7 Mike LeBel
7 Mike LeBel
Birth Date: 12/12/1990
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: RS SR
Hometown: Quincy, Mass.
High School: Quincy
Position: INF/RHP
Last School: Quincy
Bats/Throws: R/R

Career Honors/Accomplishments

  • 2013 Senior Class Award Candidate
  • 2012 Lowe’s Senior Class Award Candidate 
  • 2012 Atlantic 10 Preseason Player of the Year - Baseball America 
  • 2012 Preseason All-Conference Team - College Sports Madness
  • Top-5 Draft Prospect from the A-10 - Baseball America (2012)
  • A-10’s Best Base Runner - College Baseball Insider Preseason Poll (2012)
  • A-10’s Best Defensive Infielder - College Baseball Insider Preseason Poll (2012)
  • 2011 NEIBA All-Star Game Participant
  • 2011 Atlantic 10 Second Team
  • 2011 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team
  • Atlantic 10’s Best Infield Arm - College Baseball Insider Preseason Poll (2011)
  • 2011 Preseason All-Conference Team - Baseball America
  • Top-5 Draft Prospect from the A-10 - Baseball America (2011)
  • 2010 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team
  • 2009 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (4/20/09) 

2012: Appeared and started in five games before suffering a season-ending injury to his non-throwing shoulder... In just 13 at-bats, recorded seven hits - ingluding two doubles and a homerun - five runs and three RBI... Also had three stolen bases... Made two relief appearances as well, allowing just one hit over 2.1 innings of work.

2011: Started in all 53 appearances... Earned a .274 batting average with 215 at-bats, nabbing 59 hits, 49 runs, 36 RBI, 24 stolen bases, 10 doubles, eight homeruns and four triples... Tied for second on the Rams in multiple-hit games (17), placed third in hitting streak with 12 games and was fourth in multiple-RBI games (7)... Named Atlantic-10's Best Infield Arm on the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Preseason Preview of the A-10... Named to Baseball America's Preseason All-Conference Team... Named to Baseball America's Top-5 MLB Draft Prospects from the A-10... Earned Atlantic-10 Second Team... Also Atlantic-10 All-Academic Team honors... Holds the URI career homeruns record with 24 from 2009-11... In first three games of the 2011 season, a series at McNeese State, garnered five hits, four runs and one RBI, double and triple... From March 11-13 at No. 1 Florida, had three hits and RBI, two runs and one double and triple... On March 18 vs. No. 19 Connecticut, hit a pair and earned three runs... Earned first homer on March 30 vs. Boston College, where he also had a run, hit and RBI... On April 3 at La Salle, in the final of a series, grabbed two runs, hits and doubles and one RBI... From April 15-17 vs. Saint Joseph's, tallied five runs and hits, three RBI and stolen bases and one double, homerun and walk... In four consecutive games, from April 26 at Brown and April 29-May 1 vs. Temple, had nine total RBI, eight hits and six runs... From May 6-8 vs. Massachusetts, had five RBI and hits, three runs and two homeruns, with three hits and RBI on the 7th... On May 16 vs. No. 15 Connecticut, had three hits, two stolen bases, and one run, RBI and homerun... On May 20 at Dayton, smacked three hits, two runs and one homerun... On May 26 vs. La Salle, had two runs, hits and RBI with one stolen base.

2010: Appeared and started in 56 of URI's 57 games... Has made 110 consecutive starts over the last two years... Led the team in runs (65), home runs (9), triples (4), total bases (129), slugging percentage (.544) and assists (167)... Finished second on the team in hits (80) stolen bases (18)... 26 multiple-hit games, nine multiple-RBI games... Set new single-season records for runs record (65) and at-bats (237)... Second-best single-season total for hits (80) and assists (167)... Finished the regular season seventh or better in the A-10 in runs (2nd), triples (5th), assists (5th) and stolen bases (7th)... Was named to the 2010 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team after recording three home runs, seven RBI and six runs at the A-10 tourney... Opened the season with two hits and two runs at Mississippi Sate on Feb. 19... Had two hits in the series opener at No. 1 Virginia on Feb. 26... Blasted a two-run homer against the top-ranked Cavaliers in an 8-5 loss two days later... Recorded a pair of hits against Maine on March 6... Went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI against Sacred Heart on March 8... Was 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBI vs. Fairfield (March 10)... Went 3-for-5 with three RBI, two runs and two stolen bases in a March 17th game vs. Brown... Was 5-for-6 with a home run, three runs and two RBI the next time out at UNC Wilmington on Match 19... Combined for three hits and four runs in back-to-back games at William & Mary (March 23-24)... Went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and a triple at Temple on March 26... Recorded two hits and three runs against the Owls the following day... Had three hits at Fordham on April 1... Went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI at Northeastern (April 7)... Was 6-for-13 and scored five runs in the three-game set with No. 27 Charlotte... Had four hits, three runs, three RBI and two stolen bases at Quinnipiac on April 13... Scored four times on three hits with a pair of stolen bases at Sacred Heart on April 20... Recorded six hits, three runs, three RBI, a double, a triple, a home run and three stolen bases in the series with Xavier (April 23-24)... Went 2-for-4 with two runs and two stolen bases at St. Bonaventure on May 7... Had six hits - including three doubles, three runs and two RBI in the series with Richmond (May 14-16)... Recorded two hits and two runs in the regular season finale vs. George Washington (May 22)... Combined for five hits (including three home runs), six runs and seven RBI at the A-10 tournament (May 26-28).

2009: Appeared and started in 54 games as a freshman for the Rams... Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team after batting .323 with 62 hits, 41 RBI, 39 runs, 17 stolen bases, 12 doubles and seven homeruns... Went 3-for-4 against Santa Clara on Feb. 21... Recorded a hit, two runs scored and a walk against Xavier on Feb. 22... Recorded his first collegiate home run along with two RBI and a stolen base in a 10-6 win over Duquesne on Feb. 28... Had a hit, a run scored, and a stolen base against Fairfield on March 2...Recorded two RBI and a run in URI's 8-6 win over No. 25 Ohio State on March 6... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI against No. 4 Cal State Fullerton on March 13... Reached base three times - on two walks and a hit - while adding an RBI against No. 4 Cal State Fullerton on March 15... Was 2-for-2 with a run in a win at No. 11 Oklahoma State on March 15... Went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI at William and Mary on March 18... Went 5-for-9, with a pair of runs and a pair of RBI in two games against George Washington on March 20-21... Smashed a home run as part of a three hit, three RBI performance against Xavier on March 27... Recorded a two-run home run against Xavier on March 28... Went 1-for-3 with a double and scored once against Brown on April 1... Had two hits - including a home run - and four RBI against Brown on April 1... Recorded a two-run double against La Salle on April 10... Went 2-for-5 with had three RBI against Quinnipiac on April 14... Went 6-for-11 with seven RBI, five runs, three stolen bases and 2 home runs in a three-game home sweep over St. Bonaventure April 17-19... Was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on April 20... Went 4-for-4 with a double and a triple and drove in three runs against St. Joe's on April 25... Recorded an RBI-double against St. Joe's on April 26... Had two hits and a stolen base at Massachusetts on May 10... Belted a two-run homer in a 4-0 win over Northeastern on May 12... Went 2-for-5, scored two runs and stole a base at Saint Louis on May 15.

High School: Was a member of the baseball, hockey and golf teams at Quincy High School... Captained the baseball and golf teams his senior year... Was a two-time All-Star selection and earned All-Scholastic honors as a senior... Also was a member of the National Honor Society from 2006-08 and served as NHS secretary.

Personal: Born December 12, 1990... Son of Lorraine and Richard LeBel... Has an older sister Kim, who plays softball at Quinnipiac... Interests include boating, wakeboarding and piano... Favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox, and Boston Bruins... Majoring in Finance.