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Joey Burkhalter
Joey Burkhalter

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Winter Gardens, FL

High School:
West Orange

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
10/12/1988

B/T:
R/R


RS Sophomore (2010): Versatile infielder with a strong presence at the plate...began the season as a platoon starter at third base splitting games with Chase Vergason...appeared in 28 games total and batted .290 with one home run and five RBI...had two hits and an RBI in the victory over Boston College (2/27)...scored a run and recorded two hits in the victory over New Orleans (4/10).

RS Freshman (2009):
Hit .345 with a double, triple and eight singles in 49 at-bats... started just three times at second base, playing behind senior William Block... appeared in 22 games as a reserve, nine as a pinch-hitter... made the most of his opportunities, going 6-for-14 (.429 BA) with runners on base and 5-for-10 (.500 BA) with runners in scoring position... also posted a .406 on-base percentage... had two hits twice in his three starts, going 2-for-3 vs. Monmouth (3/10) and 2-for-4 vs. North Dakota State (3/23)... started due to the absence of Block in the first game of the Sun Belt Conference postseason tournament and went 1-for-3 with a run scored vs. MTSU (5/20).

Freshman (2008): Did not play, utilized a redshirt year.

High School: Played for Jesse Marlo at West Orange HS...West Orange Baseball Player of the Year as a junior...West Orange Athlete of the Year as a senior... Played summer league baseball for Sal Lombardo and the Orlando Scorpions...quarterback for the West Orange varsity football team...all-area selection...honor roll student...finalist for Downtown Athletics Club Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Business major...excellent student, owning FAU's highest GPA in 2009...born in Orlando, FL...son of Joe and Barbara Burkhalter...played with current FAU teammate Mike Albaladejo at West Orange HS.

CAREER BATTING STATS

Season

AVG

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

SLG%

BB

HBP

SO

GDP

OBP

SF

SH

SB-ATT

E

FLD%

2008

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2009

.345

25-3

29

6

10

1

1

0

7

13

.448

2

1

5

0

.406

0

0

0-0

2

.889

2010

.290

28-18

69

7

20

5

0

1

5

28

.406

6

1

17

0

.346

2

1

1-1

4

.934

TOTAL

.306

53-21

98

13

30

6

1

1

12

41

.418

8

2

22

0

.364

2

1

1-1

6

.924



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