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2 Drew Blakely
Drew  Blakely

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Galesburg, Mich.

High School:
Gull Lake

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
C


03/04/2017

No. 12 Virginia Splits Saturday Doubleheader

Cavaliers win opener, 12-3, over La Salle before dropping nightcap to Niagara

02/25/2017

No. 13 Virginia Rolls Past Rutgers, 12-4

Cavaliers improve to 6-0 on the young season

02/18/2017

No. 16 Virginia Defeats The Citadel, 10-6

Sperling allows no earned runs in six innings in UVA debut

2017
• Played in 10 games, including seven starts (four in ACC play)
• Went 1-for-3 in start at Clemson (3/18); started behind the plate in each of the final two games at Clemson
• Recorded two hits and two RBI in first start against Rutgers (2/25)
• Also drove in runs against The Citadel (2/18) and Rutgers (2/26)

GULL LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-time all-state honoree and twice named to Michigan's All-State Dream Team (all divisions)
• Finished with school records in batting average (.468), RBI (140), triples (12) and putouts (578); also had 171 hits, including eight home runs
• Named All-Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference each of his four years
• Was a four-time all-area and all-district selection
• Was named a team captain his junior and senior seasons
• Coached by his father, Bill, at Gull Lake HS
• Also a standout student; earned an MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award (presented to 32 student-athletes from state of Michigan)
• Named to National Honor Society as well as Highest Honor Roll


PERSONAL
• Son of Bill and Gretchen Blakely
• Has one sister, Elise

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