10 CJ Chatham
CJ  Chatham


Ft. Lauderdale, FL

High School:
American Heritage

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185



Resiliency: The 2016 FAU Baseball Season in Review

How FAU won its first C-USA Championship


CJ Chatham, Cameron Ragsdale Named First Team All-Region

FAU offensive leader and closer recognized


CJ Chatham Drafted in Second Round by Red Sox

Chatham is FAU's highest draft pick in program history


Seniors Shine as Owls Stave Off Elimination

Devon Carr: win, 3 IP. Brett Lashley: game-winning RBI


FAU’s CJ Chatham Named Louisville Slugger First Team All-American

Chatham will lead the Owls in the 2016 Coral Gables Regional

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2016 (Junior)

  • Second round draft pick (Boston) - 51st overall, the highest in FAU history
  • First Team All-American (Louisville Slugger)
  • Second Team All-American (Baseball America, D1 Baseball and NCBWA)
  • Named Conference USA Player of the Year
  • C-USA Defensive Player of the Year
  • First Team All-Conference USA
  • Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist
  • Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
  • First Team ABCA All-Region
  • Led team with .357 average, .554 slugging percentage, .422 on-base percentage
  • Tallied 89 hits, 50 RBI, 48 runs, 17 doubles, four triples, eight home runs
  • Started each of FAU's 58 games at either shortstop or DH
  • Led Owls to first Conference USA regular-season championship
  • Named C-USA Hitter of the Week on May 2
  • Ranked 19th in the nation in hits through the regular season

2015 (sophomore)
  • Named First Team All-Conference USA
  • Hit .335 with 44 RBI and Conference-high 22 doubles
  • Belted three home runs and three triples
  • Brought average from .307 to .360 from mid-April to mid-May
  • Owned 19-game hitting streak and 10 multi-RBI games
  • Ranked 20th in the nation in doubles (22)

2014 (freshman)
  • Led the Owls with four home runs and 36 RBI, slugging .415 on the year
  • Hit .300 with 11 doubles and 27 runs scored
  • Committed just six errors while playing third base and shortstop
  • Had 14-game hitting streak in March 
  • Hit his first career home run against Maine on March 12
  • Recorded three three-RBI games
  • Had RBI in 16 different games.

High School

  • Attended American Heritage and played under Head Coach Bruce Aven
  • Made first team All-County during his senior year
  • Had a .416 batting average, eight home runs, 32 RBIs and seven stolen bases as a senior
  • Attended Nova Southeastern high school during his junior year and had a .444 batting average, five home runs and 26 RBIs
  • Also played on the number one summer team in the country.


  • Majoring in Communications
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