2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 First-Team All-Louisiana
Very hard-nosed player who hustles everywhere and plays the game with great intensity and passion ... handles the bat well from the left side and can use his speed to create consistent offense ... entering his third season as the Tigers' starter in center field ... a member of the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a kinesiology major ... helped lead the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox to the 2014 Cape Cod League title, batting .327 (55-for-168) with nine doubles, one triple, one homer, 16 RBI, 30 runs, and 21 stolen bases ... also played in the '14 Cape Cod League All-Star Game.
Played in 61 games (59 starts in center field) and was LSU's leading hitter with a .335 (68-for-203) average) ... collected seven doubles, five triples, 32 RBI, 41 runs and nine stolen bases ... was named to the Watch List for Gregg Olson Award as the breakout player of the year ... finished No. 2 in the SEC in triples with five ... hit .429 (6-for-14) in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with one double and one steal ... 3-for-4 in NCAA Regional win over Houston (May 31) with one double ... collected three RBI in win at Auburn (May 15), producing a double and scoring one run ... scored game-winning run in top of 10th inning at Texas A&M (May 2) - led off the inning with a double, moved to third on wild pitch and beat the throw home on a chopper back to the pitcher ... 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI in LSU win over Tennessee on April 25 ... career-best four hits, as he was 4-for-4 with one double, two RBI and one run scored vs. Southern Miss (April 15) ... compiled a 17-game hit streak, LSU's longest of the season, that ended after the second game of the doubleheader at Vanderbilt (March 15) ... provided the game-winning hit in the Game 1 victory at Vanderbilt (March 14), a two-out, two-run single in the top of the eighth inning that gave the Tigers a 2-1 lead.
Played in 54 games (33 starts), batting .193 (23-for-119) with one homer, 14 RBI, 22 runs and five steals ... 2-for-2 in Game 2 of NCAA Super Regional versus Oklahoma (June 8) with one RBI and one run scored ... provided a spectacular running catch in left-centerfield with two out and bases loaded in 5th inning of SEC Tournament title game vs. Vanderbilt - the catch prevented three runs from scoring and preserved 4-2 LSU lead; the Tigers went on to claim a 5-4 victory and win the SEC Tournament ... 2-for-4 at the plate in the SEC Tournament win over Vanderbilt with one RBI ... collected three hits in Texas A&M series (May 9-11) with two runs scored and one RBI ... provided two hits, one run scored and three RBI in final two games of Florida series (May 3-4) ... 2-for-4 at Tulane (March 26) with two RBI and two runs scored ... launched first collegiate home run, a solo shot, versus Stephen F. Austin on March 5.
PRIOR TO LSU
A 2012 1st Team All-State selection at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, La. ... hit .546 as a senior with 11 doubles, five triples, one homer and 20 RBI ... also received All-Acadiana honors and was named district MVP ... a 2012 Louisville Slugger High School All-American and a Baseball America Third-Team All-American ... batted .460 as a junior in 2011 with seven doubles, three triples, three homers, 22 RBI and 34 runs ... also played wide receiver for the St. Thomas More football team, earning second-team All-District and All-Acadiana honors.
Parents are William and Stephanie Stevenson ... dad manages an oilfield company; mom is a teacher at St. Thomas More High ... has one older brother, Will, and two younger brothers, Matthew and Josh ... brother Will played football at UL-Lafayette for two seasons ... chose to attend LSU because “I wanted to be part of a winning tradition and have an opportunity to win a national championship” ... majoring in kinesiology at LSU ... born June 1, 1994 in Lafayette, La.
Stevenson's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 several times; most recently at Auburn (5/16/14)
Hits: 4 vs. Southern Miss (4/15/14)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Mississippi State (4/6/14)
Doubles: 1 seven times; most recently vs. Houston (5/31/14)
Triples: 1 five times; most recently at Texas A&M (5/4/14)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/5/13)
RBI: 3 at Auburn (5/15/14)