10 CJ Chatham
CJ  Chatham

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

High School:
American Heritage

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185

Position:
INF


07/05/2016

Resiliency: The 2016 FAU Baseball Season in Review

How FAU won its first C-USA Championship

06/15/2016

CJ Chatham, Cameron Ragsdale Named First Team All-Region

FAU offensive leader and closer recognized

06/09/2016

CJ Chatham Drafted in Second Round by Red Sox

Chatham is FAU's highest draft pick in program history

06/04/2016

Seniors Shine as Owls Stave Off Elimination

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

06/02/2016

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.

Personal 

  • Majoring in Communications
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