ALL-AMERICAN WR AND 14-YEAR NFL VETERAN SANTANA MOSS JOINS JOSH DARROW ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST FOR A CANDID, EMOTIONAL AND UPLIFTING CONVERSATION ABOUT GROWING UP IN MIAMI AND HIS JOURNEY TO UM

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Michael Broad

position

Infield

Height

5-11

Weight

178 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

Nova HS

Senior (2013)…
Made switch from infield to outfield prior to season…Saw action in 34 games, including 28 starts… Had 25 hits in 98 at bats (.255) with 12 runs scored, four doubles, one home run, 15 RBI and 11 walks…Registered season-high seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 17 through Feb. 27…Recorded three consecutive multi-RBI games against Milwaukee (Feb. 23-24) and St. Thomas (Feb. 26)…Connected on only home run of season against Bethune-Cookman (April 3), finishing 2-for-4 with two RBI.

Junior (2012)…
Played in 54 of the team’s 59 games, including 48 starts…Served as the team’s designated hitter for the second half of the season…Batted .243 on the year, posting 11 multi-hit games…Belted four homeruns, including two grand slams, while adding 30 RBI’s, good for fourth-most on the team…Registered hits in nine of the team’s first eleven games, including a a season-best seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 19 through March 2…Went 2-for-3 with three runs scored in a Feb. 24 win over Albany…Went 2-for-5 with a grand slam and a career-best five RBI’s on Feb. 29 against FAU…Connected for two doubles and two runs scored in a win on the road at Virginia Tech (April 13)…Recorded his second grand slam of the season and fourth of his career in the team’s series finale with Florida State (April 22)…Followed up that performance with a 2-for-4 showing at home against Florida Atlantic (April 24), including another homerun…Went 3-for-4 with two RBI’s in a road win at Georgia Tech (May 18)…

Sophomore (2011)…
Saw action in 39 games for the Hurricanes while making a start in 32 contests… Played sparingly towards the end of the season due to injury… Entered the game as a pinch hitter in his last five appearances… Produced a .248 batting average on the year with 31 hits (eight doubles, two triples, three home runs)… Scored 20 times… Drove across 21 runs… Slugged .416 on the campaign… Collected a .969 fielding percentage with 49 putouts and 75 assists from his second base position… Drove in three runs on two hits in five at-bats against Rutgers (Feb. 19)… Recorded his first homer of the year versus UCF (Mar. 22) with four RBI on a single hit in three trips to the plate… Went 3-for-4 at the dish in the first game of a series at Wake Forest (Mar. 18), adding two RBI and a double… Also produced a homer against Florida Gulf Coast (Mar. 29) going 1-for-2 with three runs scored and one RBI while walking three times… Walked three times in the first game of a doubleheader at North Carolina (Apr. 23) and scored once… Batted in a career-high five RBI on 2-for-5 hitting (double, homer) and scored twice against USF (Apr. 27)…

Freshman (2010)…
Played in 51 games with 39 starts as a freshman… Suited up as a designated hitter in 27 games and 15 others in the outfield… Batted .343 on the year, collecting 49 hits in 143 plate appearances… Scored 33 runs with seven home runs, seven doubles and three triples… Recorded 28 RBI… Toted a .580 slugging percentage… Registered eight stolen bases in 12 attempts… Had 10 putouts and eight assists in the field… Scored three times with a hit and walked twice versus Manhattan (Feb. 27)… Tallied three hits in a game four times on the year, including USF (Apr. 28) where he registered three hits in four at-bats, driving in two runs and crossing the plate twice… Posted his third home run of the year in that game against the Bulls… Registered his first collegiate homer against Boston College (Mar. 13), plating two runs, scoring twice and collecting two hits in the game… Led the team in batting average in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional, securing a .643 average with a team-high tying nine hits, five runs, two doubles, two home runs and five RBI… Claimed a 1.214 slugging percentage in games against Dartmouth and Texas A&M during the four-game regional…

High School/Prep…
Played for Pat McQuaid at Nova High School his junior and senior seasons… Attended North Broward Prep his first two years of high school… Earned Louisville Slugger and Rawlings All-America honors his junior and senior seasons… Hit .435 with five homers, 30 RBI, 45 runs scored and 31 steals his senior year… Played in the high school state all-star game as a senior… As a junior, hit .439 with 10 homers, 45 RBI and 15 steals en route to earning 5A all-state honors as well as all-county honors by the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel… Earned First Team All-Broward County and second team all-state after hitting .489 with nine homers, 40 RBI, 42 runs scored and 25 steals as a sophomore at North Broward… Named Second Team All-Broward County after hitting .369 as a freshman… Was a five-year varsity starter in baseball…

Personal…
Son of P.B. Walker and Jordon Broad… Majoring in Communication Broadcast Journalism… Has a younger brother, Mason… Played for the 2003 Little League World Series Champion Boynton Beach team…

SEASON AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
2013 .255 34-28 98 12 25 4 0 1 15 2-4
2012 .243 54-48 173 28 42 10 1 4 30 8-13
2011 .248 39-32 125 20 31 8 2 3 21 1-2
2010 .343 51-39 143 33 49 7 3 7 28 8-12
CAREER .273 178-147 539 93 147 29 6 15 94 19-31