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2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 34. Derek Fisher (Virginia)

DerekFisherVirginiaCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 34 with Derek Fisher from Virginia. The Rexmont, Pennsylvania native attended Cedar Crest High School where he had an outstanding career including being named all-state three times. He hit .484 with 12 home runs and 31 RBI as a senior. He was selected by Texas Rangers in sixth round of 2011 MLB Draft but decided to head to Virginia. 

As a freshman, he appeared in 53 games, starting 50 (15 at DH, 35 in LF); started final 42 games, including last 28 in LF. He hit .288 with seven homers and 50 RBI. He finished 10th in the nation with eight triples while having a slugging percentage .507.

His sophomore season saw he start 55 games with an on base percentage of .405 with a .293 batting average, seven homers and 47 RBI. He continued his strong campaign in the summer playing in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Harwich Mariners playing in forty games with a .313 average driving in 21 runs while being named a CCBL All-Star.

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