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J.C. FLOWERS

#8

J.C. Flowers

(Updated September 2017)
position
Outfielder/Right Handed Pitcher
height
6'2"
weight
185
year
Sophomore
hometown
Orange Park, Fla.
high school
Trinity Christian Academy

ACCOLADES:

  • 2017 ACC All-Freshman Team

FRESHMAN (2017):

Started in 67 of 69 games in 2017…ended the year with a .359 on-base percentage, 32 RBI, and 44 runs scored…went 7-for-7 in stolen base attempts…picked up his first two career hits on a pair of singles in a February 18 outing against VCU…smacked the first home run of his career with an opposite-field shot to help FSU claim a 16-3 victory over Samford on February 24…picked up three sacrifice hits (one sac fly and two sac bunts) on March 5 en route to a 14-6 win over Oakland…mashed his second home run of the season and hit a two-run triple in the March 11 doubleheader in which the Seminoles outscored Boston College 24-1…drove a 1-2 pitch into left field, scoring Hank Truluck and Jackson Lueck in the bottom of the ninth to cap Florida State’s 10-9 win over Jacksonville and his first career three-hit game on March 21…named to the ACC All-Freshman Team on May 22…laid out for an outstanding catch that robbed Louisville of an extra-base hit on May 26 in the ACC Tournament, keeping FSU’s lead in tact in the fourth inning, and the Seminoles went on to win the game 6-2 and advance to the semifinals of the ACC Championship…had a bases-loaded hit by pitch in the tenth inning against Auburn in the Regionals, extending FSU’s season…his 13 combined sacrifice hits tied for eighth-most in a season in FSU history…played summer ball for the Newport Gulls in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, where he batted .283 with three doubles and a home run in 53 at-bats.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Trinity Christian Academy in Orange Park, Fla….drafted in the 18th round of the 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Cincinnati Reds…ranked the No. 142 prospect by Baseball America entering the 2016 draft…a Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention All-American his senior year…acquired a spot on the Florida All-Region First Team…named to the 2015 Underclass Third Team in his junior year…ranked the No. 1 outfielder in Florida in his 2016 class by Perfect Game.

PERSONAL:

Majoring in biological science…born on May 19, 1998.