17 Ben Anderson
17 Ben Anderson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Fr.
Hometown: LaGrange, Ga.
High School: LaGrange HS
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: L/R

High School: 2017 graduate of LaGrange (5A) High School...baseball coach was David Smart...played center field and also pitched...swatted a team leading five home runs and slugged .568 in helping his squad to a 26-13 record and fourth consecutive appearance in the state playoffs his senior year...batted a team leading .457 with 42 hits and 34 runs as a junior, keying his squad to a 17-13 record...two-time all-region and Georgia High School Association (GHSA) All-State honoree...swatted .415 and scored 44 runs for the 643 Cougars travel squad that included fellow Paladin freshman Matt Lazzaro and posted a 68-4-2 record, won four Perfect Game (PG) Tournaments, and was ranked No. 6 nationally in 2016...named MVP of the PG 17U Evoshield Classic, he was a seven-time all-tournament honoree in 2016.

Personal: Full name is Robert Benjamin Anderson...born August 21, 1998, in LaGrange, Georgia...son of Ashley and Jay Anderson...sister, Emily, is a softball pitcher at Georgia Tech.