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Michael Sterling
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Michael Sterling

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Meridian, Miss.

High School:
Meridian HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R

05/24/2014

Southern Miss Edges USA 8-7 Saturday Afternoon to Force Bracket Final Game

Southern Miss forced a rematch with UTSA Saturday night

05/22/2014

Golden Eagles Fall in C-USA opener to ECU in Extras

The Golden Eagles play an elimination game with UAB at 12:30 p.m., Thursday.

05/22/2014

Southern Miss Falls in C-USA Opener to East Carolina Wednesday Night

Southern Miss will play UAB tomorrow

05/17/2014

Five-Run Sixth Lifts Southern Miss to 5-2 Victory over Charlotte Saturday

The Golden Eagles (32-23 overall, 19-11 C-USA) won their eighth league series of the 2014 campaign

05/11/2014

Baseball Wins ECU Series with 6-4 Triumph on Sunday

The Golden Eagles scored the go-ahead run in the seventh.

05/24/2014

Baseball vs UTSA

Baseball vs UTSA

05/24/2014

Baseball vs UTSA Game2

Baseball vs UTSA Game 2

05/23/2014

Baseball vs ECU 5-23-14

Baseball vs ECU 5-23-14

05/22/2014

Baseball vs UAB 5-22

Baseball vs UAB 5-22

05/11/2014

Baseball vs ECU 4-11-14

Baseball vs ECU 4-11-14

2013 (So.)
Played in 41 games, including 18 starts (12 at shortstop, five in centerfield and one in rightfield) ... Batted .137 with a double and five RBI ... Recorded two hits and drove in a run against Louisiana-Lafayette (3/8) ... Had a two-run, pinch-hit single against Central Arkansas (3/16) ... Belted a two-run double against East Carolina (5/25) in the C-USA Tournament ... Made just six errors in 78 fielding attempts for a .923 fielding percentage ... Hit .302 for the Nevada Griffons of the Jayhawk League with eight doubles and 10 RBI during the summer ... Named to Dean's List for both the Fall 2013 and Spring 2013 semesters

2012 (R-Fr.)
A Conference USA All-Freshman team selection, appearing in 51 games with 38 starts (12 in rightfield, nine in leftfield, eight at second base, six in centerfield and three at third base) ... Batted .288 with four doubles, a home run and 16 RBI ... Established a school record by being hit by a pitch 28 times during the season ... Finished fourth nationally in hit by pitches per game (.55), fifth in being hit by a pitch and 14th in on base percentage (.486) ... Added 10 multi-hit games (eight 2-hit, one 3-hit and one 4-hit) and four 2-RBI contests ... Collected two hits and drove in a pair of runs against Nicholls State (2/19) in the nightcap of a doubleheader ... Hit lone home run in victory at Louisiana-Lafayette (3/10) ... Put together a four-hit game with a pair of RBI in C-USA Tournament against Houston (5/24) and added a 2-for-3 performance against Rice (5/25) to earn C-USA All-Tournament honors ... Earned a spot on the C-USA All-Academic Team as well ... Earned Athletic Director Honor Roll honors in both the fall and spring semesters ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2011 (Fr.)
Redshirted ... Earned a C-USA Academic Medal during the spring ... Named to C-USA ... Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in both the spring and fall semesters ... Prep: Played for coach Chuck Butler at Meridian High School ... Hit .447 as a senior with 23 RBI and one homer ... Was a perfect 18-for-18 in stolen bases and struck out just eight times in 97 plate appearances ... Named the MHS Defensive Player of the Year as a junior ... Also struck out 42 batters in 33 innings on the mound

Personal
Son of Mike and Nancy Sterling ... Has one sister, Kelly ... Father played baseball at Meridian CC and Mississippi State; Mother played tennis at Meridian CC and William Carey ... Majoring in Construction Engineering Technology ... Born on Dec. 26, 1991.

Career Highs
At Bats: 6 vs. UCF, 4/13/12
Hits: 4 vs. Houston, 5/24/12)
RBI: 2, four times (last vs. Houston, 5/24/12)
Home Runs: 1 at Louisiana-Lafayette, 3/10/12
Stolen Bases: 1, 11 times (last vs. Houston, 5/24/12)

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