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Gene Cone
Gene  Cone

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
OF

B-T:
L-L


9/20/2014

Gene Cone maturing into one of USC's top outfielders

By Neil White (The State)

2/11/2015

With season starting, Cone motivated to 'get better every day'

By Collyn Taylor (Spurs & Feathers)

Gene Cone's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2015 - 2-for-5 with a double in 4-3 loss at Tennessee (4/25) ... 2-for-4 with a triple and run scored in 2-1 loss at Furman (4/21) ... Two runs along with an RBI and a walk in a 5-2 win over Vanderbilt (4/17) ... Solo homer in 12-2 loss at Florida (4/12) ... Tied career-high in hits and runs batted in going 3-for-3 with a run scored and three RBI in 11-1 win over Appalachian State (4/7) ... Reached base four times and scored four runs in 13-7 win at Mississippi State (4/4) ... 8-for-13 (.615) in the Georgia series with four runs scored ... 3-for-5 with a double and two runs in 8-5 win over Georgia (3/29) ... 3-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in 4-3 loss to Georgia (3/28) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 6-5 loss vs. Georgia (3/27) ... 2-for-4 with two RBI including a RBI triple in 7-5 win at Missouri (3/22) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored in 10-1 win over Kentucky (3/13) ... 2-for-3 with two runs scored in 13-3 win over Penn State (3/11) ... Two walks and two runs scored in 5-3 win over Miami (Ohio) (3/8) ... Three walks and three runs scored in 11-3 win over High Point (3/4) ... 3-for-5 tying career-high with in hits and also scoring a career-high three runs in 10-4 win over Charleston Southern (3/3) ... Solid series vs. Northeastern batting .583 (7-for-12) with two runs scored, a homer and two RBI ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 6-4 win over Northeastern (2/22) ... 3-for-3 tying career-high in hits in 6-0 win over Northeastern (2/21) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored, two RBI and first career homer in 10-1 win over Northeastern (2/21) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored in 5-2 win over Furman (2/17) ... 1-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in 7-1 win over College of Charleston (2/14).

2014 - Played in 45 games with 30 starts, hit .221 (23-for-104) with a .371 on-base percentage, tallied three doubles, a team-high two triples, drove in 18 runs and scored 22 runs as well ... 2-for-3 in 5-2 win over Campbell (5/30) ... 1-for-3 with team-leading second triple in 7-2 loss vs. Florida at SEC Tournament (5/22) ... 1-for-2 with a walk, two sac bunts and a run scored in 6-3 win over Vanderbilt (5/17) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 4-3 win over Vanderbilt (5/15) ... Three-run double and a run scored in 8-2 win over Missouri (5/9) ... Two runs scored and two RBI in 15-1 win over Wofford (5/7) ... Key two-out two-run single in 9-3 win vs. Alabama (4/27) ... Reached base four times with three walks and a three-run triple in 9-3 win over Alabama (4/25) ... 3-for-5 with two runs scored and a RBI in 6-1 win over USC Upstate (4/23) ... RBI and a run scored in 8-0 win vs. Davidson (4/22) ... 1-for-3 with game-winning sac fly in 4-3 win at Auburn (4/20) ... 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in 3-2 win at Auburn (4/19) ... 1-for-3 with a walk in 6-5 loss to Florida (4/13) ... 1-for-4 with first career double and a walk in 4-3 loss to Florida (4/12) ... First career start in 8-3 win at Kentucky (3/23) ... A walk and a run scored in 13-0 win over Brown (3/8) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 7-1 win over Stetson (3/4) ... First career run scored in 12-2 win over Bucknell (2/15) ... First career RBI in 17-4 win over Bucknell (2/15) ... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL - Rated No. 12 best high school prospect in South Carolina and No. 470 best high school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game USA ... Rated No. 13 best high school prospect in South Carolina and No. 2 best outfielder in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... 2013 South Carolina AAAA All-State ... 2013 SC/NC Select All-Star ... 2013 Diamond Prospects Gold Glove team ... Hit .405 as a sophomore in 2011 at Spring Valley HS ... Played for Diamond Devils AAU team; named to All-Tournament Team at 2012 WWBA World Championship.

PERSONAL - Born on September 21, 1994 ... Parents are Gene and Laurie Cone ... Major is business.