17 - Sean Karson
Sean Karson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Trinity Prep
Position: INF
Major: Chemistry
Bats/Throws: R/R

2014: Played in 33 games for MIT as a senior, starting 26 at third base … Academic All-Conference … finished second on the team with a .333 batting average, driving 21 runs … second among regular players with a .383 on-base percentage … top-10 in the NEWMAC in average … one of five players that reached double figures in games with multiple hits (10) … second on the squad with seven multi-RBI games … went 2-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored in the season opener at the Apprentice School (3/14) … 2-for-6 with a pair of RBI against Tufts (3/16) … three hits and a stolen base against Springfield (3/25) … 3-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base against Clark (3/29) … after driving in two in the first game of the series against Emerson, went 4-for-5 in the second game (4/5), driving in two and scoring twice … season best three RBI against WPI (4/17) on a pair of hits … next game went 4-for-6 at Amherst (4/9), bringing home a pair … 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBI at Curry (4/14) … 2-for-4 with a double against UMass Boston (4/24), plating a pair.

2013: Did not play baseball.

2012: Played in 34 games and started 28 as a sophomore ... CoSIDA Academic All-District... Academic All-NEWMAC ... seventh highest batting average in the NEWMAC at .350... drove in 18 runs and scored 22... had 35 hits in 100 at-bats ... had two 3-5 games in a series against Clark (4/13-4/15) driving in a total of three runs and scoring four ... went 2-4 in a win against Worcester State (4/18) with two RBI's ... had three RBI's at Suffolk (5/7) in the season finale ... had a seven game hitting streak from 4/9 till 4/20... during the streak he batted .540...stole 11 bases.

2011: Starter at third base for MIT as a freshman … appeared in 34 games with 27 starts … hit .323 with 16 RBI … seven multiple-hit games … two hits in four trips to the plate, driving in a pair at Coast Guard (4/2) … went 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI at Clark (4/16)  … put together a seven-game hitting streak near the end of the season … hit .550 in that stretch, driving in seven runs and scoring four times.

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in chemistry … internships with Brookhaven National Laboratory, ExxonMobil, and DiscoveRx … research in MIT”s Tidor Lab on computational protein engineering … research in MIT’s Essigmann Lab in chemistry/biological engineering … MIT Web Programming Competition - 2nd Place … Simmons Hall House Chair … Simmons Hall Technology Committee.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Trinity Preparatory School … most valuable defensive player … Coach’s Award … Joe Braddy Award … George Austin Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award … White House Science Fair … Siemens Competition national winner … National Merit Finalist … Cum Laude Society … National Honor Society … Spanish Honor Society.