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#5 Chris Sciambra
Position: Outfield
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Catholic HS
Major: Construction Management
Born: 03/13/1993
Chris Sciambra Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/06/2013

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Outstanding player who will contend for a starting outfield position in 2014 … returned for his sophomore season in 2013 after suffering a season-ending neck injury in March of 2012 … a scrappy left-handed hitting outfielder that was one of the key offensive contributors on Catholic High's 2010 5A state championship team … possesses a very short, quick swing which allows him to hit for high average … batted .600 (12-for-20) in the 2011 Perfect Game World Wood Bat Association 17U National Championships in Atlanta … a member of the 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a construction management major.

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: 2 six times; most recently vs. Florida (5/4/13)
Doubles: 2 vs. Washington (3/10/13)
Triples: 1 at Alabama (4/20/13); vs. Alcorn State (2/18/12)
Home Runs: none
RBI: 3 vs. Dartmouth (3/3/12)

 

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