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

2011: Played in 45 games, starting 34 ... Hit .238 in 130 at-bats, driving in 23 ... Tallied 31 hits, with nine doubles and a pair of home runs ... Fielded an impressive .976, mostly as first base ... PBC Bronze Scholar.

2010: Played in 36 games, starting 28 … Batted .282, drove in 19 RBI and scored 24 runs … Had a slugging percentage of .400 and an on-base percentage of .394 … Awarded Presidential Scholar Honor Roll.

2009: Redshirted season ... PBC Presidential Scholar.

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 under Andy Harlin.

Personal: Son of Ben and the late Jean Marie Yaun ... Born April 4, 1989 ... Majoring in business management ... Came to Georgia College because of it's unique campus and tradition of excellence on the baseball field ... Enjoys watching “Dexter” on TV … Biggest thrill in sports was crushing a double against Tampa in the 2010 World Series.


Year AVG GP-GS AB R H HR RBI SB-ATT
2011 .238 45-34 130 25 31 2 23 2-3
2010 .282 36-28 110 24 31 1 19 0-0
2008 .236 44-32 106 18 25 1 14 1-3
TOT .259 80-60 216 42 56 2 33 1-3