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Zeke DeVoss

position

Outfield

Height

5-10

Weight

171 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Mims, Fla.

High School

Astronaut HS

Video: Around the Horn with Zeke DeVoss

Sophomore (2011)…
The only player on the roster to play and start in all 61 games for the Hurricanes, seeing time in both the outfield and infield… Finished the year leading the team in batting average (.340) – hitting a team-best .560 in the postseason that includes the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships and NCAA Gainesville [Fla.] Regional… Selected to the All-ACC Tournament and All-Gainesville Regional Tournament Teams as a second baseman… Led the ACC Tournament with a .800 average and .900 slugging percentage through three games, helping the Canes to a 2-1 record… Ended the year with a 10-game hitting streak, leading the Canes in that department… Also ended the year with an ACC-best streak of reaching base safely in 36 consecutive games… Led-off in all 61 games… Finished the regular season leading the ACC in stolen bases (29) and walks (50)… Started 30 games at second base with the injury of Michael Broad, as well as 25 starts in left field and six more in center field… Batted a team-leading .600 on 21 hits, adding 10 runs, five RBI, four steals and 10 walks in the last 10 games of the year… Second on the team in fielding percentage with a .971 average, claiming 111 putouts and 90 assists – playing a majority of his games at an unnatural second base position… Laid claim to 32 steals in 42 attempts on the campaign… Led the team in walks (57), hit by pitch (11), hits (73), runs (59) and tied for the lead in triples (3)… Ended fourth in doubles (13)… Led the team in on-base percentage (.491)… Had a season-high four hits in four at-bats against North Carolina (May 26) in the ACC Tournament… Also went 4-for-4 at the plate in the series finale against Duke (May 21), adding two runs scored and two walks… Recorded a career-high four RBI at home versus Florida Gulf Coast (March 29)… Scored a career-high four runs in the first game of a doubleheader at Boston College (April 3)… Registered triples against Rutgers (Feb. 18), Barry (April 13) and Hofstra (May 7) – all games played at home… Posted two home runs on the year – at Boston College (April 3) and against Florida Gulf Coast (March 29)… Also drew a career-high four walks at Boston College (April 3)… Swiped a career-high tying three bases twice on the year – vs. Georgia Tech (March 26) and against North Carolina (May 26)… Collected five putouts versus Virginia (May 27) and six assists against Hofstra (May 7) and at Virginia (May 15)… Went1-for-4 with a double against No. 2 overall 2011 MLB Draft selection Danny Hultzen of the Virginia Cavaliers (May 13)…

Freshman (2010)…
Played in 62 games with 60 starts in his rookie season… Ended the season eighth on the team in batting average, holding a .251 average… Held a .450 slugging percentage… Scored 49 runs on 53 hits with nine home runs, nine doubles and three triples… Pushed across 33 RBI on the campaign… Drew 27 walks while laying down a team-leading 11 sacrifice hits/bunts… Finished the year tied with classmate Stephen Perez for a team-best 24 stolen bases in 28 attempts… Registered 113 putouts and an assist from his position in the outfield, collecting a team fourth-highest .974 fielding percentage… Posted the walk-off game-winning three-RBI homerun (his only hit of the afternoon) in the third game of a series sweep of Rutgers (Feb. 21)… Opened his collegiate career with two hits, including a double, and scoring twice in a season-opening win over Rutgers (Feb. 19)… Claimed two hits – one of which was a home run, drove in four RBI and scored once in a win at Virginia Tech (Apr. 10)… Pounded out three hits and drew a walk in four at-bats with three runs and a RBI versus North Carolina (Apr. 17)… Drove in a season-best five runs versus Boston College (May 27) in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships… Recorded three hits in four trips with a double and crossed home once at Florida (Mar. 6)… Swiped a team single-game season high three bases against North Carolina (Apr. 17)… Picked up six putouts in centerfield against the Tar Heels at home (Apr. 18)…

High School/Prep…
Played for J.J. Edwards at Astronaut High School… Earned Team MVP and First Team All-Cape Coast Conference honors as a senior after hitting .518 with four home runs, 18 RBI, 31 runs scored and 19 steals despite missing seven games due to injury… Hit .333 with 12 RBI as a junior in 2008 and .414 with 15 RBI as a sophomore in 2007… Played shortstop his final two years at Astronaut… Lettered in football, basketball and baseball as a freshman… Earned three letters in football, earning special teams honors as a punter and kick returner… Named to the Under Armour Preseason All-America Team and was invited to attend the Under Armour All-America game…

Personal…
Drafted in the 38th round by the Boston Red Sox in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft… Son of Angie and Mark DeVoss… Majoring in Criminology with a Minor in Business… Has two brothers, Eli and Simon, and a sister, Celia… Both parents were collegiate athletes at Florida Southern (dad – basketball, mom – track)… Named a Titusville Rotary Club Outstanding Scholar… Started switch-hitting full-time during the summer of 2008…

DeVOSS’ INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS
AB: _________6 (fi ve times)
Runs: _______4 at Boston College (4/3/11)
Hits: ________4, twice (last, vs. North Carolina – 5/26/11)
RBI: ________5 vs. Boston College (5/27/2010)
2B: _________1 (24 times)
3B: _________1 (six times)
HR: ________1 (11 times)
SB: _________3 (three times)
Hit Streak: ___11 games (4/6-23/11)