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Ben Barrett

(Updated June 2023)
Orlando, Fla.
high school
The First Academy

FRESHMAN (2023):

Hit .359 with seven doubles, a triple and two home runs…scored 16 runs and added 21 RBI…drew five walks…pitched in 13 games with seven starts, ending with a 5.20 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 27.2 innings pitched…career day at the plate against Boston College (3/17), finishing 5-for-5 with two home runs, a double, two singles, three runs and six RBI, the most for a Seminole all season…second home run was a grand slam as part of 10-run inning and was FSU’s only grand slam of season…started 27 games – 13 at first base, 7 as pitcher and 7 as designated hitter…season-long six-game hitting streak…had a hit in first nine career starts and finished 7-for-14 with six runs and five RBI in first series against FGCU (3/3-5)…ended season with a pair of three-hit games against Louisville (5/18, 20)…two doubles and a triple in finale against the Cardinals…struck out career-high five hitters against UCF (3/14) and Kennesaw State (5/16)…in first two games against No. 3 Florida, combined to allow just one run in 9.0 innings…career-high 5.0 innings vs. Florida in Gainesville (4/11)…played summer ball for the Harrisonburg Turks in The Valley Baseball League.


Graduated from The First Academy in Orlando…ranked the No. 8 right-handed pitcher in Florida and No. 201 overall by Perfect GamePrep Baseball Report first team All-State, 3A FACA District Player of the Year and NHSI All-Tournament Team…threw a four-hit shutout in the 2021 3A state championship game to lead TFA to the first state title in school history…capped the Royals 30-1 season…hit .533 with 20 extra-base hits and 38 RBI during senior season…on the mound, posted a 0.86 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 56.2 innings pitched in 2022…also played soccer in high school…parents are Robert and Susan Barrett…brothers Robbie, Tommy and Mattie…Robbie played baseball at West Alabama…majoring in sport management…born on March 31, 2004.