5 Kevin Lachance
5 - Kevin Lachance
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Clifton, Va.
High School: Centreville
Position: IF
B/T: R/R

2015: Played and started in every game for the Retrievers in 2015... Along with Andrew Casali (CF), the only other player to play and start in every game at the same position... Hit .270 on the year, finishing with 57 hits... Smacked ten doubles, one triple and two home runs in 2015... Scored a team high 38 runs while driving in 26... Tied teammate Anthony Gatto for most stolen bases in a single season with 29... Holds the record for most stolen bases in a career with 54... Led the Retriever offense against UMass Lowell back on April 19, going 3-5 from the plate with a triple and a home run, scoring three times... Went 2-5 against Albany on May 9, including the game winning RBI off a walk-off single... Named to the America East All-Conference Second Team.

2014: Started and played in all 46 games at short stop for the Retrievers as a sophomore… One of three Retrievers (Andrew Casali – CF; Vince Corbi – 2B) to start each game at the same position… Hit .256 on the season, collecting 46 base hits, the second-highest total on the team… Recorded 11 multi-hit games… Led the team in runs with 30 while also driving in 13… Stole a team-high 12 bases as the Retrievers swiped 62 bags on the year, the second-highest total in school history… Drew 23 walks while striking out 20 times… Had a hit in seven straight games from March 15-27… Hit .423 over that span, connecting for four multi-hit games… Scored seven runs during the streak… Registered three hits in a game twice (March 1 at William and Mary; March 10 at Elon)… Went 1-for-4, but drew three walks, and scored once as the Retrievers took down Maine, 7-6, in 12 innings at Alumni Field on March 23 to give UMBC’s its first-ever series win over the team’s conference rivals… Drove in the game’s first run with a double in the season-finale at Maine on May 18 as UMBC defeated the Black Bears, 2-1… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2013: Selected as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper… Named to the 2013 America East All-Conference Second Team and All-Rookie Team as a shortstop… Started and played in all but one game for UMBC as a freshman, 45 of which came as the starting shortstop for the Retrievers… Led UMBC in hitting with a .303 batting average, collecting a team-best 53 hits, 15 of them for extra bases… Recorded a team-high 13 multi-hit games, including two 4-hit games… Hit his first career homerun on April 9 versus Delaware… Registered UMBC’s longest hit streak of the year, ten games, which spanned March 24-Apr. 9… Notched two 4-hit games during the season (March 29 at Stony Brook; May 9 at Coppin State)… Stole 13 bases during the season… Named the America East Rookie of the Week on May 13 after hitting .474 (9-for-19) against Coppin State and conference rival Hartford… Went 1-for-4 in the team’s season opener against College World Series participant N.C. State at the season-opening Caravelle Resort’s Baseball at the Beach Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. … Recognized on the America East Honor Roll.

Background: Three-time Scholar Athlete Award winner at Centreville High School… In 2011 was named First Team All-Concorde District and an Honorable Mention to the All-Northern Region squad... Also named offensive MVP for his high school squad in 2011... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Andy and Christine Lachance...Father played baseball at Johns Hopkins University...Has two brothers, Steven and Daniel... Plans to major in economics... Born July 2, 1994.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2013 .303 47-47 175 21 53 12 2 1 19 72 .411 15 2 22 1 .363 1 2 13-19 86 149 8 .967
2014 .256 46-46 180 30 46 8 0 0 13 54 .300 23 2 20 3
.345 1 0 12-14
76 128 13 .940
2015.27054-54211385710122675.355283260.3621429-348916716.941
Career .276 147-147 566 89 156 30 3 3 58 201 .355 66 7 68 4 .357 3 6 54-67 251 444 37 .949