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Ben Porter
Player Profile:
Ben Porter 2368440
Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Newton North
Major: Earth Institute

2017: Saw action in all 41 games, making 40 starts … Hit .280 with 35 runs scored and 25 RBI … Swiped eight bases … Belted a grand slam home run and drove in five runs in win at Penn (4/29 – Game 1) … Recorded first career dinger, a three-run shot against Penn (4/28 – Game 1) … Was 2-for-4 with four RBI in series finale at Princeton (4/23) … 3-for-4 with two runs at Cornell (4/16 – Game 2) … Hit two doubles, went 4-for-6 and scored twice at Mississippi State … 2-for-3 at No. 3 Florida (3/4).

2016: Appeared in 20 games and made 13 starts… First career hit came at San Diego (3/15)… Went 3-for-4 with a double at San Diego (3/16)… Finished season with 2-for-4 performance with two RBI and a run scored against Penn (4/30 – Game 2).

At Newton North: Played four years with Newton North, earning All-Bay State Conference All-Star honors from 2013-15… Won state championship in 2014… Named Perfect game All-Northeast Region first team… Selected 2015 Hamil Award winner for Newton baseball players… Hit .357 as a senior with 25 runs, 19 RBI and 10 stolen bases… Batted .481 as sophomore… Also lettered in track for three years, where he earned New Balance All-America honors in 2013… Honor roll student all four years.

Personal: Sustainable Development major... Plays piano and oboe… Parents are Lisa and Evan Porter… Born February 26, 1997.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO
2016 .186 20-13 43 3 8 3 0 0 3 2 6 11
2017 .280 41-40 150 35 42 9 1 2 25 8 23 29
Total .259 61-53 193 38 50 12 1 2 28 10 29 40