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#4 - MIKE CARTER
OF | FR. | 5-10 | 185
BLOOMFIELD
BLOOMFIELD, N.J.

2014: Named to the Freshman All-America Team by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and named Division I Rookie Player of the Year by the New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association ... also named to the NJCBA's all-state rookie team ... started 52 games in centerfield for RU ... earned all-conference third team honors ... led RU with 67 hits, tied with Brian O'Grady, the fourth-most hits by a Rutgers freshman since 2000 ... also led the team in at-bats (211) ... recorded a team-high .355 batting average in American Athletic Conference games ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at Memphis (5/17) ... hit an RBI double in a shutout win over Memphis (5/16) ... went 2-for-5 with a run scored at Memphis (5/15) ... went 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored in a rout over USF (5/11) ... Drew two walks and scored a run off one in the first inning vs. USF (5/10) ... Went 1-for-4 and scored on a passed ball vs. USF (5/9) ... Produced one hit against St. Peter's (5/6) ... drove in three runs in 2-for-4 outing at the plate in series finale against Temple (5/4) ... went 2-for-4 with a double in middle game against the Owls (5/3) ... contributed two RBIs, one double,one run scored and one stolen base in series opener against Temple (5/2) ... produced one hit and one run against Iona (5/1) ... went 3-for-4 with one RBI in series finale at UCF (4/27) ... logged one hit in series opener against the Knights (4/25) ... had a hit and a run scored against Wagner (4/23) ... picked up a single and three RBIs against Rider (4/22) ... plated three runs in win against Rider (4/22) ... produced an RBI in series finale against Cincinnati (4/19) ... slapped a single and scored once versus the Bearcats (4/18) ... went 3-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored in series opener againt Cincinnati (4/17) ... drove in a run on an RBI single in series finale against Hartford (4/13) ... slapped two hits and an RBI in middle game against the Hawks (4/12) ... had two hits, including an RBI double in win against Hartford (4/11) ... went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs against Fordham (4/8) ... Produced two hits against No. 10 Houston (4/6) ... drove in two runs in series opener against the Cougars (4/5) ... stole three bases and drove in a run against Iona (4/2)....went 2-for-4 with one run scored at UConn (3/29) ... slapped a pinch hit single in opener against the Huskies (3/28) ... drove in three runs and picked up a triple in win against Louisville (3/23) ... had a hit, a run, a walk and a steal in the home opener against Hofstra (3/11) ... went 2-for-4 in series finale at Oklahoma, scoring one run (3/8) … picked up an RBI in series opener against the Sooners (3/7) … started career on a six-game hitting streak ... went a combined 4-for-8 in doubleheader against Jacksonville, driving in one run in backend of the series (2/22) ... only player to collect at least one hit in each of the Scarlet Knight’s first four games against FIU (2/14-16), producing four hits in the series ... batted a combined 2-for-4 in Saturday doubleheader (2/15) against the Panthers ... started first career game and picked up a single against FIU (2/14).

Prior to Rutgers: A four-year varsity starter and two-year captain at Bloomfield … left as the school record holder with 152 hits, 116 runs and a .411 batting average … four-time all-league performer … earned Essex County Player of the Year and First Team All-State and All-Group by the Star-Ledger as a senior … named first team all-county as a junior and senior … named All-Area outfielder by Worrall Community Newspapers and earned a spot on the Essex County Underclassmen All-Star team after junior year … picked up second team all-county as a sophomore … also played high school football as a quarterback and earned first team all county as a senior captain, in addition to Star-Ledger Third Team All-State … made third team all-county as a junior … played travel baseball with the Bloomfield Bombers for four years and last year with the NJ Nationals … son of Mike and Gerise Carter … father played football at William Paterson (1979-1982) … has four younger siblings: Kelly, Daniel, Brian and Megan … Robert L. Carter (grandfather) ran track at Seton Hall (1948-1952) and John Gibson (great grandfather) ran track at Seton Hall and also ran on the 1928 Olympics team, holding 440-yard hurtles record for 15 years … undecided on a potential major … born March 10, 1995.

SEASON
AVG
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
HR
RBI
BB
SB
2014
.318
54-52
211
35
67
10
0
34
20
9-14

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:

Hits: 4, Lafayette, Apr 16, 2014 
Doubles: 1, 10 times
Triples: 1, Lafayette, Apr 16, 2014 ; at Louisville, Mar 23, 2014 ; USF, May 11, 2014
Total bases: 6, Lafayette, Apr 16, 2014 
RBI: 3, Rider, Apr 22, 2014 ; at Louisville, Mar 23, 2014 ; Temple, May 04, 2014 
Runs scored: 3, USF, May 11, 2014 
Walks: 2, vs Buffalo, Mar 14, 2014 ; at Virginia Tech, Mar 19, 2014 ; USF, May 10, 2014
Hit by pitch: 1, at OLD DOMINION, Mar 02, 2014 ; Temple, May 04, 2014 
Struck out: 3, Columbia, Apr 09, 2014 
Sac flies: 1, 4 times
Sac bunts: 1, 4 times
At bats: 6, at WAGNER, Apr 23, 2014 ; Temple, May 02, 2014 
Stolen bases: 3, at Iona, Apr 02, 2014 
Caught stealing: 1, 5 times
Field chances: 9, Hofstra, Mar 11, 2014 
Putouts: 9, Hofstra, Mar 11, 2014 
Assists: 1, 4 times
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