Peter Verdin
16 Peter Verdin

Alexandria, Va.

High School:
Paul VI

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205




UGA Career: Batted .295-10-74 with 47 stolen bases in 219 games including 180 starts.

2012 (Senior):Appeared in 57 games with 50 starts (28-RF, 22-CF), batting .307-0-24 as team went 31-26

*Finished career ranked eighth in school history with 219 games played including 180 starts

*Ended career ranked sixth in stolen bases with 47 including going team-best 15-for-17 in 2012

*Hit .625 (5-8) with four walks and two runs scored in the series with #18 Ole Miss

*Tied career-high with 3 RBI game versus #10 Kentucky on March 31

*Batted .417 (5-12) with three runs scored, three RBI in series at #4 LSU

*Matched career-high with four hit game in win over #4 South Carolina on May 12

*Hit .500 (3-6) with a walk, hit by pitch and two stolen bases in two games at SEC Tournament

*Team-best 16 two-out RBI, also hit a team-high 13 times and tied for most sacrifice bunts with seven

*Posted a .992 fielding percentage in 127 total chances (121 putouts, 5 assists, 1 error) and helped turn two double plays

*Named to 2012 UGA Dean's List, to the UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll and SEC Academic Honor Roll

2011 (Junior): Selected in the 39th round by the Washington Nationals in the 2011 MLB Draft
*Played in 63 games with 52 starts (35-RF, 17-LF)
*Helped team to NCAA Corvallis Regional Final and a 33-32 overall record
*Batted .258 with one home run and 15 RBI, also team-best 13 SB
*Hit .277 with one home run and 10 RBI in SEC action
*Started three game and appeared in all four of the NCAA Corvallis Regional, scored the winning run in 5-4 walk-off victory over No. 25 Creighton in 11 innings after reaching on a two-out single and then moving to second on a stolen base
*Registered 3-hit games against Charleston Southern, #3 Vanderbilt and then Auburn at the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.
*Hit first home run of the year against #3 Vanderbilt on May 19 going 3-for-4 with two RBI in 5-4 victory
*Batted .333 (5-for-15) at the SEC Tournament in late May in Hoover, Ala.

*Named to the Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 53 games with 52 starts (51-RF, 1-LF) and batted .307 with seven home runs and 27 RBI overall and .303-2-9 in SEC action
*Posted a .971 fielding percentage in 104 total chances with four assists
*Team-high 15 stolen bases in 17 attempts
*Ranked second on the team with 20 multiple-hit games and had a 10-game hitting streak
*Tied career-high with 3-RBI game against Stetson on Feb. 28
*Career-best 4-for-5, four runs scored, two home runs and 3 RBI game versus Siena on March 12
*Also registered four-hit games against Tennessee on May 9 (4-for-4) and Ga. State on May 11 (4-for-5)
*Hit .417 (5-for-12) with seven runs scored and six RBI in the Siena series in March
*Batted .333 (5-for-15) with five runs scored in the series at #4 LSU in April

2009 (Freshman):
*Played in 46 games with 26 starts (20-RF, 6-LF), batting .316 with two home runs and eight RBI
*Committed just one error in 50 chances
*Hit .320 in SEC games
*Started in each game of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional and went 3-for-9
*Went 3-for-8 in the SEC Tournament
*Had two hits including an RBI double vs. #7 Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament on May 20
*Went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored vs. #17 Florida on May 3
*Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two stolen bases vs. Jacksonville State on April 29
*Went 2-for-5 at #11 Ole Miss on April 24
*Hit a pinch-hit two-run home run, the first of his career, vs. Winthrop on April 8

High School:

*A graduate of Paul VI Catholic where he played for Billy Emerson
*Four-year letternan and a three-time All-State selection
*Led the Panthers to the 2008 state championship and a No. 11 national ranking and the 2007 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference title
*Hit .380 with three home runs and 23 RBI and had a team-high 14 stolen bases as a senior
*Batted a team-best .458 with 22 RBI and 20 stolen bases as a junior and .436 with 41 runs scored and 30 stolen bases as a sophomore
*Attended Perfect Game National Showcase and was among the top 50 players in the country to watch
*Part of the Midland Redskins Connie Mack World Series Championship quad that went 54-6, batted .467 (7-for-15) with seven RBI and 5 stolen bases during playoff run to the title
*Led the Midland Braves 2006 summer league team in hits, RBI doubles, triples, home runs, stolen bases and made just one error in 74 games
*Attended the Perfect Game National Showcase and ranked among the top prep players in the country

*Born March 19, 1990
*Son of Peter and Patty Verdin
*Major: Business

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