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Alex Chittenden
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Alex Chittenden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


04/22/2013

Late Rally Dooms No. 8 Baseball at St. John's

Four-run eighth inning lifts host Red Storm to 6-5 series-clinching win over Cardinals

04/07/2013

No. 9 Baseball Finishes Sweep of Bearcats with 7-4 Win

Ty Young goes 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI as Cards take seventh straight win against UC

03/19/2013

No. 4 Baseball Rallies From Five-Run Deficit Against USC

Cardinals fire back with 10 unanswered runs in 13-6 comeback victory against Pac-12 foe

03/09/2013

Thompson, Kime Combine to Blank Alabama

Cardinals' duo teams for two-hitter as No. 5 baseball clinches series

03/03/2013

No. 4 Baseball Drops Series Finale to Kent State, 3-2

Cardinals' nine-game winning streak halted as they strand 15 baserunners in first home loss

06/16/2014

LOUISVILLE v TEXAS | 2014 CWS

Louisville v Texas | 2014 CWS

06/15/2014

2014 CWS SUNDAY PRACTICE DAY

2014 CWS Sunday Practice Day

06/15/2014

LOUISVILLE V VANDERBILT | 2014 CWS GAME 1

Louisville v Vanderbilt | 2014 CWS Game 1

06/13/2014

2014 CWS PRACTICE DAY

2014 CWS Practice Day

06/12/2014

2014 CWS ARRIVAL/PRACTICE

2014 CWS Arrival/Practice

Career Honors:

  • 2014 First Team All-American Conference

2014: Hit .294 with 30 RBI and 39 run scored in 64 starts in his final collegiate season. Was 3-for-5 with a run driven in NCAA Regional title game win over Kentucky. Finished 2-for-2 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in May 22 win over Memphis to begin American Championship. Was 2-for-3 with two runs scored in series-opening win over Cincinnati on May 15. Finished 2-for-4 with a run in series-clinching win at Temple on May 11. Was 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored in series-opening win at Temple. Connected for second career home run, a two-run shot to left center, and added a RBI squeeze bunt in May 6 win at No. 10 Vanderbilt. Singled, was hit by two pitches and scored twice in finale of Cardinals' sweep at USF. Was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and one RBI in April 27 win over UConn. Finished 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI in April 23 win over Morehead State. Went 2-for-3 with a double and scored once in April 22 win over WKU. Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in series-opening victory at No. 7 Houston. Delivered game-winning, RBI single in the 12th inning of the Cardinals' April 6 win over Memphis. Had two-run triple in March 30 win over Xavier. Was 2-for-4 with two RBI in March 29 win over Butler. Singled and scored twice in road win at Western Kentucky on March 26. Had five hits in the three-game sweep of Samford. Was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in finale with Bulldogs. Was 2-for-3 with one RBI in game two win over Samford after singling and scoring three times in opener. Finished 2-for-3 with with a run scored in season-opener against Miami on March 7. Was 2-for-4 with a double, one RBI and scored once in March 1 win over Toledo. Had RBI single in series finale with Western Michigan on Feb. 23. Was 2-for-3 with two RBI and scored once in Cardinals' home-opening victory over Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 19.

2013: Played in 46 games with four starts and hit .194 with three RBI and three doubles. Doubled and scored a run as the starting third baseman in Louisville's win at Cincinnati on April 7. Had two-run double in Cardinals' 6-0 series-clinching win over Alabama on March 9. Singled, walked twice and scored a run against Kent State on March 3. Made first start of the season and was 1-for-4 with a run scored in midweek win over Morehead State on Feb. 26. Came off the bench to play in two of three games at the season-opening BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge.

2012: Hit .303 with one home run, 19 RBI and 19 runs scored in 53 appearances and 36 starts. Was 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in elimination game win over Missouri at 2012 NCAA Regional in Tucson. Went 4-for-4 with a double and two runs in BIG EAST first round win over Pittsburgh. Singled, walked twice, scored once and added an RBI in May 19 win at Pittsburgh. Was 2-for-4 with a run scored in May 15 win over Morehead State. Executed a perfect squeeze bunt to score a run in May 6 win at WVU. Singled, walked and scored in May 5 win at WVU. Had an important two-run, two-out single in the first inning of the Cardinals' 10-2 home win over No. 1 Kentucky on April 24. Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in April 10 win at No. 1 Kentucky. Doubled and scored as the Cards' starting DH in April 6 win at Georgetown. Singled, was hit by a pitch and scored once in April 3 win over WKU. Scored twice and reached base with a single and a walk in March 6 win over Indiana. Connected for first career home run while going 2-for-4 with three RBI in series-clinching win over Pepperdine on March 4. Had at least one RBI in five straight games from Feb. 19-26. Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base in win over Oakland on Feb. 26. Had a single, two RBI and scored once in series-opening win over Oakland on Feb. 24. Went 1-for-3 with an RBI in win over EKU. Was 1-for-2 with an RBI sacrifice fly in Cardinals' 7-6 win over Michigan State on Feb. 19.

Summer 2011: Was selected as Top Defensive Player and was an All-Star in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Ended his summer hitting .276 with five home runs, 32 RBI, seven doubles and 35 runs scored in 48 games played for the league champion Keene Swamp Bats.

2011: Hit .233 with 16 RBI while playing in 56 games, including 49 starts. Was 1-for-3 with a run scored in win against St. John's at BIG EAST Championship. Also had a hit and two runs scored in elimination game victory over Cincinnati at BIG EAST Championship. Finished with a hit in each of the Cards' three games against Notre Dame. Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs on May 19 against Irish. Had an RBI and a run scored in win at Indiana on May 17. Went 2-for-3 in loss to No. 1 Vanderbilt. Was 2-for-2 with two RBI and two runs in April 2 win over WVU. Went 2-for-3 with game-winning, two-out RBI single in the seventh inning of Cards' March 29 win over WKU. Had career best seven-game hitting streak halted on March 22. Finished 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Xavier on March 18. Was 2-for-2 in March 16 loss at USC. Finished 2-for-3 with a run scored in March 13 win at Pepperdine. Was 2-for-4 with career best three RBI and one run scored in win at Pepperdine on March 12. Went 2-for-4 with first two RBI of his career against Purdue on March 8. Broke through for his first career hit with a single against Kent State on March 5.

High School: Chittenden earned All-State honors, was named Conference Player of the Year and was All-County as a senior after hitting .588 with eight home runs, 16 doubles and 19 stolen bases for Lawrence Central and head coach Dan Roman. He earned All-Conference honors as a junior after hitting .477 with eight home runs, 16 doubles and 34 RBI and as a sophomore after hitting .452 with three home runs and 14 doubles. He was named to the Indianapolis Star Metro Super Team in 2009. He attended the Perfect Game National Showcase. He is a smooth defensive infielder with good bat speed and strong hands at the plate. He has also played for the Midland Redskins, where he won a National Championship, the Indiana Bulls and the Roundtripper Academy. Along with three years of baseball, he also earned two letters in soccer for Lawrence Central.

Personal: Born Alexander Peter Chittenden on Oct. 18, 1991, in Indianapolis, Ind. Son of Mike and Joan Chittenden. Has three older siblings, Patricia, Andy and Abby. Majoring in sport administration at the University of Louisville. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career was his father, who did everything for him and gave him every opportunity to succeed. Hobbies and outside interests include ping pong. Favorite movie is October Sky. Enjoys watching Baseball Tonight and Entourage. Favorite athlete is Troy Tulowitzki. Favorite cereal is Reese's Puffs. Favorite candy bar is Twix. Favorite team is the New York Yankees. Enjoys listening to Dave Matthews Band. Favorite quote is "Everything happens for a reason." If he could have dinner with three people, he would choose Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter and LeBron James.

Career Stats:

Year

Avg

GP

GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

SLG%

BB

HBP

SO

OB%

SF

SH

SB

ATT

PO

A

E

FLD%

2011

.233

56

49

163

20

38

3

1

0

16

.264

20

4

29

.332

0

2

2

3

82

131

18

.922

2012

.303

53

36

122

19

37

2

0

1

19

.344

16

5

24

.395

4

5

5

7

48

91

8

.946

2013

.194

46

4

36

8

7

3

0

0

3

.278

7

7

9

.420

0

0

0

0

5

17

1

.957

2014

.294

67

64

211

39

62

10

1

1

30

.365

22

14

41

.394

2

6

2

2

55

104

7

.958

TOTAL

.271

222

153

532

86

144

18

2

2

68

.323

65

30

103

.378

6

13

9

12

190

343

34

.940

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