9 Cody Acker
|Hometown:||Silver Spring, Md.|
|High School:||J.H. Blake|
|CODY ACKER- CAREER STATISTICS|
|Year||GP-GS||Avg. ||AB ||R ||H ||2B ||3B ||HR ||RBI ||TB ||SLG. % ||BB ||HBP ||SO ||SB-ATT ||FLD. %|
|69||9 ||14 ||0 ||0 ||0 ||3 ||7 ||.203||8 ||4 ||13 ||3-3 |
- An aggressive right fielder that has the ability to change a game at the top of the order
- Boasts both speed and a bat that can hit for average
WHILE WITH THE RAMS
- Pieced together five consecutive multiple hit games from March 9 to March 14, with two three hit days.
- Drove in three runs on March 19 in an 8-4 win at East Carolina.
- Went 2-for-4 and scored three runs in the Rams 10-3 win over Saint Joseph's.
- Racked up a career high three hits on four different occasions.
- Recorded a team-best 12 game hitting streak and reaching base in 29 consecutive games.
- Registered the most multiple hit games of any Ram (20).
- Compiled six hits in five games during the Atlantic 10 tournament, Acker picked up an RBI and scored a run.
- Started in right field 53 times during the season, missing four games due to turf toe.
- Appeared in 30 games, making 16 starts during his freshman campaign.
- Finished the season 14-for-69 with 3 RBI and nine runs scored.
- Made his first start against Elon on Feb. 17.
- Collected his first hit against George Mason on March 5, going 1-for-4 with a run scored.
- Had his first collegiate RBI with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning against Rutgers on March 19.
- Tallied four hits in a doubleheader against Butler on March 23. He went 2-for-4 in both contests.
- Collected two hits four times in 2013 against Butler (2x), Charlotte and Richmond.
PRIOR TO VCU
- Played Baseball and wrestled at Blake High School in Silver Spring, Md.
- Helped lead Black to four District Championships and three Regional final appearances over his four year career
- Received 4A East Player of the Year honors following his senior season
- Holds the records for single-season triples (7), as well as career record for triples (14) and hits (92). He also holds nine other records at Blake High School
- Named First Team All-Met after his junior and senior seasons
- Garnered First Team Bastow All-Star recognition following his sophomore and junior seasons
- Member of the First Team All-County squad after his senior year after receiving Second Team All-County honors as a sophomore and a junior
- Also played for the Mid-Atlantic Red Sox and the Gaithersburg Giants for club ball
- Son of Rodney and Lynn Acker
- Born on Nov. 19, 1994
- Majoring in Business/Finance at VCU
- Has one sister, Brittany (20)