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#8 Alex Bregman
Position: Infield
Bats: Right Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 186 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: Albuquerque Academy
Born: 03/30/1994
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Bregman Videos
Alex Bregman Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 09/28/2015

2015 First-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, D1 Baseball)
2015 Second-Team All-American (NCBWA, ABCA, Perfect Game)
2015 Golden Spikes Award Finalist
2015 ABCA Gold Glove Award Team
2015 First-Team ABCA All-South Region
2015 First-Team All-SEC
2015 SEC All-Defensive Team
2015 Louisiana Player of the Year
2014 Second-Team All-SEC
2014 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
2014 SEC All-Tournament Team
2014 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2014 and 2013 USA Collegiate National Team
2013 National Freshman of the Year (Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, NCBWA)
2013 National Shortstop of the Year (Brooks Wallace Award)
2013 First-Team All-American (Baseball America, ABCA, Perfect Game)
2013 SEC Freshman of the Year
2013 First-Team All-SEC
2013 ABCA First-Team All-South Region
2013 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Most Outstanding Player
SEC Player of the Week (March 25, 2013)
2013 Louisiana Freshman of the Year

MLB Draft: 29th round in 2012 (Boston); 1st round in 2015 (Houston)

One of the most dynamic players in LSU history who played three seasons (2013, 2014, 2015) as the Tigers' starting shortstop ... selected in the first round (No. 2 overall pick) by the Houston Astros in the 2015 MLB Draft and signed with the Astros in the summer of '15 ... started all 196 games of his LSU career at shortstop, batting .337 (265-for-786) with 56 doubles, 10 triples, 21 homers, 148 RBI, 153 runs and 66 stolen bases ... played magnificent defense, committing just nine errors in 359 chances ... his 56 career doubles rank No. 8 in LSU all-time annals ... Bregman's 38 steals in 2015 rank as the second-highest single-season total in school history ... finalist for the 2015 Golden Spikes Award and a first-team All-American and first-team All-SEC performer ... 2013 National Freshman of the Year and winner of the 2013 Brooks Wallace Award as the nation's best shortstop ... also received 2013 first-team All-America recognition and was named the '13 SEC Freshman of the Year ... played for the U.S. Collegiate National Team in the summers of 2013 and 2014 – he collected five doubles, one homer, 17 RBI, 20 runs and 10 steals in 10 attempts for Team USA in 2014 with a schedule that included games against Cuba, Japan and Chinese Taipei; he batted .361 in 18 games for the United States in 2013, helping the squad post a 20-3 record ... 29th round selection of the Boston Red Sox as a high school senior in the 2012 MLB Draft.

2015 Season
Started all 66 of LSU's games at shortstop, batting .323 (84-for-260) with 22 doubles, three triples, nine homers, 49 RBI, 59 runs and 38 steals ... Bregman led the SEC in stolen bases (38) and he was No. 2 in the league in doubles (22), No. 7 in total bases (139) and No. 8 in runs scored (59) ... his 38 stolen bases represented the second-highest single-season total in LSU history, trailing only Rob Hartwig (42 steals in 1987) ... LSU's leading hitter in the 2015 College World Series, batting .538 (7-for-13) with three runs scored ... provided a two-out, two-run single in top of eighth inning vs. UL-Lafayette in Game 2 of the NCAA Super Regional (June 7), extending a 1-0 lead to 3-0 in an eventual 6-3 win that clinched a CWS berth ... posted a reached-base streak of 49 consecutive games that began on February 18 and ended on May 14 ... batted .400 in the Miss. State series (April 30-May 2) with four doubles, three RBI and five runs ... batted .417 in Texas A&M series (April 23-25) with 1 double, 2 RBI, 1 run; two-run double in 7th inning of Game 2 versus the Aggies gave LSU a 6-5 lead en route to 9-6 victory ... batted .429 (6-for-14) in LSU's three-game SEC sweep at Alabama (April 2-4) with two doubles, one triple, two RBI, five runs and three stolen base ... homered three times in a four-game stretch (March 11-15) and also collected one double, six runs and seven RBI in that four-game span ... voted to the Houston College Classic All-Tournament team (March 6-8), as he hit .385 (5-for-13) in three games vs. Houston, Baylor and Nebraska with one double, three runs scored and three steals in three attempts; Bregman also played magnificent defense in the tournament, posting a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 20 chances.

2014 Season
Started all 63 of LSU's games at shortstop, batting .316 (77-for-244) with 16 doubles, six homers, 35 runs and 12 stolen bases ... earned second-team all-SEC recognition from the league's coaches ... batted .451 (23-for-51) in last 12 games of the 2014 season with six doubles, three homers, 16 RBI and 12 runs ... named to the 2014 NCAA Regional All-Tournament team, hitting .533 (8-for-15) with two doubles, three RBI and two runs ... named to 2014 SEC All-Tournament team after batting .412 (7-for-17) with two doubles, one homer, five RBI, three runs ... career-high eight RBI vs. Northwestern State (May 13, 2014), including his first career grand slam ... 3-for-4 with a homer, a double, two RBI and two runs in May 2 win over Texas A&M; it was his third three-hit game of the season ... hit .444 (8-for-18) in LSU's four games during the week of April 22-27 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs ... Bregman was 6-for-15 (.400) in the Tennessee series (April 25-27) with two doubles, three RBI, two runs and one steal ... launched three-run homer versus McNeese State (April 2) to erase 3-2 deficit and lift Tigers to 10-3 victory ... reached base safely in the Tigers' first 19 games of the season; streak was broken at Vanderbilt (March 15) ... collected four RBI vs. Purdue (March 7) as he was 3-for-4 with a run scored.

2013 Season
Recipient of the 2013 Brooks Wallace Award as the nation's best shortstop; also received first-team all-America recognition ... named 2013 National Freshman Player of the Year by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, by Baseball America magazine and by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association; voted 2013 SEC Freshman of the Year and first-team all-SEC by the league coaches ... batted .369 (104-for-282) with 18 doubles, seven triples, six homers, 52 RBI, 59 runs and 16 steals in 17 attempts ... finished the 2013 season No. 2 in the nation in base hits with 104 ... named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, batting .545 (6-for-11) with one double, one HR, three RBI and five runs ... No. 2 in the SEC in base hits (104); No. 1 in triples (7); No. 3 in total bases (154); No. 5 in batting average (.369); No. 4 in runs scored (59); No. 3 in doubles (18); No. 4 in slugging percentage (.546) and No. 5 in RBI (52) ... hit .373 (47-for-126) in SEC regular-season games with seven doubles, three triples, four homers and 26 RBI ... batted .500 (6-for-12) in LSU's three-game sweep of Florida (May 2-4) with two doubles, three RBI and four runs scored ... 3-for-7 in April 20 win at Alabama with one homer, one triple, one double, three RBI and one run scored ... posted 23-game hit streak from March 6-April 12, batting .495 (48-for-97) during the streak with eight doubles, five triples, two homers and 24 RBI; the streak was the fourth-longest in LSU history ... named SEC Player of the Week (March 25) after hitting .692 (9-for-13) in the Auburn series with one double, two RBI, five runs ... delivered game-winning walk-off single in bottom of 13th inning March 20 to lift LSU to 2-1 win over Northwestern State ... launched three-run homer in ninth inning of Game 2 of Miss. State series (March 16), helping to clinch a 7-3 LSU victory ... drove in four runs in LSU's 11-2 win Feb. 26 at Louisiana-Lafayette, blasting his first career collegiate home run, a three-run dinger.

Prior to LSU
Battled an injury during his senior season, but hit .678 as a high school junior in 2011 and set a New Mexico season record with 19 HRs ... coached by Jason Columbus, who played at LSU in 2002 as a reserve first baseman ... received first team All-State recognition ... led 18U U.S. National Team to a gold medal in the fall of 2011 at the International Baseball Federation World Championships ... ... received All-Metro honors and All-District honors ... received 2010 Richard W. Case Award as the USA Baseball Player of the Year ... helped lead team to high school state championship in 2009.

Personal
Parents are Sam and Jackie Bregman, both of whom are attorneys ... has a younger sister, Jessica, and a younger brother, Anthony ... said he chose to attend LSU because he loves “the people, the facilities and the coaching staff” ... majoring in sports administration at LSU ... born March 30, 1994 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Bregman's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 at Alabama (4/20/13); at Ole Miss (4/17/14)
Hits: 4 at Tulane (3/26/13); vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14); vs. Houston (6/1/14); vs. Cal State Fullerton (6/16/15)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14)
Doubles: 2 six times; most recently at Mississippi State (5/1/15)
Triples: 1 several times; most recently at Alabama (4/4/15)
Home Runs: 2 vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14)
RBI: 8 vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14)