6 Sam Butts
6 Sam Butts
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: 2013
Hometown: Saco, Maine
High School: Thornton Academy
Position: OF
Major: Exercise Science
Bats/Throws: L/L


GNAC All-Academic (2011, 2012)
GNAC Honor Roll: 4/9/12 

2012: Appeared in 44 games with 39 starts – 32 in center field and seven in left…hit .316 (42-133) with 35 runs, six doubles, a triple, a home run, 19 RBI, and seven stolen bases…paced the Royal Blue in walks (19) and tied for the team-lead in runs…tallied 10 multiple-hit efforts and drove in at least two runs in three different games…recorded an 11-game hitting streak during the season…went 2-4 with a run and an RBI in a win over Curry College on March 15th…was 3-5 with a pair of runs scored in a victory over Keene State College the next day…tallied three hits with a run, a double, a home run and three RBI to help the Monks defeat Southern Maine on April 4th…went on to record five consecutive two-hit games, a stretch that raised his batting average nearly 60 points…was 4-7 with three runs, three doubles and three RBI in a doubleheader sweep over Lasell College on April 10th…rapped three hits and stole a base in a triumph over Daniel Webster College on April 21st. 

2011: One of three Monks to appear in all 47 contests…made 42 starts in the outfield – 32 in left and 10 in center…hit .267 (40-150) with 30 runs, four doubles, a triple, two homers, 17 RBI and five steals…tied for the team-lead in sac bunts (9) and ranked second on the team in runs scored as a first-year starter…recorded 11 multiple-hit games and posted an 11-game hitting streak…went 2-4 with three runs and hit his first NCAA home run against Keene State on March 15th…was 2-2 with a run, a double and two RBI versus Rivier College on April 9th…scored two runs and hit a two-run jack in a win over Anna Maria College on April 21st…knocked in a career-high five runs and went 2-3 with a pair of runs scored and a double in a victory over Gordon College on April 25th…went 2-4 with three runs and three RBI in a GNAC Tournament triumph over Lasell College on April 28th…was a perfect 3-3 with a run scored in the Monks’ NCAA Tournament loss to Wheaton College on May 21st.

2010: Made seven starts and played in 19 games overall…recorded his first NCAA hit, a single, in his first college at bat against Clark on March 7th…went 2-2 with a run and a double against Lasell on April 10th…appeared as a defensive substitution in the outfield in two NCAA Regional games.

High School: Played one year of varsity baseball for Greg Paradis at Thornton Academy, making it to the Maine Class A playoffs...was named Class A West Second Team All-State, All Conference, and All-Rookie his senior year...hit .500 (23-46) with 14 RBI's as the Golden Trojans' cleanup hitter...also played golf and hockey...as a senior in hockey, named First Team All State as a defenseman and garnered All Academic and Travis Roy Award Finalist honors. 

Personal: Samuel Michael Butts, born March 1, 1991 in Portland, Maine...son of Michael and Sue Butts...majoring in Exercise Science.