Ben Terry
Ben  Terry


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Anderson HS

Last College:
Furman University

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180


Bats / Throws:
L / L

About Terry... Scrappy outfielder who is expected to leadoff and play centerfield... looking forward to being at 100 percent after having Tommy John surgery over the summer... always finds a way to get on base... plays the game hard... transferred to Wake Forest from Furman prior to last season... roomed with current teammate Ben Hunter as a freshman at Furman... an economics major and music minor... born March 24, 1986, in Houston, Texas... son of Ted & Claire Terry.

In 2007... Started 47 games and played in 51 total... hit .269 with 47 runs scored and 25 RBIs... ranked 10th in the ACC in runs scored per game... hit by a pitch 26 times, which ranks second on the Wake Forest single-season list... had multiple-HBP games five times, including three in a game twice... had an on-base percentage of .411... on-base percentage of .473 in conference games ranked ninth in the ACC... had a 14-game hitting streak April 8-27... turned in 11 multi-hit games on the season... was successful on all six of his stolen base attempts.

In 2006 at Furman... Batted .354 with one home run and 23 RBIs on the season... played in all but one of the team's 55 games, starting 50... tied for third on the team with 68 hits...owned a .973 fielding percentage... had the Paladins' second-highest on-base percentage (.433).

In 2005 at Furman... Enjoyed a fine freshman campaign, seeing action in 48 games and earning starts in 34 contests, including 31 in left field... elevation into starting lineup coincided with Furman's mid-season turnaround, going from 11-19 record on April 9 to a 30-29 finish, Southern Conference Tournament championship, and NCAA Tournament appearance... hit .284 with one home run and 16 RBIs... batted just .143 in his first 18 games, but hit .327 over his final 30 contests... struck out only 12 times in 148 at bats, and only twice in his final 53 at-bats... reeled off a nine-game hitting streak during one stretch... named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Background... 2004 graduate of Anderson HS... batted over .400 for his career and set a school career hits standard (127)... helped lead Anderson to 79 wins, a pair of district championships, a conference title and a regional crown in his four-year tenure, including a 22-6 record in 2004... served as team captain, batted a school record .519 and swiped 30 bases his senior year... earned all-conference honors three times and captured conference player-of-the-year honors in 2004... team ranked second in Cincinnati and fourth in the state... played AAU summer ball with the Cincinnati Gators, leading his squad in hitting, doubles, triples, runs and stolen bases in 2004... team went 47-15 and won Connie Mack state and regional tournaments and finished seventh in the AAU Nationals... National Honor Society member.

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