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Top 100 Countdown: 77. Michael O’Neill (Michigan)

MichaelONeillCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

Coming in at number 77 is Michigan junior outfielder Michael O’Neill. The 6’1 195 pounder is a graduate of Olentangy Liberty where he was a three year letter winner while being named first team All-Ohio.

As a freshman in 2011, he led Michigan in batting average (.307), hits (67), triples (2) and stolen bases (30). He was an unanimous member of the Big Ten All Freshman team while being named second team All-Conference. He was also named a freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball News.

As a sophomore in 2012, he led Michigan with a .327 batting average, .525 slugging percentage and 12 doubles. He was also 5th in the Big Ten in stolen bases with 19 and sixth in slugging percentage.

He spent the summer of 2012 in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Falmouth Commodores where he played in 44 games. He finished the summer with a .263 average with five homers and 18 RBI

You can check out the rest of our Top 100 by clicking here.