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Rock Rucker
Rock Rucker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Russell County

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 216

Position:
OF

B-T:
L-L

2013 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Saw action in two games ... Walked in first career plate appearance, came around to score vs. Maine (2/16) ... Got first career at-bat vs. Kennesaw State (2/26).

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Tony Rasmus at Russell County as a senior and Marvin Pruitt at Redan prior to that ... Ranked 128th high school prospect by Perfect Game (2012) ... Ranked 253rd draft prospect by Baseball America ... Hit .382 with eight home runs and 41 RBI in 2012 ... Was also 7-0 with a 0.76 ERA in 37 innings, striking out 70 ... 2012 ASWA 5A State Hitter of the Year ... 2012 ASWA All-State 5A First Team outfielder ... Ranked No. 130 high school prospect by Perfect Game (2011) ... Also played for Chad Raley and Marucci Elite ... Hit .450 with 10 home runs and 39 RBI in 2011 ... 2011 Perfect Game National Showcase invitee ... East Coast Pro Showcase invitee ... Area Code Showcase invitee ... 2011 All-DeKalb County ... MLB Breakthrough Series invitee.

PERSONAL
Rock Christian Joseph Rucker ... Son of Orrin (Chip) and Darcey Rucker ... Has four siblings: Jillian (30), Dominique (27), Bianca (22) and Jazmine (17) ... Father played basketball at Northeastern University under Jim Calhoun and was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the ninth round of the 1981 NBA Draft ... Major: pre-radio television and film.

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