi 13
r 18
sb 6

Senior (2017):

Played in 33 games including 27 in a starting role as a senior…Batted a career-high .310 (31-for-100) with three doubles, one home run, 13 RBI and 18 runs scored…Registered a team-best 13-game hitting streak from February 19th through March 24th…Was named the UAA Hitter of the Week for the first time in his career on February 20th after batting a team-high .400 and led Emory starters with a .500 slugging percentage as the Eagles went against Washington & Lee and Berry and was behind the plate for Weeg's school record 18-strikeouts performance…Went 3-for-4 with a double and a career-high four RBI in Emory’s win over New York University on April 22nd.

Junior (2016):

Played in 38 games during his junior season, making 34 starts behind the plate…Hit a career-best .269 with seven doubles, one home run and 19 RBI…Posted a .996 fielding percentage, committing just one error in 276 chances…Led all Eagles with an 11-game hitting streak from April 2nd through May 21st…Was named to the NCAA South Region All-Tournament after hitting .471 (8-for-17) with three doubles and one RBI...Had the first career four hit game of his career during the NCAA South Regional contest against Shenandoah University on May 21st…Drove in a season-high three runs and belted his first career home run against Whitworth on February 13th.

Sophomore (2015):

Young played in 40 games, making 31 starts. He had a .194 average, collecting 18 hits in 93 at bats with six doubles, 15 runs scored and seven runs batted in.

Freshman (2014):

Young served as the Eagles’ backup catcher during his freshman season, appearing in seven games off the bench during the year.  He was hitless in five at bats, driving in one run during the season on a sacrifice fly.

Career Statistics:

Year G-GS R HR RBI AVG SB-ATT
2014 7-0 0 0 1 .000 0-0
2015 40-31 15 0 7 .194 4-5
2016 38-34 13 1 19 .269 4-5
2017 33-27 18 1 13 .310 6-7
TOTAL 118-92 46 2 40 .256 14-17

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Honors:

2016 NCAA South Regional All-Tournament Team Catcher

Prior to Emory:

Was a four-year member of the Servite High School baseball team... Helped lead his squad to the Loara Tournament Championship in 2012... Won his team's Coach's Award in 2013 and the Ballplayer's Ballplayer Award in 2011... Was coached by Jeff Sears, Duane Page and AJ Lamonda.

Personal:

Born September 12th... A Principal's High Honor Roll selection from 2009-13.

Why he chose Emory:

"I chose Emory for the balance of academic and baseball, and the welcoming and winning atmosphere from the team and coaches."