Started 60 games, primarily at third base, and hit .305 with seven doubles and a homer • Drove in 21 runs and scored 41, good for second on the team • Slugged .359 and had a .415 on-base percentage • Finished the season on a seven-game hitting streak that capped a strong final two months at the plate • Reached safely in 37 of his final 41 games and improved his batting average 90 points from the start of April to the end of the season (.215 to .305) • Had 21 multi-hit games, including a four-hit game at Miami (game one, 3/16) and a pair of three-hit games against Boston College (4/4) and Miami (game 2, 3/16) • Had five hits in three game at the NCAA Gainesville Regional • Hit safely in all four ACC tournament games, earning All-Tournament team honors • Drove in the winning run with a bases-loaded single to cap a three-run rally to beat Elon (4/16) • Had two extra-base hits in the same inning in the Sunday win at BC (4/6) • Named to the Sporting News Preseason All-America team.
Earned consensus freshman All-America honors (Baseball America, Perfect Game, NCBWA and Louisville Slugger) after a standout first season in Chapel Hill • Appeared in 69 games with 67 starts, 57 of those at designated hitter • Hit .358 (92-257), the second highest percentage on the team, with 28 RBIs • Scored 75 runs, second-most on the team and tied for eighth in school history • Had the second most walks on the team with 53 which also tied for fifth in school history • Recorded a .447 slugging percentage and a team-high .491 on-base percentage • Tallied 14 doubles and three triples • Stole eight bases in 12 attempts • Had 29 multi-hit games on the year, including four hits on five occasions • Named to the NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional team after going 9 for 20 with five runs in four games (5/31-6/3) • Totaled a season-high three RBIs against James Madison while going 3 for 3 and scoring two runs (5/7) • Made the Astros Foundation College Classic All-Tournament team after going 6 for 12 with five runs in three games (3/1-3) • Went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored against Seton Hall (2/17) • Summer 2013: Played in 22 games with the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod League • Hit .250 with eight runs, two doubles and seven RBIs • Was walked 23 times and stole two bases.
North Davidson High School
Drafted in the 16th round (513) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks • Ranked No. 266 in the nation by Perfect Game and tabbed No. 6 in the state of North Carolina • Tabbed No. 7 in the state by Impact Baseball • Coached by Mike Meadows at North Davidson High School in Lexington, N.C. • Played varsity baseball all four years and varsity basketball freshman and sophomore year • Named CPC All-Conference sophomore, junior and senior seasons • Named All-State senior year • Participated in the East Coast Pro Showcase, N.C. vs. S.C. All-Star Game and the Tournament of Stars.
Landon Joseph Lassiter is the son of Cliff and Eva Lassiter • Born in Thomasville, N.C. • Birthday is June 14 • Father played baseball at Pfeiffer • Brother, Garrison, signed with Carolina before being drafted and signing with the New York Yankees.
|Hometown:||High Point, N.C.|
|High School:||North Davidson|