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5-11 / 180
Ranks 10th at Boston College with 122 career runs scored.
AS A SENIOR (2010)
Started all 58 games in center field and as the leadoff man ... led the Eagles in doubles (21), triples (6) and steals (18) ... was second in batting (.324), on-base percentage (.409), runs (55), hits (77) and third in slugging (.525), total bases (125) and walks (25) ... also hit five home runs and drove in 35 runs ... reached base in 52 games and scored a run in 10 of the first 11 games ... had 24 multi-hit games and had a hit in 13 of the first 14 contests, batting .424 in that span ... his 77 hits rank seventh in a single season at BC and his 55 runs rank fifth ... went 2-for-4 against Miami (5/27) in the ACC Championship with a double and two RBI ... had his first career multiple home run game against Florida State (5/7), driving in four runs and also walking twice ... went on a tear from April 17-25, going 18-for-30 in six games with six doubles, two triples, two homers, 13 RBI and 11 runs scored and was named ACC Player of the Week on April 26 ... he slugged at a 1.133 clip and batted .600 ... went 3-for-6 with a homer, two RBI and three runs against NC State (4/25) and did the same but with four RBI and two runs in the second game of that series ... went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and three runs in the weekend opener against the Wolfpack (4/23) ... was 3-for-5 with a double versus Northeastern (4/21) in the Beanpot Championship ... went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and two RBI against Wake Forest (4/18) and went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the second game of the series against the Demon Deacons (4/17) ... knocked a pair of doubles against Bryant (4/7) ... went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs against Holy Cross (3/25) ... drove in a pair of runs and doubled at Bryant (3/17) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and a run at Miami (3/13) ... finished 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and three runs at FIU (3/10) ... also had three runs in the previous game against the Golden Panthers (3/9) with two hits and a double ... went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs at Florida Atlantic (3/6) ... tripled twice and scored three times against Missouri (2/28) ... went 3-for-3 with a double and two runs vs. Florida Atlantic (2/27) ... went 4-for-5 with a double, triple, three RBI and three runs at Tulane (2/20).
AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Emerged as one of the best leadoff hitters in the conference ... started all 60 games in center field and at the top of the order ... All-ACC Second Team selection ... set the single-season BC hits record with 85 ... ranked fourth in the ACC in doubles (22), eighth in hit batsman (12), 10th in stolen bases (15), 12th in hits, 19th in batting (.344) and 20th in on-base percentage (.436) ... led the team in hits, doubles, sac flies (5) and stolen bases ... only committed three errors, the fewest of the everyday starters ... had 24 multi-hit games and eight games with three or more hits ... ended the season with a hit in the last nine games and 16 of the last 17 ... had a hit in all six postseason games ... had an RBI single against Army (5/31) in the Austin Regional ... scored the game-tying run in the sixth inning after a leadoff double vs. Texas (5/30) ... that run stood until the 25th inning in the longest game in NCAA history ... singled and scored a run against Texas State (5/29) in the opener of the Austin Regional ... had a hit and drove in two runs against Miami (5/22) and Georgia Tech (5/21) in the ACC Championship ... hit a double in the game vs. the Yellow Jackets ... went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs against North Carolina (5/15) ... knocked two hits and stole a base against Le Moyne (5/10) ... went 5-for-13 in the series vs. Miami ... had two hits and a run in the first two games of the series ... went 2-for-4 with a double vs. Dartmouth (4/29) ... went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI, three runs and three stolen bases against Quinnipiac (4/28) ... batted 4-for-5 with a double and three runs vs. Bryant (4/21) ... had two hits and a stolen base in the finale at Wake Forest (4/12) ... went 2-for-5 with a pair of walks in consecutive games vs. Wake Forest (4/11) and Rhode Island (4/8) ... had a double, triple, RBI and two runs against NC State (4/4) in the second game of a doubleheader ... also had two hits in the first game with a walk and a stolen base ... had three hits, a double, RBI, two runs and a stolen base against Northeastern (3/31) ... had two hits in all three games against Clemson ... went 2-for-2 with three walks and a run in the series finale (3/28) and hit a double in the first game of a doubleheader that day ... went 2-for-3 with three runs and a was hit by two pitches in the opening game against the Tigers (3/27) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and an RBI in the only game at Georgia Tech (3/13) ... went 3-for-4 with two walks and three runs in the finale at Florida State (3/8) ... had an RBI double and a run against the Seminoles the day before ... roped three doubles in a 4-for-5 performance at Florida Gulf Coast (3/3) ... belted his first-career homer against Samford (3/1), going 4-for-5 with four RBI, two runs and a stolen base ... went 3-for-6 with a pair of doubles and three runs vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/27) ... batted 4-for-5 with a double, walk, stolen base and four runs at Stetson (2/21) ... had a triple and a pair of RBI in the season-opener against the Hatters (2/20).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Played in 31 games and started 14 ... had four doubles, six RBI, and two stolen bases ... had a career-high three hits in a 3-for-4 performance vs. Wake Forest (5/16) ... went 2-for-5 vs. Harvard (4/22) and scored twice, a career high ... singled in only plate appearance vs. Florida State (4/12) and scored ... had a hit in three-straight games from March 22-25 ... went 1-for-1 with a double, walk, and a run scored at Virginia (3/23) ... doubled in run vs. the Cavaliers (3/22) ... hit a two RBI single at Florida Atlantic (3/5) ... recorded a pair of doubles and RBI in his season debut at Georgia Southern (3/23).
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Participated in 18 games, including nine ACC contests ... appeared in the starting lineup in the outfield three times ... made collegiate debut at Florida Atlantic (3/4) ... totaled five walks, three runs, three RBIs and two stolen bases ... tallied first career RBI at Holy Cross (3/29) ... recorded first collegiate hit against North Carolina (4/7).
Earned All-County honorable mention honors as a junior and senior at Sickles ... earned 2007 Puma All-America honors ... Team One South Top-30 player ... Perfect Game Top 300 player in the country ... was a three-year starting outfielder for head coach Bob Pagano ... was a member of 2005 AAU National Championship team ... was honored as Sickles High School Student Athlete of the Year ... also a member of National Honor Society.
Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... Robert is the middle child of Robert and Linda Anston's three children ... born April 13, 1988.
ANSTON'S CAREER STATISTICS
|Year|| GP-GS || Avg. ||AB ||Runs ||
Hits ||RBI|| 2B || 3B || HR || BB || SB
|2007 ||18-3 ||.077 ||13 ||3 ||1 ||3 ||0 ||0 ||0 ||5 ||2 |
|2008 ||31-14 ||.246 ||57 ||9 ||14 ||6 ||4 ||0 ||0 ||6 ||2 |
|2009 ||60-60 ||.344 ||247 ||55 ||85 ||30 ||22 ||3 ||1 ||32 ||15 |
|2010 ||58-58 ||.324 ||238 ||55 ||77 ||35 ||21 ||6 ||5 ||25 ||18 |
|Career ||167-135 ||.319 ||555 ||122 ||177 ||74 ||47 ||9 ||6 ||68 ||37 |
ANSTON'S CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 4 (6x) last vs. Wake Forest (4/18/10)
Runs: 4 at Stetson (2/21/09)
RBI: 4 (3x) last vs. Florida State (5/7/10)
Hitting Streak: 11 games (2/19/10-3/10/10)