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NANDER DE SEDAS

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Nander De Sedas

(Updated September 2020)
position
Infielder
height
6-2
weight
198
year
Sophomore
hometown
Panama City, Panama
high school
Montverde Academy (Fla.)

ACCOLADES

  • 2019 All-Athens Regional Team
  • 2018 MLB Draft: 29th Round (875), Milwaukee Brewers

SOPHOMORE (2020):

Started and played all 17 games…had nine hits and scored nine runs while notching seven RBI…added 12 walks and was hit by two pitches…successful on both stolen base attempts…had a pair of hits against Cincinnati on February 22 and FAU on February 29…also had a pair of RBI against the Bearcats and vs. USF on February 18…his lone sacrifice fly on the season came at No. 1 Florida, plating the final run in the eighth inning of FSU’s 2-0 win in Gainesville…set a career high with three walks drawn against No. 3 Texas Tech.

FRESHMAN (2019):

Started and played in 62 games – 27 at shortstop and 35 at second base…hit .231 with eight doubles, a triple and four home runs, including a game-tying two-run home run against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament…named to the Athens Regional team after hitting .400 (6-for-15) in three games…had a season-high three hits against No. 4 national seed Georgia…season-high four RBI against Maine in his second career game…along with Mike Salvatore and Reese Albert (four each), first time since 2009 that three Noles had four or more RBI in the same game…hit by 12 pitches (fifth in the ACC) and drew 29 walks…hit a solo home run in his first career at-bat against rival Florida…first career walk-off hit came against North Florida (RBI double in 4-3 win)…preseason Baseball America ACC Freshman of the Year and No. 11 on the D1Baseball preseason freshman list…played summer ball for the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks of the New England Collegiate Baseball League and was named the league’s Best Defensive Player.

PERSONAL:

Attended the same high school (Montverde Academy) as Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor…helped lead Montverde to a perfect 25-0 record as a senior and the No. 3 national ranking from USA Today…originally from Panama and moved to Florida in 2015…once in America, began hitting from both sides of the plate…finished his senior year at Montverde hitting .385 with two home runs, 16 RBI, 26 runs and a .531 on-base percentage…was the second-highest rated high school player to attend college from the 2018 recruiting class…rated the No. 28 overall draft prospect by Baseball America, No. 43 by Perfect Game and No. 56 by MLB Pipeline…2017 Under Armour All-American, 2017 Perfect Game All-American and 2018 Rawlings/Perfect Game first team All-American…rated the No. 2 overall player in Florida and the state’s No. 1 shortstop by Perfect Game…first team All-Florida and third team All-USA by USA Today…parents are Nander and Itnova De Sedas…majoring in social science…born July 25, 1999.