#18 - Blake Turner
Position: 1B
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Sickles HS
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Major: Sport Business
Bats/Throws: R/R

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Turner appeared in 31 games starting 26 of them as a sophomore for the Lions…As the designated hitter he compiled 30 hits, six doubles, one triple, two homeruns while scoring 18 times and driving in 21 RBI…Turner Totaled six multi-hit games as well as six multi-RBI games during his sophomore season…His best game came on (04/14/10) against Webber International University batting 3-for-4 with two homeruns, three runs scored and six RBI setting career highs for hits, runs scored, homeruns and RBI in a single game.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Turner did not compete. (Redshirt)

CAREER
Turner played in 21 games, hitting .298 and slugging .384…His on-base percentage totaled .400 and he registerd 19 hits in 65 at-bats…He hit three doubles and drove in eight runs while fielding .886.

PERSONAL
Turner was born May 4 in Tampa, Fla…Sports Business major…His hobbies include grilling, working out and playing baseball…His career goal is to become a physical therapist...Believes his team player attitude is his best asset to the team…Names Jason Bay his favorite athlete and the Boston Red Sox his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the class sizes and the opportunity to play baseball…Son of Heywood and Gay Turner…Has one brother, Chase...His father, Heywood, played baseball at Valencia in 1978 and 1979 before finishing his playing career at Hillsborough CC in 1980.