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#7 Greg Deichmann Season 2024

Metairie, La.
High School
Brother Martin HS

2017 First-Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, ABCA, NCBWA, D1 Baseball, Perfect Game)
2017 First-Team All-SEC
2017 First-Team ABCA All-South Region
2017 SEC All-Tournament Team
2017 LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Year
2016 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Most Outstanding Player
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

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

Very talented player who capped off his LSU career in 2017 by earning first-team All-America honors as the Tigers’ rightfielder … played as LSU’s starting first baseman in 2016 … completed his three-season (2015-16-17) LSU career with a .294 (150-for-510) batting average, 29 doubles, three triples, 30 homers, 130 RBI, 100 runs and 12 stolen bases … … participated in the annual College Home Run Derby in July 2016 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. … a member of the 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a business administration major … second-round selection by the Oakland Athletics in 2017 MLB Draft (43rd pick overall); increased his stock dramatically by returning to LSU for his junior season after he was selected in the 26th round in 2016 by Minnesota as a draft-eligible sophomore … signed with the Oakland organization in the summer of 2017.

2017 Season
Started all 72 of LSU’s games in right field, batting .308 (82-for-266) with 15 doubles, 19 homers, 73 RBI, 54 runs and seven stolen bases … finished No. 7 in the nation and No. 2 in the SEC with 73 RBI; No. 3 in the SEC in homers (19) ; No. 7 in the SEC in slugging pct. (.579) and No. 3 in the SEC in total bases (154) … led LSU in hitting in SEC regular-season games, batting .303 (33-for-109) with four doubles, six homers, 27 RBI and 18 runs … collected five hits in the College World Series, including three doubles, one RBI and three runs … lined a two-run double in bottom of eighth inning of NCAA Super Regional Game 1 vs. Miss. State (June 10) … the hit reduced MSU’s lead to 3-2 and the Tigers went on to score two more runs in the inning in a 4-3 win … named to the 2017 SEC All-Tournament team after hitting .467 (7-for-15) in four games with one double, two homers, four RBI and three runs … 3-for-4 vs. South Carolina in SEC Tournament (May 27) with two homers, three RBI and two runs scored; the effort marked the first multi-homer game of his career … posted a career-best 11-game hitting streak from April 4-21 … 2-for-5 in three-game series sweep at Miss. State (May 18-20), but walked 10 times while collecting three RBI and two runs … in LSU’s series sweep at Alabama (April 27-29), Deichmann hit .417 (5-for-12) with one homer, four RBI, two runs and two stolen bases, and he threw an Alabama runner out at the plate from right field … Deichmann collected a career-high four hits in the April 28 win over the Crimson Tide, driving in two runs … he gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead in the first inning of Game 3 on April 29, blasting his 15th homer of the season … in LSU’s series win over Ole Miss (April 13-15), Deichmann hit. 385 (5-for-13) with one double, two homers, six RBI, three runs and one steal … he launched a grand slam in LSU’s 15-2 win over Ole Miss on April 13, marking the second grand slam of his career … his first career grand slam came last season in the NCAA Regional versus Rice … Deichmann also provided a solo homer in the third inning of Game 3 vs. Ole Miss (April 15) that gave LSU a 2-1 lead and proved to be the game-winning hit, as the Tigers never lost the advantage and posted a 3-2 victory … hit .462 (6-for-13) in the Arkansas series (April 7-9) with one homer and five RBI … Deichmann launched a two-run homer in the eighth inning of Game 2 at Arkansas, reducing the Razorbacks’ lead to 8-5 and setting the stage for LSU’s five-run outburst in the ninth inning, when he contributed an RBI single … Deichmann also delivered an run-scoring single in the eighth inning of LSU’s 2-0 win over the Hogs in Game 3 of the series … batted .444 (4-for-9) in the Georgia series (March 17-19) with one double, four RBI and three runs scored … 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBI versus Wichita State (March 10).

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.

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 three times; most recently vs. Ole Miss (4/13/17)
Hits: 4 at Alabama (4/28/17)
Runs Scored: 3 on three occasions; most recently at Florida (3/26/17)
Doubles: 2 on two occasions; most recently vs. Louisiana College (3/14/17)
Triples: 1 three times; most recently at Tennessee (5/15/16)
Home Runs: 2 vs. South Carolina (5/27/17)
RBI: 5 vs. Ole Miss (4/13/17)

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