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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

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

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 ...

MISCELLANEOUS: 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 ... Criminal Justice major

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