2011 2011 Player Player Profiles Profiles Trey Blackman 6-1, 215, R-Jr, Infielder Altamonte Springs, Florida Tallahassee C.C. Bats: Right Throws: Right COLLEGE Attended Eastern Kentucky before transferring to Tallahassee Community College where he played two seasons of baseball... A switch hitter who batted .354 with seven doubles, one triple and four home runs as a sophomore.... He ﬁnished with 24 RBI and scored a team-leading 41 runs scored... Hit .355 with a .447 on base percentage his freshman season... Earned First Team All-Panhandle Conference... Helped lead team to conference title with a 39-14 record. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Florida... Participated in baseball, football, and weightlifting at Brantley... First Team All-Conference in baseball... First Team All-Conference and Defensive Player of the Year in football... First Team All-Conference in weightlifting. PERSONAL Born in Gainesville, Florida... Son of Karen and Huey Blackman of Altamonte Springs... Brother Tanner has also signed on to play at Stetson and will join the team in 2012... Chose to transfer to Stetson because it is close to home and provides a great education... Majoring in Sports management at Stetson.
Chad Rood 5-10, 170, Jr, Pitcher DeLand, Florida Florida State College-Jacksonville Bats: Right Throws: Right COLLEGE Played at Florida State College at Jacksonville... Over his career he was 4-1 with 96 innings pitched, 61 strike outs and seven saves. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from DeLand High School in DeLand, Florida... Honor Roll student... Earned three letters in baseball and three in football... Was 7-2 with a 1.19 ERA and 87 strike outs in 59 innings as a senior... Over career was 13-3 with a 1.84 ERS... First team All-County... First Team All-Conference... Second Team All-State... Helped team reach state playoffs in 2006 and 2007. PERSONAL Born in DeLand, Florida... Son of Debbie and Mark Rood of DeLand... Brother Mark also played at Stetson... Chose Stetson because he could get a great education and has always been interested in being a Hatter... Majoring in Marketing at Stetson
Mitchel Brennan 6-1, 175, R-So, Outfielder Orlando, Florida Tallahassee C.C. Bats: Left Throws: Left COLLEGE Played his freshman season at Tallahassee Community College under head coach Mike McLeod... He batted .421 with 15 RBI and 12 doubles... Named to the FCCAA All-Academic Team and earned NJCAA Academic All-America status. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Boone High School in Orlando, Florida... Member of the national Honor Society... Earned four letters in baseball... As a senior he batted .478 with 6 home runs, 35 runs batted in and 17 doubles... Also played AAU ball for the Orlando Blast, Team Orlando, and Chet Lemon’s Juice... Played on 3 AAU National Championship teams... Played for the 18U World Wood Bat Champions. PERSONAL Born in Orlando, Florida... Son of Kathy and Steve Brennan of Orlando... Chose to transfer to Stetson for the great baseball and great academics... Majoring in Sports Management at Stetson.
Ben Carhart 5-11, 180, Jr, Infielder/Pitcher Royal Palm Beach, Florida Palm Beach State Bats: Right Throws: Right COLLEGE Transferred to Stetson from Palm Beach State College where he played two seasons of baseball under head coach Alex Morales... In 2010 he was named the Florida Junior College Player of the Year after batting .473 with 12 home runs, 72 RBI and 15.0 innings pitched with a 0.00 ERA... Also earned First Team All-America, Team MVP, and the National Silver Slugger Award... Led team to a 42-13 record, Southern Conference Championship, 3rd place ﬁnish in state tournament, and a #9 national ranking... Hit .311 with 15 RBI as a freshman... Was drafted by the Dodgers in the 19th round of the 2010 MLB Draft. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Palm Beach Gardens High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida... National Junior Honor Society... Graduated in Top 10% of class... Earned three varsity letters in baseball and one in soccer... Hit .310 with 16 RBI and pitched 20 innings with a 1.40 ERA and was the Defensive MVP as a junior... Hit .455 with 4 home runs and 26 RBI, First Team All-Conf. and First Team All-County as a senior. PERSONAL Born in Dayton, Ohio... Son of Julie and Ron Carhart of Royal Palm Beach, Florida... Chose to come to Stetson because of the baseball reputation and tradition... Majoring in Integrative Health Science at Stetson.
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