AT GEORGIA STATE
Two-year letterwinner as a right fielder who has started 78 games ... Has six career homers and 36 RBI ... Came to GSU as an infielder but moved to the outfield at midway through his freshman season.
2017: Hit three homers and drove in 14 runs .... Second on the team with 25 walks ... Hit two homers in the Troy series ... Had a homer, two doubles and three RBI in the Jacksonville series ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI in 7-5 win at Minnesota ... Had a two-run single in 11-8 series-clinching win at Texas State (5-7-17).
2016: Played in 45 games as a freshman, including 30 starts, primarily in right field ... Made his first start in right field on April and played regularly from then on ... Hit .308 for the season with and 22 RBI, including a .337 average in 27 Sun Belt games ... Had three homers, seven doubles and one triple ... Had one outfield assist (vs. South Alabama).
Hit a game-winning, solo home run in the top of the 11th inning to give GSU a 10-9 victory at Texas State (5-8-16). Also had a two-run double in the fifth inning for a season-high three RBI ... Hit his first career triple to bring home a run at Georgia Southern (5-20-16).
Had four hits and four RBI in the UT Arlington series, including two starts in right field, playing the position for the first time ... Homered at Little Rock (4-9-16) ... Went 3-for-4 with a pair of opposite-field, run-scoring singles in 7-3 win at ULM (4-15-16) ... Added a run-scoring double vs. Georgia Tech (4-20-16) ... Had two hits, two RBI and two runs in Friday night win over Appalachian State (4-22-16) ... Went 7-for-10 in three games vs. No. 23 South Alabama ... Followed with three hits and two RBI in two games vs. Alabama A&M.
Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in his first collegiate at-bat vs. Coppin State (2-26-16) ... One day later, he doubled and homered in the same inning vs. Coppin State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated among the top 150 prospects in Georgia by Perfect Game … 2014 Perfect Game Underclass All-American (honorable mention) …Prospect Wire All-American (2013-14) … Helped Lakeside High School reach the 2015 Class AAAAAA state playoffs as a senior … Hit .306 with two homers and 14 RBI and 21 runs scored as a junior … Named All-DeKalb County in 2014 … Coached at Lakeside by Bill Newsome … Played travel baseball for the Atlanta Blue Jays.
PERSONAL: Full name is Darius Jordan Sewell … Born December 10, 1996 … Parents are Kieth and Liane Sewell ... Majoring in film and etnertainment.