Senior Pitcher Becomes Unprecedented Fifth Colonial to Appear in Premier Summer League
Duo to Represent West Division on July 23
Swiggart Named MCL All-Star; Campbell Makes SportsCenter Top10
Four Colonials to Play in Renowned Cape Cod League
Muhl Named to First Team; Metz Tabbed for All-Rookie Squad
Summer 2016: Played for the Wareham Gateman in the Cape Cod League ... named a West Division All-Star, one of two for GW in Summer 2016 (Eddie Muhl, Cotuit Keetleers) ... played in 38 games with starts in the middle infield and all three outfield positions ... batted .280 with six doubles, one home run and 13 RBIs .... also stole 13 bases in 16 attempts ... totaled eight multiple-hit games.
2016: Started 54 games in the field (49 at 2B, 4 at DH, 1 at SS) and nine games as a pitcher with seven starts ... hit .252 with 25 runs, seven doubles, two triples and 11 RBIs ... drew 12 walks and went 9-for-12 in stolen base attempts ... finished second on team with 218 at-bats ... six errors in 260 chances in the field (.977) ... 14 multiple-hit games ... hit safely in nine consecutive games from March 1-15, batting .459 (17-for-37) with four runs, three doubles, three RBIs and two stolen bases ... batted .462 (6-for-13) in three games at Atlantic 10 Championship with three runs, one double and one stolen base ... went 4-for-5 with one run and one double in 6-1 win over Saint Louis (May 25) at A-10 Championship ... went 2-5 with 5.97 ERA across 31.2 innings ... totaled 14 strikeouts and 11 walks.
2015: Named to Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Four-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week ... two-way threat, starting 41 games at 2B and appearing in 13 games as a pitcher with 11 starts ... ranked second on team with 30 runs scored and 19 stolen bases ... tied for second on team with .306 batting average ... 19 multiple-hit games ... totaled eight doubles and 13 RBIs ... opened season on 10-game hit streak, batting .415 (17-for-41) with four doubles, four RBis and six stolen bases ... led starting pitchers with 3.23 ERA ... 3-3 record as pitcher with 37 strikeouts and 14 walks in 61.1 innings ... limited regional power Long Beach State to four hits across seven scoreless innings with no walks and eight strikeouts, retiring the final 11 batters in a row, on March 11 ... named to Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team after batting .462 with one double, two RBIs across four games.
High School: 10th-ranked player and top shortstop in the state of Maryland by Perfect Game ... finished a dominant senior season batting .462 as Poolesville's starting shortstop while also posting a 7-0 record, 0.15 ERA and 70 strikeouts as a pitcher ... MSABC Maryland All-State selection ... Washington Post First Team All-Met as a senior ... Gazette Player of the Year as a senior ... Preseason All-State selection prior to both senior and junior ... Batted .410 and led league in strikeouts while being named both Player and Pitcher of the Year as sophomore ... Perfect Game Underclass All-American and All-Region team selection ... First Team All-Division selection as a freshman ... MSABC Preseason All-State Team selection in 2013 and 2014 ... 2013 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention in 2013 ... Played in the Perfect Game Junior Nationals (Minneapolis, Minn., 2012), WWBA Underclass World Championship game (2012), South Atlantic Border Battle, WWBA National Championship (2013) ... Helped team to WWBA National Championship in Jupiter, Fla., in 2013 ... Maryland Futures Team selection in 2012 & 2013 ... Crabfest All-American selection in 2013 & 2014.
Personal: Born Robert Douglas Metz on 7/29/96 in Gaithersburg, MD ... son of Jamie and Robert Metz ... has one brother, Colin ... undecided on major.
Metz's Career Batting Statistics
Metz's Career Pitching Statistics
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