Baseball

Spencer Navin - 5

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Dowling

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

Spencer Navin

02/13/2014

No. 10 Commodores open at Long Beach State

Vandy heads west to begin 2014 season

10/11/2013

Dores open fall ball Monday night

Commodores welcome 14 new freshman this fall

06/10/2013

Two more Dores drafted on final day

Navin and Yastrzemski hear their name called on last day of Draft

05/26/2013

LSU knocks off VU in title game

LSU wins in 11 innings, 5-4

05/25/2013

VU trounces MSU; advances to championship

Dores match season-highs with 16 runs, 19 hits

06/03/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia Tech - June 3, 2013 (Howell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's 7-1 win over Georgia Tech in the Nashville Regional Championship game. Photos by Joe Howell.

06/03/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia Tech, June 3, 2013 (Russell)

http://vucommodores.com Vanderbilt defeated Georgia Tech 7-1 to advance. Photos by John Russell, VU Photography.

06/02/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia Tech, June 2, 2013

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia Tech in 2013 NCAA Baseball Regional, Nashville, Tenn., June 2, 2013

05/31/2013

Vanderbilt vs. ETSU, NCAA Regional 5/31/13 (Russell)

Vanderbilt faced ETSU in their first game of the 2013 NCAA Baseball Regional

05/14/2013

Belmont at Vanderbilt 5/14/13 (Green)

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Honors
• 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American
• 2012 SEC All-Tournament Team
• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career Game Highs
Hits: *4, last 4/13 vs. Missouri
Runs:4, 4/13 vs. Missouri
RBI:*4, last 4/13 vs. Missouri
Walks:3, 3/9 at Oregon
HRs: *1, last 5/8 vs. Presbyterian
Strikeouts:3, 4/26 vs. Mississippi State
Stolen Bases: *1, last 4/13 vs. Missouri

Coach Corbin Quote: Spencer may be the most talented catcher we have had in our program. He's tough, durable and possesses overriding arm strength. He competes as well as anyone we have on our club. We will be very reliant on his leadership behind the plate. He is a very competitive hitter as well and a big part of our offense.

2013 -Drafted by Los Angeles (NL) in 11th round... Went 0-for-3 in Super Regional loss to Louisville... Singled in Super Regional loss to Louisville 6/8... Scored two runs and singled twice in win over Georgia Tech 6/3 in NCAA Tournament... Went 0-for-3 in NCAA Tournament loss to Georgia Tech 6/2... Scored a run and went 1-for-4 in NCAA Tournament win vs. Illinois 6/1... Drove in a run going 1-for-3 in NCAA Tournament win vs. ETSU 5/31... Singled in SEC Tournament Championship Game loss to LSU 5/26.... Scored two runs and drove in one in SEC Tournament win vs. Mississippi State 5/25... Went 1-for-3 in win over Texas A&M at SEC Tournament... Struck out twice and went 1-for-4 in win vs. South Carolina at SEC Tournament... Singled and walked in SEC Tournament loss to Texas A&M 5/22... Drove in a run for the second straight game despite going 0-for-3 in win vs. Alabama 5/18... Knocked in a run and walked twice in loss to Alabama 5/17... Singled in four at-bats against Alabama 5/16... Scored a run and went 0-for-3 in win over Belmong 5/14... Had three hits and knocked in two runs in win at Kentucky 5/12... Drove in two runs and went 1-for-3 in win at Kentucky 5/11... Belted a home run for the second time in three games going 2-for-3 in win over Presbyterian 5/8... Went 0-for-3 in win at South Carolina 5/4... Hit a two-run homer in the second inning of win at South Carolina 5/3 going 2-for-4... Drove in a run with a first inning single as part of a five-run rally in win over Mississippi State 4/28... Went 0-for-3 in win vs. Mississippi State 4/27... Struck out a career-high three times against Mississippi State 4/26... Scored two runs and went 2-for-4 in win at Louisville 4/23... Went 0-for-3 with a run scored in win at Georgia 4/21... Blasted his second homer of the year as part of the Dores' three home run first inning in win at Georgia 4/20 G2... Scored the Dores' lone run in loss at Georgia 4/20... Singled twice in loss to Tennessee Tech 4/16... Drove in three runs and hit his first home run of the season against Missouri 4/14... Posted a career day with four hits, four runs scored and four RBI in win over Missouri 4/13... Went 0-for-4 in win over Missouri 4/12... Set a career-best with four hits in win at Ole Miss 4/7 driving in two runs... Went 0-for-3 in win at Ole Miss 4/6... Drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with a sac fly in win at Ole Miss 4/5... Singled and scored in win over MTSU 4/2... Walked in his only at-bat against Tennessee 3/30 before leaving with an inury... Drove in the game- winning run in the 12th inning against Tennesee 3/29 with a single to right field... Walked twice and forced in a run with a bases loaded walk in win vs. Florida 3/24... Doubled in two runs in win over Florida 3/23... Struck out twice and went 0-for-3 against Florida 3/22 in his first game back from ankle injury... Went 2-for-4 with a double in loss at Oregon 3/10... Walked a career-high three times in win at Oregon 3/9... Hit by two pitches and went 1-for-2 in win at Oregon 3/8... Picked up a pair of RBI-singles in win over Eastern Illinois 3/5... Scored the tying run in win over Illinois-Chicago 3/3... Singled up the middle in the eighth inning to drive in a run in Dores' win over UIC 3/2... Scored two runs and walked twice against UIC 3/1... Knocked in a run going 2-for-4 as the DH against Evansville 2/27... Singled and scored in win over Arkansas State 2/26... Went 0-for-4 in win over Monmouth 2/24... Hit by two pitches and stole a base against Monmouth 2/22... Struck out twice but went 1-for-4 in win against Central Arkansas... Singled twice and knocked in a run at Belmont 2/19... Matched a career- best with three hits in loss to Long Beach State 2/17... Walked once and scored a run in win over LBSU 2/16... Drove in a run going 1-for-4 in Opening Day win over LBSU 2/15.

2012 - Named to All-Tournament Team at Raleigh Regional... Scored a run going 0-for-3 against NC State 6/4 at Raleigh Regional... Knocked in a run going 2-for-3 in loss to NC State 6/3... Walked twice going 0-for-3 in win over NC State 6/2... Singled and swiped a base in NCAA Tournament opening win over UNC-Wilmington 6/1... Named to the All-Tournament Team at the SEC Tournament... Struck out twice and singled in loss to Mississippi State 5/27 in SEC Tournament Championship... Singled and scored in win over Florida 5/26... Walked and scored in win over Florida 5/24... Drove in a run going 1-for-3 in win against South Carolina 5/23... Knocked in two runs and picked up two hits in SEC Tournament opening win against Georgia 5/22... Singled in win over Ole Miss 5/19 to collect at least one hit for the fourth time in his last five games... Knocked in three runs going 2-for-3 to lead Vandy over Ole Miss 5/18... Went 0-for-3 in win over Ole Miss 5/17... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored in win at LSU 5/13... Singled and scored in win at LSU 5/12... Returned to the lineup going 0-for-3 at LSU 5/11... Went 0-for-4 in win at Tennessee 5/5... Singled and scored in loss at Tennessee 5/4... Knocked in the go-ahead run against Kentucky 4/29 being hit by a pitch in the eighth inning... Belted a solo home run and tripled in the winning run in victory over Kentucky 4/28... Did not reach base for the first time in 21 in games going 0-for-4 against Kentucky 4/27... Went 2-for-2 with a home run to reach base in his 21st straight game in win at MTSU 4/25... Reached base for the 20th straight game drawing a walk in win at Alabama 4/22... Knocked in two runs with a single to reach base in his 19th straight game at Alabama 4/21... Singled to reach base in his 18th straight game but made two errors in loss at Alabama 4/20... Reached base for the 17th straight game despite going 0-for-2 in win over MTSU 4/17... Knocked in a run going 1-for-4 to reach base in his 16th straight game in win over Auburn 4/15... Doubled and scored in loss to Auburn 4/14 reaching base for the 15th straight game... Led the way going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in win over Auburn 4/13... Reached base for the 13th straight game when he was hit by a pitch in his lone at-bat against Belmont 4/11... Singled twice, driving in a run to push his on base streak to 12 games in loss at Mississippi State 4/8... Went 0-for-4 with a run scored in win over Mississippi State 4/7... Extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a double going 1-for-4 with one RBI at Mississippi State 4/6... Started at DH for first time going 2-for-3 to push his hitting streak to nine games in win over UT-Martin 4/3... Ran his hitting streak to eight games with 1-for-3 performance against South Carolina 4/1... Went 2-for-4 with one RBI in win over South Carolina 3/31... Singled against South Carolina 3/30 to run his hitting streak to six games... Pushed hitting streak to five games with 1-for-3 outing in win over Georgia 3/25... Knocked in a run going 1-for-3 in win over Georgia 3/24... Went 2-for-4 against Georgia 3/23 to run his total to five hits in last three games, was thrown out attempting to steal second to end game... Singled twice in loss to Evansville 3/20... Went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts at Florida 3/18... Struck out twice and went 0-for-3 at Florida 3/17... Went 0-for-2 in loss at Florida 3/16... Went 1-for-3 in win over Siena 3/13... Singled in loss to San Diego 3/11... Drew a walk but went 0-for-2 against San Diego 3/10... Went 0-for-3 with a walk in win over San Diego 3/9... Hot streak continued at Belmont 3/6 going 1-for-4 with two runs scored... Wrapped a huge weekend going 3-for-6 with four RBI, three runs scored and his first career home run against Rhode Island 3/4... Knocked in a run for the second straight game going 1-for-2 against Rhode Island 3/3 G2... Posted a career-best three hits, including two doubles, in his first game in the leadoff spot against Rhode Island 3/3 G1... Entered as a defensive sub in loss to Louisiana Tech 2/29... Fourth straight game with a single going 1-for-3 with two walks against Oregon 2/26... Reached base twice batting in the two-spot going 1-for-2 in loss to Oregon 2/25... Walked twice and scored a run in loss to Oregon 2/24... Singled and scored in win over Oakland 2/22... Walked a scored a run in loss at Stanford 2/19... Went 0-for-3 at Stanford 2/18... Picked up his first collegiate hit with a double at Stanford 2/17.

2011 - Grounded out as a pinch hitter against Florida 5/14... Walked and scored a run against Tennessee 5/1... Walked twice in his second career start against Tennessee Tech 3/22... Reached on a fielder's choice and scored in first SEC game against Mississippi State 3/18... Started his first game for the Commodores going 0-for-1 against Kennesaw State 3/9... Went 0-for-1 in his first collegiate game against Wofford 3/8... SUMMER BALL - In 18 games with Rochester in the Northwoods League he hit .280 with four RBI over the summer.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered in baseball (four years), football (two years) and basketball (two years)... Was the captain of the baseball and basketball teams in his junior and senior seasons and captained the football team as a senior... Conference champs and state tournament participants in all three sports... Was a first team All-State player in baseball and football, a three-time All-Conference selection in baseball, twice in football and once in basketball... Dowling High School Athlete of the Year... Was a member of National Honor Society, winner of the Vonnie Hess Award and a Student Ambassador... Prep teammates in Division I sports: Jonathan Musser (Nebraska), Michael Hudson (Army), Tommy Gaul (Iowa), Blake Waller (Iowa State) and Kody Ingle (Creighton).

ACADEMICS - Navin is undecided on his major and was placed on the SEC Academic Honor Roll as a freshman.

PERSONAL- Spencer James Navin (NAY-vin)... Born 8/11/92... Son of Sara and Dennis Navin... Has one brother, Nick... Favorites include Joe Mauer and Brian Urlacher (athletes), Ace Ventura (movie), Friends (TV show), De (actor), Chicken Enchiladas (meal), Jason Aldean (musician) and Popcorn (late night snack)... Likes to go fishing in his spare time... Chose Vanderbilt because of the coaching staff, family in Nashville, the campus and playing in the SEC.

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