Bobby Seymour – Old Gold & Black


The 2019 ACC Player of the Year in baseball, junior Bobby Seymour put together one of the top offensive seasons in Wake Forest history on the baseball diamond last spring. The honor put him in an elite class of Demon Deacons, as only the seventh player in history to be named ACC Player of the Year. In his sophomore campaign, he led the NCAA with 92 RBIs and led the ACC in hitting, a full 16 points above the second-place finisher. He batted a robust .377 with 20 doubles and nine homers and also led the ACC with his 89 hits. 

In his freshman season at Wake Forest, he made 52 starts and played in 54 total games as Wake Forest’s primary first baseman. He ranked third on the team with a .286 average and ranked second in doubles (12) and third in RBIs (32). He was stout against ACC opponents, recording all seven of his home runs against them. One of his freshman highlights included hitting a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth of a victory over High Point University in May. 

Prior to Wake Forest, Seymour was ranked the No. 10 prospect from Indiana as well as the No. 14 first baseman nationally. Though hailing from Indiana, he went to high school and played club…

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