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Player profile

(Updated November 2016)
Yulee, FL
high school
The Bolles School


* All-American – First Team: ABCA; Second Team: Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA & Perfect Game (2014); First Team: ABCA, Baseball America & NCBWA; Second Team: & Perfect Game (2015).
* ACC Player of the Year (2014).
* All-ACC First Team (2014, 2015).
* All-ACC Second Team (2013).
* Golden Spikes Semifinalist, Midseason & Preseason Watch List (2014, 2015).
* Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist (2014, 2015).
* ABCA All-Region First Team (2014, 2015).
* Capital One Academic All-American Third Team (2014); Second Team (2015).
* Capital One Academic All-District IV First Team (2014, 2015).
* Preseason All-American – First Team: NCBWA, Collegiate Baseball; Third Team: Baseball America (2014); First Team: Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball,, NCBWA & Perfect Game (2015).
* Freshmen All-American Collegiate Baseball (2013) and Perfect Game (2013); First Team Baseball America (2013) and NCBWA (2013).
* ACC All-Tournament Team (2013).
* Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team (2013, 2014, 2015).
* ACC Player of the Week (3/25/13, 5/13/13 & 3/23/15).
* Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (5/13/13 & 3/23/15); NCBWA National Hitter of the Week (5/13/13 & 3/24/15).
* All-ACC Academic Team (2015).
*ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15).
* FSU Dean’s List (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2014).
* Member of U.S. Collegiate Baseball National Team (Summer 2014).
* Selected in the 2015 MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles (1st round, 25th overall pick).
* Selected in the 2012 MLB Draft by the New York Yankees (28th round).v


Served as team captain with Mike Compton…collected first team All-America honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association, Baseball America and the NCBWA in 2015 following first team recognition from the ABCA as a sophomore in 2014…became the 42nd player in Florida State history to be recognized as a first team All-American and the first two-time, first-team All-American since Buster Posey was a repeat first-team honoree in 2007 and 2008…also finished his FSU career as just the third Seminole in school history to be named a two-time Academic All-American (2014 & 2015) – earning third team honors in 2014 and second team honors in 2015…named a first-team All-ACC honoree for the second straight year and was the first Seminole outfielder to earn a spot on the first team in back-to-back seasons since Tyler Holt performed the feat in 2009 and 2010…closed out the 2015 season leading the team in batting average (.318), hits (68), home runs (15), runs scored (62), RBI (59), slugging percentage (.593), walks (69) and on-base percentage (.500)…posted single-season career-highs in runs, home runs, slugging percentage, on-base percentage and stolen bases, while leading the nation in walks and walks per game (1.08)…was the only player nationally to average at least one walk per game in 2015…drew multiple walks in 27 games including a season-high three base-on-balls four times…his 69 walks tied for the eighth most in a single-season at Florida State and was the most by a Seminole since Sherman Johnson drew 69 walks in 2012…finished the season ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in walks (1st), on-base percentage (.500), home runs (t-2nd), slugging percentage (3rd), runs scored (3rd), RBI (5th) and total bases (9th)…started 64 games, all in left field, during his junior season…recorded a team-best 20 multi-hit and 16 multi-RBI games…only player on the team with multiple 5+ RBI games on the year finishing the year with three…tied a career-high with six RBI at Virginia (3/22)…recorded his second career multi-home run game belting two against USF (3/3)…followed that with another two home run performance against the Cavaliers (3/22) en route to tying a career-high with his 6-RBI performance – connected on a grand slam in the seventh and a two-run shot in the ninth…was the only Seminole to hit multiple grand slams on the year finishing the season with two – his second coming against Pitt (4/17)…hit .324 in league play with six home runs and 30 RBI…finished the season on a high note hitting .273 during FSU’s run to a berth in the Super Regionals…hit a home run in each game against the Gators (6/5 & 6/6) in the Supers and drove in at least one run in all five NCAA Tournament games…finished with three outfield assists – good for the second most on the team…in June became the 22nd first round draft pick in school annals selected with the 25th overall pick in the first round by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.


Named the ACC Player of the Year after leading the ACC in batting average (.351), slugging percentage (.557) and on-base percentage (.472) while finishing in the top 10 in RBI (3rd – 50), doubles (4th – 19), home runs (7th – 7), total bases (9th – 108) and walks (T-9th – 40)…earned first team All-America honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association, while claiming second team honors from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA and Perfect Game…was named a third team Academic All-American by Capital One/CoSIDA…played in and started 53 games, 52 in left field and one as the designated hitter…had his school-record 65 game streak of reaching base snapped against Minnesota (5/3), but finished reaching base in 52 of the 53 games.…led the team in average, doubles, RBI, slugging percentage and on-base percentage…tied for the team lead with 20 multi-hit games and finished second with 13 multi-RBI games…also registered the longest hitting streak on the team – a mark that reached 19 straight games…opened the season with four hits against Niagara (2/14), tying a career-high that would be matched twice more on the year…reached base in all five plate appearances at Jacksonville (2/18) collecting a single, two doubles, and two walks while scoring two runs…hit his first home run of the season against Georgia (2/22), tying the game at 3-3 en route to a 10-4 Florida State win…hit home runs two and three in consecutive games at UCF (3/11-12), both Seminole wins…had the first multiple home run game of his career against Notre Dame (4/4), adding three RBI in the extra-inning Florida State win…went 5-for-12 at Georgia Tech (4/11-13) with a double, home run, four RBI, two runs and two walks…reached base in 6-of-10 appearances against No. 1 Virginia (4/25-27)…versus Minnesota (5/3), had the game-tying RBI on a single, advanced to second on the throw, stole third (his third stolen base of the year) and scored the walk-off run on John Nogowski’s RBI single…became the first Seminole since Sherman Johnson in 2012 with three doubles in a game in the opener at North Carolina (5/9)…tied a career-high with four hits and three runs scored against Duke (5/16), and tied a season-high with three RBI against the Blue Devils…in ACC play, average rose to .388 with 11 doubles, four home runs, 30 RBI and 21 runs scored…had a strong NCAA Regional for the second consecutive season, hitting .428 (3-for-7) with two RBI and two walks while making the All-Regional Team for the second straight year…playing summer ball with the USA Collegiate National Team over the summer.


Named a Freshman All-American by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, Perfect Game and the NCBWA…led the Seminoles in hits (82), batting average (.364), doubles (25) and slugging percentage (.560)…finished second on the team in RBIs (59)…started games in all three outfield positions (35-LF, 14-CF, 2-RF), in addition to nine games as the DH…ranked nationally in doubles (6th) and doubles per game (14th – .42)…hit five home runs, including a walk-off home run in the 10th inning vs. Rhode Island (2/17)…it marked the Seminoles first walk-off home run since Mike McGee hit one vs. Vanderbilt in game one of the Super Regionals in 2010…hit .362 with runners in scoring position…had 26 multi-hit games, including a season-high three hits eight times…in the NCAA Tournament, batted .524 (11-for-21) with a home run, eight RBI and an .810 slugging percentage…enters 2014 with a 17-game hitting streak and a streak of 27 games reaching base safely…in the ACC, ranked third in doubles, fourth in batting average, fifth in on base percentage, seventh in RBIs, eighth in slugging percentage and ninth in hits…in the ACC Tournament from May 22-25, hit .667 (8-for-12) with a double, triple, and two runs scored…in game two of a doubleheader against Georgia Tech on March 22, went 2-for-4 with six RBIs and two runs scored…hit a fifth-inning grand slam in the game…the six RBIs tied with two others for the most in the conference on the season…against Jacksonville on April 23, went 2-for-4 with five RBI and two runs scored and a walk…ended the season hitting .564 over his final ten games…hit .636 in the Tallahassee Regional en route to being named to the All-Tournament team…finished the regional with seven hits including four that went for extra bases – three doubles, one home run – six runs scored and seven RBI…recorded multiple hits in all five tournament games…raised his average 26 points over the final eight games with multiple hits in each game including three hits three times…played over the summer with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League – named a Cape League All-Star after hitting .274 with four home runs, 11 doubles and 25 RBI in 35 games.


A multi-sport athlete at The Bolles School in Jacksonville…played football and was a four-year baseball starter playing in the outfield…batted .424, drove in 29 runs and hit an area-best record nine home runs as a senior…collected a total of five combined state championships in his career at Bolles (three  in football and two in baseball)…awarded the 2012 Player of the Year in Baseball for the North Florida region…also earned feats of All-First Coast  and second team All-State in football his senior year.


Son of Reginald and Dana Stewart…has one brother, Keegan…full name is Demetrius Jerome Stewart…mom played softball at Santa Fe College and dad was a 13th-round draft pick of the San Diego Padres in 1991…majoring in sport management…born on November 30, 1993…signed a professional contract with the Baltimore Orioles in the summer of 2015.