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Logan Michaels

C
Position
5'11''
Height
190 lbs.
Weight
Graduate Student
Class
R/R
B/T
DeForest, Wis.
Hometown
DeForest
High School / Club
Logan Michaels - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

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2021
• Started 48 of the 52 games in which he appeared, all 48 starts came at catcher
• Batted .252 (40-for-159) with 32 runs scored, nine doubles a home run and 20 RBI
• Was statistically the toughest player in the UVA lineup to strikeout and the fifth toughest in the ACC at .46 Ks per game
Hit his first home run of the season in the first game of the College World Series against Tennessee. Finished the game 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI.
• His 22 putouts against Old Dominion on June 6 were the most in a nine-inning game by anyone in Division I Baseball in 2021
• Totaled seven sacrifice bunts, tied for the third most in the ACC
• Second in the ACC with 517 putouts
• Named to the All-Columbia Regional Team after going 6-for-17 (.353) with two runs scored, a double and two RBI in four games played
• Made an over the railing grab in foul territory in a tie game against Dallas Baptist on June 12
Doubled in a run in his lone pinch hit opportunity of the season against Boston College on May 22
• Matched a career-high with four hits in a 4-for-4 effort against Notre Dame on March 14
• Listed on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2020
• Recipient of the Billy Word Memorial Award, the team’s Most Valuable Player
• Started in 17 of the first 18 games (16 at C, 1 at DH)
• Batted .316 (18-for-57) with six doubles (t-most on team), a home run and 16 RBI
• Struck out four times in 57 at bats, tied the fourth toughest to strikeout in the ACC (14.3 AB/K)
• Went 4-for-5 with with two doubles, a run scored and four RBI against Richmond
• Reached base safely in the final 13 games of the season
• Did not make an error in 167 chances at catcher
• Hit his first home run as a Cavalier, a two-run shot against William & Mary on Feb. 25
• Provided the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth of the season finale against UMass Lowell

2019
• Appeared in 45 games his first season in Charlottesville, including 39 starts (all at catcher)
• Batted .311 (42-for-135) with four doubles and 20 RBI
• Hit safely in eight of his first nine games as a Cavalier
• Was statistically the ACC’s toughest batter to strikeout (11.3 AB/K)
• Had a season-high three hits, in 3-for-3, two run effort against Villanova on Feb. 24
• Was an Northwoods League All-Star in the summer of 2019 playing for the Madison Mallards. Hit .354 (68-for-192), the fifth-highest average in the league, with 11 doubles and 27 RBI

MADISON COLLEGE
• His .413 average was the fourth-highest and his 128 career hits were the seventh-most in program history
• He appeared in 93 career games and collected 23 doubles, five home runs and 57 RBI while sporting a career .988 fielding percentage
• Two-time First Team All N4C selection and a Second Team All-Region IV selection as a sophomore
• As a true freshman, batted .437 with 62 hits in 44 games played
• Named the 2018 Region IV Tournament MVP after batting .500 with six hits in 12 at bats, one walk, four RBI and a run scored
• Set the single-game, program record for hits in a game with six against Kirkwood CC on May 26, 2018
• Madison returned to the NJCAA Division II World Series after a two-year hiatus in 2018, finishing fifth

DeFOREST HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-sport participant (baseball, hockey) at DeForest
• Four-year participant and three-year letterwinner in baseball under Harold Olson, and a one-year participant in hockey
• Three-time first team all-conference (Badger North) selection and named a WBCA All-Star following his senior season
• Selected as team captain of the baseball team as a senior

PERSONAL
• A History major
• Son of Jeff and Peg Michaels
• Born in Madison, Wis.
• Has a younger brother Brady and a younger sister Ellie