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Alex Boxwell
Alex  Boxwell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Coon Rapids, Minn.

High School:
Coon Rapids

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
L/R


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2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in 48 games and hit .327 with 10 doubles, a triple, onr home run and 16 RBI • led the team in Big Ten play with a .392 batting average, .588 slugging percentage and a .458 on-base clip. Game Highlights: Started and laced a single that brought in a run versus Utah Valley (2/20) • saw action in the outfield against Utah (2/21) and at Campbell (2/27) and recorded two putouts each contest • started and notched a putout with two plate appearances at Georgia State (3/5) • smacked an RBI double in series opener at Seattle U (3/12) • went 2-for-5 with a run and a double at Utah Valley (3/18-3/20) • laced two hits, including an RBI double, against Saint Mary's (3/30) • started all three games and tallied three hits, including two in the series finale, against Iowa • had a a pinch-hit single against Northern Illinois (4/6) • notched a season-high two RBI at No. 25 Michigan (4/8) • went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI against South Dakota State (4/12) • laced a trio of singles and started in the outfield versus Maryland (4/15-4/17) • collected four hits, including two doubles, and crossed the plate four times at Northwestern (4/22-4/24) • tallied five hits and was a double short of the cycle in games at Illinois (4/29-5/1) • netted a two-run single against Indiana (5/7) • notched a single in all three games, including one for an RBI, while crossing the plate three times at Purdue (5/13-5/15) • went 2-for-4 with a double at South Dakota State (5/17) • secured an RBI in the regular season finale against Ohio State (5/21) • appeared in both games at the Big Ten Tournament (5/25-5/26) • drilled a pair of hits and scored a run against Wake Forest (6/5) • secured a single at Texas A&M (6/5).

SUMMER BASEBALL:
Played for the Waterlooo Bucks in the Northwoods League • ranked third on the team with a .289 batting average in 135 at-bats • recorded 39 hits, including five doubles, two triples and one home run • added 23 RBI, which was the second-highest mark on the club.

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in 25 games with 19 starts, primarily in the outfield • batted .194 with 10 runs and six RBIs • hit two home runs, a double and a triple • had a perfect fielding percentage. Game Highlights: Made his Minnesota debut hitting 2-for-4 with two runs at Houston (2/15) • hit his first collegiate home run while going 1-for-4 with two RBIs at VCU (3/16) • hit 2-for-3 including a triple with an RBI, a walk and one run scored against Penn State (4/19) • hit 1-for-4 with a home run, and scored the winning run in the ninth against South Dakota State (4/22).

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Coon Rapids High School in 2014, where he was on the honor roll each year • played for coach Jerry Coe • all-state selection and Mr. Baseball finalist • hit .506 with three home runs and 10 stolen bases as a senior • played for the Metro West in the 2014 Play Ball! Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series • all-state and all-metro selection as a senior • two-time All-Northwest Suburban Conference selection • hit .430 during the regular season as a junior and helped the Cardinals advance to the Minnesota Class 3A state semifinals • hit .379 with 33 RBIs, seven doubles, five triples and four home runs for the Coon Rapids Post 334 Legion team in 2013 • hit .497 with nine home runs during the 2014 Legion season • also an all-conference football player and a basketball letterwinner.

PERSONAL:
Son of Lisa and Bill Boxwell • mother, Lisa, ran hurdles at Minnesota • has two brothers, Tony and Brett • Tony played baseball at Concordia-St. Paul and Brett played at Anoka Ramsey • born April 6, 1996.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 25 19 .194 67 10 13 6 1 1 2 .328 3 25 1 1
2016 48 29 .327 110 19 36 22 10 1 1 .464 10 27 2 4
Total 73 48 .277 177 29 49 22 11 2 3 .412 13 52 3 5


BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 8 6 .174 23 1 4 1 1 1 0 .304 1 7 0 0
2016 20 14 .392 51 13 20 10 5 1 1 .588 6 8 1 3
Total 28 20 .324 74 14 24 11 6 2 1 .500 7 15 1 3

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