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Stuart Fairchild
Stuart  Fairchild

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

06/21/2017

Fairchild, Sheets Honored by ABCA

Stuart Fairchild was named a Gold Glove Award winner, while he and Gavin Sheets were both picked as All-Americans.

06/15/2017

Deacs Rack Up National Honors

Three Deacs earned additional All-America honors, while six were named to All-Region teams.

06/14/2017

Program-Record Eight Deacs Picked in MLB Draft

Multiple Wake Forest draft records were set on the final day of the 2017 MLB Draft on Wednesday.

06/13/2017

Historic Run for No. 8 Wake Forest Comes to Close

After a Ben Breazeale walk-off homer in the conclusion of the first game to stay alive, Wake Forest fell to Florida in the season-ending nightcap.

06/13/2017

Two Deacs Drafted in Second Round

Stuart Fairchild went 38th overall to the Reds, while Gavin Sheets was picked 49th overall by the White Sox.

06/12/2017

Gainesville Super Regional - Games 2 and 3

The Demon Deacons won game 2 on a walk-off homer in the 11th, before falling in the deciding third game.

06/10/2017

Gainesville Super Regional - Game 1

The fourth-ranked Gators edged the eight-ranked Demon Deacons with an 11th-inning walk-off single.

06/04/2017

NCAA Regional Final vs. West Virginia

The Demon Deacons play West Virginia in the regional final Sunday night.

06/03/2017

NCAA Regional - West Virginia

Wake Forest vs. West Virginia in Game 4 of the Winston-Salem Regional

06/02/2017

NCAA Regional - UMBC

The Demon Deacons open the 2017 NCAA Regional vs. UMBC


2017:
Second-Round Draft Pick of the Cincinnati Reds (38th Overall) Baseball America First Team All-American
NCBWA First Team All-American
D1Baseball First Team All-American
Collegiate Baseball First Team All-American
Perfect Game/Rawlings First Team All-American
ABCA Second Team All-American
Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
First Team All-ACC
ABCA Collegiate Rawlings Gold Glove Award (CF)
ABCA First Team All-Region
ACC Player of the Week (April 17)
Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (April 17)
NCBWA National Player of the Week (April 18)
Perfect Game National Player of the Week (April 18)

2016:
Second Team All-ACC
ACC Player of the Week (May 16)

2015:
NCBWA Freshman All-America First Team
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
Baseball America Freshman All-America Second Team
Perfect Game Freshman All-America Second Team
First Team All-ACC
All-ACC Freshman Team
All-ACC Academic Team

Career Summary
Completed his collegiate career as a three-time All-ACC pick, All-American, and second-round MLB Draft selection ... Batted .334 over his three-year career, making 176 starts and totaling 53 doubles, four triples, 27 home runs, 155 RBIs, 230 hits, and went 47-of-57 in stolen-base attempts ... His 53 doubles rank tied for seventh in program history ... Had two error-free seasons in the outfield and finished with a .992 career fielding percentage.

2017 (Junior)
Was a consensus first team All-American, finishing the season with a .360 average, 19 doubles, 17 home runs, 67 RBIs and 21 stolen bases ... Started all 63 games and recorded 94 hits, a mark which ranks tied for sixth all-time, led the ACC and ranked fourth in the country ... Also led the ACC with 166 total bases and finished in the top five in the league in runs (65), average (.360), RBIs (67) and slugging (.645) ... Earned every conference and national player of the week honor on Apr. 18 after finishing the previous week .500 (11-for-22) with four homers, three doubles and 14 RBIs over five games against Coastal Carolina, Elon and Notre Dame ... That CCU game (Apr. 11) was his first-ever multi-homer effort, going 3-for-5 with a grand slam and three-run blast in the victory ... Blasted a pair of homers in the ACC Tournament against Miami (May 26) ... Totaled two homers and six RBIs in the NCAA Regional clinching win over West Virginia (June 4) ... Had five games with multiple stolen bases: Kent State (March 4), Louisville (Apr. 8), Charlotte (Apr. 18), Boston College (May 7) and West Virginia (June 3) ... Ended his career on a 12-game hitting streak, including four three-hit games and three two-hit efforts in that span ... Batted .423 with three doubles, two homers, eight RBIs and four steals in six NCAA Tournament games ... Reached base safely in each of the first 40 games of the season ... Did not commit an error in 165 defensive chances.

2016 (Sophomore)
Again had an All-ACC caliber season, finishing with a .293 average, five home runs, 47 RBIs and a team-high 14 stolen bases ... Was the only player on the team to start all 62 games ... Second on the team with a .342 average during ACC play, to go along with 12 doubles, three homers and seven steals ... Led the team with 20 doubles overall ... Best game of the year came in a win over Duke (March 25), as he finished 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and four runs scored ... Named ACC Player of the Week after going 10-for-17 against High Point and Virginia Tech with a homer, triple, three doubles, 13 RBIs and six runs scored in four games ... Homers came against Duke (two), High Point, Virginia Tech and Louisville ... Had a 13-game hitting streak (May 7-27) ... More than doubled his freshman year walk total with 39 ... Will enter his junior season having made 106 consecutive starts ... Earned the No. 1 play on SportsCenter's top 10 after robbing a home run against Louisville (May 19) in the ACC Championship ... Played summer ball with the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League.

2015 (Freshman)
Posted one of the most successful freshman seasons in Wake Forest history ... All-time among freshmen, he ranks tied for fourth in hits (68) and stolen bases (12), ninth in doubles (14), and 10th in batting average (.349) ... Reached base in 10 straight plate appearances via four singles, a double, home run and four walks during his first weekend of play Feb. 13-14 ... Tallied hits in seven straight at bats against Notre Dame (Apr. 24-25), including a 5-for-5 effort with two doubles ... Went deep in his third collegiate game, a 3-for-3 effort against VCU ... Homered in back-to-back games against Virginia Tech (March 8) and Elon (March 10) ... Also homered against Miami (March 22) and Boston College (Apr. 4) ... Forgot his game jersey at Pitt (Apr. 11), and went 4-for-4 with two doubles and five RBIs while wearing jersey No. 25 ... Stole a team-high 12 bases and was caught just twice ... Was hit by 11 pitches, tying a program record with three in a game against NC State (May 11) ... Was perfect in 123 chances defensively ... Finished the season with 20 multi-hit game ... Played in 52 games, starting 51 of them ... Spending the summer with the Baltimore Redbirds of the Cal Ripken League.

High School
Drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 38th round (1,144th overall) of the 2014 MLB Draft ... Ranked in the top 500 prospects by Perfect Game and the No. 1 outfielder in Washington ... 2012 and 2013 All-Metro Teams by Seattle Times ... 2013, 2014 All-State selection by Washington State Baseball Coaches Association ... 2013 Area Code Games Participant in Long Beach, Calif.

Personal
Born March 17, 1996 in Seattle, Wash. ... Parents are Todd and Mimi Fairchild.

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