Updated: November 15, 2013
Career Highlights: Has started and played in all 117 games since arriving at Tech … Set or tied four school records during the 2012 season, with one at the plate – two triples in one game versus Boston College on April 6, which also tied an ACC record … Also, set three fielding records including assists by a second baseman in a single game and assists by an infielder in a single game, when he had 10 assists at High Point on February 28 … Also set the assists by a second baseman in a single season record with 174 … Has one walk-off RBI, when he drew a bases-loaded walk against No. 6 Miami on April 14, 2012 … Has six career game-winning RBIs and 13 career game-winning runs scored.
2013: Was one of three Hokies to start all 62 games – 45 at shortstop and 17 at second … Had 11 multi-hit games, including four games with three hits, two multi-RBI games and seven multi-run scoring games … Third on the team with a 14-game reached base streak, and ended the year with 10 straight … Batted .225 with 52 hits, including eight doubles, one triple and one home run for 65 total bases and a .281 slugging percentage … Scored 37 runs and knocked in 24 … Drew a team-high 42 walks and had a .344 on-base percentage … Was 3-for-6 on stolen base attempts … In the NCAA, was 36th in base on balls and 82nd in base on balls per game … In the ACC, was tied for eighth in walks.
2012: The only player to start all 55 games – 52 at second and three at shortstop … Posted 10 multi-hit games, including one game with three hits … Also had four multi-run games and five multi-RBI games … Had a streak of reaching base in 10 straight games … Batted .246 with 46 hits, including nine doubles and three triples (second on the team) for 61 total bases and a .326 slugging percentage … Scored 28 runs and drove in 27 … Drew a team-high 32 walks and was hit by a pitch four times for a .361 on-base percentage … Was 4-for-6 on stolen base attempts … Led the team with 12 sacrifice hits, which was 74th in the nation … Was also tied for second in triples (3) in ACC-only games.
High School: Was a four-year letter winner for Coach Oscar Benitez at Immaculata-LaSalle … Was named the school’s athlete of the year as a senior and also garnered Miami Herald pitcher of the year, first-team all-county and first-team Miami-Dade recognition … As a senior, batted .440 with two home runs, 12 doubles, 35 runs scored, 35 RBIs in 29 games … On the mound, posted an 8-1 record with a 2.33 ERA and 102 strikeouts … Was a second-team all-county in 2010.
Personal: Alexander Perez … Born 10/24/92 in Miami, Fla. … Son of Ernesto and Maria Perez … Majoring in communications.