Career at Georgia State
Played in 72 games over two seasons, making 60 starts, mostly at catcher... Also appeared in outfield... Batted .278 with 20 doubles and six home runs... Drove in 48 runs and scored 40 more... Slugged .445... Stole four bases in eight attempts... Posted .960 fielding percentage... Played two seasons at GSU after transferring from Iowa Central Community College.
Made a career-high 37 starts in senior season as catcher, left fielder, right fielder and designated hitter... Made 22 starts behind the plate until shoulder injury limited him to designated hitter role in late April... Went .299 at the plate with 43 hits, including 11 doubles and four home runs... Drove in 26 runs and scored 20 more... Slugged .458 and reached base at a .396 clip... Stole three bases in six attempts... Threw out 10 of 35 runners attempting to steal... Had three hits in three separate games... Scored two runs four times... Drove in five runs against Oglethorpe on April 26... Belted two doubles at Delaware April 3... Piled up six total bases at Mercer May 17... Finished season with 12 hits in final six games.
Started half of the games for the Panthers behind the plate, making 27 appearances and 23 starts...Named to the Coleman Company Johnny Bench Preseason Watch List as one of the top catchers in the country before the start of the season...Batted .241 with 20 runs scored and 22 RBIs, slugging at a .422 clip...Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored against North Carolina Central on March 5th...Followed that with a 3-for-5 game at New Mexico State, belting his first home run as a Panther and scoring three runs, while driving in three on March 12th.
Earned all-region first team and all-district honors in his second season at Iowa Central Community College after leading his team with 15 home runs and 53 runs batted in...Batted .367 with a .485 on base percentage for the Tritons, finishing his two years at Iowa Central with 23 home runs, the second most in school history...Also led the team with a .797 slugging percentage, 118 total bases, 30 walks, 49 runs scored, a .485 on base percentage and a .980 field percentage...Earned first team academic all-american honors for his work in the classroom.
A two-time all-conference performer at Burnesville High School, earning all-state honors and finishing as the school's all-time home run leader...During his senior season, batted .370 with seven home runs and 32 RBI, while slugging at a .710 clip...Stared on the football field as well, earning team MVP and all conference honors.
Carter Robert Sackett is one of three children to Roger and Kitty Sackett...Born on June 5, 1989, in Minneapolis, Minn....Has an older brother, Matt and an older sister, Shelby...Baseball runs in his family as his grandmother's first cousin is hall of fame pitcher Bob Feller and his grandfather's first cousin is Vern Hoscheit, who was a catcher for the New York Mets...Currently majoring in economics.