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39  Broc Sutton
Broc Sutton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edenton, N.C.

High School:
John A. Holmes

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 182

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
12/22/1987

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R


Very sound infielder who saw action at second and third base as a sophomore ... Very accurate in throwing over to first ... Quality left-handed hitter that can spray the ball all over the field ... 2008: Played in 33 games with 14 starts (5 at 2B and 9 at 3B) ... Batted .237 (14-for-59) with three home runs, eight RBI, four doubles and eight runs scored ... Collected a career-high four hits against No. 19 UCF (3/29) ... Drove in a career-high four runs against Elon (4/9) after hitting a pair of home runs ... Had two multi-hit and two multi-RBI games (UCF and Elon) ... Also hit a home run against UAB (5/3) ... Six of his 14 starts came against nationally-ranked teams where he batted .273 (6-for-22) with three RBI, three runs and two doubles ... Notched first start of the season at No. 2 South Carolina (2/24) ... First career home run came against Elon (4/9) where he blasted two long balls ... Roped doubles against Monmouth, UCF (two) and Elon ... Drew a pair of walks against Southern Miss while going 1-for-4 with a run scored in game one of a double-header ... Played in 14 league games with eight starts posting a .296 (8-for-27) batting average ... Smacked one home run (UAB) and drove in four during conference play ... ECU recorded a 9-5 overall record in his 14 starts ... Hit in the eighth and ninth spots in the order ... Recorded more hits against right-handers (11/.229) than lefties (3/.273) ... Drove in 3 RBI in nine games against nationally-ranked opponents ... Played in three games in the Conway Regional with one start batting .143 (1-for-7) ... As a leadoff hitter batted .308 (4-for-13) ... With runners on and 2-outs hit .400 (4-for-10) ... Posted a team-best .500 (4-for-8) batting average when hitting in the eighth frame ... Enjoyed greater success on the road (.321/2 HR/7 RBI) than at Clark-LeClair Stadium (.167/1 HR/1 RBI) ... Month-by-month analysis includes February (.143, 0 HR, 0 RBI), March (.333, 0 HR, 3 RBI), April (.241, 2 HR, 4 RBI), May (.200, 1 HR, 1 RBI) and June (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) ... 2007: Saw significant playing time as a true freshman ... Played 33 games with 10 starts (1 at 2B and 9 at 3B) ... Majority of playing time came as a defensive replacement ... Batted .188 (9-for-48) with four RBI and two doubles ... Collected first two-hit, two-RBI and two-run game of his career against Radford (3/14) ... First career start came at home against Liberty (2/11) ... Recorded first collegiate hit and RBI against No. 15 UCLA (2/16) ... Notched a pair of starts against No. 7 Cal State Fullerton where he went 2-for-6 with a double and a run scored ... When starting at third base, the Pirates posted a 6-3 record ... ECU had a 7-2 record when he batted in the eighth and ninth spots of the lineup ... Batted .143 (2-for-14) as a non-starter ... Enjoyed success against lefties (.222/2-for-9) over right-handers (.179/7-for-39) ... With runners on and two-outs, posted the third-best batting average (.333) ... Batted over .300 when hitting in the seventh (.333) and eighth (.308) innings ... Played in eight league games batting .100 (1-for-10) ... Outside of league action batted .211 (8-for-38) ... Experienced action in the C-USA Tournament as a pinch runner, scoring against Southern Miss (5/24) ... Used as a pinch runner in the Chapel Hill Regional against Western Carolina (6/1) ... Month-by-month analysis includes February (.143, 0 HR, 1 RBI), March (.190, 0 HR, 2 RBI), April (.250, 0 HR, 0 RBI), May (.200, 0 HR, 1 RBI) and June (.000, 0 HR, 0 RBI) ... Played summer ball Asheboro Copperheads of the Coastal Plain League ... Named CPL Hitter-of-the-Week where he batted .467 in five starts the week of June 25-July 1 ... He tallied seven hits, including a double and a triple, while scoring three runs and driving in six RBI ... Collected 10 total bases, slugged .667, had an on-base percentage of .640 and walked eight times ... Batted .273 on the season with 41 hits, nine doubles, one triple, four home runs and 26 RBI ... Stole 6-of-7 base attempts ... High School: Lettered all four years at John A. Holmes under head coach John Barrow ... Started all four years on the varsity squad ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Named 2006 Northeastern Coastal Conference Player-of-the-Year ... Two-time N.C. All-State selection ... Named team MVP as a junior and senior ... As a senior batted .573 (led team) with 11 home runs, 49 RBI, eight doubles and four triples ... On the mound recorded six saves as the closer sporting an impressive 0.41 ERA ... Also received three letters as a member of the Aces football team as a wide receiver and outside linebacker ... Personal: Full name is Broc Hampton Sutton ... Born December 22, 1987 in Edenton, N.C. ... Son of Howard and Vivian Sutton ... Has one sibling (Kristen) ... Intended major is construction management.

CAREER HIGHS - at-bats: 5 (four times, last vs. Columbia 5/31/08); runs: 2 (four times, last vs. Elon 4/9/08); hits: 4 vs. UCF (3/29/08); RBI: 4 vs. Elon (4/9/08); home runs: 2 vs. Elon (4/9/08); stolen bases: none.