1 Chris Vergne
1 Chris Vergne
Height: 5-8
Weight: 195
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Previous College: Southeastern JC
Position: OF/1B
Bats/Throws: L/L

2011 (SENIOR): Appeared in 60 games and made 52 starts in his senior season … hit .294 with 10 doubles, two triples and five home runs … drove in 30 runs and scored 48 times … posted a .401 on-base percentage and was 8-for-11 on the basepaths … had a stellar first weekend, hitting .727 over four games against MVSU to earn Southland Player of the Week honors (3/21) … had three hits and scored three times in the season opener with the Delta Devils (3/18) … went 3-for-3 with a homer and four RBI in the series finale (3/20) … scored twice against Oregon State (2/26) … went 2-for-4 with three runs at Texas Tech (3/12) … went 4-for-4 with three RBI and three doubles against Houston Baptist (3/29) … hit a homer and scored twice at Houston-Victoria (4/7) … had two hits in the finale vs. SFA (4/17) … hit the go-ahead pinch-hit single, then scored the winning run in game two with UCA (4/30) … had a pair of solo homers in the finale with the Bears (5/1) … scored twice and drove in two runs vs. Northwestern State (5/13) … had a 2-for-4 day in game two at SHSU (5/20).

2010 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 53 games, starting 48 in his first season with the Islanders … hit .305 with five home runs and his 42 RBI were second of the team … led squad with 51 runs scored and was third in total bases with 83 … fourth on the team with 10 doubles … second on the team with six stolen bases … had a 4-for-6 performance against Elon (2/27) … delivered three hits in the first and third games of the Texas State series … went deep twice and drove in five runs against UT Brownsville (3/9) … had four straight multi-hit games (3/14-3/20) … provided the game-winning hit against UTSA (4/2) with a two-run single in the comeback win … hit a three-run homer against Lamar (4/9) … had a monster day with six RBI, including a grand slam, against Southeastern La. (4/23) … hit a two-run shot in the season finale against Sam Houston (5/22) … played summer ball with the Texas Tomcats.

Southeastern CC: Started two seasons for coach Justin Schultz at Southeastern Commuity College … helped team to a 41-15 record … two-year batting average was just under .400 … hit .379 with two homers as a sophomore and .415 with five long balls as a freshman … named first-team All-Region as a sophomore and honorable mention as freshman.

High School: Trained at the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy while in high school.

Personal: Christopher Vergne was born in Puerto Rico on March 28, 1989 … son of Ernesto Vergne and Litza Boyer … majoring in communications.