Updated: May 28, 2015
2015: Made 27 starts, all at shortstop, and played in 31 games total … Had a season long four-game hitting streak and reached base in six straight games … Batted .134 with nine hits, including first career home run, and had 12 total bases for a .179 slugging percentage … Scored five runs and knocked in four RBIs … Drew seven walks and was hit by four pitches for a .256 on-base percentage … Was 1-for-2 on stolen base ... Tied for the team-high with seven sacrifice hits ... Scored one game-winning run - the walk-off run versus No. 1 Virginia (March 13) - and also had one game-winning RBI.
2014: Made 37 starts – 34 at shortstop and three at third – and played in 47 games total… Had four multi-hit games, including one three-hit contest, two multi-RBI games, including a three-RBI effort, and two multi-run scoring games … Had a 10-game hitting streak, second-longest on the team, and a 10-game reached base streak … Batted .250 with 31 hits, including eight doubles and a triple, for 41 total bases and a .331 slugging percentage … Scored 17 runs and knocked in 12 more … Drew nine walks and was hit by a pitch twice for a .309 on-base percentage … Was 1-for-2 on stolen base attempts … His 13 sacrifice hits led the team and ranked 43rd in the NCAA in total sacrifice bunts and 29th in per game average (0.28).
High School: Earned three varsity letters while playing for Coach Michael Santoro at Riverwood International Charter School … Earned all-region honors as a sophomore (second team), a junior (first) and a senior (second) all at second base while helping the Raiders to three state tournament berths … As a junior, batted .369 with a .468 on-base percentage and .554 slugging percentage … Had 24 hits, five doubles, two triples and a home run, drove in 17 runs and scored 19 more … In senior year, he added four more doubles, another home run, eight RBIs and 34 runs to his totals.
Personal: Roderick Surum … Born December 7, 1994 in Boston, Massachusetts … Son of Lynn and the late Tom Mpeti Ole Surum … Enrolled in university studies.