#20 Gage West
Position: Catcher
Other Position: OF/IF
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
High School: Lincoln HS

2014: Played in 26 games making four starts – three as the Seminole designated hitter and one at catcher…finished the year with a 1.000 fielding percentage converting on all 28 fielding chances…posted a .161 batting average in his first season with five hits in 31 at-bats…registered two home runs, a double, one triple, drove in eight runs and scored six…recorded an RBI in his first career plate appearance with a groundout to short in the bottom of the eighth on opening day against Niagara (2/14)…first career hit was a home run in the series finale against Niagara (2/16) – connected on a solo home run to right to open the bottom of the eighth…drove in a season-high two runs with a pinch-hit single in the bottom of the eighth against Maryland (3/7)…made his first career start behind the plate at UCF (3/11) and drove in a run on a sac-fly in four plate appearances…finished with a season-high 11 putouts and recorded an assist against the Knights…scored a season-high three runs in game one of a doubleheader at Clemson (3/22) – finished the game with a double and two walks…recorded an RBI in four straight appearances against Maryland (3/7), UCF (3/11 & 3/12) and NC State (3/15)…tripled and scored a run against Notre Dame (4/4)…started at DH on the road against Clemson and Boston College (3/28) and at home against Florida Gulf Coast (4/1)…closed out the year with two pinch hits, while posting a .400 average against left handed pitchers.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, Fla., where he played all four years… was a starter on the varsity for three years where he posted a career batting average of .417…named to the 7A Florida All-State team as a senior… selected as FACA Region I Player of the Year… named to the All-Big Bend team following his junior and senior seasons… garnered 2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida Region second team accolades…named a second team Preseason High School Underclassman All-American by Perfect Game in 2012.

PERSONAL: Son of Kip West and Joni Wussler…has two siblings, Jaxson and Cadence…mother, grandmother, step dad and aunt are all alumnus of Florida State… father played and coached at Tallahassee Community College… majoring in sport management…born on May 17, 1995.

West's Career Stats:


2014 .161 26-4 31 6 5 1 1 2 8 0-0
Total .161 26-4 31 6 5 1 1 2 8 0-0


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