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8 Robbie Coman
Robbie  Coman

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Lake Worth, Fla.

High School:
Park Vista

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
C/1B

03/13/2017

No. 11 Virginia Blanks Monmouth, 10-0

Casey, Bettinger and Wilson combine on three-hitter

03/11/2017

No. 8 Virginia Splits DH at No. 10 North Carolina

Tar Heels take the series, two games to one

03/03/2017

No. 12 Virginia Defeats Niagara, 5-3

Lynch, Bettinger and Doyle combine on five-hitter

02/28/2017

No. 12 Virginia Downs William & Mary, 11-3

Cavaliers score seven runs in seventh inning to post eighth straight victory

02/26/2017

No. 13 UVA Blows Past Rutgers, 18-2, to Sweep Series

Cavaliers outscore Rutgers 37-9 in series

06/15/2015

A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

Images from UVa's run through College World Series and to the national title

04/17/2015

Baseball vs. Miami (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. Miami (By Kelsey Grant)

06/25/2014

College World Series Finals Game 2 (by Matt Riley)

College World Series Finals Game 2 (by Matt Riley)

06/25/2014

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 3

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 3

06/24/2014

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 2

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 2

2016
• Batted in four games and pitched in two games
• Missed majority of season after suffering elbow injury while pitching on Feb. 28 vs. East Carolina
• Had hits in three of the four games in which he batted

2015
• Played in 58 games with 55 starts (25 at catcher, 13 at DH, 17 at first base)
• Batted team-best .347 in ACC games (ninth among all ACC players)
• Batted .333 (43-for-132) over last 35 games after return from facial injury
• Started at DH in 11 of UVa’s 12 NCAA tournament games
• Was 3-for-8 in NCAA Super Regional
• Hit sacrifice fly to score lone run of game in 1-0 College World Series win over Florida (6/15)
• His RBI groundout snapped a scoreless tie in UVa’s win over USC to open NCAA tournament (5/29)
• Was 7-for-36 in 11 games in NCAA tournament
• Was 5-for-12 (.417) at ACC tournament
• Started 21 straight games behind the plate prior to start at first base on May 23 in ACC tournament (stretch started in UVa’s final game of Georgia Tech series)
• Missed eight games in late Feburary/early March with knee injury; also missed the April 8 game vs. VMI after taking a grounder to the face during batting practice


2014

• Played in 45 games, with 28 starts
• Had hits in 21 of 28 starts
• Started second game of each weekend series
• Batted .294 (5-for-17) with four runs in NCAA tournament and was 4-for-10 in College World Series
• Hit go-ahead 2-run single in College World Series in fourth inning against Ole Miss (6/21)
• Was 5-for-8 in Wake Forest series
• Hit first college home run in win over Richmond (4/24)
• Went 2-for-7 in Clemson series; scored Game 3's only run
• Was 2-for-7 with two RBI in Virginia Tech series
• Started all three games of Miami series (2-for-10)
• Drove in career-best four runs, three off a bases-clearing double, in win over Princeton (3/20)


2013

• Played in nine games, with five starts
• Missed first 19 games with injury
• Returned March 19 and doubled in run in first at bat
• Three of his four hits were doubles
• Earned first ACC start in second game of DH at Virginia Tech (4/27); went 1-for-3 with double, RBI
• Made first career start March 20 vs. Yale; also started April 23 against Richmond and March 27 vs. Towson

PARK VISTA HS
• Three-time all-conference honoree (2010-12)
• Posted career batting average of .344 with 95 hits
• Named second-team all-county by Sun Sentinel his sophomore, junior and senior years
• Named second-team all-county by Palm Beach Post in 2012
• Earned team's Heart and Hustle Award in 2011 and Gold Glove Award in 2010
• Was team's Most Valuable Hitter in 2012
• Coached by Larry Greenstein at Park Vista
• Also played golf his senior year (carded a 43 average per nine holes)
• Named a scholar-athlete all four years
• Member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta
• Played travel team baseball with Palm Beach Police Athletic League

PERSONAL
• Parents are Bob and Kim Coman
• Father played golf at Rollins College
• Has two sisters, Katherine and Kristina
• Earned bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in history in Spring 2016; currently pursuing master’s degree in higher education athletic administration


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