Hits: *2, last 5/14 at Florida
Runs: *2, last 5/1 vs. Georgia
RBI: 3, 4/29 vs. Georgia
Walks: *2, last 5/6 at Texas A&M
HRs: *1, last 5/14 at Florida
Strikeouts: 3, 5/10 vs. Louisville
Coach Corbin Quote: Julian is another very directed young man. Mature, self-motivated, timely and caring teammate. He has all the qualities of a future leader well beyond his Vanderbilt years. Like several of his freshman teammates last year, Julian gave us a shot in the arm when he returned from a wrist injury to impact our lineup. He is a consummate worker and has a wonderful spirit about him.
2016 - Missed the first two months of the season with a broken wrist but hit six home runs in 26 games in the second half of the season, starting 22 and hitting .259 as a true freshman... Singled and struck out twice in NCAA Regional loss to Xavier 6/4... Went 0-for-3 in loss to Texas A&M 5/27 at SEC Tournament... Doubled and scored in loss to Ole Miss 5/26 at SEC Tournament... Hit a home run for second straight day in win over Texas A&M 5/25 as part of two-hit, two-run day... Came off the bench to hit pinch-hit homer in win over Missouri 5/24 in SEC Tournament opener... Matched a career-high with three strikeouts in win over Auburn G1 5/19... Started his first career game at 3B in win over Morehead State 5/17 going 1-for-4 with two RBI... Singled for his fifth hit of the weekend at Florida 5/15, going 5-for-12 in the series... Smashed his fourth home run of the season with a solo shot in the second inning at Florida 5/14... Singled twice in loss at Florida 5/13... Struck out a career-high three times in loss to Louisville 5/10, going 0-for-5... Went 0-for-3 at Texas A&M 5/7... Walked twice and scored a run in win at Texas A&M 5/6... Singled in loss at Texas A&M 5/5 to extend hitting streak to six games... Matched a career-high with three RBI in win vs. Western Kentucky 5/3 with a career-best two hits going for a double and a triple... Hit a first inning home run in win over Georgia 5/1, scoring two runs and walking twice... Doubled for the second straight day in win vs. Georgia 4/30 driving in a run for the third straight game... Drove in a career-high three runs in win over Georgia 4/29, scoring twice... Hit his second home run in just his fifth career start going 1-for-4 with two RBI vs. Austin Peay 4/26... Struck out twice and went 0-for-4 in loss at Tennessee 4/24... Singled in loss at Tennessee 4/23... Singled in win at Tennessee 4/22... Hit his first career home run in his first career start (1B), scoring two runs in win over Central Arkansas 4/19... Made his collegiate debut in win vs. Middle Tennessee 4/12 singling as a pinch hitter... SUMMER BALL - Played in 25 games for Brewster in the Cape Cod League hitting .205 with two home runs and nine RBI.
High School - Named an All-American by Perfect Game after helping Westminister Christian to the Florida state championship... Holds the Florida state record for home runs in a single season with BBCOR bats with 13... Tagged the as the Miami Dade Player of the Year in 2015 and Hitter of the Year in 2014 and 2015... Helped Warriors win Regional titles 2012-13 and 2015 and District titles 2012-15... Captained baseball team as a junior and senior... Lettered in basketball and baseball... Played summer/high school ball with several Division I players including Daniel Reyes (Florida), Elih Marrero (Mississippi State), Romy Gonzalez (Miami), Jonathan India (Florida) and Adrian Mayans (Davidson).
Academics - Infante is majoring in economics.
Personal - Julian Joseph Infante... Born 9/24/96 in Miami, Fla.... Son of Mati and Joseph Infante... Has on sister, Taylor... Parents were both born in Cuba... Nickname is Juls... Favorites include: Josh Donaldson (player), New York Yankees (team), 300 (movie), Arrow (TV show), Channing Tatum (actor), sushi (meal), The Weeknd (musician), bananas (late night snack)... Says he would be a public speaker if he was not an athlete... Lists Channing Tatum as the actor that would play him in a movie... Uses different as the one word to describe himself... Roommates with Maddux Conger... Names hitting a game-leading double off the wall in the state championship game as his most memorable athletic moment... Chose Vanderbilt "because I believe that it can provide me with the resources to become the man I want to be. Vanderbilt allows me to use all the talents God provided me with."
Offense erupts for 16 hits on Sunday
Kendall, Infante lead way in loss
Game scheduled to resume Saturday at 8 p.m. CT
Weather forecast pushes season opener up to Thursday
VandyBoys triathlon, early morning usher in Omaha Challenge
Baseball headshots w/ hat 2017. (Howell)
Vanderbilt rallied by Texas A&M 6-5 on Wednesday morning at the SEC Tournament.
Vanderbilt topped Missouri 7-0 Tuesday morning at the SEC Tournament.
Vanderbilt takes on Louisville for the Battle for the Barrel Tuesday evening at Hawkins Field.
Vanderbilt vs. Georgia in baseball action Friday night at Hawkins Field.