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Seth Fortenberry 13

Seth  Fortenberry


Waco, Texas

High School:
Midway HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175




•2005 Jayhawk League No. 5 Prospect (Baseball America)
•2005 NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament Team
•2005 Spring Award for Academic Excellence (Baylor University)
•Seven-Time Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll

•Led the Hays Larks to the Jayhawk League championship
•Hit .323 with five home runs, 20 RBI, five doubles, one triple, a .552 slugging percentage and a .409 on base percentage in 28 starts
•Went 4-for-5 with a run and two RBI in first-round game against Dodge City at NBC World Series
•Was 2-for-3 with a solo home run against Wichita at NBC World Series
•Hit safely in all four games at NBC World Series, posting a .600 average (9-for-15)
•Named the fifth-best pro prospect in the Jayhawk League by Baseball America

2005 (JUNIOR)
•Appeared in 61 games and made 30 starts
•Started in the outfield in 17 of the last 22 games
•Recorded six multiple-hit, three multiple-RBI games
•Hit safely in four straight games Feb. 15-25
•Seven of 11 hits in postseason play were for extra bases, including team-best three home runs
•2-for-4 with two RBI at Arizona State (2/25)
•2-for-3 with double, two runs, RBI at Arizona State (2/27)
•2-for-4, two home runs, three RBI vs. Texas Tech (5/1)
•2-for-3 with a home run and a triple in the Bears' 2-1 victory over Kansas (5/25) in the Big 12 Tournament
•Hit the game-tying home run in the top of the ninth in the win over Stanford in the NCAA Waco Regional Championship game
•2-for-5, two runs and a RBI in the win over the Cardinal (6/6)
•Homered in Super Regional clinching victory over Clemson (6/13)
•Scored runner from third with less than two outs in seven of 13 situations (53.8 percent)
•Posted a .634 slugging percentage during postseason play with two doubles, two triples and three home runs
•Hit .308 (8-for-26) in NCAA Tournament play with two doubles, a triple and two home runs, posting a .692 slugging percentage and a .419 on base percentage
•Went 3-for-8 (.375) with a double, a triple, a home run and three runs scored at NCAA Waco Regional
•Hit .333 (3-for-9) with three runs scored at College World Series

•Led the Hays Larks to a second-place finish in the Jayhawk League and a berth in the NBC World Series
•Hit .336 with five home runs, 11 doubles and 28 RBI in 41 games with 35 starts
•Posted a .566 slugging percentage, a .445 on base percentage and was 17-of-20 in stolen bases
•Also posted a 1-0 record with a 3.86 ERA in four mound apperances
•Recorded 12 strikeouts and held opponents to a .235 average in 9.1 innings.

•Appeared in 24 games with seven starts
•Had three hits in 24 at bats and scored four times
•Had a pinch-hit double vs. UT-Arlington (4/7)

•Helped lead the Hays Larks to their third straight Jayhawk League title
•Hit .223 in 38 games with one home run and 10 RBI
•Was 13-of-14 on stolen bases
•Also made three appearances on the mound, pitching five innings and allowing two runs for a 3.60 ERA; struck out three and walked two

•Saw extensive time in left field and at DH against right-handed pitching
•Made his collegiate debut at UT-San Antonio, walked four times and scored twice (2/26)
•Hit first collegiate home run in the series finale against Texas Tech (3/16)
•Doubled in the Bears' final two runs in a 10-3 win at TCU (3/18)
•Enjoyed an eight-game hitting streak in March

•Hit .300 with five home runs and 34 RBI as a senior at Midway High School in Waco, Texas, where he played for coach Tom Gladney
•Also went 9-3 with 87 strikeouts on the mound in his final year at Midway
•Those numbers came after a .311, seven-homer, 30-RBI junior season that also included a 7-3 record and 1.79 ERA, with 85 strikeouts in 54.2 innings
•Named first-team all-district and honorable mention all-state as an outfielder in 2000
•All-district selection in 2001 and 2002
•Earned all-state honors in 2001
•Played summer ball for Gary Lacy's Waco Cardinals, where he was a teammate of fellow Bear Brad Ferguson and an AAU Junior Olympic medalist
•Also lettered in football, basketball and track

•Full name is Jeffrey Seth Fortenberry
•Born Sept. 1, 1983, in Woodville, Texas
•Son of Jeff and Becky Fortenberry
•Has a twin sister, Nicole
•Father also attended Baylor
•Chose Baylor over Texas A&M, Rice and Tulane
•Majoring in history
•Can complete a Rubic's Cube in less than three minutes

Hits: 2, seven times
Runs: 2, four times
Doubles: 1, seven times
Triples: 1, four times
Home Runs: 2 vs. Texas Tech (5/1/05)
RBI: 3, twice
Stolen Bases: 1, five times
Walks: 4 at UT-San Antonio (2/26/03)
Hitting Streak: 8 games (3/11/03 through 3/25/03)

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