Duke Baseball BIO
12 Aaron Cohn
2014: Garnered third team All-ACC distinction … Enjoyed a breakout season, appearing in 50 games while starting 47 … Posted career bests in batting average (.274), slugging percentage (.421) and on base percentage (.352) … Started 34 games at first base and 13 at designated hitter … Ranked second on the team and eighth in the league with 17 doubles … Also added three home runs and a triple … Hit his first career home run in the bottom of the eighth against NC State to help the Blue Devils’ erase a six-run deficit in the come-from-behind victory … Laced two doubles and two home runs in a 4-for-5 performance at Wake Forest April 27, adding three runs and two RBI … Four hits versus the Demon Deacons also marked a career high … Finished the season with 25 RBI, driving in multiple runs on seven occasions.
2013: Earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third straight season ... Missed the first 42 games of the year due to injury ... Returned to action April 23 against High Point ... Played in 10 games, starting all 10 as designated hitter ... Finished the season with a .229 batting average ... Appeared in and started seven ACC contests ... Batted .208 in league games.
2012: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in seven games starting all seven at first base ... First appearance came against Miami March 16 ... Totaled two hits with a run scored at Virginia Tech March 23 ... Did not commit an error on the year ... Missed the rest of the season due to injury.
2011: An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Appeared in nine games with four starts ... Made three starts at first base and one at designated hitter ... Hit .158 with three hits, four RBI and one run scored ... Hit .429 with runners in scoring position.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Suncoast Community High School ... Captained the team as a junior and senior ... Earned All-America honors from Rawlings and Power Showcase ... Caught stealing only once in 107 tries during his career ... As a senior, hit .584 with 33 RBI, 10 doubles, five triples and four homers ... Also went a perfect 37-for-37 on the base paths ... Ranked among the top 10 in Palm Beach County in batting average, stolen bases and RBI as a senior ... Earned all-conference and all-county honors four times ... As a junior, hit .507 with 24 RBI, 18 extra-base hits and 38 steals in 39 tries ... Hit .495 as a sophomore and .506 as a freshman ... Also lettered three years on the golf team ... Named all-conference in golf as a sophomore and junior ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated among the top 20 in his class with a 5.13 GPA ... On the honor roll ... Named the IB/Math and Technology Student of the Year ... Had perfect attendance through high school ... An AP Scholar with Honors.
Personal: Born Aaron Scott Cohn on May 13, 1992 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. ... The son of Gary and Susan Cohn ... Has two sisters (Rose and Hannah) ... Mother was a four-year letterwinner on the golf team at the University of North Carolina ... Mother was a seven-time Women’s Palm Beach County Amateur Champion and finished third in the 1990 Mexican Amateur ... Father lettered one year on the basketball team at North Carolina.