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LB Dantzler
LB Dantzler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winter Haven, Fla.

High School:
State College of Florida (Manatee-Sarasota)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
INF

Bats:Throws:
L-R

05/30/2014

Grayson Greiner Named Second-Team Capital One Academic All-America

The Columbia, S.C., junior gives the Gamecocks an honoree in four-consecutive years

02/27/2014

Baseball Renews Rivalry With Clemson This Weekend

First pitch for Friday's home game at Carolina Stadium is 7 p.m.

05/31/2013

LB Dantzler Named Capital One Academic All-American of the Year

Senior first baseman among national leaders in homers, slugging and on-base percentage and RBI

04/25/2013

Baseball Travels To LSU For Weekend Series

Gamecocks make first trip to Baton Rouge since 2008

04/24/2013

LB Dantzler Named Finalist For Senior CLASS Award

Senior first baseman one of 10 finalists

06/02/2013

South Carolina vs. Liberty (6/2/13)

South Carolina vs. Liberty (6/2/13)

06/01/2013

South Carolina vs. Liberty (6/1/13)

05/31/2013

South Carolina vs. Saint Louis (5/31/13)

South Carolina vs. Saint Louis (5/31/13)

05/11/2013

South Carolina vs. Georgia Game 2 Photo Gallery

05/10/2013

South Carolina vs. Georgia (5/10/13)

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

LB Dantzler Career Stats

2013 - Captain ... 2013 MLB Draft Selection (14th round/Toronto Blue Jays) ... Capital One Academic All-America Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year ... Capital One Academic All-America of the Year ... South Carolina's male nominee for the SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... One of 10 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award ... USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List ... Played in 61 games with 61 starts, team's leading hitter with .322 average (69-for-214) with 46 runs scored, 16 doubles, a triple, 15 homers and 53 RBI, also tallied a .444 on-base percentage and a .617 slugging percentage ... 1-for-2 with a pair of RBI in 8-0 win over North Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored, double and two RBI in 6-4 win over Liberty in NCAA Regional (6/2) ... Solo home run in 4-3 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... 2-for-4 with two homers and two runs scored in 7-2 loss at Mississippi State (5/18) ... Walked, 1-for-3 and scored a run in 5-3 win at Mississippi State (5/16) ... 1-for-3 with a double, a RBI and two runs scored in 7-2 win over Georgia (5/10) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI double and a run scored in 4-0 win at LSU (4/28) ... RBI single in 4-2 win at LSU (4/27) ... 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in 7-6 loss to Gardner-Webb ... Two-run homer in 3-1 win over Kentucky (4/21) ... 2-for-4 with two doubles, a RBI and a run scored in 7-6 win over Kentucky (4/20) ... Solo home run in 5-2 win over Kentucky (4/20) ... 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in 10-6 win over College of Charleston (4/16) ... 3-for-5 with a double, a RBI and two runs scored in 19-2 win at Tennessee (4/7) ... 1-for-4 with two runs in 6-5 loss to Furman (4/3) ... Solo home run, his 10th of the season, in 9-5 win over Charleston Southern (4/2) ... Homered twice including game-winner in the bottom of the eighth in 6-3 win over Texas A&M (3/30) ... Key two-run double in 3-2 win over Texas A&M (3/28) ... A pair of doubles and a RBI in 3-1 win at College of Charleston (3/26) ... RBI single in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24) ... RBI double in 15-3 loss to Arkansas (3/22) ... Solo home run in the 9-5 win at The Citadel (3/19) ... A pair of homers, three hits and career-high six RBI in 12-4 win over Davidson (3/13) ... Two-run triple in 12-3 win over USC Upstate (3/12) ...1-for-3 with a double in 14-4 win over Ball State (3/6) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 10-0 win over Ball State (3/5) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 8-0 win vs. Clemson (3/3) ... Solo home run in 6-3 loss vs. Clemson (3/2) ... Two-out RBI single in 6-0 win at Clemson (3/1) ... SEC Player of the Week after Albany series ... 9-for-13 (.692) at the plate with two doubles, two homers, six runs scored and 10 RBI in the Albany series ... Tallied 17 total bases for the weekend with a .733 on-base percentage as well as a 1.308 slugging percentage ... 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI in 6-4 win over Albany (2/24) ... 2-for-4 with three runs and four RBI in 14-1 win over Albany (2/24) ... Tallied career-high four hits, career-high five RBI and a homer in an 8-3 win over Albany (2/23). 2-for-2 with a solo homer and two RBI in 4-3 win over Liberty (2/15) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012 - Started all 69 games at third base, hit .262 (69-for-263) with 37 runs scored, 15 doubles, 10 homers and 48 RBI, also fielded .972 with just five errors at third base ... Tallied a two-run homer in 4-1 win over Kent State at NCAA College World Series (6/21) ... 2-for-5 with a RBI double and two runs scored in 7-3 win over Florida at NCAA College World Series (6/16) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 5-1 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... RBI double in 5-0 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/9) .... NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... Walk-off RBI single in 5-4 win over Clemson in NCAA Regional (6/2) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 5-3 win over Auburn at SEC Tournament (5/24) ... 2-for-5 in 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... Two-run double in 6-5 loss at Georgia (5/12) ... Solo home run in 3-0 win at Georgia (5/11) ... 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and a RBI in the 8-6 win at Arkansas (5/4) ... Solo home run and a sacrifice fly in the 9-1 win over Alabama (4/28) ... 2-for-4 with two doubles in the 12-11 win over Alabama (4/27) ... 5-for-13 in Auburn series with a pair of homers and five RBI ... 3-for-5 with a homer, three runs and a pair of RBI in 11-7 win at Auburn (4/22) ... Two-run homer in 5-3 win at Auburn (4/21) ... 2-for-5 with a RBI double in 4-3 loss to College of Charleston (4/17) ... 2-for-3 with two RBI in 5-3 win over Mississippi State (4/14) ... Two-run single in 7-6 win over Mississippi State (4/13) ... Game-winning RBI single in 2-1 win vs. Tennessee (4/7) ... Drove in two runs in the 7-0 win at College of Charleston (4/4) ... 2-for-6 with three RBI including a solo home run in 6-4 win over Vanderbilt (4/1) ... Solo home run in 5-4 loss to Florida (3/24) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI double in 6-3 loss at Kentucky (3/18) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 4-3 loss at Kentucky (3/16) ... 2-for-4 with three runs scored in 6-4 win over Appalachian State (3/14) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in 5-2 win over Charleston Southern (3/13) ... 3-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI in 8-1 win over UNC Asheville (3/7), season-highs for at bats, runs and hits ... 2-for-5 with his team-leading third homer in the 9-6 win vs. Clemson (3/3) ... Three-run homer in first inning of 6-0 win over Elon (2/26) ... 4-for-11 in VMI series with a double, homer, and five RBI ... Three-run homer and a sacrifice fly in 13-1 win over VMI (2/18) ... Game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning in the 2-1 win over VMI (2/17).

JUNIOR COLLEGE - 2011 New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star; starting second baseman for the East Division representing his summer team, the Laconia Muskrats ... 2011 NJCAA honorable mention All-American ... 2011 FCSAA All-State first-team honors ... 2011 Suncoast Conference Player of the Year ... Was the third best hitter in the FCSAA in 2011 with a .415 batting average (88-for-212) with 50 RBI ... 2010 MVP of the Florida Collegiate Summer League with the Winter Park Diamond Dogs ... Helped lead SCF to 2010 FCSAA state championship and the 2010 NJCAA World Series.

PERSONAL - Born on May 22, 1991 ... Parents are Bradley and Susan Dantzler.

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