Ben Bridges | #34 | P/UT
Hometown: Cartersville, Ga.
Previous School: Northwest Florida State (Cartersville HS)
2013 Daktronics All-South Region First Team
2013: Proved to be a valuable player as a senior, seeing 16 games as a first baseman and outfielder while also making 12 appearances as a pitcher… hit .275 at the plate in 40 at bats and swatted two doubles and one home run… hit .323 in 10 games in Gulf South Conference play… started at first base and hit 3-for-4 with a double at Alabama Huntsville (3/30)… as a pitcher finished with a 2.61 earned run average… struck out 18 batters and walked 10 in 20.2 innings pitched… opponents batted just .211 against him… struck out seven in five scoreless innings in UWF’s extra inning win over Spring Hill (4/9).
2012: Was the only player on the team to see time as a pitcher and position player… made 20 appearances and two starts in the outfield… slugged .261 with a .280 on-base percentage… made three appearances on the mound and posted a 1.80 ERA… held opponents to a .133 average.
High School: Attended Cartersville High School from 2005-09... played shortstop and pitcher on the baseball team.
Personal: Son of Donna and Phil Bridges... has one sibling Hannah Bridges.