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Cal Raleigh
Player Profile:
Cal Raleigh 2410350
Position: Catcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cullowhee, N.C.
High School: Smoky Mountain

(Updated November 2016)

2016 Game-by-Game Statistics

ACCOLADES:

  • 2016 Freshman All-American (Louisville Slugger)
  • 2016 Freshman All-American (Baseball America)
  • 2016 Freshman First Team All-American (NCBWA)
  • 2016 Freshman First Team All-American (Perfect Game)
  • 2016 All-ACC Freshman Team
  • All-Regional Team, 2016 NCAA Tallahassee Regional
  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll

FRESHMAN (2016): Started 62 games on the season and appeared in all 63…garnered 20 multi-hit and 13 multi-RBI games…drew 42 walks, hit 10 home runs (second only to Dylan Busby), and accumulated 50 RBI to end the season with an average of .301 and an on-base percentage of .412…ranked among the top 25 freshman in FSU history in terms of doubles, home runs, hits, RBI, and runs…gathered his first collegiate career hit on Opening Day against Rhode Island when he reached base on an RBI bunt…recorded the first home run of his college career on March 1 against Jacksonville…hit a clutch sacrifice fly in the 14th inning of the March 2 game against Villanova to allow the Seminoles to win 11-10 in walk-off fashion…led Florida State offense in the series against Georgia Tech as he batted .545 with a home run and four RBI…on March 19 against Pittsburgh, he had a season-high four RBI after going 2-3 with a double and a triple…hit home run No. 10 of the season on June 5 against South Alabama during the Tallahassee Regional…selected to be honored as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American…named as a Freshman First Team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association…chosen as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s All-Freshman team…named as a Freshman All-American by Baseball America…awarded with First Team Freshman All-America honors by Perfect Game…played summer ball for the Harwich Mariners in the Cape Cod League where he hit .204 in 27 games and drove in nine, ending his summer having been ranked No. 66 in D1Baseball’s list of Cape Cod prospects.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Smoky Mountain High School in Cullowhee, NC…ranked as the No. 169 college prospect by Perfect Game…ended his senior season with a .469 batting average, 25 RBI, 20 stolen bases and 10 home runs…named Louisville Slugger First Team All-America…distinguished as Western North Carolina Conference Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year as a senior…named Area 4 Legion Player of the Year…participated in the Under Armour All-American Game held at Wrigley Field…as a junior, he earned All-Western North Carolina Athletic Conference (WNCAC) and Asheville Citizen-Times All-WNC honors after posting a .351 batting average, 18 runs, 16 RBI, 11 stolen bases, six doubles and a home run at the plate...that season he tossed 37.1 innings and finished with 30 strikeouts, a 1.67 ERA, one save and a 2-1 record…was a three time All-Conference performer in both basketball and baseball…named All-WNCAC Player of the Year in basketball in 2013-14 and 2014-15…named as a North Carolina All-State performer on the diamond on two occasions.

PERSONAL: Son of Stephanie and Todd Raleigh…has three siblings, Emma Grace, Carley and Todd Jr.…father played collegiate baseball at Western Carolina before signing with the Boston Red Sox...Todd also served as the head coach at Western Carolina (2000-07) and Tennessee (2008-11)…his uncle, Matt, was drafted in the 14th round (No. 379) by the Montreal Expos and enjoyed a 10-year minor league playing career…exploratory major…born on November 26, 1996.

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