Five Additional Bison Earn Spots on Academic All-Patriot League Team
Bucknell Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Lafayette, Will be No. 4 Seed in Upcoming Patriot League Tournament
Bison to Face Top-Seeded Holy Cross in First Round of PL Tournament May 11-12
Bison Win Game One 4-0, Drop Game Two 4-3
Bison Need One Win in Four-Game Series to Clinch Patriot League Tournament Berth
Bonnies Sweep Doubleheader, 10-1 and 3-2
2012: Solid backup infielder and starting designated hitter during first year with the Bison ... 14 starts at designated hitter ... nine total starts at second, shortstop and third ... season-best six-game hitting streak in late February and early March ... was 10-for-22 (.455) during streak ... broke Bucknell single-game record with four doubles in 22-6 win at James Madison ... tied for seventh on team with six multi-hit outings ... second on team with .333 batting average (10-for-30) in Patriot League games ... .433 slugging percentage during Patriot League play was also second on squad ... one of six Bison to reach double figures in doubles (11) ... 11 of 24 hits went for extra bases ... hit .258 with 14 RBI and 14 runs in 33 games played ... team-high eight pinch-hitting opportunities ... among team leaders with .348 batting average with two outs.
Prior to Bucknell: Played baseball at Maryland (2010) and Broward Junior College (2011) ... played in 17 games with one start as a freshman at Maryland ... hit .429 in ACC play ... named a Florida Community College Athletic Association All-Star in only year at Broward Junior College ... selected to Southern All-Conference Team ... helped squad to Southern Conference title ... team participated in National Junior College Regional Tournament ... hit .347.
High School: Graduated from Charlotte Country Day School in 2009 ... also attended IMG Academy following graduation ... three-sport participant at Charlotte Country Day School as a member of baseball, basketball and football teams ... two-time Under Armour Pre-Season All-American in baseball ... member of Under Armour Junior and Senior National Team ... named to North Carolina State Games Team ... member of North Carolina Battle of the Borders Team ... two-time Charlotte Weekly Player to Watch ... participant in Impact Games ... team captain as a senior ... led team in all offensive categories as a senior, including batting average (.395) ... helped team to state runner-up finish in 2006 and to the semifinals in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: Carter Bumgardner ... born July 31, 1990 in Charlotte, N.C. ... son of Dee and Amy Bumgardner ... father played basketball at the University of South Florida ... has one sister, Hayden, who was a member of the women's swimming and diving team at Villanova and graduated in 2012 ... majoring in economics.