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13 Alex Tappen
Alex  Tappen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lower Gwynedd, Pa.

High School:
Wissahickon

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
INF


05/22/2018

Virginia Falls to No. 9 Florida State in Extra Innings

Cavaliers to play final game of the season on Thursday

05/19/2018

Wake Forest Outlasts Virginia in Regular Season Finale

Teams combine for 30 runs and 33 hits in slugfest

05/18/2018

Virginia Evens Series at Wake Forest

Cavaliers force rubber game in final ACC series of the year

05/17/2018

Virginia Falls to Wake Forest in Series Opener

Demon Deacons hit three home runs in victory

05/15/2018

Lynch Fans 13 in Series Clincher over GT

Junior lefty establishes new career-high

WISSAHICKON HIGH SCHOOL
• 2017 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
• Three-time First-Team All-American Conference honoree at third base
• Named team captain his junior and senior years
• Third-Team All-American Conference pick at DH his freshman year (Suburban One League)
• Two-time First-Team All-Southeastern PA selection
• Third-team All-Southeastern PA
• 2017 Perfect Game First Team All-Region
• Coached by John Bernhardt
• Also played four years of basketball (forward) and three years on soccer team (forward); was basketball team captain his junior year

PERSONAL
• Son of Roger and Kathy Tappen
• Has one older sister, Taylor-Morgan, and one younger brother, Jackson
• Grandfather, Harry Tappen, played baseball and football at Thiel College (1959-62)

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