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#5 Chris Sciambra
Position: Outfield
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Catholic HS
Major: Construction Management
Born: 03/13/1993
Chris Sciambra Bio - BB
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/04/2014

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Outstanding veteran player who will contend for a starting outfield position in 2015 ... a member of the LSU football team in the fall of 2014 as a back-up placekicker ... returned for his sophomore baseball season in 2013 after suffering a season-ending neck injury in March of 2012 as a true freshman ... a scrappy left-handed hitting outfielder that was one of the key offensive contributors on Catholic High's 2010 Class 5A state championship team ... possesses a very short, quick swing which allows him to hit for high average ... a member of the 2014 and 2013 SEC Academic Honor Rolls as a construction management major.

2014 Season
Played in 33 games with eight starts (five in LF, two in RF, one at DH)... batted .265 (13-for-49) with three doubles, one homer, 13 RBI and nine runs ... 2-for-3 with one double, two RBI and three runs scored versus Northwestern State (May 13) ... launched first career LSU homer at Florida on March 30 ... delivered an RBI in four straight games (March 5-12), including the game-winning hit in the eighth inning of March 8 contest vs. Purdue

2013 Season
Played in 46 games (23 starts), batting .265 (26-for-98) with five doubles, one triple, nine RBI and 22 runs ... started nine games in right field, nine games in center field, two games in left field and three games at DH ... delivered pinch-hit, game-winning single in top of 10th inning of SEC Tournament championship game versus Vanderbilt (May 26) as LSU claimed a 5-4 victory and its four tournament title in six seasons ... collected two doubles and scored two runs in LSU win over Washington on March 10 ... 4-for-4 with a double and one run scored in LSU's 2013 season opener vs. Maryland (Feb. 15).

2012 Season
Suffered a season-ending neck injury on March 25 at Auburn; diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in the C-1 vertebrae of his neck after crashing into the centerfield wall while trying to catch a fly ball ... played in 22 games (16 starts in center field), batting .246 (15-for-61) with two doubles, one triple, 11 RBI, 10 runs and two stolen bases ... batted .263 (5-for-19) in six SEC games with one double and two RBI ... tripled and collected two RBI versus Alcorn State (Feb. 18) ... drove in a career-best three runs versus Dartmouth on March 3 ... 2-for-4 at Tulane (March 6) with a double and one RBI ... collected two RBI and scored two runs versus Southern on March 20.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2011 first-team Class 5A all-State selection, batting .433 with eight homers, 40 runs and 34 RBI ... also earned all-state honors in 2010, batting .382 in 2010 while helping lead Catholic to the state title ... placekicker for Catholic High's football team; named the 2010 special teams MVP; 34 of his 50 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks ... earned Academic all-State recognition in both baseball and football ... recorded a cumulative 3.95 GPA and was a four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll ... a member of the National Honor Society and served as his class captain in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christopher John Sciambra ... parents are Jay and Ellen Sciambra ... has a younger sister, Elizabeth, and two younger brothers, Robert and Matt ... majoring in construction management at LSU ... born March 13, 1993.

Sciambra's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 vs. Washington (3/10/13)
Hits: 4 vs. Maryland (2/15/13)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14)
Doubles: 2 vs. Washington (3/10/13)
Triples: 1 at Alabama (4/20/13); vs. Alcorn State (2/18/12)
Home Runs: 1 at Florida (3/30/14)
RBI: 3 vs. Dartmouth (3/3/12)

 

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