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Whit Merrifield

Whit Merrifield 3 LF

Omaha Storm Chasers

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Whitley David Merrifield
  • Age: 25 (January 24, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Advance, NC
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 175
  • Draft: Round 9 (2010, KC)
  • School: South Carolina
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Whit Merrifield Career Stats

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Whit Merrifield Awards and Honors

Whit Merrifield  3 LF

  • Full Name: Whitley David Merrifield
  • Born: January 24, 1989
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Advance, NC
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 175
  • Draft: Round 9 (2010, KC)
  • School: South Carolina

Tied for fourth in the Carolina League in runs scored, tied for seventh in doubles, tied for ninth in at-bats and ranked 10th in hits in 2011. ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the ninth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of South Carolina. ... Drove in the winning run with an 11th-inning single as the Gamecocks captured the 2010 College World Series title. ... Batted .321 with 13 homers and 42 RBIs as a junior and was named Ernest Brooks Co-Male Athlete of the Year. ... Hit .340 and played in all 63 games as a sophomore. ... Batted .326 to earn Southeastern Conference All-Freshman honors. ... Finished sixth in school history with 263 hits and fifth with 197 runs scored. ... Batted .464 as a junior and .400 as a senior at Davie County (N.C.) High School to earn All-State honors both years. ... His mother, Kissy, was a five-time South Carolina state champion in tennis before playing collegiately at Wake Forest. ... His father, Bill, was a two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year at Wake Forest and spent six years in the Minor Leagues.