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James Harris
James  Harris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Woodstock, Ga.

High School:
Etowah HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
L/R

03/02/2013

Eight-Run First Inning Propels Deacs to 14-1 Win over Aggies

Stephens (4-for-4) and Blair (3-for-3, 2 BBs) were perfect at the plate in the win

02/22/2013

Deacs Open Home Slate with 8-2 Win over Youngstown St.

Top three spots in the order combine for five runs, seven hits and six RBIs

02/17/2013

Deacs End Weekend 3-1 with 11-4 Win at ULM

Blair drives in three runs, as Pirro earns the win in first start of season

12/21/2012

Deacs in the Dominican - Day 6

Wake Forest ends with a 3-3-1 record in the Dominican Republic

12/19/2012

Deacs in the Dominican - Day 4

Wake Forest splits doubleheader

02/15/2012

Coach Walter breaks down the 2012 season

2012 Baseball Season Preview

03/16/2012

Wake Forest vs. NJIT 3/14/12

Wake Forest defeated NJIT 12-7 to extend its winning streak to 15 consecutive games.

03/09/2012

Wake Forest vs. Maryland 3/9/12

Wake Forest defeated Maryland 10-5 to begin ACC play on March 9, 2012.

01/27/2012

First Day of Spring Baseball Practice

Wake Forest began the 2012 season with its first practice of the spring on Friday, January 27.

Walter on Harris
"James has as much power potential as anyone I've coached. He is also a much more balanced and disciplined hitter right now. This should be a big year for him."

2012 (Sophomore)
Played in 37 games and made 28 starts on the year ... Posted a .181 batting average and hit one homer with 11 RBIs on the season ... Also notched six doubles and scored eight runs ... Had a .283 on base percentage ... Launched his only home run of the season vs. Valparaiso on Mar. 7, going 2-for-3 in the game with a double and two runs scored, as well ... Had a pair of three-hit games on the season ... Went 3-for-6 with a double and an RBI vs. High Point (2/22) and went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, a walk and a run scored vs. NJIT on Mar. 14 ... Recorded six multi-hit games on the year, including the final game he played in vs. Charlotte on May 15 ... He went 2-for-2 with two doubles and a run scored vs. the 49ers.

2011 (Freshman)
Saw extensive action during his inaugural campaign, playing in 45 games and making 34 starts ... All but one of his starts came in right field, while serving as the designated hitter vs. Radford on March 6 ... Tied for the team-lead among freshmen in hits with 27 ... Also led all freshmen with a .214 batting average, 19 runs scored, five home runs and a .381 slugging percentage ... Made his collegiate debut in the season opener at LSU on February 18 ... Homered for his first-career hit in Game 2 at LSU on February 19 ... Hit safely in five of his first six career games ... Put together three consecutive two-hit games from March 5-9 against Towson, Radford and Coastal Carolina, respectively ... Of his five home runs, three of them came in three consecutive games, including a two-run shot at UNC Greensboro on April 12 and a pair of solo shots in Games 1 and 2 of the Deacs' series with Georgia Tech (April 15-16) ... Also homered at Maryland on May 21 ... Picked up two RBIs twice - once against NC State on April 2 and the other against UNC Greensboro ... Ended the year with six multi-hit games.

High School
Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 50th round of the 2010 MLB Draft ... Three-year varsity letterman in baseball ... Honor Roll student ... Member of 2009 5A Region Baseball Championship team ... Appeared at 2009 State Baseball Playoffs ... Named to All-County and All-Region teams ... Member of 2009 East Cobb Astros ... 2009 Perfect Game Top Prospect ... 2009 Under Armor All-American ... .325 career average ... Two-year varsity letterman in football ... Member of 2008 5A Region Football Champions ... Made appearance at 2008 State Football Playoffs ... Made first team all-region for football.

Personal
Son of Jamie and Connie Harris ... Father Jamie played football for Wake Forest from 1984-87.

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