LeBlanc allows just three hits and two runs - both unearned - in fastest contest in school history
2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 43 games, starting 37 (32 in centerfield, five in left field)...batted .178 with 12 runs, 21 hits, three doubles, eight RBI, 19 walks, one sacrifice fly, four sacrifice hits and two stolen bases...led the team in walks (19)...posted four multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game...tied for third for the season's longest reached-base streak with 11 games...collected his lone multi-RBI game on opening day against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/14) with two RBI and a sac fly...scored his first run against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/15)...posted an RBI and his first collegiate hit against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/16)...notched an RBI-single at Louisiana Tech (2/22)...walked three times at Southeastern Louisiana (4/9)...reached base in 11-straight games from April 13 against Rice to May 2 against Southern Miss...recorded a 1-for-3 day with two runs, an RBI, a double and two walks against Rice (4/13)...went 2-for-3 at Charlotte (4/17)...posted a 2-for-4 performance at LSU (4/22)...notched an RBI against Wichita State (4/26-27) on back-to-back days...scored twice while getting hit by a pitch and collecting a hit against Nicholls State (4/29)...had an RBI and scored a run while going 2-for-3 against Southern Miss (5/3)...walked, recorded a hit and notched a stolen base at UAB (5/10)...went 1-for-3 in three consecutive games against FIU (5/15-17).
About Lex Kaplan
Prep: Was a four-year letterman at Ladue High School in St. Louis, Mo...played in the outfield and pitched in high school...helped team go 19-4 during his senior year, including a perfect 5-0 district record...notched six saves on the mound in 2013, good for the single-season school record...earned Second-Team All-State honors after hitting .450 in 2013...named First-Team All-Conference as an outfielder and Second-Team as a pitcher for his senior year...earned First-Team All-State honors as a junior after hitting .490 with nine home runs...owns the career Ladue High baseball records for most hits (122), most runs scored (105), most doubles (32), most triples (12) and most saves (nine)...tied for the school single-season record in runs with 39 in 2012...also tied the single-season school record for triples with seven in 2012.
Personal: Born Alex Joseph Kaplan on July 15, 1994...son of Jody and Gary Kaplan...has two older brothers, Jason and Jonny, and one younger sister, Courtney...older brother Jonny played center field for the Green Wave from 2000-03.