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Rhett Aplin

(Updated July 2018)
Fleming Island, Fla.
high school
Fleming Island
other college
Seminole State College of Florida


  • 2018 MLB Draft: 28th Round (842), Kansas City Royals
  • 2018 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Fall 2017 Dean’s List

SENIOR (2018):

Made 60 starts at first base, hitting .301 with 35 RBI, 18 doubles and a pair of home runs…scored 37 runs and drew 47 walks for a .428 on-base percentage…both home runs came in his first two at-bats at No. 1 Florida (3/13)…hit a triple at Georgia Tech (4/7)…FSU’s top hitter in ACC games with his average jumping to .319…playing first base, committed just two errors in 485 chances in the field for a .996 fielding percentage…notched a 33-game streak of reaching base, the longest single-season streak for a Seminole since D.J. Stewart in 2014…tied a career-high with four hits at Clemson (5/5), the 1,976th win of head coach Mike Martin’s career…drew three walks in three different games in 2018…drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 28th Round of the 2018 draft and signed with the team in mid-June.

JUNIOR (2017):

Started in 40 games in the 2017 season with his time split in the outfield and at the designated hitter position…collected 11 multi-hit and six multi-RBI performances, allowing him to reach a season batting average of .322 with 24 RBI…picked up his first FSU hit on February 18 against VCU with a two-run home run to right field, giving the Seminoles an early 2-0 lead…had a memorable performance on February 24 against Samford in which he went 4-for-5 and drove in four runs while scoring four times with the help of a double and a home run…plated three runs and scored twice in his three-hit outing at Virginia Tech before the Seminoles ultimately fell 13-12 on March 18…tacked on an insurance run with a ninth inning solo shot on March 25 against Notre Dame, his fourth home run of the season…made his last start of the regular season on May 6 against Pacific with a 2-for-4 outing in which he scored a run before sustaining an injury that kept him out until the ninth inning of FSU’s season finale against LSU in the College World Series, when he walked in his final plate appearance.


Graduated from Fleming Island High School…went to Seminole State College of Florida before transferring to FSU…named the 7A Player of the Year in 2014 at Fleming Island…First Team All-Conference in both 2013 and 2014…3.12 ERA in 69.1 innings at Seminole State.


Majoring in sociology…born on October 10, 1995.