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Tom Bourdon
Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Simsbury, Conn.

High School:
Northwest Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 193

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

NOTES
Graduated holding six spots on BC's career top-10 lists including tied for second for at bats (739), games started (188) and sacrifice flies (11) ... ranked fourth for games played (192) and tied for seventh with 204 hits ... also tied for first with 142 strikeouts ... 79 hits in 2012 tied for fourth on BC's single-season list 10 home runs tied for 10th.

AS A SENIOR (2014)
Voted a team captain ... selected to wear No. 8 in honor of Peter "Sonny" Nictakis, for battling adversity and representing the best qualities of BC Baseball ... started 53 games in centerfield ... second on the team with 26 RBIs, five sacrifice flies and seven multiple-RBI games ... fourth on the team with a .245 batting average, 50 hits and 64 total bases ... recorded seven outfield assists, which tied for 11th in the nation at the end of the regular season ... also tallied 11 multiple-hit games ... tied a career-long, eight-game hit streak from April 27 to May 11, registering nine hits, six runs and five RBIs ... was 4-for-5 stealing bases ... finished career with a 2-for-6 performance with two RBIs in the Eagles' season finale at No. 25 Clemson (5/17) ... turned in a 2-for-4 day with a run on Senior Day in the 5-3 victory over Binghamton (5/11) ... went 3-for-8 with two runs and a two-run homer in the two-game set with Binghamton ... blasted a solo shot and added a hit against Northeastern (4/21) in a 2-for-4 performance ... went 5-for-14 (.357) as the Eagles took 2-of-3 from NC State (4/18-20) in Raleigh ... was 2-for-3 with an RBI at No. 16 Miami (3/9) ... batted 3-for-6 with two runs and a double in the 7-6, 11-inning win against Villanova (3/1) ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A JUNIOR (2013)
Voted a team captain ... played in 35 games, making 34 starts, before a hand injury on April 13 sidelined him for the rest of the season ... finished the year with a .223 batting average in 139 at bats, 12 runs, 31 hits, seven doubles and seven RBIs ... reached base in 10 straight games (2/16-3/6), tallying 12 hits, three walks and five runs and recorded a seven-game hit streak during that time ... tallied seven multiple-game hits ... was successful in all four base-stealing attempts ... tied for second on the team with three outfield assists ... went 3-for-5 with a run, double and stolen base at Bryant (3/27) ... tied a team high and a career high with four hits at Florida State (3/10), going 4-for-5 with a run and a double ... turned in a 2-for-5 performance with two runs against Georgia State (3/3) ... went 3-for-4 with a run and two doubles at East Carolina (2/22) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
All-ACC second team ... ABCA All-Northeast Region first team ... NEIBA All-Star ... started all 55 games as the everyday centerfielder ... led the Eagles in batting average (.324), slugging percentage (.529), hits (79), RBIs (37), doubles (18), home runs (10), total bases (129) and multiple-hit games (22) ... tied for the team lead with eight multiple-RBI games ... tied for fourth-most hits and 10th-most home runs on BC's single-season list ... tied for seventh in the ACC in home runs and eighth in total bases ... six home runs in ACC contests tied for fifth in the league ... recorded a career-long, eight-game hit streak (3/27-4/6) with 12 hits and reached base safely in 15 straight games (4/21-5/17) ... recorded a team-high three outfield assists ... batted .277 with 31 hits and 17 RBIs in the ACC ... went 4-for-5 with three runs, four RBIs and a three-run shot in the season finale victory against Duke (5/19) ... batted 2-for-5 with a run and three RBIs at Northeastern (5/1) ... had a 3-for-4 night with an RBI in BC's 2-1 win over St. John's (4/24) ... went 4-for-6 with four runs, three RBIs and a homer in the Eagles' 17-6 upset over No. 1 Florida State (4/15) ... turned in a 4-for-6 performance against Maryland (3/30) ... went 3-for-5 at Clemson twice (3/16 & 3/18) ...in the series opener against the Tigers, hit two home runs and tallied three RBIs ... hit first career triple in 3-for-6 performance with a run and three RBIs at Florida Gulf Coast (3/2) ... opened the season with a 8-for-14 performance in the Caravelle Resort Tournament (2/17-18), tallying two RBIs against host Costal Carolina in the second game.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
Started 46 games as the everyday starter in centerfield, appeared in 49 total ... third on the team with a .289 batting average while leading the squad with six steals ... had seven doubles, a homer, 17 RBIs and 20 runs scored ... had 11 multi-hit games ... reached base 52 percent of the time when he led off an inning and was second on the team with a .298 batting average in ACC play ... went 2-for-3 against NC State (5/20) ... had two hits, doubled and scored a run at Wake Forest (5/8) while also having a pair of hits and a RBI the previous game against the Deacons ... went 2-for-3 and stole a base against Harvard (4/26) in the Beanpot Championship ... drove in a season-high four runs at Duke (4/8) ... drove in two runs and scored three times against Bryant (4/6) ... was 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs against Miami (4/3) ... recorded a hit and a RBI in four-straight games from March 13-20 ... went 2-for-3 with a RBI against Michigan State (3/6) ... had four hits, an inside-the-park homer, two RBIs and four runs at Bethune-Cookman (3/4) ... had a hit in each of the games at Florida ... went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI, run and stolen base vs. Indiana (2/19).

BEFORE BC
Drafted in the 38th round by the Boston Red Sox ... first player in school history to be named to the All-Central Conn. Conference team all four years ... two-time all-state selection ... only Connecticut player named to the American Baseball Coaches Association All-Region 1 team ... started every game in high school ... batted .465 with six homers, 26 RBIs and 13 steals as a senior to help the Indians win their first state title ... also had six saves and a 1.50 ERA on the mound ... set school records for hits in a season (37) and hits (114) and games (91) in a career ... also played football and basketball.

PERSONAL
Graduated with an economics degree from the College of Arts and Sciences ... Tom is one of Mary and Peter Bourdon's five children ... comes from a baseball family as older brother, Tim, won a Division III World Series with Trinity, older brother, Pete, played baseball at Middlebury, other older brother, Mike, played at the University of Tampa and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays ... recipient of the Tomecek/Tracy Scholarship Fund.


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