Updated: April 10, 2013
2013: Named the ACC's Player of the Week on Feb. 18, just the sixth Tech player so honored.
2012: Was a repeat selection and one of three Hokies named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Made 53 starts, all at third base … Posted 16 multi-hit games (third on the team), including four games with three hits, one game with four and one game with five … Was second on the team with 10 multi-RBI games and had seven multi-run games … During the season, had a 12-game hitting streak and a 22-game reached base streak (both second) … Batted .325 (second) with 69 hits (first), including 22 doubles (first), one triple and seven home runs (tied for second) for 114 total bases (first) and a .538 slugging percentage (second) … Scored 36 runs (third) and knocked in 37 (second) … Drew 14 walks, was hit by seven pitches and had a .380 on-base percentage (third) … Was 6-for-11 in stolen base attempts … At the end of the year, in the NCAA, was 12th in Doubles Per Game (0.42), 19th in Doubles and 149th in Slugging Percentage … In the ACC, was 13th in batting average, fifth in doubles and 10th in slugging … Finished the year tied for fifth in school history for doubles in a single season … Had a hit in all four games of the Kennesaw State Tournament (2/17-19), while setting an ACC and a Tech school record in the process ... Against the Owls (2/17), scored a run, and in the ninth, hit a game-winning RBI double ... Followed that with a 5-for-6 day against Bradley (2/18) that included the record four doubles, and also hit a triple and notched a career-high four RBI ... Continued with hits in all four games at the Baseball at the Beach Tournament (2/24-26) ... Had two hits, including a double, two runs scored and an RBI versus West Virginia (2/24) ... Also had two hits at Coastal Carolina (2/25) and scored a run against Iowa (2/26) ... Registered an RBI double at High Point (2/28) and also scored a run ... Extended his hitting streak to 11 games with a three-hit day in a doubleheader against Yale (3/3), with a double in each game, a home run, three runs scored and four RBI ... Had a pair of doubles and three RBI in the Virginia series (3/9-11) ... Combined for five hits, including two doubles, three runs and three RBI against Radford (3/13) and Wagner (3/14) ... Had six hits, four runs and two RBI in Georgia Tech series (3/16-18), which included hitting a solo home run ... Against Cornell (3/20-21), had three hits, including a double, three walks, two runs and an RBI ... Had three hits and scored a run in series against Duke (3/23-25) ... Was on base three times at James Madison (3/27) with a single, a walk and an HBP ... Hit two solo home runs at Florida State (4/1) ... Had three hits, including a pair of doubles, three RBI and three runs scored against Wofford (4/3) ... In the Boston College series (4/6-8), had a hit in all three games while driving in three runs ... At Radford (4/10), hit a three-run home run - part of a three-hit day - scored two runs and tied his career high with four RBI and added a double ... In the Miami series (4/13-15), had two hits, including a double, and scored two runs, including game-winner on Saturday ... Had two hits, including another double and scored a run versus Coastal Carolina (4/17) ... Had a hit in all three games of Wake Forest series (4/20-21) with a double, home run and two runs scored ... Versus Davidson (4/24), had a three-hit game ... In the Maryland series (4/27-29), had three hits, including a double, and an RBI ... In midweek series against NC A&T and VMI (5/1-2), had three hits, including a home run, three RBI and scored twice ... In NC State series (5/11-13), drew two walks, scored a run and notched career hit No. 100 in a Tech uniform … Had a pair of hits in the North Carolina series (5/17-19).
2011: Was one of three Hokies named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Made 27 starts – 24 in right and one each in left, at third and as designated hitter – and played in 37 games total … Posted seven multi-hit games, including two games with three hits and one with four … Also had six multi-run games and four multi-RBI games … Had an eight-game hitting streak … Batted .317 with 33 hits, including three doubles, three triples (second on the team) and three home runs for 53 total bases and a .510 slugging percentage … Scored 21 runs and drove in 14 … Drew seven walks, posted a .368 on-base percentage and was 4-for-5 on stolen base attempts …Finished tied for fourth in the ACC in triples, which was also tied for 111th in the country… In first start for the Hokies, had three hits including a double and scored two runs at USC Upstate (2/22) ... Hit a solo home run against Niagara (2/25) ... Scored a run versus Liberty (3/2) ... Had two hits versus Bryant (3/4-G2) ... Scored twice and drove in two against Bryant (3/5-G1) ... Hit a double and scored twice at Florida Atlantic (3/8) ... In doubleheader versus Hartford (3/16), had a pair of hits and scored a run in both, hit a solo home run in game one and had two RBI in game two ... Had at least one hit and scored a run in all three games against North Carolina (3/18-20) ... Hit an RBI triple in Saturday’s game ... Went 4-for-5 versus Tar Heels Sunday with a pair of runs ... Scored two runs at Liberty (3/22) ... Had a single and stole a base at Boston College (3/27) ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored against Radford (3/29) ... Returned to action at Duke (4/29-1), going 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, a hit-by-pitch and two outfield assists, one resulting in a double play, the other preserving Tech’s shutout of Duke on Sunday with an out at the plate ... Hit a two-run home run versus USC Upstate (5/4) ... Hit a two-RBI single on Saturday and had a three-hit day, with another RBI, Sunday in the James Madison series (5/7-8) ... Hit a triple in game one versus Clemson (5/14), had a pinch-hit RBI single in game two and stole a base, and single and scored the game-winning run in a 3-2 victory over the Tigers on Sunday (5/15).
High School: Played shortstop for Coach Kenny Bennett at Poquoson High, earning varsity letters all four seasons … Named second team all-state during junior and senior years, while helping the Bulls to the 2009 and 2010 state championship both seasons … Batted .495 with nine home runs and 51 RBI as a senior, while posting more than 100 hits, 100 RBI and 100 runs scored over high school career … Was also a 2010 Rawlings/Perfect Game third team preseason All-American … Also played basketball for Coach Todd Bowden … Earned three varsity letters (did not play senior season) and was named second team all-region as a junior in 2009 … As a sophomore and junior, made first team all-district and was the team MVP … Received the 2010 Joe Thomas Award, which honors the top graduating student-athlete at the school.
Personal: Chadwick Hudson Pinder … Born 3/29/92 in Richmond, Va. … Son of Chris and Beth Pinder … His father played in the Baltimore Orioles’ and Cleveland Indians’ farm systems … Enrolled in university studies.