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Cletis

Avery

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#23

Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Other College: St. Johns River CC

Bio

2017: Started all 61 games, making 33 starts at shortstop and 28 at second base...batted .265 with 10 doubles, a triple, four homers, 36 runs and 34 RBIs...totaled a PC Division I era record 19 stolen bases...recorded nine sacrifice bunts, tied for second-most on the team...managed 12 multi-hit games and 10 multi-games...started all 24 Big South games, batting .258 with three doubles, a triple, a homer, 11 runs and a team-high 15 RBIs...team-high seven stolen bases in Big South action...recorded an 11-game hitting streak, tied for second-longest on the team, from Mar. 25 to Apr. 11, going 14-for-42 (.333) with 10 runs, nine RBIs, a double, a triple and a homer...reached base in 18 straight games from Mar. 19 to Apr. 11, the second-longest streak on the team...went 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs against UNC Asheville in game one of a doubleheader on Mar. 25...recorded three hits against Wofford on Mar. 29 and High Point on Apr. 21...went 7-for-18 (.389) with five runs, a double and a homer in five games in the Big South Tournament

2016: Batted .269 with 14 doubles, two triples and five home runs in his first season at PC…scored 40 times, third-most on the team, and drove in 30 runs…stole 15 bases, second-most in a single season in the program’s D1 era, trailing only teammate Tyler Weyenberg…big part of the team’s D1 era school-record 67 stolen bases on the season…hit a home run in his first at-bat at PC, a solo homer to left against Michigan State at Fluor Field…established a career-high with three hits against Charleston Southern on May 19, going 3-for-5 with three runs and two RBIs…set a career-high with three RBIs in game one of a doubleheader against Longwood on April 30…totaled 17 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games, fourth-most on the team in both categories…recorded an eight-game hitting streak from March 25 to April 8, fourth-longest on the team in 2016, going 11-for-35 (.314) with eight runs and six RBIs…batted .253 with 17 runs and 12 RBIs in 24 conference games

Before PC: Played two seasons at St. Johns River State College, helped team win back-to-back conference championships…batted .297 with .381 OBP in 43 games as a freshman…letter four times at Shiloh High School in Snellville, Ga.…tied the Gwinnett County career record for triples (6) and set the high school record for single-season doubles (12)…ranked a top-five second baseman by Perfect Game in 2013…standout player in the Sunbelt Summer Collegiate League in 2014 and 2015…named All-Star in 2014 and league MVP in 2015

Personal: Son of Brenzena and Cletis Avery Sr.…majoring in business management

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