Sutton Whiting
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Sutton Whiting

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Wilmington, Pa.

High School:
Louisville Ballard

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
INF

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R


04/22/2013

Battle of the Barrel: No. 11 Baseball Hosts No. 3 Vanderbilt

First pitch for Cardinals and Commodores set for 6:30 p.m., ET on CBS Sports Network

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

04/20/2013

Late Rally Lifts No. 8 Baseball to 7-4 Win at St. John's

Cardinals plate two runs in the eighth and four more in the ninth for the victory

04/20/2013

Miscues Cost No. 8 Baseball in Road Loss at St. John's

Cardinals fall 4-3 to even series; deciding third game Sunday at noon ET

04/19/2013

Road Series at St. John's Next for No. 8 Louisville Baseball

Friday at 6 p.m., ET (ESPN3), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (CBS Sports) and Sunday at noon (ESPN3)

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 Louisville Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 2014 Team Captain
  • 2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST

2014: Made 60 starts at shortstop ranking in the top five nationally with 37 stolen bases while hitting .216 with a .369 on-base percentage and 51 runs scored as a junior. Singled, stole bases, drove in two runs and scored twice in NCAA Regional win over Kansas. Homered and was 2-for-4 overall against Houston on May 25 at American Championship. Had a single, walked twice, scored once and drove in a run in May 17 win over Cincinnati. Singled, stole two bases and scored twice in April 30 win over Ohio State. Was 2-for-5 with two stolen bases in series finale against UConn on April 27. Singled, drove in a run and stole a base in April 18 win at UCF. Made diving stop on a liner up the middle to begin game-ending 6-4 double-play in game two of weekend sweep at No. 7 Houston. Was also 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored in middle game with Cougars. Hit safely in all three games against Memphis while also scoring five runs, walking four times and stealing three bases in the series. Walked four times and scored three runs in March 30 win over Xavier. Went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases and two runs scored in series-opening win over Rutgers on March 21. Was 3-for-5 with a stolen base and three runs scored in March 15 win over Samford. Stole five bases, had two singles, two walks and scored four runs in doubleheader sweep of Western Illinois on March 11. Singled, stole a base and drove in three runs in March 9 win over Miami. Connected for first home run of the season while scoring three runs overall in March 8 victory over RedHawks. Had two-run triple and scored once in Feb. 25 win over EIU. Was 2-for-3 with a stolen base and scored twice in return to the starting lineup in Feb. 22 win over Western Michigan. Came off the bench to go 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in series-opening win over WMU. Missed three straight games due to injury after being hit by pitch against WVU. Suffered fractured nose after being hit by a pitch in the ninth inning of the Cardinals' season-opening 10-inning win over West Virginia in Charleston, S.C.

2013: Earned Second Team All-BIG EAST accolades while hitting .308 with one home run, 30 RBI, 41 runs scored and 24 stolen bases in 63 starts and 64 games played as the Cardinals' everyday shortstop. Singled, walked and added an RBI as Cardinals won NCAA Super Regional opener at Vanderbilt. Had a double, stole a base and a scored twice in NCAA Regional title game win over Oklahoma State. Doubled and scored in May 8 win over No. 14 Indiana. Hit safely in each of the three games in a sweep at Villanova. Was 3-for-3 with two runs scored in series-opener against Wildcats. Singled twice and scored twice in Cardinals' win over Georgetown on April 28 to close weekend sweep. Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored at St. John's on April 21. Was 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in series-opening win over Elon on April 12. Finished 2-for-3 with a stolen base, a walk and two runs scored in series-opening win at Cincinnati on April 5. Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in series-opening win over No. 15 Notre Dame on March 28. Had at least one hit in all three games against Rutgers. Hit safely in all three wins over Xavier finishing with a 3-for-4 performance, which included a triple, an RBI and a run scored, in finale on March 16. Closed sweep of Alabama going 2-for-4 with a double, triple, two runs and an RBI in March 10 win. Chipped in with a single, an RBI, a run scored, a walk and a stolen base in March 9 win over Crimson Tide. Was 2-for-3 with a stolen base and a run scored in series finale against Kent State. Opened series with Golden Flashes going 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored in Cards' 14-2 win. Singled, walked twice and stole two bases in Feb. 26 win over Morehead State. Was 2-for-3 with first career home run in series-opening win over Akron on Feb. 22. Had second straight three-hit game going 3-for-3 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored in win over EKU on Feb. 20. Hit safely in all three games in season-opening BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge. Was 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs and two stolen bases in win over Purdue. Was 1-for-2 with three walks, a run scored and an RBI in win over USF.

2012: Made 20 appearances on the season, most as a pinch runner, scoring seven times overall. Was hit by a pitch and scored a run in April 17 win at Indiana. Had first two at-bats of his career in final two games of the series sweep against Ball State. Scored his third run of the season in his fifth appearance as a pinch runner. Stole second and third before scoring as a pinch runner in Cards' Feb. 24 win over Oakland. Stolen bases on Feb. 24 were the first of his Louisville career. Made collegiate debut as a pinch runner and scored in Cards' win over EKU on Feb. 22.

High School: Played one season of prep baseball for Ballard High School after three seasons at New Wilmington High School in New Wilmington, Pa. Selected in the 44th Round (1346th overall) of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves. Earned First Team All-State honors as a senior shortstop at Ballard after hitting .463 with five home runs and 41 stolen bases. As a junior at New Wilmington, hit .575 with three home runs and 46 stolen bases, a single season school record. As a sophomore, hit .475 with a home run and 28 stolen bases after hitting .411 with 17 stolen bases as a freshman. Also earned four letters in football as a running back and defensive back at New Wilmington. Earned All-State honors as a safety at NWHS.

Personal: Born Sutton Walter Whiting on May 13, 1992 in New Wilmington, Pa. Son of Bob and Susan Whiting. Has four siblings, Bobby, Boomer, Addy and Molly. Undecided on a major at U of L. After college, he wants to play professional baseball. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is his dad. Hobbies and outside interests include Ping Pong and being with family. Favorite movie is Gladiator. Favorite candy bar is Reese's. Favorite teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Indians. Favorite restaurant is Shogun Japanese Restaurant. Brother Boomer was a four-year letterwinner and an All-American outfielder for Louisville from 2003-07.

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%

2012

.000

20

0

5

7

0

0

0

0

1

.000

0

2

1

.286

0

0

3

3

3

6

0

1.000

2013

.308

64

63

201

41

62

6

4

1

30

.393

21

7

28

.390

2

8

24

30

75

152

19

.923

2014

.216

61

60

218

51

47

4

3

2

18

.289

43

11

53

.369

2

8

37

43

67

151

16

.932

TOTAL

.257

145

123

424

99

109

10

7

3

49

.335

64

20

82

.377

4

16

64

76

145

309

35

.928

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