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Derek Fisher
Derek Fisher

Hometown:
Rexmont, Pa.

High School:
Cedar Crest

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R



06/25/2014

Virginia Baseball Will Play for National Championship on Wednesday

Cavaliers even the series against Vanderbilt with 7-2 victory

06/24/2014

Virginia Falls to Vanderbilt in First Game of CWS Finals, 9-8

Cavaliers nearly rally from seven-run deficit but fall run short

06/08/2014

Cavaliers Down Maryland 7-3 to Even Charlottesville Super Regional

Virginia offense records 17 hits in victory

06/06/2014

Three Cavaliers Selected in First Day of MLB Draft

Howard (Cincinnati), Fisher (Houston) and Papi (Cleveland) all taken on day one

05/24/2014

Virginia Defeats North Carolina in ACC Tournament, 3-2

Cavaliers score go-ahead run in eighth inning, will face Florida State Saturday night

06/23/2014

Virginia Baseball: 2014 Season in Photos

Relive all of the excitement by browsing some of the best images from the run to the College World Series.

06/23/2014

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Finals Game 1

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Finals Game 1

06/21/2014

Virginia v. Ole Miss 6/21/14

Virginia beats Ole Miss 4-1 on 6/21/14

06/17/2014

Virginia vs. TCU Baseball -- 6/17/14

Gallery of shots from UVa's 15-inning victory over TCU in the CWS

02/23/2014

Baseball vs. East Carolina (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. East Carolina 2/23/14

CAREER
• Tied for third in career triples at UVa with 12

2014
• Selected by Houston Astros in Competitive Balance Round A (37th overall) in 2014 MLB Draft
• Returned to the lineup on April 20 after missing 25 games with broken hamate bone in right wrist; suffered injury during Duke series and had surgery March 17
• Played in all 24 games after his return to lineup
• Named to Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team
• Had 12 RBI in NCAA tournament, tied for the most of any player in the tourney
• Had career-long 12-game hit streak snapped in first game of super regional
• Was 4-for-12 with six RBI in NCAA regional; had four RBI in championship game vs. Arkansas
• Was 3-for-13 with three RBI in ACC tournament; homered in opener against Maryland (5/22)
• Went 4-for-13 in Wake Forest series
• Was 5-for-13 in Florida State series; doubled three times in Game 1, including go-ahead 2-run double in 10th inning off FSU closer Jameis Winston
• Homered in UVa's midweek games at VCU and vs. Richmond
• Started first 14 games in left field; made 45 consecutive starts prior to injury, suffered during Duke series
• Was 4-for-11 in East Carolina series
• Named ACC Player of Week after going 5-for-11 in opening weekend at Hughes Bros. Challenge

2013
• Started and played in 55 games
• Was fourth on team with .405 on base percentage
• Tied for second on team with seven home runs
• Hit by 12 pitches (team high and eighth most in ACC)
• Second-Team Preseason All-American
• Missed six games, including Miami series, with ankle injury; returned April 7 against Wake Forest
• Had three RBI in regional championship game vs. Elon
• Was 3-for-12 with three runs in ACC tournament
• Was 5-for-11 in UNC series; went 4-for-4 with pair of doubles in Game 2
• Batted 3-for-10, scored four runs in Duke series
• Was 4-for-12 with HR in Virginia Tech series
• Went 3-for-10 in FSU series; hit two-run homer in game 1
• Had solid series at Georgia Tech, going 5-for-11; hit solo HR and had three hits in Saturday win
• Homered and drove in pair while going 2-for-4 vs. Radford (4/10)
• Went 2-for-9 in two games in Wake series
• Was 3-for-12 in NC State series
• Was 2-for-13 in Clemson series
• Went 4-for-4 with three extra-base hits, including walk-off double, in 7-6 win over Maryland (3/9); was 4-for-9, reached base in 9 of 14 plate appearances in series
• Hit three-run homer in sixth inning to break tie against Toledo (2/24)
• Homered and drove in five runs as part of three-hit day at East Carolina (2/15)

2012
• Named Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger and NCBWA
• Appeared in 53 games, starting 50 (15 at DH, 35 in LF); started final 42 games, including last 28 in LF
• Ranked 10th nationally in triples with eight; matched Jarrett Parker (2010) for UVa single-season triples record
• Led team in home runs (7) and triples (first in ACC) and was second on team in extra-base hits (26)
• Topped ACC freshmen in triples, home runs, RBI (50) and slugging (.507)
• Went 4-for-4 with double, triple, three RBI and three runs in middle game of Monmouth series (2/25)
• Went 4-for-9 in two starts during Virginia Tech series; had three hits and three runs in series finale
• Hit first two college home runs in the two Marist games (3/13-14); went 2-for-4 with 3-run homer, triple and four RBI in the second win over Marist
• Went 2-for-2 with a double, a triple and three RBI as DH in final game against Clemson (3/25)
• Hit third long ball of season to tie game in win over Clemson (3/24)
• Had monster game vs. Towson (3/28), going 4-for-6 with four runs, seven RBI and 11 total bases; was single shy of cycle (two doubles, triple, grand slam)
• Hit game-tying, two-run homer in seventh inning off Carlos Rodon in win at NC State (3/31)
• Went 2-for-5 against Wake Forest with run and three RBI (4/7)
• Was 3-for-10 with double and RBI in three games against North Carolina (4/13-15) and 4-for-13 with four runs in Duke series (4/20-21)
• Hit go-ahead 2-run home run in ninth inning in 7-5 win at VCU (4/25)
• Went 5-for-15 in Miami series (4/28-30); had three hits in game 3 of series
• Was 4-for-13 in Georgia Tech series (5/11-13) with home run and pair of doubles
• Went 4-for-13 in Maryland series (5/17-19); had two hits in each of first two games
• Recorded hit in all three games of ACC tournament, going 5-for-9 overall (5/24-26); also posted three runs, three RBI and four walks

PREP
• Selected by Texas Rangers in sixth round of 2011 MLB Draft
• Played for Coach Chris Groff at Cedar Crest High School
• Rated ninth-best high school prospect by Baseball America
• Rated 14th-best high school prospect and top recruit in Pennsylvania by Perfect Game
• Hit .484 with 12 home runs and 31 RBI in his senior season
• Three-time all-state honoree
• Named to First Team All-Lebanon County and All-Lebanon Lancaster League three times each
• Pennsylvania State Player of the Year in 2011
• Holds CCHS home runs record with 24
• Served as team captain twice

PERSONAL
• Parents are Jim and Kelly Fisher
• Has one sister, Nicole

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