21 Alex Griffith
21 Alex Griffith
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bristol, VA
High School: Virginia HS
Previous College: Univ. of Pittsburgh
Position: C
Major: Supply Chain Management
Bats/Throws: R/R

FMU:  First-year player at FMU....Transfer from the University of Pittsburgh, where he played two seasons....A  very good defensive catcher that possesses the capability to control the running game....Will challenge for our starting catcher spot.....Could also play third base...Summer 2018 second-team All-NECBL Team selection.....2018 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All-Star (starting catcher)....2017 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All-Star selection....Summer of 2016 NYCBL All-Star....PITT: In 2017, hit .137 in 25 games with six runs scored and four driven in....In 2016, he appeared in nine contests.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Robert Alex Griffith in Beckley, W.V.
  • Graduate of Virginia High School
  • 3-time first-team All-Conference selection
  • First-team All-State recognition as a senior
  • Part of two state title winning squads in 2014 and 2015
  • Nickname is Griff

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Professional baseball player
  • Favorite Superhero: Spiderman
  • Favorite Athlete: Wilson Contreras
  • Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
  • Favorite Food: Macaroni and Cheese
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The Beach
  • Twitter Handle: @alexgriff15
  • Instagram Account: @alexgriff15
  • Your Motivation Music: Jason Aldean 
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: How close all the students are, It really feels like family
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Fishing 
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: To hold nothing back
  • Brush With Greatness: two-time NECBL All-Star, second-team All-NECBL Team in 2018 (summer)