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#14 Sean Ochinko
Position: Catcher
Bats: Right Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 206 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Parkland, Fla.
High School: Douglas HS
Sean Ochinko Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 09/28/2009

2009 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
Louisiana Player of the Week (March 10, 2009)
2007 Freshman All-SEC
2007 Second-Team All-Louisiana

Excellent team leader who played both catcher and first base during his LSU career ... participated in 168 career games, starting 149 ... enjoyed an outstanding 2007 summer in the Cape Cod League, participating in the league’s All-Star Game ... second-leading hitter for the Yarmouth-Dennis (Mass.) Red Sox in 07, batting .315 (39-for-124) with nine doubles, eight homers, 23 RBI and 24 runs ... named to Baseball America's Top 300 High School Players of 2006.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
Played in 65 games (63 starts), batting .333 (78-for-234) with 15 doubles, nine homers, 57 RBI and 46 runs ... started 57 games at first base and six at catcher ... LSU’s top hitter in postseason games, batting .362 (17-for-47) with three doubles, two homers, 13 RBI and seven runs ... hit .368 (7-for-19) in the College World Series with one double, two homers, seven RBI and four runs ... collected a career-high four hits in his final collegiate game, as he was 4-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in Game 3 of the CWS Finals versus Texas (June 24) ... collected one double and three RBI in NCAA Super Regional vs. Rice ... named to 2009 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team -- batted .500 (4-for-8) in the regional with one RBI and one run ... launched grand slams in consecutive games  -- at New Orleans on March 3 and vs. Miss. Valley State on March 4; homered in six of seven games from March 3-11 ... 3-for-4 with one double, one grand slam and a career-best seven RBI at New Orleans on March 3.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Played in 47 games (30 starts), batting .272 (37-for-136) with six doubles, four homers and 21 RBI ... delivered go-ahead RBI single during five-run LSU ninth inning in Game 2 of Super Regional vs. UC Irvine (June 8); Tigers entered the ninth trailing 7-4 -- Ochinko’s single gave LSU an 8-7 lead in the eventual 9-7 victory ... solo HR in 7th inning vs. Arkansas (March 21) to tie game 7-7; LSU went on to win 8-7 in 11 innings ... game-winning single in the bottom of the 15th inning to defeat UNO, 7-6, on May 13 ... hit a homer and drove in two runs in win over South Carolina (April 26) ... also homered and collected two RBI in win at Kentucky (May 3).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Batted .277 (53-for-191) in 56 games (32 at 1B, 24 at catcher) with five doubles, seven homers, 32 RBI and 27 runs ... hit .324 (33-for-102) in SEC games with three doubles, two homers, 13 RBI and 11 runs ... batted a sizzling .342 (13-for-38) in the last 10 games of the season with one double, one homer, five RBI and four runs ... 3-for-3 vs. Ole Miss on April 13 with one RBI and one run in 4-3 LSU win ... 4-for-9 in final two games of Tennessee series (April 28-29) with one double, two RBI and two runs scored ... 2-for-5 on May 1 vs. Nicholls State with one homer, three RBI and one run ... collected four singles in four at-bats at Vanderbilt on May 19.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year standout at Stoneman Douglas High School ... primarily played catcher ... batted .407 with 10 doubles, four homers and 33 RBI as a junior ... a 2006 Puma Pre-season All-American ... invited  to the 2005 Cape Cod National High School Classic ... hit .388 with a homer and 25 RBI as a sophomore ... led team to three district championships and a regional semifinal appearance in 2005 ... played in the 2005 Connie Mack World Series in Cincinnati, Ohio, sparking his team to Game 4 and Game 11 victories with two RBI doubles in each contest ... coached by Dean Florio.

PERSONAL
Full name is Sean Peter Ochinko ... parents are Peter and Susan Ochinko ... Has two younger brothers, Tyler and Zach ... lists fishing, golfing, ping-pong and pool as his favorite hobbies ... lists his mother and father as the biggest influences on his athletic career ... majoring in general studies at LSU ... born October 21, 1987 in Silver Springs, Md.

Ochinko’s LSU Career Highs
At-Bats:  6 vs. Tennessee (4/17/09)
Hits:  4 three times; last vs. Texas (6/24/09)
Runs Scored: 3 twice; last vs. UL-Lafayette (3/11/09)   
Doubles: 2 vs. Florida (5/8/09)
Triples:  none
Home Runs: 1 several times; last vs. Texas (6/24/09)
RBI: 7 at New Orleans (3/3/09)
Stolen Bases: 1 four times; last vs. New Orleans (4/14/09)

 

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