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Connor Owings
Connor Owings
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Leesville, S.C.

High School:
Gilbert HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
INF

B/T:
L/R


Summer of 2013: PerfectGame.org tabbed Owings the 44th-best pro prospect from the Coastal Plain League.

2013 (Fr.): Played in 37 games and earned 21 starts at first base ... Coastal is 15-6 with Owings starting at first base ... Was 2-for-3 versus Elon, 2-for-4 with two runs scored in the VMI loss and 2-for-2 at Winthrop ... Had hits in both his starts at Georgia Tech, going 1-for-3 in game 2 and 2-for-4 with two runs scored and the game-winning RBI in the finale ... Went 1-for-2 with a two-run double in the UNC Asheville opener ... Earned Dean's List recognition in the Spring 2013 and named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named the Class 2A Player of the Year and a two-time first team All-State pick by the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association ... Ranked 10th on the HighSchoolSportsReport.com list of top players in the state of South Carolina ... Chosen to play in the South Carolina Select All-Star game ... Batted .488 with 46 RBI, 45 runs scored, 11 doubles, five triples and five home runs ... Had a .927 slugging percentage and .571 on-base percentage ... On the mound, was 2-1 with seven saves and a 0.00 ERA ... Struck out 27 in 19.2 innings ... Along with current CCU teammate Mike Morrison, led Gilbert to the 2A state championship, getting the save in the championship game ... Brother, Chris, plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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