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15   John Seed
John Seed

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Bedford, Mass.

High School:
New Bedford H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
Third Baseman

Bats / Throws:
Right / Right


  • Team co-captain, who can bring good power to the lineup
  • Will compete with Adam Stojanowski for the starting spot at third base

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2002:

  • Saw action in 27 games on the season, earning 16 starts
  • Went two for three with an RBI in final game of the Rhode Island series
  • Sat out the 2001 season as a medical redshirt

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2000:

  • Played in 32 games, starting 25 times
  • Went two for four with a double at Florida, recording first career hit
  • Five for 10 with a double and two RBI in three games from April 1-5
  • Went three for four in 7-0 victory over St. Joseph's
  • Was three for five in 10-5 victory over La Salle
  • Notched his first career stolen base in 5-3 win over La Salle

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 1999:

  • Appeared in two games as a pinch hitter
  • Made first collegiate appearance as a pinch hitter against Hartford

    HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Won four letters in baseball and two in football at New Bedford H.S.
  • Team captain of both the baseball and football teams his senior year
  • Holds school records for career hits (113), doubles (20) and RBI (82), as well as the longest consecutive games played streak (92)
  • Hit .363 with 20 doubles, a triple, five homers and 82 RBI in career
  • Led baseball team to Division I State championship as a senior
  • Three-time Big 3 All-Star and Standard Times All-Star in baseball
  • Named to the 1998 Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team in baseball
  • Baseball team MVP as a senior and football team MVP in junior year
  • Set school record in football with 17 touchdown passes his junior year
  • Big 3 and Standard Times All-Star in 1997, and on Division I Eastern Mass. All-Star Team by Boston Globe and Boston Herald in football
  • Received the James P. Murphy Memorial Award as the top student athlete at New Bedford H.S. in 1997 and 1998
  • Helped American Legion team to 1997 State championship

    PERSONAL:

  • Born June 5, 1980, in New Bedford, Mass.
  • Son of Suzanne and John Seed, Jr.
  • Father played baseball at UMass from 1974-1976
  • Majoring in History

    Seed's Career Stats

    Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
    1999 .000 2-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
    2000 .275 32-25 80 8 22 5 0 0 11 4 10 1-2
    2002 .140 27-16 57 4 8 1 0 0 2 3 5 0-1
    Total .216 61-41 139 12 30 6 0 0 13 7 15 1-3
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      Event Calendar

      Sunday, Apr 20
      at George Washington L, 5-4
      Monday, Apr 21
      vs Harvard TBA gametracker
      Tuesday, Apr 22
      vs Connecticut 3:00 PM gametracker
      Friday, Apr 25
      at Fordham 3:30 PM
      Saturday, Apr 26
      at Fordham 7:00 PM
      Sunday, Apr 27
      at Fordham 1:00 PM
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