Appeared in 41 games with five starts…hit .222 with a pair of doubles and a home run against Oakland…made a pair of starts against NC State in the outfield; against Samford and Pacific at third base; and at second base against Duke in the ACC Championship Semifinal…graduated in May 2017…finished his FSU career hitting .253 with a pair of home runs and a .347 on-base percentage.
Started eight games on the season and appeared in 39…credited with 11 RBI with three multi-RBI games on the season…scored 13 runs and maintained an on-base percentage of .344…in the Opening Series against Rhode Island, he went 2-for-6 with two runs scored and two RBI…entered the game on March 8 against USF as a pinch hitter and cracked a three-run homer, his first of the season.
Appeared in 42 games for the Seminoles during his sophomore season making 17 starts…made at least one start at every outfield position including 10 in centerfield…also made starts at third (three) and as the designated hitter (two)…first career start in the field came at third base on the road at Georgia (Feb. 21)…started all three games in the outfield – first of his career – at Virginia (March 20-22) including starts in centerfield in the first two games of the series…finished the year hitting .288 (21-for-73) with four doubles, 14 runs scored and 15 RBI…drew 17 walks and was hit twice while going 3-for-4 in stolen bases…registered a career-high four RBI against South Florida (March 3) with two doubles and a run scored…drew a career-best four walks at Virginia (March 22)…tallied a career-high two hits four times including a 2-for-2 performance against Florida (June 5) in the NCAA Super Regional in Gainesville…recorded two pinch hits on the year – vs. UCF (March 11) and at Miami (April 26)…played summer ball with the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League.
Made 23 appearances including three starts in his first season at Florida State…all three starts came as the Seminole designated hitter with the first of his career coming at Clemson in game one of a doubleheader…hit .286 (6-for-21) with a double, three RBI and three runs scored, drew seven walks and was a perfect 2-for-2 in stolen bases…made his first career appearance in a win against Niagara (2/14) on opening day as he registered his first career hit and scored a run in a 13-2 victory…drove in his first career run on an RBI groundout to third in the top of the ninth in game one of a doubleheader against Boston College in Rhode Island…went a perfect 1-for-1 with his first career stolen base as a starter against Stetson (4/23)…collected a hit and drove in a run in the bottom of the ninth of the series finale against Duke…hit .500 (4-for-8) with runners in scoring positions.
A two-sport athlete at Forest High School in Ocala, where he was a three-year letterwinner in baseball and a two-year letterwinner in football…earned First Team All-Conference accolades as a junior and senior…hit over .300 and posted a fielding percentage over. 900 in each of his three years on the varsity team at Forest HS…garnered Florida Region honorable mention accolades from Rawlings-Perfect Game in 2013…member of the Honor Society and graduated with high honors…was named an Academic All-Conference honoree during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
Son of Dan and Laurie Ann Truluck…has two sisters, Claire and Emma…mother and uncle attended FSU…father played baseball at the College of Central Florida where he helped win a JUCO state title in 1980…majoring in social science…born on October 17, 1994.