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#2 Colton Lightner
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Venice, Fla.
High School: Venice HS
Major: Finance
Experience: 3 Letters
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Lightner Photos

Junior (2016): Saw action in 53 games, 47 as a starter... Finished the year batting .194... Went 27-for-139 with two doubles, two solo homeruns and two RBIs... Scored 18 runs... Walked 12 times... Went 2-for-4 with two runs, a homerun and four RBIs against Siena (2/24)... Went 2-for-2, walked and was hit by pitch twice and scored four times at Bethune-Cookman (3/2)... Went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs at Florida International... Finished 2-for-4 with a double and RBI against Maine (3/11)... Went 1-for-4 with two RBIs against Maine (3/12)... Named to the Atlantic Sun Academic Honor Roll.

Summer (2015): Played for the DeLand Suns in the Florida Collegiate Summer League ... Led the team in hitting with a .348 average despite playing in just 14 games ... Had three doubles and drove in three runs.

Sophomore (2015): Saw action in 36 games, 12 as a starter at second base ... Finished the year with a .222 batting average in 45 at bats ... His only multiple-hit game of the year came against Penn (2/27).

Freshman (2014): Saw action in 22 games, eight as a starter ... Finished the season hitting .231 ... Had his first collegiate hit against Maine (3/2) ... Had his only extra-base hit of the year, a double, against Jacksonville (5/4) ... Had single hits in all three games of the series against Yale (3/14-16).

High School: Was a three-year letter winner, playing second base and shortstop ... Helped Venice High to back-to-back Class 7A state titles as a junior and senior ... Team finished his senior season ranked second in the nationby Baseball America, Perfect Game and Max Preps ... Team posted a 29-3 record during his senior season and a 73-17 mark over his three seasons ... Was a Rawlings Preseason Honorable Mention All-American ... Was named MVP of the 2013 Perfect Game Showdown ... Posted a .306 batting average as a senior ... Was a member of the National Honor Society as well as Mu Alpha Theta and the Spanish Honor Society ... He received the AP Scholar Award and President's Education Award ... Volunteered with Habitat for Humanity as well as the Venice Challenger Baseball League.

Personal: Full name is Colton Montgomery Lightner ... Was born on November 11, 1994, in Sarasota, Fla. ... Is the son of Kristine and Jeff Lightner ... Has one sister, Rachel (18) ... Father played college football at Southeast Missouri State ... Chose Stetson over Coastal Carolina and Rollins ... Is a Finance major.

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