Greg

Deichmann

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Infield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 209lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Metairie, La.
High School: Brother Martin HS
Major: Business Administration
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2017 First-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, ABCA, NCBWA, D1 Baseball, Perfect Game)
2017 First-Team All-SEC
2017 First-Team ABCA All-South Region
2017 SEC All-Tournament Team
2017 LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Year
2016 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Most Outstanding Player
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

MLB Draft: 2nd round in 2017 (Oakland); 26th round in 2016 (Minnesota)

Very talented player who capped off his LSU career in 2017 by earning first-team All-America honors as the Tigers' rightfielder ... played as LSU's starting first baseman in 2016 ... completed his three-season (2015-16-17) LSU career with a .294 (150-for-510) batting average, 29 doubles, three triples, 30 homers, 130 RBI, 100 runs and 12 stolen bases ... ... participated in the annual College Home Run Derby in July 2016 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. ... a member of the 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a business administration major ... second-round selection by the Oakland Athletics in 2017 MLB Draft (43rd pick overall); increased his stock dramatically by returning to LSU for his junior season after he was selected in the 26th round in 2016 by Minnesota as a draft-eligible sophomore ... signed with the Oakland organization in the summer of 2017.

2017 Season
Started all 72 of LSU's games in right field, batting .308 (82-for-266) with 15 doubles, 19 homers, 73 RBI, 54 runs and seven stolen bases ... finished No. 7 in the nation and No. 2 in the SEC with 73 RBI; No. 3 in the SEC in homers (19) ; No. 7 in the SEC in slugging pct. (.579) and No. 3 in the SEC in total bases (154) ... led LSU in hitting in SEC regular-season games, batting .303 (33-for-109) with four doubles, six homers, 27 RBI and 18 runs ... collected five hits in the College World Series, including three doubles, one RBI and three runs ... lined a two-run double in bottom of eighth inning of NCAA Super Regional Game 1 vs. Miss. State (June 10) ... the hit reduced MSU's lead to 3-2 and the Tigers went on to score two more runs in the inning in a 4-3 win ... named to the 2017 SEC All-Tournament team after hitting .467 (7-for-15) in four games with one double, two homers, four RBI and three runs ... 3-for-4 vs. South Carolina in SEC Tournament (May 27) with two homers, three RBI and two runs scored; the effort marked the first multi-homer game of his career ... posted a career-best 11-game hitting streak from April 4-21 ... 2-for-5 in three-game series sweep at Miss. State (May 18-20), but walked 10 times while collecting three RBI and two runs ... in LSU's series sweep at Alabama (April 27-29), Deichmann hit .417 (5-for-12) with one homer, four RBI, two runs and two stolen bases, and he threw an Alabama runner out at the plate from right field ... Deichmann collected a career-high four hits in the April 28 win over the Crimson Tide, driving in two runs ... he gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead in the first inning of Game 3 on April 29, blasting his 15th homer of the season ... in LSU's series win over Ole Miss (April 13-15), Deichmann hit. 385 (5-for-13) with one double, two homers, six RBI, three runs and one steal ... he launched a grand slam in LSU's 15-2 win over Ole Miss on April 13, marking the second grand slam of his career ... his first career grand slam came last season in the NCAA Regional versus Rice ... Deichmann also provided a solo homer in the third inning of Game 3 vs. Ole Miss (April 15) that gave LSU a 2-1 lead and proved to be the game-winning hit, as the Tigers never lost the advantage and posted a 3-2 victory ... hit .462 (6-for-13) in the Arkansas series (April 7-9) with one homer and five RBI ... Deichmann launched a two-run homer in the eighth inning of Game 2 at Arkansas, reducing the Razorbacks' lead to 8-5 and setting the stage for LSU's five-run outburst in the ninth inning, when he contributed an RBI single ... Deichmann also delivered an run-scoring single in the eighth inning of LSU's 2-0 win over the Hogs in Game 3 of the series ... batted .444 (4-for-9) in the Georgia series (March 17-19) with one double, four RBI and three runs scored ... 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBI versus Wichita State (March 10).

2016 Season
Played in 64 games (50 starts at 1B, seven starts at DH, five starts at 3B) ... batted .288 (68-for-236) with 14 doubles, three triples, 11 homers, 57 RBI, 45 runs and five stolen bases ... finished No. 7 in the SEC in both home runs and RBI ... a .363 (29-for-80) hitter with runners in scoring position ... collected 26 RBI in his final 21 games of the 2016 season ... LSU's leading hitter in postseason games (SEC and NCAA Tournament combined), batting .385 (15-for-39) with one double, five homers, 16 RBI and seven runs ... batted .522 (12-for-23) in LSU's six NCAA Tournament games with four homers, 13 RBI and four runs ... named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, batting .600 (9-for-15) with three homers, 10 RBI, three runs scored and a .647 on-base percentage ... launched a two-run homer in the seventh inning of the regional championship game vs. Rice (June 7), erasing a 2-1 deficit as the Tigers went on to a 5-2 win ... belted an inside-the-park grand slam in LSU's first regional win over Rice (June 5), giving the Tigers a 4-0 lead in an eventual 4-2 win over the Owls ... launched a game-tying solo home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning of LSU's SEC Tournament opener vs. Tennessee (May 24); the Tigers went on to score another run in the ninth to post a 5-4 win ... batted .364 (4-for-11) in the Florida series (May 19-21) with one double, four RBI and one run scored; ripped a three-run double in the fifth inning of LSU's Game 1 win over the Gators ... 2-for-4 at Tennessee (May 15) with a triple, two RBI and one run; broke a 6-6 tie with an RBI single in the eighth inning, providing the eventual game-winning hit in a 10-7 LSU victory ... blasted a three-run homer vs. Southeastern Louisiana on April 20 to help lead LSU to an 11-4 win ... batted .500 (6-for-12) in the Vanderbilt series (April 7-9) with three doubles, three RBI and two runs ... hit .400 (4-for-10) in the Texas A&M series (March 24-26) with one homer, one RBI and two runs ... his homer in Game 3 of the Texas A&M series was his third of the season and his first career dinger in an SEC game ... hit .375 (3-for-8) in the Alabama series (March 19-20) with two doubles and one run scored ... Deichmann provided a single as the second batter in the eighth inning on March 20 to help trigger LSU's six-run rally and erase a 4-1 deficit en route to a 7-5 win ... unloaded first career collegiate home run in Feb. 20 win over Cincinnati.

2015 Season
Played in 10 games as a pinch-hitter for the Tigers, scoring one run and recording three walks in eight official at-bats.

Prior to LSU
A 2014 Louisville Slugger, Under Armour and Rawlings All-American ... a three-time All-State, All-Metro and All-District player and the 2014 Metro Player of the Year ... launched 29 career home runs and is the Brother Martin High School career homers leader with 29 dingers ... . named to the 2014 Max Preps Top 100 Baseball Seniors list ... rated among Baseball America's Top 500 prospects ... the Brother Martin High School Crimson Shield Leadership Award winner ... a four-year Honor Roll student.

Personal
Full name is Gregory Arthur Deichmann Jr. ... parents are Greg and Angela Deichmann ... has one older sister, Hailey ... majoring in business administration at LSU ... born May 31, 1995.

Deichmann's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 three times; most recently vs. Ole Miss (4/13/17)
Hits: 4 at Alabama (4/28/17)
Runs Scored: 3 on three occasions; most recently at Florida (3/26/17)
Doubles: 2 on two occasions; most recently vs. Louisiana College (3/14/17)
Triples: 1 three times; most recently at Tennessee (5/15/16)
Home Runs: 2 vs. South Carolina (5/27/17)
RBI: 5 vs. Ole Miss (4/13/17)

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