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    Harold Riggins

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Normal, Ill.

    High School:
    Normal West HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 234

    Position:
    INF

    B/T:
    R/R


    As a sophomore (2010)
    • Batted .370 (47-for-127) with eight doubles, 11 home runs and 36 RBIs in his last 34 games
    • Batted .478 (11-for-23) with two doubles, four home runs and seven RBIs in the last six games prior to the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional
    • Named MVP of the ACC Tournament after batting .562 (9-for-16) with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, two intentional walks and five RBIs in NC State's four tournament games
    • Collected seven hits -- including two doubles and two home runs -- scoring six runs and driving in six runs in 10 at-bats April 6-7 vs. Coppin State
    • Went 6-for-11 with a double and four RBIs April 9-11 in the North Carolina series, including a 3-for-5 performance in the middle game of the series
    • Went 4-for-11 with three home runs and five RBIs in the Maryland series April 16-18
    • Had an 11-game hitting streak from April 14 vs. UNC Wilmington through May 1 vs. Georgia Tech and batted .400 (16-for-40) with four home runs and 11 RBIs during the streak
    • Hit a pair of home runs May 21 in the Pack's 7-6 12-inning victory over Duke
    • Went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs in the Wolfpack's opening-round victory over Clemson in the ACC Tournament
    • Went 4-for-5 with a double and a tape-measure homer in NC State's third-round victory over Virginia Tech
    • The home run was an opposite-field blast that cleared the 65-foot-high scoreboard in right field at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro

    As a freshman (2009)
    • Had a six-game hitting streak from February 27 vs. Hofstra through March 11 vs. North Carolina A&T, and batted .579 (11-for-19) with three doubles, a home run and eight RBIs during the streak
    • Went 2-for-2 with a walk and scored twice in NC State's 18-inning win over Akron on March 4
    • Had his biggest game March 11 vs. North Carolina A&T, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, four runs scored and five RBIs, all career highs
    • Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored vs. Clemson on May 15

    Summer league
    • Spent his second consecutive summer with the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League and batted .337 with 10 doubles, eight home runs and 32 RBIs in 45 games in 2010
    • Finished second in the league with a .542 slugging percentage, and eighth in home runs (three off the lead) despite missing 18 games
    • Played for Madison and batted .308 with 13 doubles, nine home runs and 48 RBIs in 57 games in 2009
    • Led the league in home runs and RBIs
    • Played in the league all-star game and won the home-run hitting contest

    High school
    • Two-time all-conference performer
    • Batted .447 with 14 doubles, eight home runs and 25 RBIs in 37 games for head coach Chris West at Normal West High School as a senior in 2008
    • Batted .342 with eight home runs and 36 RBIs as a junior in 2007
    • Set school single-season record for homers
    • Played in the 2008 Pantagraph All-Star Game pitting the intercity all-stars vs. the area all-stars
    • Participated in the 2007 Area Code Games
    • Played in the Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago High School Baseball Showcase on Oct. 6, 2007, in Joliet, Ill

    MLB Draft
    • Taken in the 35th round of the 2008 MLB draft by the Chicago White Sox

    Personal
    • Majoring in sports management

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