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8 Max Carter

2017 (SENIOR): Earned Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year and first team All-Conference honors as a pitcher...went 5-1 in WAC play, posting a 2.78 earned run average in eight appearances...his 58.1 innings pitched in league play was tops in the WAC and his .198 opponent batting average ranked second in conference action. With 39 strikeouts and just eight walks in WAC play, he also hit .259 in 85 at-bats for the ‘Runners.

Carter carried a perfect game into the sixth inning on two occasions during WAC play. He was named WAC Pitcher of the Week twice during the league slate...earned a spot on the All-WAC Tournament team...overall, Carter tallied a 8-2 record...became the second CSUB player to drive in at least 100 runs and strikeout at least 100 in a career during the Chicago State series...joined Martin Medina (2009-11) in the 100-100 club...moved into fourth in school history in career hits upon the conclusion of the 2017 season.

2016 (JUNIOR): Named second team preseason College Sports Madness All-Western Athletic Conference as an infielder...fourth on the team in hitting (.286) and drove in 26 runs...led team with 426 putouts, the second most in a season in school history...had six doubles and one triple...pitched 15 times, starting eight...went 0-8 with a 7.47 ERA...struck out 36 in 53 innings...SUMMER LEAGUE: Hit .280 with seven RBI's for the Kelowna Falcons...went 3-1 with a 2.01 ERA in eight pitching appearances.

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Earned a spot on the All-NCAA Regional Tournament team as the designated hitter...led the Roadrunners during the tournament with a .444 batting average...also had a .500 on-base percentage during the tournament...named second team All-Conference as an At-Large selection...hit .383 with 20 RBI's in 25 WAC appearances...ended the 2015 regular season second on the team in hitting (.327) and had 27 RBI' a pitcher, went 3-1 with a 3.90 ERA and two saves. He struck out 17 in 30 innings of work...played four different positions and has now played every position in lineup except for shortstop and centerfield.

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Played 6-of-9 positions, starting at second, third, and as the DH...played catcher, first and leftfield...served as the CSUB closer, recording five saves...went 1-2 with a 4.66 ERA...registered a home run in his first collegiate at-bat against UC Riverside Mar. 2...hit .267 with two home runs and 25 RBI's.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Stockdale High was Dan Lemon...named first Bakersfield Californian All-Area as a utility player as a senior after going 9-4 with one save and hitting .355 in 2013...posted a 2.72 ERA as a senior while striking out 93 in 92.2 innings...added three home runs and 18 RBI's as a senior...earned first team Bakersfield Californian All-Area  honors as a junior being named MVP of the SW Yosemite League...hit .389 with seven wins as a pitcher during junior season...chosen Bakersfield Californian honorable mention All-Area as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born May 25, 1995...son of Bret and Lori Carter...a liberal arts major.

Position: INF/P
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Stockdale HS
Experience: 3 Letters