Baseball 2015 – Player Profile

Sam Goines

Sam Goines – 44

Captain

Year: Senior

Major: Business Finance

Height: 5-11

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Position: OF

High School: A.I. duPont

Hometown: Wilmington, Del.

Awards: 2015: CACC Player of the Week (3/16; 3/30); 2014: First Team Capital One Academic All-District I; Second Team ABCA All-East Region; Second Team All-CACC; Wilmington Academic All-Star; 2013: NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team; CACC All-Tournament Team


Biography

2014 Season: Appeared in all 47 games while making all 47 starts in the outfield – named Second Team ABCA All-East Region and Second Team All-CACC – named First Team Capital One Academic All-District I – finished second in the CACC with 43 RBI – stole 18 bases, finishing tied for fourth in the CACC – had a team high 11 game hitting streak throughout the season – collected five games in which he totaled three hits – had a team high four games in which he totaled four RBI – led the team with four home runs – hit grand slams against Saint Rose and Kutztown – also homered at Bloomfield and against Dowling in the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament.

2013 Season: Appeared in 47 games in his first season as a Wildcat, making 41 starts – named to the NCAA East Region and CACC All-Tournament Teams for his play in the postseason – led the team with a .359 batting average as an outfielder and a designated hitter – collected 13 hits in eight postseason games, scoring six runs, and knocking in five – collected a season’s best three hits twice, first against Saint Rose with two RBI and a run scored, then against Chestnut Hill with a triple and an RBI.

High School: Three sport athlete at A.I. DuPont High School, playing football, basketball and baseball – named Honorable Mention All-State as a shortstop in 2010 – named Delaware state Defensive Player of the Year and was a first team all-state linebacker as a senior in 2010 – named a second team all-state linebacker in 2009 – four-year honor student at A.I. DuPont – Academic All-State member – National Honor Society member.

Personal: Samuel J. Goines – son of James and Mary Goines – has two sisters, Liz and Sue – majoring in business finance at Wilmington University – his favorite all-time athletes are Chipper Jones and Lebron James – his favorite movie is Good Will Hunting – his biggest pet peeve is losing.

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-A

2013

.359

47-41

131

31

47

2

4

0

27

15

17

9-11

2014

.302

47-47

159

29

48

9

2

4

43

17

15

18-22

Total

.328

94-88

290

60

95

11

6

4

70

32

32

27-33