#15 Casey Martin

INF | So. | 5-11 | R/R | 175 | Lonoke, Ark. / Lonoke HS

As a Freshman (2018)
>> All-SEC Second Team
>> SEC All-Freshman Team
>> NCBWA First Team Freshman All-American
>> Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American

Played in 67 games with 62 starts, primarily at third base … Hit a team-leading .345 with 87 hits, 14 doubles, 13 home runs and 49 RBIs … Also led all Razorbacks with a .556 slugging percentage and was fourth with a .418 on-base percentage … His 87 hits tied with teammate Heston Kjerstad for second-most on the team and setting an Arkansas freshman single-season record … His 14 home runs also broke the previous Arkansas freshman single-season record, but were only two less than Kjerstad … Stole a team-leading eight bases … Had the third-best average on the team in SEC play (.333) and highest among freshmen … Led all Razorbacks in the NCAA Tournament with a .352 average, including .357 in the College World Series … Had 19 hits over 12 games in the NCAA Tournament, including five doubles and 12 runs scored … Totaled 10 of his 19 tournament hits just in the CWS … Led all Razorbacks with 29 multi-hit games and was fourth on the team in multi-RBI games (12) … Had six games with three hits or more and three games with four or more … His four-hit games came against Bucknell (Feb. 17), at Georgia (May 17) and vs. Florida (June 22) in the College World Series … Made his first career appearance on Opening Day against Bucknell (Feb. 16) and first career start the next day at third base … Notched a five-RBI game in his second appearance of the season, going 4-for-6 with a home run, a double and three runs scored … Had a season-high six-RBI day against Dayton (Feb. 28) with a season-high two home runs … Was named SEC Freshman of the Week after series against Dayton (Feb. 28-March 1) and USC (March 2-4), hitting .444 over the five-game stretch with seven RBIs and eight hits … Strung together a 13-game hitting streak from Feb. 28 against Dayton to March 17 against Kentucky … Hit an even .400 during that streak with 20 hits, three doubles, six home runs and 17 RBIs … Earned SEC All-Tournament honors after going 4-for-12 (.333) with three home runs, helping Arkansas reach the semifinals … Notched his second two home run game of the season in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals against South Carolina (May 23), part of a three-RBI day … Led Arkansas with six hits and five runs scored in the NCAA Super Regional against South Carolina (June 9-11) … Began the CWS with eight hits in his first 14 at-bats (.571), including a 4-for-5 day against Florida in the CWS Semifinals … Was one of only two players (Dominic Fletcher) to record a four-hit game in the 2018 CWS … Finished the CWS with the fourth-most hits (10) of any player in the field and fifth-highest batting average among players with 10 or more at-bats.

Lonoke High School
2018 Arkansas Gatorade Player of the Year … Ranked No. 270 in the nation by Perfect Game and No. 3 overall in the state of Arkansas … Batted .508 as a junior for Lonoke High School with 25 runs scored, 18 extra base hits and 30 RBIs … Also stole 11 bases and compiled a 0.70 ERA on the mound with 18 strikeouts in 10.0 innings pitched … Named First Team All-State by Arkansas Prep Baseball Report in 2016 … Was also named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Baseball First Team … Named to 4A All-State and All-Tournament Teams as a junior … Played for Darrick Lowery at Lonoke High School.