Chris Westervelt, Stetson University
The second ASUN Hall of Famer from Stetson’s storied baseball program, Chris Westervelt was a complete student-athlete who earned recognition on and off the field.
On the diamond, Westervelt was a two-time ASUN Player of the Year (2002, 2004) who finished his career with a .350 batting average, 44 doubles, 35 home runs and 135 RBI in 190 career games. During his two best seasons, Westervelt hit .403 (2002) and .385 (2004) and earned a total of four All-America awards. In 2002, he was selected to the Collegiate Baseball Second-Team and Baseball America Third-Team. In 2004 he followed that with All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and College Baseball Insider.
Also a two-time all-region selection, Westervelt helped Stetson to NCAA Regionals in 2001, 2002 and 2003 and the Hatters won a total of 162 games during his four seasons. His career batting average ranks 10th in school history, while he also ranks seventh in slugging percentage (.587) and fourth in home runs. In the classroom, Westervelt also starred as a two-time First Team CoSIDA Academic All-American (2002, 2004).
He was drafted in the 11th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004 and is currently a Director for Business Development for CSDC Systems, Inc., in Orlando, Fla.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Two-Time ASUN Player of the Year (2002, 2004)
Collegiate Baseball Second-Team All-American (2002)
Baseball America Third-Team All-American (2002)
Collegiate Baseball All-American (2004)
College Baseball Insider All-American (2004)
Two-Time CoSIDA Academic All-American (2002, 2004)