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#10 C.T. Bradford
Position: OF/LHP
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 166
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pace, FL
High School: Pace HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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CAREER: A talented two-way player who hit .291 in 216 career games • Totaled 123 runs, 109 RBIs, 75 walks, 25 doubles, eight triples and four homers in 209 career starts, while also stealing 24 bases • Also appeared on the mound 17 times (two starts) • The career school record holder with 24 sacrifice hits • Four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection • Two-time member of an NCAA All-Regional All-Tournament Team • Earned a spot on the 2014 All-SEC Tournament Team • 2011 Freshman All-American • Finished his career 8-for-17 (.471) in four Opening Day games

2014: Hit .310 in 51 games, tallying 31 RBIs, 23 runs, 12 walks, seven doubles, two stolen bases and one home run • Started 48 games, with 46 starts in center, one in left field and one at DH • Tied for second in the SEC and 39th in the nation with five triples • Member of the 2014 NCAA Lafayette Regional All-Tournament Team after hitting .294 with four runs and two RBIs in four games • Led the team with a .471 clip in the SEC Tournament, earning 2014 SEC All-Tournament Team honors • Recorded a .304 average in 24 SEC games, driving in 15 to go along with nine runs • Recorded team bests in average (.403), RBIs (18) and runs (12) in 19 true road games • Rode a career-long 13 game hitting streak from May 2-23 and finished the season having reached base safely in 16 of his last 17 games • Hit safely in 37 of 48 games started, while collecting 15 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI contests • Went a combined 5-for-10 with three runs and two RBIs in two games against No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette at the NCAA Lafayette Regional • Collected three hits against No. 7 Florida May 23 in the SEC Tournament • Went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI vs. No. 6 South Carolina May 20 at the SEC Tournament • Raked at a .417 clip (5-for-12) in the series win at No. 19 Alabama • Tied career highs with three runs and two walks May 15 at No. 19 Alabama, while also collecting three hits • Hit .357 in the Tennessee series May 9-11 • Collected a .417 batting average and a .917 slugging percentage in the series sweep at Auburn, hitting for the cycle over three games with five RBIs and two runs scored • Recorded two RBIs against Top-15 Ole Miss April 22 in the Governor’s Cup win at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. • Tallied one game-winning hit and two game-tying hits in the sweep at Missouri April 18-20, hitting .429 (6-for-14) • Drove in the game-winning run in the 11th April 18 in Columbia, going 3-for-5 • Tied the game at seven in the ninth with a two-RBI single April 20 against Mizzou, propelling MSU to an eventual 9-7 win extras • Tied it up at 2-2 April 20 at Missouri in the fourth with an RBI single to center • Rifled a laser from center field to throw out the game-tying run at home plate for the final out of the fourth inning April 15 in the win vs. Alcorn State • Clinging to a 1-0 lead in the second game of a doubleheader at Georgia March 15, hit a pinch-hit two-RBI double in an eventual 4-1 victory • Registered four triples in a nine at-bat span March 7-9 after tallying three total in his first 669 career at-bats • Recorded two triples, two RBIs and two runs March 9 in the win at Arizona, becoming the sixth Bulldog in school history with two three baggers in a game • Drove in two on a triple and scored once vs. UCSB at the Hi Corbett Classic March 8 in Tucson, Ariz. • Knocked out a career-high tying four hits vs. Michigan State Feb. 28, scoring the game-winning run in an eventual 4-2 win • Tied a career high with two stolen bases vs. Holy Cross Feb. 21 • Member of the 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Hit .281 in 68 games (all starts), recording 44 runs, 27 RBIs, four doubles and a home run • Also walked 23 times and stole eight bases • Tallied a hit  in 44 of 71 games, the third-highest total on the team • Drove in the game-winning run five times: Feb. 23 vs. Samford, April 6 vs. Florida, April 18 vs. Auburn, May 5 vs. Alabama and June 21 vs. Oregon State in the NCAA College World Series • Raked at a .307 clip in 30 SEC games • Went 2-for-4 on Opening Day with three RBIs, two runs and a home run • Rode a 10-game hitting streak from Feb. 19-March 3, ending the streak with a five-game stretch of multiple-hit games, going 11-for-21 (.524) from Feb. 26-March 3 with nine runs scored • Against No. 2 LSU March 15-17, collected six hits and three runs in three games, finishing the series with a .600 batting average • Tapped the dish three times vs. Austin Peay March 26, tying a career high and setting a new one with two stolen bases • Finished the Auburn series April 18-20 on Super Bulldog Weekend 5-for-12 (.417) • Walked a career-best two times vs. Samford Feb. 23 and at Vanderbilt April 27 • Recorded seven hits in 15 at-bats (.467) against Alabama May 4-5 • Knocked out a career-high tying four hits vs. Alabama May 5 • Went 2-for-3 with an RBI, run and a walk in the NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional-clinching win at Virginia June 9 • Collected two hits and an RBI in the win vs. Oregon State June 21 in the NCAA College World Series, helping MSU advance to the championship series vs. UCLA • Member of the 2013 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2012: A 32-game starter with playing time in 34 of MSU’s 64 games • Opening Day starter in center field, where he drew 31 starts • Also took the mound as a starter (2.2 innings pitched) March 6 against Penn State (March 6) • Set a career-high for hits, total bases and RBIs March 3 with a 4-for-6, 6-RBI burst against Lipscomb that included a season-first double and a career-first home run • Also registered 3-for-4, 3-RBI performances at the plate Feb. 25 against Mississippi Valley State and April 13 at defending NCAA champion South Carolina • Tallied seven multi-hit games • Missed eight early games after sustaining a shoulder injury March 7 against Penn State and the final 12 regular season games and nine postseason contests after another shoulder injury incurred during an outfield collision April 28 against Ole Miss • Played error-free in 32 of 34 games (.953) • Hit .230 and drew 16 starts in 17 SEC games played, missing the first and last three SEC weekend series due to injury • Fashioned a seven-game SEC hitting streak, the second-longest on the team • Among 19 Bulldogs on the 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Rookie outfielder with starts in 61 games and the only Bulldog to play in all 63 games • Named to the Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team and the 2011 SEC All-Freshman team • Hit .303, third-highest batting average on the club • Drew 41 starts in center field, 10 in right, nine in left and one as the designated hitter • Ranked second on the team with 74 hits and “free bases” (28 walks and 12 HBPs) • Tallied 11 stolen bases in 18 attempts and fielded at a .978 clip in 135 fielding chances • Compiled the team’s second-longest hitting streak (12 games and finished second with hits in 48 games and 21 multi-hit games) • Also tied (with Jarrod Parks) for the team lead with 10 multi-RBI games • Hit .264 with starts in 22 of 23 SEC games played • Hit safely in 22 SEC games • Went 5-for-12 (.417) in three-game series against eventual NCAA champion South Carolina • MSU’s top hitter going 12-for-32 in postseason competition (.375) • Hit .538 (7-for-13) and earned NCAA Atlanta Regional MVP honors • Went 3-for-4 with a walk and a double in his collegiate career Feb. 18 vs. Akron • Also turned in three-hit plate performances April 5 against Southern Miss, three days later against Florida, April 16 at Arkansas and June 5 in the NCAA Atlanta Regional at Georgia Tech • Drove in a season-best four runs in that regional championship game at Tech • Among six Bulldog rookies named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starting outfielder at Pace (Fla.) High School • Coached by Charlie Waner • Hit .474 with 46 hits and 21 extra-base hits • Helped lead the Patriots to a 29-2 record, the 2010 Florida 5A State Championship and the top spot in the ESPN Rise Fab 50 national ranking • Earned First-Team Louisville Slugger and Max Preps High School All-America Team honors • All-state selection and tabbed as the 2010 Mr. Baseball for the state of Florida • Also honored as the Florida 5A Player of the Year • Also starred on the mound, posting a 13-0 record with a 1.12 ERA while registering 90 strikeouts in 84 innings • Established a state record as the winning pitcher in five-consecutive regional and state playoff games • Selected to play in the Florida High School All-Star Game • Honored as the Pensacola News Journal Male Athlete of the Year and Pitcher of the Year • 2009 Class 5A Northwest Florida Player of the Year and Pensacola News Journal All-Area selection after hitting .423 with 25 RBIs, a .600 on-base percentage and 18 stolen bases in 19 attempts • Carved a 7-1 pitching record with a 1.20 ERA, 113 strikeouts and 13 walks in 66.0 innings of mound work • Earned first-team all-area and second-team all-state honors as a sophomore, hitting .453 and tallying a 6-3 record with a 1.28 ERA in 2008 • Played summer league baseball with the Florida Bombers, coached by Emilio Fernandez • Selected as that club’s first team captain • Honor grad, member of the Athletic Council and recipient of the 2010 Pace High School Citizenship Award.

DRAFT HISTORY: Chosen by the Cleveland Indians in the 48th round of Major League Baseball’s 2010 First-Year Player Draft.

PERSONAL: Born Christopher Taylor Bradford on April 12, 1991 in Pensacola, Fla. • Son of Theresa and Mike Bradford of Pace, Fla. • Father was MSU’s starting third baseman in 1982 and 1983 • Went on a mission trip this past winter to the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, where he and six current and former members of the MSU baseball program joined 19 others in building houses and putting on baseball clinics for the youth on the island • Majoring in kinesiology.

C.T. BRADFORD’S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR       AVG          GP-GS      AB          R       H    2B      3B      HR    RBI       BB     HB       SO      SF    SH       SB-SA   SLG       OBP       E         FLD

2011        .303           63-61    244         37    74    12         2         0     34       28     12       23        3       6       11-18   .369       .397      3        .978

2012        .258           34-32    124         19    32      2         1         2     17       12        5       17        1       5          3-4     .339       .345      2        .968

2013        .281           68-68    260         44    73      4         0         1     27       23        9       39        1       6          8-8     .308       .358      1        .992

2014        .310           51-48    197         23    61      7         5         1     31       12        3       19        3       7          2-5     .411       .353      1        .990

Career     .291        216-209  825        123 240    25         8         4   109       75     29       98        8     24       24-35   .355       .367      7        .986

 

C.T. BRADFORD’S SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE STATISTICS

YEAR       AVG          GP-GS      AB          R       H    2B      3B      HR    RBI       BB     HB       SO      SF    SH       SB-SA   SLG       OBP       E         FLD

2011        .271           30-29    118         11    32      5         0         0        8         9        3       14        2       4          1-4     .314       .333      1        .986

2012        .230           17-16       61          9     14      1         1         1        4         5        2       10        1       3          1-2     .328       .304      2        .935

2013        .307           30-30    114         18    35      1         0         0     11       11        4       20        1       2          1-1     .316       .385      0      1.000

2014        .304           24-21       92          9     28      5         1         1     15         7        1          8        1       3          0-2     .413       .356      0      1.000

Career     .284         101-96   384         47  109    12         2         2     38       32     10       52        5     12          3-9     .341       .350      3        .991

 

C.T. BRADFORD’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS

YEAR             ERA           W-L         GP      GS-CG   SH      SV            IP        H           R-ER         BB     SO             2B       3B     HR              WP        HB

2011             9.72            0-0            7         1-0         0         1          8.1      13             9-9            3      10                2         0        2                  0           1

2012           10.12            0-0            1         1-0         0         0          2.2         6             3-3            3        2                0         0        0                  0           0

2013             1.80            0-1            9         0-0         1         0          5.0         3             1-1            3        4                0         0        0                  0           1

2014                                                                                                            - - - Did Not Pitch - - -                                                                                        

Career          7.31            0-1          17         2-0         1         1       16.0      22          13-13          9      16                2         0        2                  0           2

 

C.T. BRADFORD’S SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE STATISTICS

YEAR             ERA           W-L         GP      GS-CG   SH      SV            IP        H           R-ER         BB     SO             2B       3B     HR              WP        HB

2013             4.50            0-1            3         0-0         0         0          2.0         2             1-1            1        0                0         0        0                  0           0

2014                                                                                                            - - - Did Not Pitch - - -                                                                                        

Career          4.50            0-1            3         0-0         0         0          2.0         2             1-1            1        0                0         0        0                  0           0

 

Career Highs
AB:                                               6, 4x, last vs. Missouri, 5/21/13
R:                                                         3, 6x, last at Alabama, 5/15
H:                                      4, 3x, last vs. Michigan State, 2/28/14
RBI:                                                             6 vs. Lipscomb, 3/4/12
2B:                                        1, 24x, last vs. Tennessee, 5/10/14
3B:                                                                    2 at Arizona, 3/9/14
HR:                                               1, 3x, last vs. Portland, 2/15/13
BB:                                                2, 3x, last at Alabama, 5/15/14
SB:                                            2, 2x, last vs. Holy Cross, 2/21/14

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