Left-handed hitting outfielder and the second cousin of former LSU All-American pitcher Brett Laxton, who played for the Tigers from 1993-96 … DeHart appeared in 10 games in 2014 as a true freshman, and he elected to transfer from LSU after the season.
Appeared in 10 games with two starts at designated hitter, batting .200 (3-for-15) with one double, one triple, two RBI and four runs scored … 2-for-4 as the starting DH vs. Southern (March 12), with one double, one triple and two runs scored.
PRIOR TO LSU
2013 Under Armour All-American and Rawlings All-American … 2013 All-State selection … three-time First-Team All-Conference selection and a two-time First-Team All-County performer … posted a .400 career batting average at Shawnee High School with 14 homers, 21 doubles, 72 RBI, 83 runs, 70 walks and 56 stolen bases … holds career school records for runs, stolen bases, doubles and walks … hit .394 in senior season with four homers, 10 doubles, two triples and a school-record 21 stolen bases.
Parents are Jeff and Roxanne DeHart … father is a comedian/actor and mother is a sales representative … second cousin is former LSU All-America pitcher Brett Laxton, who holds the College World Series championship game strikeouts record with 16 Ks versus Wichita State in 1993 … DeHart's uncle, Bill Laxton (Brett's father), pitched in the Major Leagues for seven seasons … another uncle, Will Vespe, played in the Major Leagues with the Indians and Marlins … chose to attend LSU because of “the coaches, the academics, and the history and prestige of the program … majoring in finance at LSU … born October 2, 1994 in New Brunswick, N.J.
DeHart's LSU Career Statistics
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2014 .200 10-2 15 4 3 1 1 0 2 6 .400 1 0 8 0 .250 0 0 0-0 7 0 0 1.000