5 Cody Slaughter
5 Cody Slaughter
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Port Richey, FL
High School: Clearwater Central
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Competed in 37 games and started all of them…Provided power and consistency in the batter’s box, as he posted a .318 batting average, .403 on-base percentage and led the team with a .496 slugging percentage…In 129 at-bats, he tallied 23 runs, 41 hits, eight doubles, five homeruns and 16 walks, and led the team with 32 RBIs…Also played a key role on the field, where he made 202 putouts and 14 assists for a .991 fielding percentage.

2011: Appeared in 35 games and made 27 starts during his sophomore season…Posted a .283 batting average, which was the third highest on the team, and a .313 batting average in Ivy League games…Tallied 10 runs, 30 hits, three doubles, one triple, one homerun and 10 RBIs overall…Also stole four bases in five attempts…On the field, totaled 160 putouts and 17 assists.

 Took over as the regular first baseman, starting 33 games in 39 total appearances…Had a solid debut season, batting .259 with six doubles and a home run…Also scored 14 runs and picked up 14 RBIs…Led all freshmen with 10 walks drawn, pushing his on-base percentage to .326, and stole two bases…Made one appearance as a pitcher for the Bears, throwing 0.2 innings and allowing one hit and zero runs.

Before Brown: A four-year letter winner and starter as a first baseman at Clearwater Central Catholic High School…Helped lead his team to the Florida State Championship in 2007…Served as team captain during his senior season…Received All-County honors as a junior…Was named the Defensive Player of the Year in 2008…Selected to the Florida Diamond Club and chosen to compete in the International Homerun Power Showcase.

Personal: Cody J. Slaughter is the son of Robert and Mindy Slaughter of New Port Richey, Florida…He has two sisters, Sara, who attended University of South Florida, and Kate, who attended St. Petersburg College…Was an honor roll student and member of the Mathematics Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society at Clearwater Central Catholic School…Also enjoys watching movies and going to the beach…Concentrating in Economics.