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Derek Hutton
Derek  Hutton


Palm Beach Gardens, FL

High School:
Palm Beach HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185





FAU Baseball Fans Met the Seniors at the Second Annual Live Drive Luncheon

Six seniors took questions from Hutton, McCormack and Guests

As a Junior (`04): Named to the A-Sun All-Tournament Team after he hit .421 with two doubles and 8 RBI in four games and had a season-high five RBI in the championship game against Troy...finished third on the team with a .354 batting average and earned First Team All-Conference recognition...two-time A-Sun Player-of-the-Week after he batted .714 with five RBI, seven runs scored and three stolen bases against George the opening game of the series he went four-for-six falling only a double short of hitting for the cycle... in the series with Georgia State he drove in three runs while accumulating 12 total bases on two home runs and a double...with runners on base he held a .410 average for the season...finished with 24 multiple-hit and 13 multiple-RBI games...had three four-hit games for the year....second in the conference in runs scored (72), third in total bases (131)...from February 21 through March 21 he carried a batting average over .400...carried a team-high 19 stolen bases...named to the Atlantic Region Team.

Summer League ('03): Compiled a .239 batting average while playing for the Luray Wranglers in the Valley League...led the squad with seven doubles and finished with two home runs and one triple.

As a Sophomore ('03): Made 61 appearances at second base and two at shortstop...finished third on the team in stolen bases with eight...enters the season second in career sacrifice hits, 10 behind the leader...completed the season with 13 multiple hit and 10 multiple RBI conference play he hit .358 with four home runs and 22 RBI and was voted Second-Team the A-Sun Tournament he finished third on the team with a .357 batting average and two RBI...his season-high five hits came in a 5-for-6 performance against Samford, a series in which he finished with three homers, six RBI and a .667 average...recorded the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth against Troy State with a single to left field...had multiple home run games against Samford and Florida...named to the Coral Gables All-Regional Team after he hit two home runs and collected six RBI against Florida, finishing with seven RBI in three games...tied FAU Regional game records with two home runs, nine total bases and six RBI against Florida.

Summer League ('02): Played for the Bethesda Big Train in the Clark C. Griffith League under Derek Hacopian...was named Co-MVP after compiling a .346 average with seven doubles and three triples. "Hutton had the quickest hands of any Big Train hitter. He has the potential to play at the next level," said Hacopian.

As a Freshman ('02): Played in 59 games and started 51...became an everyday fixture at second midway through the season...led the team with 13 sacrifice hits...tallied three RBI in four games...recorded four hits against Belmont, including an inside-the-park home run...was second on the team in stolen bases (10)...completed the season with 13 multiple hit and eight multiple RBI games...named to the A-Sun Freshmen Team...selected to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen Honorable Mention All-American Team.

Draft ('01): Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 48th round.

Summer League ('01): Named the 2000 East Cobb 17-year-old MVP.

High School: Played for Joe Russo at Palm Beach Gardens High a senior he hit .412 and led Palm Beach County in RBI (33) and runs (28)...earned All-Conference and All-State honors...named Palm Beach County Player-of-the-Year.

Personal: Business major...son of Tom and Debby Hutton...born June 1, 1983 in Montreal, Quebec...his father is the color commentator for the Marlins and a former major league player.


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