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13   Jason Stidham
Jason Stidham

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Palm Bay, FL

High School:
Melbourne HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
INF

B/T:
L/R


2009: A Brooks Wallace Award Preseason Watch List candidate.

2008: A Brooks Wallace Award Preseason Watch List candidate...moved from third to second base as a sophomore where he made 62 of his 64 starts...made two starts at shortstop both coming in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional...hit .324 with 82 hits in 255 at-bats...one of three Seminole players to register double-digit home runs finishing the season with 11...tallied 22 multi-hit games and 16 games with multiple RBI...put together a career-high 15-game hitting streak...opened the season in fine fashion batting .500 (7-for-14) with two home runs, a double, triple, four runs scored and eight RBI in the Seminoles three-game sweep of Duquesne...continued his hot hitting against Georgia Tech batting .500 with seven RBI and five runs...tied a career-high with four hits, while tying a season-high with three RBI in the series finale against the Yellow Jackets...hit his sixth home run of the season against Wake Forest matching his home run total from his freshman season in just the 24th game of the season...led the Seminoles with six hits in 13 at-bats, five RBI and 11 total bases in the weekend series against Miami...recorded three RBI and tied a season-high with four hits in a game two victory over the Hurricanes...two hits and three RBI coming in the eighth and ninth innings in a come-from-behind victory over Clemson on the road...started all three games in the ACC Tournament held at the Baseball Grounds in Jacksonville...top hitter for the Seminoles in the NCAA postseason posting 21 hits and a .477 average in 10 games...registered at least one hit in nine of 10 games...named to the Tallahassee All-Region team as he hit .478 (11-for-23) with two doubles, one home run and nine RBI...hit .500 in the Super Regional against Wichita State recording multiple hits in games two and three...tallied four RBI and three runs scored in the series...started both games of the College World Series...hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth against Stanford erasing a three-run deficit to tie the game at 5-5...registered a pair of singles against Miami in the final game of the season...ranked ninth in the ACC in walks with 43...finished the year hitting .313 with 23 RBI with two outs in an inning.

2007: All-ACC First-Team in 2007...earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American recognition as well as first-team Freshman All-American accolades by Rivals.com...posted a .366 batting average in his first season with the Seminoles collecting 86 hits, 17 doubles, six home runs and 48 RBIs...named the ACC and NCBWA National Player of the Week for his performance (.581 batting average) against Georgia Tech to close out the regular season...started at third base in all 61 games that he saw action...played a few games at shortstop in the series finale against UNC Asheville...named Rivals.com Freshman of the Week for his performance against Tennessee where he started his Seminole career hitting .500 in three games with two doubles and two RBI...tied for the team lead with five sacrifice flies...started the season with a 13-game hitting streak before going hitless against North Florida (2/27)...finished third on the team with six home runs, five of which were solo shots...hit his first collegiate home run against Florida (2/20) in a 14-6 FSU victory...tied his career-high with two games of four RBI against Georgia Tech...had a span of 30 at-bats without striking out come to an end in game one vs. Wake Forest...finished second on the team with 28 two-out hits...went a season-high 17 games without committing an error (3/11 - 4/13) at the hot corner...registered a career-high six assists in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional elimination game against Stetson...posted a .342 batting average in 29 starts during the ACC regular season...tied Tony Thomas, Jr. with the most triples in league play with three...collected four hits including two home runs and two RBI in four games of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional...named the MVP of the Garnet & Gold game in the fall.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Space Coast Player of the Year (2005 and 2006)...2005 FSWA All-State first team...2006 FSWA All-State second team...played in the Florida All-Star Game...selected in the 2006 MLB Draft in the 43rd round with the 1286th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

PERSONAL: Son of Jeff Stidham and Denise Breitweiser...has two brothers (Josh and Jared) and one sister (Cara)...likes to fish...member of the 3.0 GPA Club (Spring 2008) at Florida State...major is social science...born on February 26, 1988.

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