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    5 Erik Payne
    • Position
    • Class
    • Height
    • Weight
    • Bat/Throw
    • High School/Other
    • Hometown
    • Infielder
    • r-Senior
    • 6' 2"
    • 205 lbs.
    • R/R
    • Mills Godwin (South Carolina)
    • Richmond, Va.

    Updated: July 16, 2014

    Career Honors

    • 2012-13 SEC Academic Honor Roll
    • 2012 NCAA Elite 89 Award, given to player with the highest grade point average of the eight CWS teams
    • 2011 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

    Career Highlights: Hit a bases-loaded, three-run triple in a 7-3 victory over Florida in the NCAA College World Series (June 21, 2012) … Hit a three-run home run and had a career-high four RBIs in an 11-7 victory at Auburn (April 22, 2012).

    2014: Redshirted the season.

    2011 – 2013 (at South Carolina): In three seasons with Gamecocks, started 40 games and played in 59 total … Posted an overall batting average of .248 with 33 hits – seven doubles, three triples, three home runs – 23 RBIs and 14 runs scored … Had 55 total bases for a .414 slugging percentage … Added eight walks and six hit-by-pitch for a .309 on-base percentage … Was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts.

    High School: Earned varsity letters all four years while playing for Coach John Marano at Mills Godwin … Played in 2010 VHSCA All-Star game ... Hit .333 as a junior with 20 runs scored, six stolen bases and a .444 slugging percentage … As a senior, hit .480 with seven home runs.

    Personal: Erik Robert Payne … Born September 2, 1992 in Richmond, Virginia … Son of Bill and Angela Payne … Has an older sister Ashton … Majoring in business finance.

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