FSU Baseball BIO
Ben DeLuzio
Player Profile:
Ben DeLuzio 1878731
Position: Outfield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Windermere, FL
High School: The First Academy

2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014 Game-by-Game Statistics


  • ACC All-Tournament Team (2015)
  • All-ACC Academic Team (2014, 2015)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013-14, 2014-15)
  • FSU Dean’s List (Spring 2014, Spring 2015)
  • Selected in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins (3rd round, 80th overall)

SOPHOMORE (2015): Played in 60 games making 55 starts, all in centerfield, during his sophomore season…hit .241 with seven doubles and two home runs … finished the year with 26 runs scored, 24 RBI, 25 walks and a team-high 14 stolen bases … closed out the season on a tear hitting a team-best .406 during FSU’s postseason run that included an ACC title and a run to the Super Regionals … registered multiple hits in five of those nine games including two three-hit games against North Carolina (May 21) and Louisville (May 23) in the ACC Tournament … went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base against NC State (May 24) in the ACC Championship game and was named to the ACC All-Tournament team after hitting .533 in four games … connected on two home runs on the year hitting a two-run shot at Louisville (May 8) and then again against the Cardinals (May 23) in the ACC Tournament … tied career-highs with three hits and three RBI against Stetson (April 21) … scored two of the three runs against the Hatters (May 5) in a 3-1 FSU victory in Tallahassee … picked up two hits and scored twice in the opening game of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional … went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored against College of Charleston in the Regional Final … finished the season with a .972 fielding percentage … played summer ball with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League.

FRESHMAN (2014): Appeared in 51 games making 50 starts in his first season at Florida State … all 50 starts came in centerfield as the freshman finished the year with a .970 fielding percentage committing just three errors in 99 chances with three outfield assists … hit .281, fifth highest on the team, with 48 hits including seven doubles, five triples and one home run … led the team in triples and stolen bases (16) … finished the year ranked tied for second in the ACC in triples and tied for eighth in stolen bases … hit .303 (23-for-76) in 23 ACC games – third best on the team…first collegiate hit came on opening day against Niagara (Feb. 14) in just his second career at-bat beating out an infield single to short … went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored as he registered a double and a triple in a win at Jacksonville (Feb. 18) … posted a season-high three hits on three occasions – in game two of a doubleheader against NC State (March 15), game two of a doubleheader against Notre Dame (April 6) and at home vs Virginia (April 27) … drove in a season-high three runs in the series finale against Maryland (March 7)…finished the year with nine multi-RBI games … belted first career home run – a solo shot – in the first game of a doubleheader against NC State (March 15) … finished with two multi-stolen base games swiping two against Notre Dame (April 6) and two more against Minnesota (May 4) … drew a season-high three walks in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional game against Alabama (May 31) … put together a season-best seven-game hitting streak and went a stretch of reaching base in 10 straight games … played in the Cape Cod League over the summer with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks.

Played both high school baseball and football at The First Academy in Orlando … hit .448 as a senior with 20 RBI and 32 runs scored and was named the East Most Valuable Player of the Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Game … named to 2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida Region first team … achieved high honor roll accolades during his high school career.

PERSONAL: Son of Don and Sheri DeLuzio … older sister Alexa played basketball at Florida State where she was a four-year letterwinner (2009-13) … has two other siblings Brynna and Joe … majoring in exercise science … born on August 9, 1994.

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