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

2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll 

A tough, hard-nosed and gritty player that will provide great leadership behind the plate … throws like a big-league catcher and can shut down anyone’s running game … has the tools to be a tough out at the plate and his hitting will continue to improve … played significantly as LSU’s catcher as a freshman during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season … named to the 2020 SEC First-Year Player Academic Honor Roll as a sport administration major.

2020 Season
Played in 16 games (13 starts at catcher), batting .186 (8-for-43) with one double, one homer, six RBI and nine runs scored … played superb defense, throwing out five of 10 runners attempting to steal and picking off two runners … belted first career collegiate homer – a solo shot – on Feb. 29 vs. Baylor in Houston’s Minute Maid Park … recorded a season-best two hits in LSU’s Feb. 28 over Texas in Minute Maid Park … collected a double and three RBI in LSU win over Indiana on Feb. 15.

Prior to LSU
A four-year starting catcher Zachary (La.) High School … ranked as the No. 3 player in Louisiana’s 2019 class by Prep Baseball Report … received a national ranking of No. 127 by Prep Baseball Report and No. 305 by Perfect Game … a 2018 and 2019 All-State selection by the Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association … voted to the 2019 Louisiana Sports Writers Association All State Team … led Zachary High in hitting in his senior season with a .432 batting average, .541 on-base percentage, .664 slugging percentage, 37 RBI, three homers, three triples, 15 doubles and 27 walks … a 2018 and 2019 Baton Rouge All-Metro Selection … a 2018 and 2019 First Team All-District 4-5A and the 2019 District 4-5A Co-MVP … recorded Baseball Factory’s #1 ranked national “pop” throwing time at 1.74 seconds … named to the Rawlings Southeast Region All-High School Senior 1st Team … participated in the Team USA Tournament of Stars and the National Team Trials in the summer of 2018 … also played two seasons for the Zachary High football team at quarterback and free safety … finished high school with a 3.7 GPA.

Full name is Alex Reed Milazzo … parents are Jimmy and Shannon Milazzo … dad works for BASF, mom is a teacher and cheer gym owner … mom played softball at Southeastern Louisiana … has an older brother, Cade, and a younger sister, Claire … on attending LSU: “Growing up close to Baton Rouge, I always went to LSU baseball games as a kid, and I have always dreamed of playing for the Tigers” … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born August 1, 2000, in Baton Rouge, La.

Milazzo’s LSU Career Highs 
At-Bats: 4 six times; most recently vs. Oklahoma (3/1/20)
Hits: 2 vs. Texas (2/28/20)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/23/20)
Doubles: 1 vs. Indiana (2/15/20)
Triples: none
Home Runs: 1 vs. Baylor (2/29/20)
RBI: 3 vs. Indiana (2/15/20)

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