192 lbs.
Berwick, La.
Sport Administration
High School
Berwick HS

2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Very athletic player with great leadership ability and a strong throwing arm … also a quarterback at Berwick High, where he received Division I football scholarship offers … a left-handed hitter that hits the ball gap-to-gap, runs well in the outfield and displays a strong, accurate arm … a member of the 2020 SEC First-Year Player Academic Honor Roll as a sport administration major.

2020 Season
Played in nine games (four starts), batting .250 (3-for-12) with two RBI, five runs scored and one stolen base … started two games in left field and two games at DH … 1-for-2 with one RBI and two runs scored in win over UMass Lowell on March 7 … recorded an RBI and a run scored vs. UMass Lowell on March 8.

Prior to LSU
A two-time all-state selection and four-time all-district selection at Berwick (La.) High … named the state championship MVP in his junior year … voted the 2019 Hitter of the Year in Class 3A and the 2019 Louisiana All-Star Game MVP … batted .427 in his senior season with 12 doubles, 7 triples and six homers … an honors graduate at Berwick High and a four-year football letterman at quarterback.

Full name is Mitchell James Sanford … parents are Dan and Raegan Sanford … dad is a locomotive engineer, mom is a teacher … has one younger sister, Novalyn … says “the fans and history of LSU” influenced his decision to sign with the Tigers … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born January 30, 2001, in Berwick, La. 

Sanford’s LSU Career Highs 
At-Bats: 3 three times; most recently vs. South Alabama (3/11/20)
Hits: 1 three times; most recently vs. South Alabama (3/11/20)
Runs Scored: 2 vs. UMass Lowell (3/7/20)
Doubles: none
Triples: none
Home Runs: none
RBI: 1 twice; most recently vs. UMass Lowell (3/8/20)

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