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Colby Bortles

Colby  Bortles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

High School:
Oviedo HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
IF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

05/21/2016

Rebels Reach 40 Wins with 3-2 Victory over No. 2 Texas A&M

Ole Miss Earns 40 Regular Season Wins for the Fourth Time in Program History

05/05/2016

Baseball Heads to Georgia to Battle Bulldogs

No. 7 Ole Miss Faces Georgia in Cross-Divisional Weekend Series

03/20/2016

Red-Hot Bats Lead No. 8 Ole Miss Past Tennessee, 10-7

Rebels Tally 15 Hits to Take Rubber Match of SEC Opening Weekend

05/03/2015

Ole Miss Tops No. 14 Mizzou, 4-3

The Rebels were led by their senior captains as Sikes Orvis homered twice and Scott Weathersby picked up the win on the mound

04/20/2015

Rebels Return to Swayze for Five Game Homestand

Ole Miss to host pair of midweek games against Central Arkansas and Memphis

Preseason All-American, Third Team (Collegiate Baseball)
Preseason All-SEC, Second Team (SEC Coaches)
No. 15 Third Baseman in the nation (D1Baseball.com)

2016:
Played and started in all 62 games, one of four Rebels to play in every game … Made 61 starts at third base and one start at first base … Hit a team-high 21 doubles, second in the SEC and fifth-most in a single season in school history … Ranked 15th in the conference with 50 RBI and produced 14 multi-RBI games … Belted eight home runs, boasted a .475 slugging percentage and walked 31 times, second on the team in each category … Hit by a pitch 10 times throughout the season, a team high … Selected to the SEC All-Tournament team after producing four doubles for a team-high eight RBI throughout the week ... Went 3-for-4 with a two RBI and a homer versus No. 8 LSU (4/30) .... Blasted his fifth home run of the season to help shift the momentum in the Sunday sweep against Auburn (4/24) ... Hit three doubles in the weekend series against Arkansas (4/8-4/10) ... Added a multi-hit game in the series finale against No. 5 Mississippi State, with three RBI on the day (4/3) ... Had two multi-hit games against Grambling, going 6-for-10 with three doubles, one home run, four runs and six RBI (3/13) ... Tallied at least one hit in each of the three games of the Chanticleer Classic (3/6) ... Ripped his first homer of the season against Ball State (3/4) ... NCAA TOURNAMENT (OXFORD REGIONAL): Named to the NCAA Oxford Regional All-Tournament Team ... Started both games at third base … Went 2-for-4 with a home run against Tulane (6/4) ... COLLEGE HOME RUN DERBY: One of eight players invited to compete in the 2016 College Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska ... Hit 10 home runs in one round of the event.

2015: Played in 56 games, making 53 starts … Started 49 games at third base, three at DH and one at first … Second on the team in slugging percentage (.442), RBI (47), doubles (11) and home runs (7) … Had 14 multi-hit games and 13 multi-RBI games … Batted .281 with 56 hits, while also scoring 28 runs … Knocked in the two runs to complete the five-run ninth-inning comeback versus Mississippi State (5/9) ...Had a team-high three hits, going 3-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored (5/8) ... Reached base for the 24th time in the past 25 games, going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored (5/1) ... Tied a career high with five RBI on three hits, blasting his seventh home run of the season (4/25) ... Had another big night at the dish, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and one run against Memphis (4/22) ... Added another multi-hit game and increased his hitting streak to eight games, while also reaching base for the 17th-straight contest (4/18) ... Hit two home runs, including a grand slam and recorded his second five-RBI game of the season (4/15) ... Hit a grand slam in the top of the ninth versus No. 1 Vanderbilt, the second grand slam of his career, to tie the game (4/10) ... Added a pair of hits and two RBI against Southern Miss (4/7) ... Recorded three hits to tie his career high of hits in a single night and also added three RBI in the victory over Memphis (3/31) ... Tallied his third home run of the season in the game two win against Arkansas (3/27) ... Crossed the plate in two of three games during the Stetson series and hit his first double of the season … Helped drive Ole Miss to a win against No. 15 UCF with one RBI and a home run, his second home run of the season (3/1) ... Totaled five assists against Arkansas State (2/24) ... Hit his first HR of the season in game three of opening weekend (2/14) … Drove in a career-high five RBI against W&M (2/14) … NCAA TOURNAMENT (LOS ANGELES REGIONAL): Recorded one hit and one RBI during the two-game stretch, hitting third in the lineup and starting at third base.

2014: Played in 40 games, starting in 14 on the season ... Made nine starts at DH and five starts at 1B ... Hit .250 with two doubles, a triple and two home runs ... Tallied 14 RBI and 10 runs scored ... Posted three multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI games ... Hit his first home run of the season with a grand slam against Arkansas State (5/13) as a pinch hitter and went 1-for-2 on the night ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Appeared in eight games, starting four in the postseason ... Hit his second home run of the season against No. 14 Washington (6/2) in the NCAA Oxford Regional championship ... Went 2-for-5 with a run scored, two RBI and a double in the game to put the Rebels in the NCAA Super Regional ... COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: Appeared in three games, starting the opener against No. 1 Virginia (6/15) ... Drew walks in the game against the Cavaliers and as a pinch hitter in an elimination game against Texas Tech (6/17) ... His pinch-hit walk against the Red Raiders provided the game-winning run in the walk-off win.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years at Oviedo High School under head coach Harold Hitt ... Twice named a first team All-County selection and once named an All-State selection ... Hit .400 for his career with 15 home runs ... As a senior, hit .395 with five home runs ... Also lettered four years in basketball, helping lead Oviedo to the final four in the state playoffs.

PERSONAL: Son of Rob and Suzy Bortles ... Born May 28, 1995 ... Older brother, Blake, plays football and is a quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL ... His cousin, Alexa, is a member of the Ole Miss women's tennis team ... Criminal Justice major.

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