5 Mark McCants
Mark McCants

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Flower Mound, Texas

High School:
Flower Mound

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
OF



04/16/2014

Baseball Moves Past Hartford, 4-2

Black Knights Pick Up Non-League Road Win

04/23/2013

Army Battles Marist In WRWD Hudson Valley Baseball Classic

Hudson Valley Rivals Battle At Dutchess Stadium Beginning At 7 PM

04/21/2013

Army Splits Sunday Doubleheader With Bucknell

Alex Robinett Pitches Black Knights to Game One Victory

04/20/2013

Army Sweeps Doubleheader From Bucknell

Chris Rowley Tosses Four-Hit Shutout in Opener

04/14/2013

Army Completes Four-Game Sweep Of Lafayette

Patrick Mescher & Jacob Page Combine for Eight Hits & Seven RBI

06/02/2012

Rich DeMarco talks with Zach Price and Mark McCants following Army's NCAA Charlottesville Regional matchup against Virginia.

Rich DeMarco talks with Zach Price and Mark McCants following Army's matchup with Virginia in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional.

03/25/2012

Highlights and reaction following the baseball doubleheader between Army and Harvard.

Highlights and reaction following the baseball doubleheader between Army and Harvard.

MISCELLANEOUS: Developing outfield prospect within the Army program ... has gap power and competes at the plate ... still evolving defensively ... has excelled as the Black Knights' primary designated hitter each of the past two seasons ... has a knack for producing clutch hits ... drove in the game-winning RBI in the Patriot League Championship Series each of the past two seasons ... will see more time in the outfield as he continues to develop ... two-year letterman.

MILESTONES: Named to the All-Patriot League first team as a designated hitter following productive freshman season ... selected to the All-Patriot League second team at designated hitter this year ... named to the inaugural Preseason All-Patriot League Team as designated hitter prior to the 2013 campaign ... earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team at the Patriot League Tournament this spring after batting .467 during the event.

2013: Started all 39 games in which he appeared ... ranked second on the team with a .314 batting average ... listed among Army's leaders with six doubles, 10 stolen bases, two triples, 24 RBI and 245 runs scored ... also boasted a .387 slugging percentage and a .412 on-base percentage ... recorded at least one hit in each of Army's Patriot League Tournament games ... batted .467 with five runs scored and four RBI to lead the Black Knights to their second consecutive conference title ... posted a .600 slugging percentage and .556 on-base percentage during the four-game stretch ... went 3-for-5 with three RBI in the final game of the PLCS against Holy Cross (May 19) ... delivered the "walk-off" single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to send Army to the championship victory ... recorded 10 multiple-hit games, including a pair of three-hit performances ... went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and one RBI against Siena (March 26) ... had two hits and career-best three runs scored versus Yale (March 9) ... was 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored against Nyack (May 4) ... also recorded two hits opposite UNCG (Feb. 15), Liberty (March 1), Lafayette (April 14), Bucknell (April 20) ... ripped first career triple against Lehigh (April 6) ... added second triple versus Holy Cross (May 19).

2012: Appeared in 46 games with 34 starts ... batted .246 with 28 RBI and 23 runs scored ... blasted two home runs and one double ... had three multiple-hit games ... registered five multiple-RBI showings ... collected a career-high three hits in game at Navy, going 3-for-3 with two runs scored in third game of four-game series ... season-high four RBI versus Harvard ... matched that total against Lafayette in the Patriot League Tournament ... provided the game-winning RBI against Holy Cross in the final game of the Patriot League Championship Series, hitting a sacrifice fly to break a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the seventh inning.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Marte Amrine at Flower Mound High ... named the District 8-5A Hitter of the Year as a senior ... played in the North Texas High School All-Star Game that season as well ... captained squad as a senior ... established single-season school records for batting average (.472) and triples (five) as a junior ... ranks second on the school's single-season ledger for stolen bases (21) ... tabbed District 6-5A Newcomer of the Year in 2010 ... earned honorable mention all-state plaudits as a junior ... was an honorable mention selection to the Rawlings All-Texas Region preseason team prior to his senior campaign ... named Freshman MVP of the team in 2008.

PERSONAL: Given name is Mark Joseph McCants ... born Oct. 19, 1992, in Austin, Texas ... parents' names are Jim and Cathleen McCants ... has one brother, Matt ... mother, Cathleen, attended Duke University on a gymnastics scholarship ... cousin, Lt. Greg Guiney, graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2011 ... paternal grandfather, Lt. Col (ret.) Arthur W. McCants graduated from The Citadel and flew helicopters in the United States Air Force ... cousin, Sean McMullen, plays baseball at LSU ... learned to walk while vacationing at Disney World ... plays golf right-handed ... enjoys spending time with friends ... majoring in Engineering Management.

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