27 - Benton Yaun
Benton Yaun
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Blessed Trinity
Position: C/1B
Major: Business Management

2008: Platooned at first base with Matt Pitts, also saw some time behind the plate with 44 games and 32 starts ... Hit .236 with on home run, 14 RBI and 18 runs ... Led team with 306 putouts ... Eight of his 14 RBI came in Peach Belt contests ... Had his first collegiate hit Feb. 2 against Tampa, his first career home run came March 18 against Philadelphia ... His first career RBI was March 12 against Albany State ... PBC Bronze Scholar. 

High School: Graduated from Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in Roswell, Ga. ... Was Magna Cum Laude as well as received the Academic Athlete Award ... Member of the 2007 state championship team.

Personal: Son of Ben and the late Jean Marie Yaun ... Born April 4, 1989 ... Majoring in business management ... Came to GCSU because of it's unique campus and tradition of excellence on the baseball field ... Enjoys watching soccer and WWE RAW.

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H HR RBI SB-ATT
2008 .236 44-32 106 18 25 1 14 1-3