LSU Baseball BIO
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Greg Deichmann
Player Profile:
Greg Deichmann 1882085
Position: Infield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 209 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Metairie, La.
High School: Brother Martin HS
Major: Business Administration
Born: 05/31/1995

2016 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Most Outstanding Player
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

MLB Draft: 26th round in 2016 (Minnesota); 2nd round in 2017 (Oakland)

Very talented player who is projected as the starter in right field in 2017 after working as LSU's starting first baseman last season ... a five-tool performer that possesses all of the physical attributes to become a great player; biggest tool is his power, as indicated by leading the state of Louisiana in home runs for three straight years in high school ... a member of the 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a business administration major.

2016 Season
Played in 64 games (50 starts at 1B, seven starts at DH, five starts at 3B) ... batted .288 (68-for-236) with 14 doubles, three triples, 11 homers, 57 RBI, 45 runs and five stolen bases ... finished No. 7 in the SEC in both home runs and RBI ... a .363 (29-for-80) hitter with runners in scoring position ... collected 26 RBI in his final 21 games of the 2016 season ... LSU's leading hitter in postseason games (SEC and NCAA Tournament combined), batting .385 (15-for-39) with one double, five homers, 16 RBI and seven runs ... batted .522 (12-for-23) in LSU's six NCAA Tournament games with four homers, 13 RBI and four runs ... named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, batting .600 (9-for-15) with three homers, 10 RBI, three runs scored and a .647 on-base percentage ... launched a two-run homer in the seventh inning of the regional championship game vs. Rice (June 7), erasing a 2-1 deficit as the Tigers went on to a 5-2 win ... belted an inside-the-park grand slam in LSU's first regional win over Rice (June 5), giving the Tigers a 4-0 lead in an eventual 4-2 win over the Owls ... launched a game-tying solo home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning of LSU's SEC Tournament opener vs. Tennessee (May 24); the Tigers went on to score another run in the ninth to post a 5-4 win ... batted .364 (4-for-11) in the Florida series (May 19-21) with one double, four RBI and one run scored; ripped a three-run double in the fifth inning of LSU's Game 1 win over the Gators ... 2-for-4 at Tennessee (May 15) with a triple, two RBI and one run; broke a 6-6 tie with an RBI single in the eighth inning, providing the eventual game-winning hit in a 10-7 LSU victory ... blasted a three-run homer vs. Southeastern Louisiana on April 20 to help lead LSU to an 11-4 win ... batted .500 (6-for-12) in the Vanderbilt series (April 7-9) with three doubles, three RBI and two runs ... hit .400 (4-for-10) in the Texas A&M series (March 24-26) with one homer, one RBI and two runs ... his homer in Game 3 of the Texas A&M series was his third of the season and his first career dinger in an SEC game ... hit .375 (3-for-8) in the Alabama series (March 19-20) with two doubles and one run scored ... Deichmann provided a single as the second batter in the eighth inning on March 20 to help trigger LSU's six-run rally and erase a 4-1 deficit en route to a 7-5 win ... unloaded first career collegiate home run in Feb. 20 win over Cincinnati.

2015 Season
Played in 10 games as a pinch-hitter for the Tigers, scoring one run and recording three walks in eight official at-bats.

Prior to LSU
A 2014 Louisville Slugger, Under Armour and Rawlings All-American ... a three-time All-State, All-Metro and All-District player and the 2014 Metro Player of the Year ... launched 29 career home runs and is the Brother Martin High School career homers leader with 29 dingers .... named to the 2014 Max Preps Top 100 Baseball Seniors list ... rated among Baseball America's Top 500 prospects ... the Brother Martin High School Crimson Shield Leadership Award winner ... a four-year Honor Roll student.

Personal
Full name is Gregory Arthur Deichmann Jr. ... parents are Greg and Angela Deichmann ... has one older sister, Hailey ... majoring in business administration at LSU ... born May 31, 1995.

Deichmann's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 twice; most recently vs. Florida (5/25/16)
Hits: 3 three times; most recently vs. Rice (6/7/16)
Runs Scored: 3 at Missouri (4/17/16)
Doubles: 2 vs. Vanderbilt (4/7/16)
Triples: 1 three times; most recently at Tennessee (5/15/16)
Home Runs: 1 several times; most recently vs. Coastal Carolina (6/11/16)
RBI: 4 twice; most recently vs. Rice (6/5/16)

 

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