20 Christian Umphlett
20 Christian Umphlett
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: So.
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
High School: South Mecklenburg HS
Position: RHP
Major: Business Economics
Bats/Throws: R/R

FMU: First-year player at FMU.....Signed during 2016 early signing period....Big right-handed pitcher that can also hit.....The sky is the limit for him with the potential that we’ve seen so far.....Will have a big opportunity to prove himself right away....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2017....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2017 (spring).

PERSONAL:  Born Christian Michael Umphlett in Charlotte, N.C....A product of South Mecklenburg High School, where he played for head coach Jon Tuscan....4-year letterman....All-Conference as a senior....Ranked 6th-best first baseman in North Carolina by Perfect game....2016 Atlantic Region honorable mention....Was a member of the Sabres’ 2013 state championship squad....In 2015, also suited up for the South Charlotte Panthers and batted an impressive .432.....Batted .380 during 2015 fall ball season.

PERSONAL FAVORITES: As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Pro baseball player....Favorite Superhero when growing up: Batman....Favorite Athlete: Cam Newton....Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox and Carolina Panthers....Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump....Favorite TV Show: That 70's Show....Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese....Favorite Vacation Spot: Boone, NC....Favorite Sport Other than Your Own: Football....Favorite Website: Spotify....Favorite Social Media Site: Instagram....Twitter Handle: cumphlett9 ....Instagram Account: christian_umphlett ....Your Motivation Music: Led Zeppelin....Favorite Thing About FMU: Baseball program....Favorite Off-Field Activity: Playing basketball....Goals for Upcoming Season: Win the conference tournament....Hobbies: Golfing and fishing....Interesting Notes: Grandfather played three years in the big leagues, one with the Red Sox and two with the Washington Senators.