#5 Chris Sciambra
Position: Outfield
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Catholic HS
Major: Construction Management
Born: 03/13/1993
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Chris Sciambra Bio - Baseball
Courtesy: (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/04/2014

2015 LSU Baseball Wally Pontiff Jr. Award for Academic Excellence
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Outstanding player who emerged as the Tigers' starting DH in 2015 and helped LSU to the College World Series ... in his four-year career at LSU, he batted .280 (104-for-371) in 153 games (87 starts) with 20 doubles, five triples, four homers, 61 RBI, 71 runs and eight steals ... 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 ... earned his LSU degree in May 2015 in construction management ... recipient of the 2015 LSU Baseball Wally Pontiff Jr. Award for Academic Excellence.

2015 Season
Played in 52 games (40 starts), batting .307 (50-for-163) with 10 doubles, one triple, three homers, 28 RBI, 30 runs and four steals ... started 33 games at DH, five in left field and two in right field ... blasted solo walk-off homer in bottom of ninth inning to give LSU a 4-3 win over UL-Lafayette in Game 1 of NCAA Super Regional (June 6) ... produced a double and two RBI in LSU's NCAA Regional win over Lehigh (May 29) ... batted .292 (7-for-24) in LSU's eight NCAA Tournament games with two doubles, one homer, four RBI and six runs scored ... hit .400 (4-for-10) in the Missouri series (May 8-10) with one triple, two RBI and two runs scored ... batted .417 in the Texas A&M series (April 23-25) with two RBI and two runs ... hit homers in consecutive games in wins over New Orleans and Northwestern State (April 7 and 8) ... placed in the lead-off spot as the Tigers' DH for Games 2 and 3 of the Arkansas series (March 20 and 21), and he responded by going 5-for-10 at the plate with one double, one triple and four RBI ... Sciambra drove in four runs with a sac fly and a bases-loaded triple in the March 20 win, and he collected a career-high four hits and scored a run in the March 21 victory ... provided game-tying sacrifice fly in top of ninth inning as a pinch hitter at Southern (March 17); LSU won 4-2 win in 10 innings ... 2-for-3 with an double and an RBI vs. Princeton on Feb. 28.

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.

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 several times; most recently vs. UNC-Wilmington (5/30/15)
Hits: 4 vs. Maryland (2/15/13); at Arkansas (3/21/15)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14)
Doubles: 2 vs. Washington (3/10/13)
Triples: 1 five times; most recently vs. Missouri (5/9/15)
Home Runs: 1 four times; most recently vs. UL-Lafayette (6/6/15)
RBI: 4 at Arkansas (3/20/15); vs. New Orleans (4/7/15)


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