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Player profile

(Updated November 2016)
Redshirt Sophomore
Tallahassee, FL
high school
North Florida Christian
other college
Tallahassee Community College


Started seven games in his senior season, while appearing in 47…led the team in games appeared in as a sub (40)…recorded 10 hits in 50 at-bats while scoring 10 runs and earning an on-base percentage of .317 after drawing seven walks on the season…collected his first hit of the season with a single up the middle in the Opening Series against Rhode Island on February 21 in a 23-4 FSU win…earned his sole sacrifice fly of his Florida State career bringing home the Seminoles’ first run in a 10-1 victory over No. 22 Texas Tech on April 5…doubled down the right field line to plate two Seminoles in the May 29 ACC Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers…ended his FSU career with 16 walks, 16 hits, and 30 runs scored in 88 at-bats for the Seminoles.



Made 36 appearances in his second season at Florida State…collected three hits with a double and three RBI on the year…finished the season with 13 runs scored…recorded his first hit of the season against USF (March 3) on a single through the left side…first career extra base hit came against Wake Forest (March 15) with an RBI double to the right center…scored a career-high two runs in a 19-9 victory over Virginia Tech (March 28)…drew a walk and scored a run in the Super Regional at Florida…posted a perfect fielding percentage converting on all 18 fielding chances…tallied outfield assists against Pitt (April 18) and at Miami (April 25)…played summer ball with Lexington County Blowfish of the Coastal Plain League.


The Tallahassee native finished the 2014 season making 33 appearances…was used as a pinch runner in late-inning situations…ended his first season at Florida State hitting .231 (3-for-13) with three RBI and seven runs scored…entered as a pinch runner in the season-opener against Niagara (Feb. 14)…collected hits against Niagara (Feb. 16) and in consecutive appearances at UCF (March 12) and against Boston College (March 29) in Rhode Island…had RBIs in three consecutive appearances against Maryland (March 7), UCF (May 13) and Boston College (May 16)…posted a perfect fielding percentage converting on all nine fielding chances in the outfield.

FRESHMAN (2013-Tallahassee Community College):

Played two seasons at TCC…was selected to the All-Panhandle team in 2012 after posting a .340 batting average…posted a perfect fielding percentage on the year and collected 20 stolen bases…helped lead the Eagles to the NJCAA Gulf District/FCSAA State Baseball Tournament in 2013…was a member of the Dean’s List and was an Honor Roll student at TCC.


Graduated from North Florida Christian in Tallahassee where he played baseball, football and basketball…led NFC to the state title in 2011 and was honored as a two-time All-Area and All-District selection…played on the 2011 AAU National Championship team and was selected to the All-Tournament Team.


Son of Jim and Lisa Graganella…has one sibling, Nicole…father Jim played football for FSU (1980-84)…majored in interdisciplinary social science…born on April 29, 1992.