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  Robert Maddox III

Robert Maddox III

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Euclid, Ohio

High School:
Villa Angela St. Joseph

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
OF/IF

Birthdate:
10/18/1988

B/T:
L/L

2010: Selected in the 18th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds...Named to the 2010 All-American First Team...Named to the All-Mid-American Conference First Team...Led the MAC in home runs (21) and slugging percentage (.737)...Ranked second in the league in RBIs (78) and total bases (174)...His RBI total is the fourth-highest single-season total in league history and the most in school history...Earned the sixth-highest total bases in MAC history...Set the OU record for career RBIs (181)...Finished with the fourth-most career homers (43) and total bases (411) in OU baseball history...Ranked in the top-five single-season school records in total bases (2nd, 174), home runs (T-2nd, 21), hits (4th, 89), slugging percentage (4th, .737), and doubles (T-5th, 20)...Had his best game on May 9 against Buffalo when he launched three home runs, scored three runs and had 7 RBI...Was one of two players who started in all 55 of Ohio's games...Had 89 hits in 236 at-bats for an average of .377 this season...Led the team in hits (89), doubles (20), RBI (78), total bases (174), slugging percentage (.737),... Recorded the third-highest single season totals on the team in on-base percentage (.432), and runs scored (54)...Had 7 errors for a fielding percentage of .940...Struck out 29 times in 236 at-bats, an average of 12 percent...Drove in 2 or more runs in 18 games...His finest game was against Buffalo on May 9 when he went 4 for 5 with 3 runs scored, 7 RBI, a double and 3 home runs.

2009: Selected to the All-MAC Second Team ... One of three players to start all 53 games, all but four as the designated hitter (two at first base and two in left field) ... Became first player since Marc Krauss in 2007 to hit three home runs in one game when he did so April 24 in a win over No. 25 Kent State ... Tallied a career-high six RBIs in the game (second highest total by a Bobcat in 2009) ... Collected a season-high four hits March 21 vs. Central Michigan ... Hit .320 (fourth among starters) with 72 hits, including six doubles and a triple ... Belted 13 home runs, tied for third on the team and 10th in the MAC, for a .529 slugging percentage (fifth on the team) ... Scored 46 runs and totaled 55 RBIs, third on the team, 10th in the league and ranking 10th on the Ohio single-season chart ... Registered 119 total bases (fourth on team) ... Earned 15 walks and had 33 strikeouts ... Had a .363 on-base percentage ... Stole three bases in six tries ... Had a team-high seven sac flies, tying for second in the MAC and 28th nationally ... Had 21 multi-hit games and 17 multi-RBI games, both third on the team ... Tied a career high with a 13-game hitting streak from March 20 to April 8.

2008 Summer League: Played for the Columbus All-Americans, who went 20-20 in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, along with three other Bobcats ... Played in 35 games, starting 29 ... Ranked second on the team with a .301 average ... Collected 31 hits in 103 at-bats ... Registered eight extra-base hits, including a triple and a home run ... Brought home nine runs, while scoring 20 himself ... Slugged .408, while earning 10 free passes to help his .374 on-base percentage ... Stole two bases in five attempts ... Led the team with 233 putouts and had a .988 fielding percentage ... Tied for second in the league with 22 double plays fielded ... Named Second-Team All-GLSCL.

2008: Named Mid-American Conference East Player of the Week March 14 ... Played in all 59 of Ohio's games, starting 56 of them ... Was the designated hitter the first half of the season, before becoming the starting first baseman for the second half of the year ... Hit .303 in 231 at-bats, which was second on the team, third in the league and fifth on Ohio's single-season list for at-bats ... Had 70 hits, 46 runs and 48 RBIs, all of which were third on the team ... Hit 15 doubles, three triples and nine home runs, ranking third on the team ... Had a .511 slugging percentage, which was fourth on the squad and a .355 on-base percentage ... Led the team with six sacrifice flies, which tied for second in the conference ... Hit safely in 13-straight games from April 5-22, including four-straight three-hit games ... Had his first-career multi-home run game March 8 at UNC Greensboro ... Had a season-high four hits March 22 at Central Michigan and a season-high four RBIs March 29 versus Western Michigan ... Stole five bases on eight tries ... Led the team with 339 putouts and committed just five errors, while earning a .987 fielding percentage.

High School: Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 34th round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft ... Plain Dealer and News Herald first-team selection as a senior ... Batted .559 with a 1.200 slugging percentage, including belting five home runs, 26 RBIs and 36 runs ... Also stole 16 bases his senior season ... Named team MVP ... Also lettered in basketball at Villa Angela St. Joseph, winning the 2007 David Strunge Academic Award.

Personal: A health services administration major ... Son of Robert and Sonya Maddox ... Born on Oct. 18, 1988.