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Scott Sarratt
Player Profile:
Scott Sarratt 779152
Position: Catcher
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Statesboro, Ga.
High School: Statesboro/Georgia Perimeter

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AT GEORGIA STATE: Georgia State's first Academic All-American in baseball ... Two-year starter at catcher after transferring from Georgia Perimeter College ... Career batting average of .309 with four homers and 41 RBI in 70 games ... Outstanding defender who threw out 34 of 92 runners attempting to steal (37 percent) in two seasons ... Career fielding percentage of .983.

2013: Earned second-team honors on the Capital One Academic All-America Baseball Team, becoming Georgia State’s first Academic All-American in baseball ... Tabbed to the Capital One Academic All-District first team ... Was batting .326 with one homer, nine doubles and 20 RBI when he suffered a season-ending injury -- broken bone in his left (catching) hand -- at James Madison (4-20-13) ... Tabbed to the initial watch list for the Johnny Bench Award as the nation’s top catcher ... Threw out 11 of 19 runners attempting to steal ... Fielding percentage of .990 ... Eleven multi-hit games ... Made the Dean’s List for the spring semester.

Named CAA Player of the Week on March 5 after batting .500 with two doubles and five RBI as GSU won three of four games against Georgia and Boston College ... Contributed two hits, two runs and an RBI in the Panthers’ win over Georgia (2-26-13) ... Collected three hits and drove in two runs, including the game-winner with a seventh inning double, in win over Boston College (3-1-13) ... Added a key two-run single in GSU’s series-clinching win over Boston College (3-3-13) ... Drove in a season-high three in win over Fordham (4-5-13) ... Had two hits and scored two runs at JMU (4-20-13) ... Homered in his first at-bat of the 2013 season.

Had a unique Senior Day experience, when he was in the lineup as the starting catcher for his final home game. With his left hand in a cast, he caught the first pitch with his right hand, flipped off his glove and threw it back to the pitcher before leaving the game to an ovation from the fans and both teams.

2012: Appeared in 39 games behind the plate, making a team-high 29 starts ... Started 17 of team’s last 21 games and 21 of 30 conference games ... Threw out 23 runners stealing on the season - second-most in the league - with a 43 percent shutdown rate in conference play, 19/44 ... Had 182 defensive putouts on the year, second-most on the club ... Fielded at a .987 rate in league play... Also shined offensively, tying for the team high with a .458 slugging percentage ... Had 10 extra-base hits, including three homers ... 21 RBIs were fifth on the team ... Had seven multi-RBI games, fourth on the team ... Second on the squad with four sacrifice flies and five sac bunts ... Homered and doubled in first-ever game as a Panther against Western Illinois Feb. 19 ... Homered twice at Towson April 21 for season-high eight total bases ... Drove in three runs in three different games ... Scored twice on three occasions.

2010-11, Georgia Perimeter: Played two seasons for coach Danny Blue at Georgia Perimeter College ... Earned Rawlings Gold Glove, National Junior College Gold Glove and conference defensive player awards in 2011 after boasting a 1.000 fielding percentage, converting on all 285 defensive chances ... Drove in 15 runs and scored 12 in helping squad to 42 wins and conference title ... In 2010, helped guide team to 36 victories and appearance in region semifinals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three seasons for coach Chris Bishop at Statesboro High School in Statesboro, Ga. ... Named an all-region selection junior and senior years ... Graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Scott Alan Sarratt was born Jan. 25, 1991 to Todd and Debbie Sarratt in Statesboro, Ga. ... Has one younger sister, Taylor ... Majoring in chemistry ... Scheduled to graduate summer 2013.

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