Heath Holder
28 Heath Holder
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Loganville, Ga.

High School:
Loganville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 203

Position:
INF/OF/RHP

Birthdate:
08/23/1992

Experience:
2L

UGA Career (2012-active): A two-way contributor has appeared in 53 games with 25 starts as a position player...Owns a .224 batting average with 2 doubles, 1 triple and 11 RBI...Has made 19 relief appearances and is 0-2 with a 7.40 ERA in 20.2 innings pitched with 22 hits allowed, 12 walks and 15 strikeouts.

2014 (Junior): Utility player who made starts at first base, the outfield and pitched in relief as team went 26-29-1 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Appeared in 33 games with 15 starts (8-1B, 6-RF, 1-LF) plus made 7 relief appearances and did not allow a run in five of them

*Batted .190 with one double, one triple and eight RBI and went 0-1 with a 2.25 ERA in eight innings pitched

*Went 2-for-3, with a double and first career triple in 4-3 victory over North Florida on March 8

*Collected two RBI in March 12 win over Western Kentucky

*Pitched a scoreless inning against Western Kentucky on March 11

*Tossed two scoreless innings at Ga. Tech on April 15

*Registered career-high three strikeouts in 1.2 scoreless innings of a series-clinching win over #7 South Carolina on May 4

*Pitched at Turner Field in front of 21,310 on May 13 in 2-0 loss to Ga. Tech

2013 (Sophomore): Two-way contributor who saw action in 12 games a pitcher and nine games as a hitter as team went 21-32

*Batted .211 with one RBI and five runs scored in 23 plate appearances with seven starts in the outfield (6-RF, 1-LF)

*Made 12 relief appearances, going 0-1 with a 10.66 ERA in 12.2 innings pitched with seven walks and six strikeouts

*Pitched a career-high two scoreless innings versus Alabama on March 22 and against Clemson on March 26

*Struck out a career-high three in two innings but allowed five runs versus second-ranked Vanderbilt on April 20

*Made first career outfield start at Auburn on April 13, went 0-for-1 with two walks and two runs scored in a 7-1 victory

*Started in right field and played two innings at Turner Field on April 23 in rout of Georgia Tech 17-0 in front of a crowd of 18,240

*Batted .333 (3-9) in the series at #15 South Carolina including going 2-for-4 with a double and RBI in a start on May 12

2012 (Freshman):Appeared in 11 games with three starts as a DH and batted .375 with two RBI in 16 at bats

*Notched RBI-single in first career at bat coming against Presbyterian on Feb. 19

*Career-high three hit game with three runs scored versus Alcorn State on March 14

*Batted .479 (3-7) as a pinch-hitter and hit .500 (3-6) with runners in scoring position

*Did not register any fielding chances during the season, seeing action as a pinch-hitter or designated hitter but did practice as third baseman and pitcher

High School: A 50th round pick of the Colorado Rockies in the 2011 MLB draft

*An Honor graduate of Loganville where he played for Jeff Segars

*Batted .287 with nine home runs and 30 RBI as a senior hitter/closer in leading the Red Devils to a 29-5-1 record, a region title in 8-AAAA and the Final Four of the state playoffs

*Named All-Region as a hitter and pitcher in 2011

*Earned letters in baseball, football and basketball and received the scholar-athlete award

*Named second team All-Region honors as a junior in helping the Red Devils to a 25-6 record and a region title, finishing No. 6 in AAAA

*As a sophomore, team made it to the final four of the state playoffs

Personal: Born Aug. 23, 1992

*Son of Don and Kim Holder

*Heath's father played football at N.C. State from 1982-84 and his grandfather, Bob, lettered in basketball at UGA in 1959

*Major: Agribusiness

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