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David Fletcher
David  Fletcher

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cypress, Calif.

High School:
Cypress HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
05/31/1994



04/26/2015

Home Runs Hurt Lions in 3-2 Setback at Portland

Portland hit two homers, including a go-ahead inside-the-park home run in the seventh, to beat the Lions.

04/25/2015

Megill Dominant in 7-1 Victory over Portland

Trevor Megill tossed a career-high eight innings and allowed only an unearned run in a victory over Portland on Saturday.

04/24/2015

Welmon Tosses Fourth Career Shutout

Senior Colin Welmon tossed his fourth career complete game shutout on Friday afternoon at Portland.

04/23/2015

Fletcher Named to Brooks Wallace Award Watch List

Sophomore David Fletcher is one of 47 players in the running for the 2015 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award.

04/21/2015

Busfield Matches Saves Record, Lions Top Dirtbags 4-2

Sophomore J.D. Busfield converted his 13th save of the year, matching the LMU record set by Darryl Scott in 1988.

02/13/2014

2014 LMU Baseball Season Preview

Sixth-year head coach Jason Gill previews the 2014 LMU baseball season.

04/11/2015

BASE | LMU vs BYU

Final game of three-game WCC series at Page Stadium

04/10/2015

BASE | LMU vs. BYU

Conference match-up from Page Stadium

03/25/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Hawaii

Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium

03/15/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Santa Clara

Series finale from Page Stadium.

03/13/2015

BASE | LMU vs. Santa Clara

WCC opener at Page Stadium on Mar. 13, 2015

BRIEFLY
David Fletcher is in his second season with LMU baseball... earned Freshman All-American accolades from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association... garnered American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings second team All-West Region honors as a freshman... claimed WCC Defensive Player of the Year, first team All-WCC and WCC All-Freshman team honors in his first season as a Lion...

AT LMU
2014... earned Freshman All-American accolades from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association... garnered American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings second team All-West Region honors... claimed WCC Defensive Player of the Year, first team All-WCC and WCC All-Freshman team honors... hit .329 with 37 runs scored, six doubles, two triples and 28 RBI while starting all 56 games for the Lions at shortstop... hit safely in 30 of LMU's last 32 games, including a team-high 15-game hit streak to finish the year... finished second on the team in batting average, runs scored, hits (73), stolen bases (17-for-21) and multi-hit games (21)... reached base at a .362 clip while drawing 13 walks and two hit-by-pitches... led the team with 15 sacrifice bunts... finished third on the team in RBI hitting out of the first and second spots in the order, posting seven multi-RBI games... fielded .967 with just 10 errors on 306 chances... 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI at #13 UCLA on March 4... batted .417 (5-for-12) with three runs scored, a double and three RBI over a three-game series against Northern Kentucky... 4-for-5 with two runs scored, an RBI and a double at Long Beach State on April 8... batted .343 with three doubles, a pair of triples, 15 runs scored and 15 RBI in WCC play... slugged .412 and reached at a .386 clip in conference games... was 6-for-7 in stolen base attempts in WCC play... hit .313 when leading off an inning... batted. 378 with runners on base, including .344 with runners in scoring position... managed six two-out RBI...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Cypress High School in Cypress, Calif... a four-year varsity letterwinner playing for head coach John Weber... served as team captain in his senior season... named All-State and All-CIF his junior and senior seasons, including CIF Player of the Year as a senior... the 2013 Empire League Player of the Year... ranked 279th-best prospect in the country according to Perfect Game and led his team to the 2013 CIF Championship at Dodger Stadium... also named 83rd-best prospect in California according to Baseball America... hit .437 with 38 runs scored and 23 stolen bases as a senior... spent his summer playing in the Alaska League where he was a Gold Glove winner and named best professional prospect...

PERSONAL
David Owen Fletcher was born May 31, 1994 in Orange, Calif... son of Fernanda and Tim Fletcher... father played football at Saddleback Junior College... has one brother, Dominic, and one sister, Dariana... also considered UCLA and UC Irvine, but chose LMU because of the outstanding baseball program... a psychology major.

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