Sean McLaughlin
3 Sean McLaughlin
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Johns Creek, Ga.

High School:
Northview

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 198

Position:
RHP/OF

Birthdate:
05/16/1994

Experience:
2L

Bats-Throws:
L-R

UGA Career (2013-active): A two-way contributor has appeared in 59 games with 32 starts as a position player (15-DH, 11-RF, 3-LF, 3-CF) and 16 starts on the mound...Owns a .240 batting average with 4 doubles and 10 RBI...Owns a 5-7 record and 3.87 ERA in 83.2 innings pitched with 83 hits allowed, 28 walks and 42 strikeouts.

2014 (Sophomore): Began season as No. 1 pitcher and Outfielder/DH candidate but limited to three starts on the mound due to sore arm and contributed mostly as a DH as team went 26-29-1 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Appeared in 32 games with 18 starts as a position player (12-DH, 6-RF) and batted .274 with three doubles and four RBI

*Made three starts on the mound including Opening Day and went 0-1, 8.38 ERA in 9.2 innings with five walks and five strikeouts

*Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in a win over Charleston Southern on March 5

*Batted .333 (3-9) with a double and two runs scored in a series at #25 Vanderbilt

*Hit .375 (3-8) with a double and an RBI in two starts as a DH at #11 Ole Miss

*Went 2-for-3 versus Ga. Tech at Turner Field in front of a crowd of 21,310

*Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against #16 Miss. State at the SEC Tournament

*Member of SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Freshman): One of two starting pitchers named to the All-Freshmen Southeastern Conference squad by league coaches

*Posted a 5-6 record, 3.28 ERA in 12 games, all starts plus saw action as a position player as team went 21-32

*Made 14 starts as a position player (5-RF, 3-LF, 3-DH, 3-CF) and saw action in 27 games with a .196 average and six RBI in 56 at bats

*Became first true freshman pitcher to start a season opener in Bulldog history and picked up win at Ga. Southern (4 IP, 5H, 3R, 1BB, 4K)

*Went 2-for-3, RBI as a right fielder in 17-0 rout of #20 Ga. Tech at Turner Field in front of 18,240 on April 23

*Career-high 5 IP, 7K and 3 BB in a no-decision vs. Belmont in 2nd career start, lone hit allowed was a solo home run as Georgia won 201 in 10 innings

*Earned a win vs. UAB (5 IP, 2R) starting game one and went 2-3, 2 RBI in game three as starting right fielder, notched first career RBI

*Career-high 6 IP with 7K in combined 3-0 shutout of Liberty on March 8

*New career-high with 7 IP just 2R in SEC debut @ Texas A&M on March 15, but got the loss as team fell 4-1

*Career-high 8 IP, 2R, 1BB and tied career high with 7K in no decision at #8 Kentucky on March 29 as Wildcats won 3-2 in 10 innings

*Notched first SEC victory versus Missouri 6-5 on April 6 (5IP, 4H, 1R, 0BB, 4K)

*Tossed first career complete game but lost 2-1 to #14 Arkansas on April 27 (2R, 5H, 0BB, 5K), carried a two-hit shutout to the eighth

*Beat Florida 3-1 with strong start on May 17, going 7 innings, allowing one run on four hits with four strikeouts

*Earned team's Bert Kizer Award, which goes to a first-year letterman who displays exemplary achievement in the areas of academics, athletics and citizenship as determined by the coaching staff

High School: A 38th round pick of the Atlanta Braves in the 2012 MLB draft

*A graduate of Northview where here played for Josh Bartlett

*A four-year letterman as an outfielder/pitcher for the Titans

*Posted a 7-2 mark, 1.77 ERA with 76 strikeouts in 55.1 innings as a senior as team went 17-13 and advanced to the 2nd round of state playoffs

*Hit .419 with four home runs, seven doubles, three triples and 10 RBI as a senior plus named Northview HS Defensive MVP

*Named Region Pitcher of the Year and first team All-Region plus selected to the Georgia Dugout Club All-Star team, Atlanta Braves 400 Fan Club All-Star team

*Batted .450-6-21 as a junior to win Offensive Team Award

*Earned Titan MVP award after hitting .431-2-17 as a sophomore

*Named 2012 First Team Southeast All-Region by Rawlings

*Selected to participate in 2011 Area Code Games and East Coast Pro Showcase events

*Named Under Armour preseason All-America in 2010 along with East Cobb Rawlings Defensive Player of the Year

*Key member of the East Cobb Astros summer league team

Personal: Born May 16, 1994

*Son of Stephen and Gail McLaughlin

*Major:Marketing

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