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Chase Voshell
Chase  Voshell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milford, OH

High School:
Milford

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
Shortstop

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

Veteran infielder who has all the skills to be an outstanding shortstop ... made tremendous improvements both in the field and at the plate from his freshman season to last year ... has the tools to be a early round pick in the 2000 Major League Draft ...

In 1999: Extremely talented shortstop who proved to be one of the most improved players in the ACC ... after batting just .140 with one extra base hit in 42 games in 1998, he hit .353 with 15 doubles, 9 HR and 37 RBI last season ... he raised his slugging percentage from .150 last year to a solid .576 this spring ... also improved his field game, too, raising his fielding percentage from .894 to .925 ... had a career-long 10 game hitting streak, in which he hit .463, snapped against Clemson in the second round of the ACC Tournament ... named to the 1999 ACC All-Tournament team after batting .375 (6-for-16) with two doubles, one home run and three RBI ... that came following a 0-for-16 performance in the 1998 ACC Tournament ... hit .400 (8-for-20) with one home run and six RBI in the NCAA Winston-Salem Regional to earn all-regional honors ... career average of .363 (8-for-22) in five NCAA Tournament games ...

In 1998: Worked his way up from a reserve role in the early season into a platoon situation at shortstop with Josh Otten ... showed flashes of excellence in the field by making a number of sparkling plays but struggled with inconsistency at the plate ... delivered a key two-RBI single in Wake Forest's 3-2 win over Virginia ... doubled and drove in three runs against NC State, finishing the series with four RBI ... displayed a good eye, drawing 15 walks in 95 plate appearances ...

In High School: A fourth round draft pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1997 Major League Draft, but decided to put his pro career on hold to attend Wake Forest ... hit .462 with three home runs as a senior ... also scored 34 runs and stole 30 bases in 1997 in only 25 games ... named an all-state and all-city selection in 1997 ... participated in the 1997 USA Baseball Junior National Team tryouts in Joplin, MO ... his family has a rich baseball tradition as his grandfather Les Voshell played for the St. Louis Cardinals and brother Key, was a member of Louisville's baseball team, and is now an assistant coach with the Deacs ... born March 29, 1979.

CAREER STATISTICS

YR AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB K OB% SB-A
1998 .140 42-34 100 21 14 1 0 0 7 .150 15 28 .277 6-7
1998 .353 61-60 224 49 79 15 4 9 37 .576 15 34 .407 16-18
Totals .287 103-94 324 70 93 16 4 9 44 .444 30 62 .364 22-25
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