LSU Gold
Lake Charles, La.
High School
Barbe HS

Played two seasons at LSU (2021-22) before electing to transfer to Louisiana Tech after the 2022 season … played in 39 career games (20 starts), batting .221 (19-for-86) with three doubles, five homers, 14 RBI and 14 runs … a physical, athletic product who can play all three outfield positions … has a beautiful left-handed swing and can hit for power.

2022 Season
Sidelined by injury for nearly the entire 2022 season … appeared in two games in the first weekend of the season vs. Maine and was 0-for-2 at the plate.

2021 Season
Played in 37 games (20 starts), batting .226 (19-for-84) with three doubles, five homers, 14 RBI and 14 runs … started 11 games in center field, eight at designated hitter and one in left field … launched a two-run homer in Game 2 of NCAA Super Regional at Tennessee (June 13) … 2-for-3 vs. Grambling State (April 27) with his fourth homer of the year, a solo shot … blasted a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning vs. Miss. State (March 21), extending LSU’s lead from 4-2 to 6-2 in an eventual 8-3 win … hit .500 (6-for-12) the week of Feb. 22-27 with one double, one homer, three RBI, four runs scored and one stolen base … in LSU’s win over Nicholls on Feb. 27, Drost collected three hits in five at-bats with a double, a stolen base and two runs scored … launched first career collegiate home run on Feb. 24, a two-run blast in the Tigers’ win at UL-Lafayette.

Prior to LSU
The No. 100 ranked player in the country by Perfect Game … voted the 2020 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year … named the 2019 Class 5A State Tournament MVP, as he led Barbe High School to the Louisiana state title … a three-year letterman at Barbe High.

Drost’s LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 vs. Nicholls (2/27/21)
Hits: 3 vs. Nicholls (2/27/21)
Runs Scored: 2 vs. Nicholls (2/27/21); vs. McNeese (4/6/21)
Doubles: 1 on three occasions; most recently at Ole Miss (4/24/21)
Triples: none
Home Runs: 1 on five occasions; most recently at Tennessee (6/13/21)
RBI: 2 on four occasions; most recently at Tennessee (6/13/21)

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