Clint Moore bio
Courtesy: Army Athletic Communications
MISCELLANEOUS: Regarded as one nation's top shortstops ... impact player within Army program since arrival at Academy ... steady defensive player with plus range and excellent arm strength ... possesses outstanding instincts and tremendous feel for game ... slick-fielding middle infielder ... capable of making play deep in hole ... sound fundamental performer ... boasts soft hands and quick feet around second base bag ... hard-nosed competitor with fiery on-field demeanor ... plays game with great deal of passion ... enjoys getting uniform dirty ... boasts dangerous power to all fields ... line-drive hitter with ability to spray ball to all fields ... one of Patriot League's most feared run-producers ... capable of carrying team for long stretches ... features valued home run power ... began career as Black Knights' leadoff batter ... shifted over to third spot in head coach Joe Sottolano's order during sophomore year and has maintained role ever since ... responded as one of nation's top run-producers ... excellent situational hitter ... savvy base runner ... dangerous catalyst for Black Knights' offense ... within striking distance of a host of Army career records offensively ... name already sprinkled heavily throughout Black Knights' single season and career top 10 lists ... could see additional action on pitcher's mound this season ... hard-throwing right-hander with ability to touch low-90s on radar gun ... features snapping breaking ball as well ... could start or relieve providing Army with a bit of depth off mound ... elected to serve as one of team's co-captains this spring ... three-year letterman.
MILESTONES: American Baseball Coaches Association NCAA Division I All-America Third Team selection at shortstop position as a sophomore ... named to American Baseball Coaches Association Northeast Region First Team ... Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist that year as well ... garnered third consecutive First Team All-Patriot League certificate at shortstop last spring ... named one of six finalists for the AAU Sullivan Award, which honors the nation's outstanding amateur athlete ... known as the "Oscar" of sports awards, and older than The Heisman Trophy, the AAU Sullivan Award honors the outstanding amateur athlete in the United States ... finished second in conference player of year voting as a junior ... chosen to All-Austin Regional Team ... named honorable mention All-America by Ping! Baseball magazine ... chosen to Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America team as chosen by Collegiate Baseball magazine ... Patriot League Rookie of the Year in 2008 ... established Academy freshman standards in base hits (69), at-bats (197), multiple-hit games (22), stolen bases (14) and total bases (105) ... at-bat and base-hit figures were surpassed by teammate Zach Price following spring ... owns single season Academy records for multiple-hit games (25) and multi-RBI contests (20) ... established both figures as a sophomore ... holds career standards in multiple-RBI games (41) and slugging percentage (.606) as well ... ranks eighth on Army's career batting average chart with solid .355 mark ... also lists second in runs scored (139), third in triples (11), home runs (24) and runs batted in (137), fourth in doubles (40) and seventh in base hits (189) ... stands within striking distance of existing standards in all those categories ... enters final campaign 26 runs scored, four triples, four home runs, 15 RBI, seven doubles, and 68 base hits shy of current career records in those respective categories ... well-represented on Army's single-season leaderboard as well ... holds third and 10th spots on Black Knights' single season runs scored chart (58 in 2009, 46 in 2008) ... stands tied for third on single season triples list (5 in 2009) ... ranks fourth on Army's single season home runs chart (11 in 2009) ... lists second in doubles (18 in 2009), third in runs batted in (65 in 2009), and sixth and 10th in base hits (73 in 2009, 69 in 2008) ... also ranks10th in triples (4 in 2010) ... selected College Baseball Insider.com Northeast Player of the Week on strength of torrid late-season stretch last spring ... also named to National Allstar Lineup ... gained Army Athletic Association Athlete of the Week and Patriot League Player of Week laurels on strength of span ... tied Army single-game record with six base hits in 2008 season finale versus Sacred Heart ... sole owner of single game base hits record by Black Knight at Doubleday Field ... cited among Patriot League's "Top Players to Watch" by Collegiate Baseball magazine each of past two winters ... garnered multiple hits in 57 of 147 career contests ... boasts sterling .456 career on-base mark ... successful on 28 of 37 career stolen base attempts ... named to 2010 Ping! Baseball magazine Preseason All-American Second Team ... listed as Patriot League's "Top Defensive Infielder" by Patriot League coaches in preseason poll conducted by collegebaseballinsider.com last winter ... cited as one of conference's "Three Best Pure Hitters" and "The Hitter You Least Want to Face" in same rankings ... projected as one of three Patriot League "Players of the Year" by Collegiate Baseball magazine a year ago ... selected as the starting designated hitter in the annual Cape Cod League All-Star Game which was played at Fenway Park last July ... also was named the Manny Robello 10th Player Award recipient ... honor is presented each year to the player who performs above and beyond expectations ... additionally awarded the Fred Ebbett 10th Player Award for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod League ... unanimously selected as the Patriot League's best defensive infielder by conference coaches in a preseason poll conducted by collegebaseballinsider.com ... was also cited as having the top infield arm in the league and as one of the best pure hitters in the conference.
2010: First Team All-Patriot League selection at shortstop for third consecutive season ... named one of six finalists for the AAU Sullivan Award, which honors the nation's outstanding amateur athlete ... known as the "Oscar" of sports awards, and older than The Heisman Trophy, the AAU Sullivan Award honors the outstanding amateur athlete in the United States ... hit .311 with eight doubles, four triples, seven home runs, 35 runs scored and 33 runs batted in ... piled up 84 total bases ... posted .556 slugging percentage and .418 on-base mark ... appeared in 44 of 45 contests ... started each of those games at shortstop position ... topped team in runs scored, triples and walks (31) ... ranked second in home runs and total bases ... fell one shy of team lead in both categories ... also ranked third among team leaders in slugging percentage and on-base percentage ... hit .345 with runners in scoring position ... successfully scored a runner from third base with less than two outs on 8 of 9 occasions (.889) ... ranked second among team leaders with 14 two-out runs batted in ... registered 10 multiple-hit games ... shared team lead with nine multi-RBI showings ... listed among Patriot League leaders in triples (T2nd), home runs (T7th), slugging percentage (11th), walks (T12th), batted .328 with six doubles, two home runs, 16 runs scored and 11 runs batted in during 20 Patriot League affairs ... topped team with 32 total bases and .525 slugging percentage in conference action ... hit safely in 32 of 44 contests overall ... notched one four-hit performance ... rapped out three hits three times ... scored at least two runs on 11 occasions ... opened season with 4-for-5 showing at plate against Dayton ... homered, scored two runs and registered five RBI in that impressive outing ... went 3-for-4 with four runs batted in to lead spring-break victory over Long Island ... also collected three hits twice against Lafayette ... enjoyed stellar series versus Leopards ... batted .600 (11-20) with two doubles, two home runs, seven runs scored and six runs batted in during five-game stretch that included four-game series opposite Lafayette ... posted .950 slugging percentage and .591 on-base mark during best week of season ... led Army to series victory over Lafayette by collecting nine hits in 15 plate appearances (.550) ... added five runs scored and three runs batted in ... excelled in final doubleheader against Leopards ... paced doubleheader sweep with 5-for-7 at plate ... drilled a home run, scored four runs and drove in three others during standout twinbill ... series win helped Black Knights clinch at least share of third straight regular season Patriot League title ... rewarded for his efforts with second career Patriot League Player of the Week citing ... put forth solid series against Holy Cross ... registered six runs scored and five RBI during four-game set opposite Crusaders ... smacked home runs against Dayton, Cornell, Holy Cross, Hofstra, Lafayette, New York Tech and Bucknell ... drew pair of mound appearances ... fired one shutout inning of relief opposite Seton Hall ... allowed three runs on four hits in two innings out of bullpen versus Hofstra ... saddled with loss in that outing.
2009: Named to American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) NCAA Division I All-America Third Team ... selected to ABCA Northeast Region First Team ... one of just five Northeast Regional team members to be selected to the ABCA's national All America team ... one of 15 semifinalists for Brooks Wallace Award, presented annually to nation's top shortstop by the College Baseball Foundation. ... repeated as first team All-Patriot League selection ... finished second in conference player of year voting ... chosen to All-Austin Regional Team ... named honorable mention All-America by Ping! Baseball magazine ... authored one of most prolific offensive seasons in Army history ... batted .395 with 18 doubles, five triples, 11 home runs, 58 runs scored and 65 runs batted in ... posted slugging percentage of .724 and on-base mark of .494 ... piled up 134 total bases ... figure fell just one behind single season school record set by teammate Joey Henshaw last spring ... went 10-for-14 in stolen base attempts ... registered remarkable fielding percentage of .971 ... helped Army set new team record for double plays (66) ... participated in 38 twin-killings from shortstop position ... established new single season school records for both multi-hit (25) and multi-RBI (20) games ... batted safely in 43 of 53 outings ... hit .378 with runners in scoring position ... batted safely in 43 of 53 outings overall ... seasonal totals rank among Army single-season leaders in doubles (2nd), runs batted in (3rd), runs scored (3rd), home runs (4th), triples (5th) and base hits (6th) ... ranked among national leaders in sacrifice flies (14th), slugging percentage (42nd), on-base percentage (43rd), triples per game (69th), runs batted in per game (72nd), runs batted in (81st), batting average (86th) and runs per game (139th) ... topped Army in batting average, doubles, triples, slugging percentage, on-base percentage and sacrifice flies ... ranked second in walks, runs scored, runs batted in, home runs and total bases, third in base hits ... led Patriot League in doubles, triples, slugging percentage and on-base percentage ... finished second in batting average, runs scored (one short of league lead), runs batted in, total bases (one shy of league lead) and walks .... batted .433 with seven doubles, three triples, three home runs, 23 runs scored and 28 RBI in 20 Patriot League tilts ... recorded .761 slugging percentage in those outings ... batted .417 with runners on base in Patriot League action ... hit .464 with runners in scoring position versus conference opponents ... batted safely in each of final 11 regular season Patriot League tilts ... authored amazing nine-game late-season stretch ... batted .581 with three doubles, three triples, six home runs, 21 runs scored and 26 RBI ... fashioned a 1.452 slugging percentage and .667 on-base mark during that span ... selected College Baseball Insider.com Northeast Player of the Week and Patriot League Player of the Week on strength of that torrid late-season stretch ... also named to National Allstar Lineup and gained Army Athletic Association Athlete of the Week honors based on those efforts ... slapped three hits on five occasions overall ... registered at least three runs batted in 11 times ... drove in four runs in four games ... recorded five RBI on two other occasions ... authored season-long 12-game hitting streak ... hit safely in each of season's final seven games ... put forth outstanding showing at Austin Regional ... batted .417 with one double, one home run, three runs scored and three runs batted in during four-game showing en route to all-regional selection ... posted .750 slugging percentage and .611 on-base mark ... handled 18 defensive chances flawlessly ... registered four-RBI showings against Ohio, USC-Upstate and NJIT (twice) ... Black Knights went 4-0 in those games ... drove in five runs to pace wins over Iona and Lehigh ... keyed Army's victory over Marist in WPDH Hudson Valley Baseball Classic with stellar showing at plate ... went 3-for-5 with one double, one triple, two runs scored and two runs batted in versus Red Foxes ... made four relief appearances on pitcher's mound as well.
2008: Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America choice as selected by Collegiate Baseball magazine ... Patriot League Rookie of the Year ... first team All-Patriot selection at shortstop ... joined Andy Ernesto as only Army players to start all 50 contests ... immediately assumed Black Knights' starting job at shortstop ... gained leadoff role atop Army batting order instantly as well ... maintained both key roles throughout season ... third Army freshman to be named Patriot League Rookie of the Year ... third freshman in West Point history to earn first team All-Patriot League honors ... batted .350 with 14 doubles, two triples, six home runs, 46 runs scored and 39 runs batted in ... finished with .533 slugging percentage and .446 on-base mark ... topped team in at-bats (197), base hits (69), runs scored, total bases (105), walks (28), stolen bases (14), two-out RBI (23) and multiple-hit games (22) ... ranked second among team leaders in batting average ... listed among Patriot League leaders in nine offensive categories ... paced conference freshmen in five areas ... ranked fourth in conference in base hits, total bases and on-base percentage, fifth in RBI, and sixth in home runs, doubles and slugging percentage ... first freshman in Army history to lead team in base hits, total bases, runs scored or stolen bases ... posted 12 multiple-RBI efforts ... established Academy freshman standards in base hits, at-bats, multiple-hit games, stolen bases and total bases ... base hits and total bases figures ranked sixth on Army's overall single-season lists ... fell one multi-hit game shy of overall single season school standard in that category ... batted .448 with runners in scoring position and .397 with runners on base ... hit safely in 37 of 50 contests ... drove in at least three runs on six occasions ... scored at least two runs 12 times ... slapped at least three hits on seven occasions ... successfully advanced 54 of 90 base runners (.600) ... plated seven of 12 runners from third base with less than two outs (.583) ... saved finest offensive performance for Black Knights' season finale against Sacred Heart ... led record-setting 27-12 victory over Pioneers by tying single game Army record with six hits ... went 6-for-7 with one double, one home run, four runs scored and four runs batted in ... standard first established by Eric Wolf in 1992 ... sole owner of single game base hits record by Army player at Doubleday Field ... collected season-best 10 total bases that game ... posted pair of two-home run efforts ... smashed two homers against both Dartmouth and Bucknell ... went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and season-best five runs batted in to lead extra-inning defeat of Bison ... forced extra frames with dramatic game-tying, three-run homer with one out in bottom of ninth inning ... made two relief appearances on pitcher's mound as well.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Alan Ashkinazy at Grimsley High ... all-state selection following outstanding senior season ... all-area choice as well ... enjoyed great success at-bat and on pitcher's mound ... posted amazing .529 batting average during final campaign ... served as team captain that year ... named to Team USA Tournament of Stars squad ... helped AAU team to national championship in 2002 ... member of French Club, Delta Epsilon Chi Association Club and National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Given name is Larry Clinton Moore ... born June 22, 1989, in Greensboro, N.C. ... parents' names are Sharon and Kevan Moore ... grandfather, Jim Geiger, served in U.S. Army, reaching rank of captain ... enjoys playing golf in spare time ... majoring in Human Geography.