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Mykanthony Valdez

position

Infield/Outfield

Height

6-1

Weight

226 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Davie, Fla.

High School

Calvary Christian

True Freshman (2020): Saw action in four games as a reserve outfielder in shortened 2020 college baseball season…Recorded one hit in five at-bats…Made Hurricane debut as a pinch hitter in series finale vs. Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Played right field in midweek win over Kent State (Feb. 19)…Had a pinch hit appearance at FAU (Mar. 4)…Recorded first hit and scored first run as a Hurricane in win over Pittsburgh (Mar. 8)

High School: Four-year varsity letterman at Calvary Christian, where he had a career batting average of .350 with 13 home runs, seven of which came in his senior season…Helped lead Calvary Christian to a state championship in 2019…Earned first team all-county honors by the Miami Herald and the Sun Sentinel, as well as first-team all-district honors.

Personal:  Parents are Abelardo and Kristie Valdez…Has two brothers, Geo and Eddie, and one sister, Ashley…Intends to major in business administration.