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16 Andrew Abbott
Andrew  Abbott

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Nathalie, Va.

High School:
Halifax County

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
LHP


06/06/2018

Abbott Earns Freshman All-America Honors

Reliever led team in appearances in 2018

05/22/2018

Virginia Falls to No. 9 Florida State in Extra Innings

Cavaliers to play final game of the season on Thursday

05/21/2018

Four Cavaliers Earn All-ACC Accolades

Weber, Casey honored for the first time

05/18/2018

Virginia Evens Series at Wake Forest

Cavaliers force rubber game in final ACC series of the year

05/15/2018

Lynch Fans 13 in Series Clincher over GT

Junior lefty establishes new career-high

HALIFAX COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
• Selected by New York Yankees in 36th round of 2017 MLB Draft
• 2017 Gatorade Virginia Player of Year and PBR Player of Year
• Was 9-0 with 0.28 ERA in 72 2/3 innings his senior year (158 strikeouts, four walks)
• Named First-Team All-State, Piedmont District Player of the Year and Conference 16 Player of Year in 2016 and 2017
• Three-time All-Piedmont District First Team, All-5A North Region First Team and All-Conference 16 honoree
• Named 2017 5A State and North Region Player of Year
• Coached by Kenneth Day at Halifax County HS
• Also was four-year member of swimming team
• Four-time All-Piedmont Academic Team honoree in both baseball and swimming
• Two-time team captain in both baseball and swimming
• Took seventh place in state in 50 freestyle his junior year and sixth his senior year
• Was two-time All-State and four-time All-Piedmont District honoree in swimming
• Four-time All-Piedmont District First Team selection and two-time All-Conference 16 First Team and All-5A North Region honoree in swimming
• Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Son of David and Jeanette Abbott
• Has two sisters, Brittany and Jessie
• Jessie swam at Edinboro from 2011-14

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