• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Spring 2017
AT GEORGIA STATE
Two-year letterwinner (2017-18) as a versatile infielder ... Joined the program in 2016-17 from Darton State ... Part-time starter who played both second base and third base.
2018: Played in 41 games, including 16 starts ... Delivered a walk-off win over Eastern Illinois (3-5-18). With two outs in the 12th inning and the winning run at third, he fell behind 0-2 before lacing a single to shallow left field for his third hit of the game and the victory ... That walk-off came one day after he hit his first career homer with a solo shot vs. Eastern Illinois ... Had two hits and two RBI in his first start vs. Jacksonville (2-24-17) ... Had perhaps his best game of the season in the regular-season finale vs. Georgia Southern (5-18-18). Doubled and scored in the third and went 2-for-4 to help the Panthers win 5-4 and qualify for the Sun Belt Tournament.
2017: Played in 37 games, including 18 starts ... Hit .233 with three doubles and two RBI but figured prominently in two key road victories ... Started GSU's winning rally in 2-0 win at No. 14 Ole Miss when he led off the 11th inning with a single and scored the winning run two batters later ... Drove in the go-ahead run in 7-5 victory at Ole Miss with a squeeze bunt in the seventh inning. Then doubled with two outs in the ninth and scored the insurance run.
Two-time all-conference selection at Darton State ... Hit .385 as a sophomore in 2016, when he helped Darton to the NJCAA JUCO World Series ... Drove in 56 runs and scored 56 more ... Collected 17 doubles, three triples and eight home runs, along with 17 stolen bases ... Hit .343 as a freshman with 26 RBI, 41 runs and 14 stolen bases ...
Savannah Morning News Player of the Year as a junior at Benedictine Military School (2013), when he .475 with 17 RBIs, 28 runs scored and 19 stolen bases in the regular season ... Led Benedictine to Class AA state title as a senior in 2014, hitting a grand slam in the championship game.
Full name is Michael Kennedy Huggins Jr. ... Son of Michael and Linda Huggins ... Born Feb. 9, 1996 ... Majoring in economics.