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DARREN MILLER

#3

Player profile

(Updated November 2016)

ACCOLADES:

  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll

SOPHOMORE (2016):

Started in 25 games of the 2016 season and played in 31…collected 19 hits, six of which were for extra bases…scored 14 runs and collected 14 RBI in 83 at-bats…drawing 15 walks inflated his on-base percentage to .375…first hit of the season came on Opening Day, February 19, against Rhode Island on an infield hit to short…became one of only three Seminoles to collect a hit on a February 26 2-1 loss to the College of Charleston…collected 2 RBI on a single up the middle in a 11-2 redemption victory over the College of Charleston on February 28…enjoyed a 16-game streak of reaching base that ended on March 12…scored the game-winning run in the Seminoles’ combined no-hitter against Toledo on March 9…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll…ended his FSU career with 30 RBI, a .259 batting average, a .352 slugging percentage, and collected 50 hits.

FRESHMAN (2015):

Made 56 appearances including 25 starts at three combined positions – first base (18), third base (5) and designated hitter (2)…hit .282 in his first season, good for the fourth best average among players with at least 25 starts and the best mark among Seminole freshmen…collected 31 hits in 110 at-bats with seven doubles, one home run, 16 runs and 16 RBI…recorded a season-high three hits against Jacksonville (Feb. 24)…drove in a season-high two RBI five times – Jacksonville (Feb. 24), South Florida (March 4), at NC State (April 2), Coastal Carolina (May 1) and at Louisville (May 10)…put together a season-best hitting streak of eight straight games from Georgia (Feb. 21) to South Florida (March 4)…started the season making 16 straight starts at first base…finished his freshman campaign making four consecutive starts at third base…connected on his first collegiate home run against the Dolphins at home…ranked second on the team with four pinch hits…matched his season average hitting .282 in 26 league games…posted a .231 batting average in five games, four starts, during FSU’s run to a berth in the NCAA Super Regionals.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Key West High School…high school teammate of FSU teammate Steven Wells…played baseball all four years for the Conchs varsity team and one year of football…as a freshman, led the team in home runs (4) and RBI (36)…named the team’s Rookie of the Year…in 2012, garnered Defensive Player of the Year honors and had the highest batting average on the team…as a junior, was named the Monroe County Player of the Year and District Pitcher of the Year after hitting .338…was also named team MVP…before being sidelined with Tommy John surgery his senior season, hit .442 with three home runs and 19 RBI as the designated hitter.

PERSONAL:

Son of Stephen and Rochele Miller…has one sister, Lauren, who is an accounting major at FSU…was a four-year honor roll student at Key West High…majoring in criminology…played in the 2008 Little League World Series with Citrus Park out of Tampa, Fla. that lost in the U.S. semifinals…won the 2009 Cal Ripken World Series with Forest Hills and named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player…born May 29, 1996.