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Carter Yagi
6  Carter Yagi
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Cottonwood

Last College:
College of Southern Idaho

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
IF

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/R

01/22/2014

17 Baseball Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Four achieve 4.0 GPAs during Fall 2013 semester

Honors
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)

2014 Summer League
Playing for the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League

Junior (2014)

  • Hit .261 (30-for-115) with 7 doubles, 16 RBIs, 11 walks, and 6 stolen bases in 43 games
  • Of his 43 games, he started 32 games ... Started at second base, third base, center field, left field, and designated hitter
  • Went 5-for-6 (.833) as a pinch-hitter
  • One of the toughest people to strike out in the nation, ranking third-best in Division I by averaging one strikeout every 29.0 at-bats ... Was the highest ranked Big 12 player in the country in AB/K ... Struck out 4 times in 116 at-bats
  • After opening the season 4-for-23 in his first 10 games, he batted .283 (26-for-92) with 6 doubles and 13 RBIs in his final 33 games ... Still had a .333 OBP in his first 10 games despite the .174 batting average
  • Had a season-high 9-game hitting streak from March 23-April 6 ... Batted .345 (10-for-29) with 2 doubles, 3 RBIs, and 4 walks over the stretch
  • In his final 4 games of the season, he went 5-for-13 (.385) with a stolen base and 3 RBIs
  • Drove in a season-high 2 runs on May 6 at Wichita State ... Went 2-for-2 with a double after the entering the game as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning


2012-13

  • Attended College of Southern Idaho, posting a .356 (142-for-399) batting average with 23 doubles and 38 stolen bases in 116 career games with the Golden Eagles
  • In his sophomore season, he was named All-Region 18 First Team shortstop after he hit a team-best .393 (75-for-191) with 10 doubles, 6 triples, 2 home runs and 34 RBI in 58 games
  • His 75 hits, 48 runs scored and 6 triples led the team as well
  • Also had a .478 OBP and 18 stolen bases
  • In freshman season, he was named to the Region 18 Second Team after batting .322 (67-for-208) with 13 doubles, 2 triples, 35 RBI, 20 stolen bases and 52 runs scored in 58 games.

High School: Attended Cottonwood High School in Murray, Utah ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball, playing under the direction of Jon Hoover and Jason Crawford ... Holds the school record for most triples (6 in 2011) and stolen bases (16 in 2011) in a single season ... Batted .402 (33-for-82) with 6 doubles, 6 triples, 26 RBI and 33 runs scored in his senior season in 2011 ... Named Class 5A all-state second team in his senior year and all-state honorable mention in 2010 ... Helped Cottonwood win the state championship as a freshman in 2008 ... Finished state runner-up in 2011.

Personal: Carter Yagi was born on November 11, 1992 ... Parents are Rick Yagi and Ruthann Good ... Has two siblings, Tyler and Lindsay ... Brother, Tyler, plays baseball at the University of Utah ... Majoring in social science.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG BB HBP SO SB-A
2014 .261 43-32 115 24 30 7 0 0 16 .323 .322 11 2 4 6-8
Career .261 43-32 115 24 30 7 0
0 16 .323 .322 11 2 4
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