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Devin Harris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gastonia, N.C.

High School:
Ashbrook

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 221

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
04/23/1988

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


Starting right fielder that will hit in the middle of the lineup ... Physically gifted athlete that has tremendous speed and power ... Strong athletic junior with phenomenal baseball tools ... One of the most projectable players for the next level on the 2010 squad ... Named preseason first-team All Conference USA by the league's head coaches ... 2009: Started all 59 games played in right field ... Drafted in the eighth round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Baltimore Orioles (pick 236) ... Set career-highs in average (.344), runs (44), hits (73), doubles (8), home runs (14), RBI (48), total bases (123), walks (24) and stolen bases (13) ... Recorded game-winning hit against South Carolina to secure the 2009 NCAA Greenville Regional Title in the bottom of the 10th inning ... Hit game-tying home run in the ninth inning against South Carolina in the Greenville Regional final ... Ranked among C-USA leaders in batting average, slugging percentage and home runs ... Recorded a career-best 13-game hitting streak from April 22 - May 14 ... Also had a 10-game hit streak from March 13-27 where his average rose from .333 to .412 ... Posted 19 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games ... Had three four-hit games (UCF, Campbell, South Carolina) setting career-highs ... Drove in five runs three times (N.C. State, Tulane, South Carolina) ... Led Pirates with eight game-winning RBI, including five in a row (3/27-4/4) ... Lone 2-HR game was against Rice (4/10) ... In league play recorded six multi-hit games ... Eight of 14 home runs and 25 of 48 RBI came in league play (23 games) ... Batted a team second-best .407 (11-for-27) in NCAA play while hitting two home runs and driving in six runs ... Swiped 13 of 16 bases ... Hit HRs in back-to-back games Mar. 31 and Apr. 1 ... Fall of 2009 Fire of Blackbeard Individual Champion ... Scored multiple runs in nine games ... Posted a .965 fielding percentage, committing four errors in 113 chances ... Ranked among the team leaders in slugging percentage (3rd/.580), HRs (t-2nd), stolen bases (3rd), average (5th) and walks (5th) ... In 59 starts, the Pirates posted a 40-19 record ... Smacked HRs against St. John's, UCF (2), Elon, N.C. State, UAB, Rice (3), Tulane, Louisiana-Lafayette, Houston, Binghamton and South Carolina ... Batted .467 (21-for-45) with five home runs ... Had greater success against right-handers (.365/58-for-159, 10 HRs, 32 RBI) than lefties (.283/15-for-53, 4 HRs, 16 RBI) ... Hit six home runs with the bases empty, which was tied for fourth on the club ... Collected the most hits on the team in the ninth frame (6), where he batted .462 (6-for-13) ... Drove in 11 RBI in the first inning ranking third on the team ... Recorded double-digit hits in the fourth (12) and seventh (11) innings ... Batted .343 or better in the third (.381), fourth (.343), fifth (.391), seventh (.407), eighth (.412), ninth (.462) and 10th or later innings (1.000) ... Started all nine post-season games played recording a .344 average (11-for-32) with two home runs, six RBI and six runs scored ... Closed out the season with a three-game hit streak ... Posted a .356 average with 10 HRs and 28 RBI inside Clark-LeClair Stadium as oppose to a .317 clip with four HRs and 19 RBI on the road ... Led the team with a .389 average (7 HRs, 24 RBI) under the lights while hitting .298 (7 HRs, 24 RBI) during the day ... Topped the Pirates in average (.364), hits (16), HRs (4) and RBI (11) when playing nationally-ranked opponents ... Month-by-month analysis includes February (.091, 1 HR, 3 RBI), March (.453, 3 HR, 14 RBI), April (.329, 6 HR, 21 RBI), May (.255, 3 HR, 5 RBI) and June (.462, 1 HR, 5 RBI) ... 2009 Summer: Played in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League for the Cotuit Kettlers ... Appeared in five games batting .067 (1-for-15) with a RBI and run scored before suffering an injury ... 2008: Played in 11 games recording one start ... Batted .167 (2-for-12) with two RBI and two walks ... In first collegiate game was 1-for-1 with an RBI against South Carolina (2/23) ... Also recorded a hit and RBI against Campbell in his first collegiate start (4/2) as the designated hitter ... Lone walk was against Campbell (4/2) ... Month by-month analysis includes February (1.000, 0 HR, 1 RBI), March (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI), April (.250, 0 HR, 1 RBI), May (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) and June (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) ... 2007: Redshirted ... Fall 2007 Fire of Blackbeard Individual Champion ... Played summer ball for the Davidson Copperheads of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League ... Named to the 2007 SCBL North All-Star squad ... Batted cleanup and played right field in the Mid-Summer Classic going 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI ... During regular season batted .270 (34- for-126) with six home runs,32 RBI, 10 doubles, two triples and had a slugging percentage of .524 ... High School: A three-sport athlete at Ashbrook High School that earned 11 letters (4-baseball, 4-basketball, 3-football) ... Three-time all-conference selection under the direction of James Parks ... As a sophomore belted seven home runs, hit .410 with 28 RBI on his way to helping Green Wave take home the regular season, conference tournament and state championships ... Named Underclassman Athlete-of-the-Year ... During junior season helped team to consecutive regular season and conference tournament titles and the Easter Tournament championship after hitting .330 with three home runs ... Rated the 19th best prospect and the 13th best positional player in North Carolina by Impact Baseball ... As a senior, batted .280 with seven home runs ... Helped Ashbrook claim its third straight regular season and conference tournament title, as well as its second consecutive Easter Tournament title ... Named preseason N.C. All-State as a wide receiver and was selected to the Charlotte Observer and Gaston Gazette all-star teams in football, basketball and baseball ... Competed in the 2006 Perfect Game/Baseball America World Wood Bat Championships in Jupiter, Fla. ... Team finished ninth out of 80 teams ... Personal: Full name is Devin Alexander Harris ... Born April 23, 1988 in Gastonia, N.C. ... Son of John and Deborah Harris ... Has one sibling (Ryan) ... Intended major is pre-med ... Four-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Spring '07, Fall '07, Spring '09, Fall `09).

CAREER HIGHS - at-bats: 6 vs. UCF (3/20/09); runs: 2 (9 times, last vs. South Carolina 6/1/09); hits: 4 (three times, last vs. South Carolina 6/1/09); RBI: 5 (three times, last vs. South Carolina 6/1/09); home runs: 2 vs. Rice (4/10/09); stolen bases: 1 (13 times, last vs. North Carolina 6/6/09).