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

AS A SENIOR (2013)
Turner appeared in 17 games during his senior year…Batted .321 in 28 at-bats…Tallied nine hits, nine runs, two doubles, a triple, and eight RBI…Posted a slugging percentage of .464 and an on-base percentage of .389…Went 2-for-2 against Eckerd on Feb. 12 with a run and an RBI. 

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Played in 14 games in his redshirt junior season…Batted .292 in 24 at bats…Collected seven hits, three doubles, and four RBI…Had an on base percentage of .370 and a slugging percentage of .417…Had a double, two RBI and a run against Clearwater Christian on Feb. 28. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011) 
Turner appeared in 25 games…Made 13 starts, primarily from the designated hitter spot…Batted .259 for the season…Collected 15 hits…Posted six RBI…Scored three runs…Slugged .310 for the season…Posted a pair of two-hit games…Knocked in two runs twice. 

AS A FRESHMAN (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.

PERSONAL
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 as his favorite athlete...Names the Boston Red Sox as his favorite team…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.