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Sean Potkay
Sean Potkay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bozeman, Montana

High School:
Bozeman

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220

Position:
IF/OF

Birthdate:
02/15/1990

B/T:
R/R


04/16/2013

Stellar Pitching, Defense Gives Tulane a 5-2 Win Over ULM

Randy LeBlanc gets his second straight win on the mound, Bowen Woodson makes great plays at second base

04/15/2013

Back-to-Back Games Against ULM, UNO in Store for Tulane Baseball Midweek

Team will play in Monroe on Tuesday at noon before returning home to face UNO on Wednesday

04/14/2013

Baseball Drops Game Three to East Carolina, 4-2, Behind Two ECU Home Runs

Wind plays a factor after storms clear the area

04/12/2013

Ninth Inning Rally Ties Game, But Baseball Falls in 13 Innings to East Carolina

Longest game of the season for Green Wave ends in 3-2 defeat

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

Potkay's Career Honors
Year Honor/Award
2013 College Sports Madness Preseason All-Conference USA 2nd Team

Career Notes: Manned first base for two seasons after transferring from Western Nevada College prior to his junior season...appeared in 104 games with 103 starts, batting .283 with 52 runs, 101 hits, 26 doubles, eight home runs, 64 RBI, 67 walks and four stolen bases...fifth in school history in fielding percentage with a mark of .990...tenth in school history in putouts with 893...was a part of turning 70 double plays, 14th most in Tulane history.

2013 (Senior): A College Sports Madness Preseason All-Conference USA Second Team member...appeared in all 58 games, starting all 58 (all at first base)...was the only Greenie to see action in all 58 games during the 2013 season...batted .261 with 27 runs, 54 hits, 17 doubles, three home runs, 35 RBI, 30 walks and one stolen base...tied for the team lead in home runs with three, as well as tying for the team lead in RBI with 35...tied for the team lead in doubles with 17...second on the squad in walks with 30...tied for third in Conference USA with 17 doubles...tied for seventh in the league with five sacrifice flies...559 chances were second in the conference, as well as the seventh most in school history in a single season...516 putouts were also second in the conference, while tying for sixth most in a single season in school history...recorded 12 multi-hit games and was third on the team with seven multi-RBI contests...walked three times and stole his lone base of the campaign in the season opener versus Sam Houston State (2/15)...went 2-for-4 with a double and a run versus Missouri State (2/17)...notched an RBI off a sacrifice fly against Southeastern Louisiana (2/19)...went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a sacrifice fly against Notre Dame (2/22)...closed the series against Notre Dame (2/24) with a two walk, one double, one run performance...singled, walked and hit by a pitch against New Orleans (2/27)...singled and scored a run in the series opening game at Alabama (3/1)...had his finest contest of the season the following day by going 3-for-4 with a run, a double, a homer and four RBI at Alabama (3/2)...closed out the Alabama series (3/3) with a double and a run...went 2-for-3 with a double and a run against Northwestern State (3/5)...notched a single and an RBI the next day against Northwestern State (3/6)...singled, walked and scored in the second game of the series against High Point (3/9)...walked twice, singled and doubled while scoring a season-high three runs in the last game of the series against High Point (3/10)...notched an RBI-double at Southeastern Louisiana (3/12)...recorded doubles in four straight games (3/15 - 3/19)...had a single double during the first two games of the UTSA series (3/15 and 3/16)...went 2-for-3 with a run, a double, a walk and four RBI during the final game of the series against UTSA (3/17)...doubled and homered while posting two runs and two RBI against New Orleans (3/19)...had a nine-game hitting streak (3/29 to 4/12), notching a lone single in the first eight and a double in the final game of the streak against ECU (4/12)...posted back-to-back two hit games at Marshall (4/26 and game one of the doubleheader on 4/27), including scoring two runs on 4/27...went 2-for-3 with an RBI against New Orleans (5/1)...posted hits in all three games of the Houston series (5/3, 5/4 and 5/5), incluing a two hit, one run performance against Houston (5/5)...also collected hits in all three games of the UCF series (5/10, 5/11 and 5/12), including a 2-for-4 day with one double, one run, one home run and two RBI at UCF (5/12)...collected his final multi-hit game of the season versus Southern Miss (5/22) at the Conference USA Championship with a single and a double...also notched a hit versus ECU (5/24) while collecting two RBI at the Conference USA Championship.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.

2012 (Junior): Appeared in 46 games with 45 starts, missing ten games due to injury on the season...started 40 games at first base, four games at third base and one as the designated hitter... Drove in the game winning run three times; versus Siena (2/19-1), at Wichita State (3/10) and against Southeastern Louisiana (4/17)...all five home runs came on the road...ranked among the Conference USA leaders in on-base (.458, 2nd), walks (37, 8th) and putouts (377, 9th)...led the team in on-base percentage (.458) and putouts (377)...was second on the squad walks (37), was third in home runs (5), fourth in slugging percentage (.473) and was fifth in sacrifice bunts (3) and RBI (29)...posted 13 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI contests...carried a season-long hitting streak of 9 games from April 10 - April 22...reached base in 22 straight games from March 16 - April 28...was a part of 29 double plays...posted a pair of hits and three RBIs in his first start versus Siena (2/19-1)...walked twice and scored a run versus Siena (2/19-2) in the second game of the double header...had three hits - including two doubles - scored a run and drove in an RBI in the middle game of a series with Indiana (2/25)...doubled, walked three times and scored a run in the series finale versus Indiana (2/26)...singled, walked, scored a run and drove in an RBI against Southeastern Louisiana (2/28)...walked twice and scored a pair of runs against Alabama (3/2) in the series opener...singled, walked twice and scored a run in the middle game of a series with Alabama (3/3)...hit a pair of home runs, doubled and drove in five RBIs in the middle game of a series at Wichita State (3/10)...had seven hits, three walks, two runs scored and five RBIs in a three-game series versus Brown (3/16-18)...doubled and walked in the middle game at Memphis (3/31)...singled, walked twice and scored a run in the series finale at Memphis (4/1)...reached base four times (two BB, two singles) and scored twice versus Alcorn State (4/4)...had two hits, a walk and a RBI in the series opener versus #9 Rice (4/5)...drove in two RBIs in the middle game against #9 Rice (5/5)...was three-for-four with a double and two runs scored versus Alcorn State (4/11)...had two hits - including a home run - with three RBIs and a hit-by-pitch in the series opener at UAB (4/13)...had two hits - including a double - with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in the middle game at UAB (4/14)...walked twice, doubled and plated an RBI in the series finale at UAB (4/15)...had two hits, a RBI, walked twice and scored a run in the series finale versus #19 UCF (4/22)...homered in the middle game of a series at East Carolina (4/28)...homered, walked, scored twice and plated two RBIs in the series finale at Houston (5/13)...singled and scored a run in the middle game versus Marshall (5/18)...singled and scored a run versus East Carolina (5/23) at the Conference USA Tournament.

Western Nevada College (2011): Earned Second Team All-Region XVIII at First Base...helped the Wildcats to the 2011 Scenic West Conference Championship...helped the team post a 45-15 overall record and a 37-3 mark in conference play...the team finished as Region XVIII runners-up...individually, posted a .325 batting average (51-for-157) and reached base at a .420 clip...stole 11 bases in 12 attempts...drove in 33 RBI's, scored 31 runs and walked 24 times in 48 games played last season...posted 17 doubles, three triples and five home runs in his lone season at WNC.

Oregon (2009-10): Appeared in 11 games with seven starts as a true freshman for the Ducks...started six games at first base and one as designated hitter...posted a five-game hitting streak from May 11-May 23...batted .250 (6-for-24) with a double, two RBI's and a pair of sacrifice hits...redshirted during his second season in Eugene.

About Sean Potkay

Prep: Graduated from Bozeman High School as an honor student, but the school does not carry baseball as a varsity sport...played for the Bozeman Bucks and head coach Mitch Messer in the Montana Legion Baseball Eastern Conference while in high school...helped the Bucks to back-to-back regional championships...guided the squad to the 2008 Montana Legion State Championship.

Personal:Born Sean Thomas Potkay on February 15, 1990...the son of Leon and Theresa Potkay...has one brother, Curt.

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