Duke Baseball BIO
13 Andy Perez
2014: Appeared in 54 games, starting 53 at second base … Finished the season with a .272 average as well as eight doubles, two home runs and 25 RBI … Batted .083 over Duke’s first 15 games before posting a .318 average over the final 43 contests … Led the team with 22 stolen bases … Stolen base total was the highest by a Blue Devil since Quinton McCracken (33) in 1992 … Amassed a career-high-tying four hits on two occasions: vs. NC State (April 13) and at Virginia Tech (April 19) … Drove in a season-high three RBI Feb. 21 versus La Salle … Posted a team-best 13 game hitting streak from April 19 to May 13.
2013: Earned second team All-ACC honors ... Became the first Duke second baseman to earn all-league recognition since Quinton McCracken in 1992 ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 53 games, starting 50 at second base and three at first base ... Hit .316 with eight doubles, five triples, four home runs, 40 runs scored and 25 RBI ... Totaled 18 stolen bases on 23 attempts ... Led the Blue Devils in batting average, hits, triples and stolen bases ... Among ACC players, ranked tied for third in triples and tied for 10th in stolen bases ... Had a team-high 21 games with two or more hits and also posted six games with multiple RBI ... Started all 30 ACC games, hitting .353 with six doubles, five triples, three home runs, 21 runs scored and 19 RBI ... Slugged a team-best .552 in league contests ... Had at least one hit in 23-of-30 ACC games, including multiple hits in 16 conference contests ... Belted his first career home run March 16 against Virginia Tech ... Also had homers versus Charlotte, Maryland and Virginia ... Went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, a run scored and a season-high five RBI in the second game of a March 23 doubleheader at Clemson ... Turned in a 3-for-5 performance March 29 versus Boston College, adding two runs scored and two RBI ... Drove in four runs April 27 against Maryland ... Had a 4-for-5 day at the plate at UNC Greensboro May 14 with a double and three runs scored ... Played for the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley Baseball League during the summer ... Hit .294 with 20 RBI and 32 runs scored for the Turks.
2012: Appeared in 45 of 55 games with 43 starts ... Started 34 games at first base, seven at second base and two at shortstop ... Hit .270 on the year with 13 RBI and 19 runs scored ... Ranked fifth on the team in hits with 44 ... Slugged .325 with nine doubles ... Registered 12 multi-hit games, including three hits against N.C. Central (Feb. 22), Eastern Michigan (Feb. 28), Florida State (March 11) and Virginia Tech (March 23 & 24) ... Hit .302 in ACC games, second-highest on the team ... Hit .333 versus left-handed pitching ... Had a 10-game hitting streak from March 6-24 ... Recorded his first career hit at Texas Feb. 19 ... Stole four bases on five attempts ... Made just six errors on 313 chances for a .981 fielding percentage.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Marist School ... Led Marist to back-to-back state championships during his junior and senior years ... Hit .533 in state playoffs as a senior ... Hit .464 with eight home runs and 12 doubles as a junior ... Team MVP as a junior ... Named first team all-state as a junior ... Also lettered four years in football ... Named all-region quarterback as a junior and senior ... Football team MVP as a senior.
Personal: Born Andy Patrick Perez on Feb. 23, 1993 ... The son of Tim and Josette Perez ... Has two brothers (Bobby and Kevin).