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10 Brian Holberton

General
Projected as the starting designated hitter • Reliable bat in the lineup and could also see time in the outfield • Had a very productive summer in the Southern League earning MVP honors.

Sophomore (2012)
Appeared in 50 games with 29 starts, making 23 as the designated hitter, five in the outfield and one at second base • Hit .297 (35-118) on the year with 22 runs scored and 15 RBIs • Tallied five doubles, two triples and one home run • Registered three hits, one of which was a double, a stolen base and four RBIs against Georgia Tech (4/21) • Also registered another three-hit game against Georgia Tech (4/20) • Tallied two or more hits in nine games • Tripled twice for a career high as a pinch and designated hitter against UNC Wilmington (5/8) • Tied his career-high hitting streak of six games from May 8-17. Summer 2012: Appeared in 38 games for the Ballantyne Smokies in the Southern League • Posted a .391 average (45-115) with 29 runs scored and 31 RBIs • Tallied eight doubles and six home runs • Also appeared in the all star game • Named league MVP • Tagged as the top prospect in the Southern League by Perfect Game.

Freshman (2011)
Appeared in 48 games with 24 starts making 22 as the designated hitter and two at second base • Finished the year with a .250 average (22-88) with 12 runs scored and 15 RBI • Tallied six doubles, a triple and a home run on the year • Matched a season high with three hits in the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional clinching win over James Madison (6/5) • Set a season high with three hits, including his first career triple against Duke (3/25) • Also drove in a season-high three runs against the Blue Devils • Hit his first career home run against Stony Brook (3/5) • Went on a season-long six game hitting streak from March 20-27 • Hit .393 for the month of March • Started all three games at the College World Series. Summer 2011: Appeared in 29 games with 27 starts for the Wilson Tobs in the Coastal Plain League • Hit .210 (21-100) with 14 runs scored and nine RBI • Tallied two doubles and a home run during the year.

Myers Park High School
Played for coach John Spencer at Myers Park High School • Rated as the No. 12 prospect in North Carolina by Impact Baseball and No. 20 in the state by Perfect Game • All-state selection as a senior • Three-time All-Southwestern 4A selection • Earned All-Charlotte Observer honors in 2008 and 2009 • Named team MVP and conference tournament MVP in 2009 • Set batting average record for the South Charlotte Panthers in the summer of 2008 • Also played football.

Personal
Brian Morgan Holberton is the son of Bob and Tobie Holberton • Born June 10, 1992 in Scarsdale, N.Y. • Admitted to the Kenan-Flagler Business School at Carolina.

Position: Catcher/Outfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Myers Park
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