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21   Ben DeLuzio
Ben DeLuzio

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Windermere, FL

High School:
The First Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R


07/03/2014

Smith Honored As ACC Baseball Scholar-Athlete

The Seminoles tie a league-high with eight student-athletes on the ACC All-Academic Team.

06/04/2014

Noles Headed for Summer Ball

A total of 16 Seminoles will be playing in leagues across the country this summer.

05/31/2014

FSU's Season Ends With Loss to Alabama

FSU's ninth inning rally comes up just short as the Seminoles end the year at 43-17.

05/30/2014

FSU Falls to Georgia Southern in NCAA Opener

The Seminoles manage just two hits in suffering their first regional loss since 2008.

05/23/2014

Late Rally Falls Short as FSU Falls to Maryland

The Seminoles fall to 1-1 in pool play of the 2014 ACC Baseball Tournament.

ACCOLADES:
* All-ACC Academic Team (2014).
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013-14).
* Selected in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins (3rd round, 80th overall).

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 (2/14) 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...posted a season-high three hits on three occasions - in game two of a doubleheader against NC State (3/15), game two of a doubleheader against Notre Dame (4/6) and at home vs Virginia (4/27)...drove in a season-high three runs in the series finale against Maryland (3/7)...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 (3/15)...finished with two multi-stolen base games swiping two against Notre Dame (4/6) and two more against Minnesota (5/4)...drew a season-high three walks in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional game against Alabama (5/31)...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 -

HIGH SCHOOL: Played both high school baseball and football at The First Academy in Orlando, Fla...hit .448 as a senior with 20 RBI and 32 runs scored and was named the East Most Valuable Player of the FACA 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 (2009-10-2012-13)...has two other siblings Brynna and Joe... majoring in pre-exercise science...born on August 9, 1994.

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