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Derek Fisher

210 lbs.
Rexmont, Pa.
Cedar Crest
High School
Derek Fisher - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

Tied for third in career triples at UVa with 12

Selected by Houston Astros in Competitive Balance Round A (37th overall) in 2014 MLB Draft
Returned to the lineup on April 20 after missing 25 games with broken hamate bone in right wrist; suffered injury during Duke series and had surgery March 17
Played in all 24 games after his return to lineup
Named to Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team
Had 12 RBI in NCAA tournament, tied for the most of any player in the tourney
Had career-long 12-game hit streak snapped in first game of super regional
Was 4-for-12 with six RBI in NCAA regional; had four RBI in championship game vs. Arkansas
Was 3-for-13 with three RBI in ACC tournament; homered in opener against Maryland (5/22)
Went 4-for-13 in Wake Forest series
Was 5-for-13 in Florida State series; doubled three times in Game 1, including go-ahead 2-run double in 10th inning off FSU closer Jameis Winston
Homered in UVa’s midweek games at VCU and vs. Richmond
Started first 14 games in left field; made 45 consecutive starts prior to injury, suffered during Duke series
Was 4-for-11 in East Carolina series
Named ACC Player of Week after going 5-for-11 in opening weekend at Hughes Bros. Challenge

Started and played in 55 games
Was fourth on team with .405 on base percentage
Tied for second on team with seven home runs
Hit by 12 pitches (team high and eighth most in ACC)
Second-Team Preseason All-American
Missed six games, including Miami series, with ankle injury; returned April 7 against Wake Forest
Had three RBI in regional championship game vs. Elon
Was 3-for-12 with three runs in ACC tournament
Was 5-for-11 in UNC series; went 4-for-4 with pair of doubles in Game 2
Batted 3-for-10, scored four runs in Duke series
Was 4-for-12 with HR in Virginia Tech series
Went 3-for-10 in FSU series; hit two-run homer in game 1
Had solid series at Georgia Tech, going 5-for-11; hit solo HR and had three hits in Saturday win
Homered and drove in pair while going 2-for-4 vs. Radford (4/10)
Went 2-for-9 in two games in Wake series
Was 3-for-12 in NC State series
Was 2-for-13 in Clemson series
Went 4-for-4 with three extra-base hits, including walk-off double, in 7-6 win over Maryland (3/9); was 4-for-9, reached base in 9 of 14 plate appearances in series
Hit three-run homer in sixth inning to break tie against Toledo (2/24)
Homered and drove in five runs as part of three-hit day at East Carolina (2/15)

Named Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger and NCBWA
Appeared in 53 games, starting 50 (15 at DH, 35 in LF); started final 42 games, including last 28 in LF
Ranked 10th nationally in triples with eight; matched Jarrett Parker (2010) for UVa single-season triples record
Led team in home runs (7) and triples (first in ACC) and was second on team in extra-base hits (26)
Topped ACC freshmen in triples, home runs, RBI (50) and slugging (.507)
Went 4-for-4 with double, triple, three RBI and three runs in middle game of Monmouth series (2/25)
Went 4-for-9 in two starts during Virginia Tech series; had three hits and three runs in series finale
Hit first two college home runs in the two Marist games (3/13-14); went 2-for-4 with 3-run homer, triple and four RBI in the second win over Marist
Went 2-for-2 with a double, a triple and three RBI as DH in final game against Clemson (3/25)
Hit third long ball of season to tie game in win over Clemson (3/24)
Had monster game vs. Towson (3/28), going 4-for-6 with four runs, seven RBI and 11 total bases; was single shy of cycle (two doubles, triple, grand slam)
Hit game-tying, two-run homer in seventh inning off Carlos Rodon in win at NC State (3/31)
Went 2-for-5 against Wake Forest with run and three RBI (4/7)
Was 3-for-10 with double and RBI in three games against North Carolina (4/13-15) and 4-for-13 with four runs in Duke series (4/20-21)
Hit go-ahead 2-run home run in ninth inning in 7-5 win at VCU (4/25)
Went 5-for-15 in Miami series (4/28-30); had three hits in game 3 of series
Was 4-for-13 in Georgia Tech series (5/11-13) with home run and pair of doubles
Went 4-for-13 in Maryland series (5/17-19); had two hits in each of first two games
Recorded hit in all three games of ACC tournament, going 5-for-9 overall (5/24-26); also posted three runs, three RBI and four walks

Selected by Texas Rangers in sixth round of 2011 MLB Draft
Played for Coach Chris Groff at Cedar Crest High School
Rated ninth-best high school prospect by Baseball America
Rated 14th-best high school prospect and top recruit in Pennsylvania by Perfect Game
Hit .484 with 12 home runs and 31 RBI in his senior season
Three-time all-state honoree
Named to First Team All-Lebanon County and All-Lebanon Lancaster League three times each
Pennsylvania State Player of the Year in 2011
Holds CCHS home runs record with 24
Served as team captain twice

Parents are Jim and Kelly Fisher
Has one sister, Nicole