40 - Fran Whitten
Fran Whitten
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Westborough, Mass.
High School: Westborough HS
Previous College: University of Maine
Position: RHP/1B
Major: Criminal Justice
Bats/Throws: L/R

AS A SENIOR (2014)
Selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the 37th Round of the 2014 MLB Draft... ABCA All-South Region First Team Selection... Named to NCBWA All-South Region First Team... Daktronics All-South Region First Team Selection... All-Sunshine State Conference First Team Selection… Tino Martinez Watch List Selection… Started and played all 49 games with the Lions during his first and final season at Saint Leo… Recorded 163 at-bats in which he tallied 60 hits for a .368 batting average… Led the team in RBI with 44… Scored 30 runs…Led the Sunshine State Conference with 11 homeruns and 110 total bases… Led the green and gold in doubles (15) and homeruns… Legged out one triple… Also lead everyday starters in slugging with a .675 average… Posted a .467 on-base percentage, the highest of any Saint Leo starter… Registered his first hit for the green and gold in the season opener at North Georgia (2/2/14)… Recorded 20 multi-hit games… Walked 24 times and finished second on the team in hit-by-pitches with nine… Led the Lions in putouts with 324 from his first base position… Posted a .983 fielding average. 

CAREER
Graduate of Westborough HS where he played under coach Scott Kittridge... Also attended the University of Maine where he was named to the 2011 All-Tournament Team. 

PERSONAL
Born December 1 in Framingham, Mass..... Hobbies include fishing, hiking, golfing, and skiing... Career goal is to become a game warden... Believes his arm strength is his best asset to the team... Names Mariano Rivera as his favorite athlete.... Son of Fran and Sue.