David Chester led the team with 15 home runs and finished second with 63 RBI...had a 15-game hit streak snapped against Seton Hall on May 7...following the losing streak he recorded at least one hit in 12 of his final 13 games...batted .379 with 24 RBI, 21 runs scored, and eight home runs during the streak...recorded 22 multi-hit games in 53 games played... had a .996 fielding percentage on the year at first base...was named to the All-Big East Third Team.
Chester's freshman year he was named first team all-region and first team all-tournament team...he had a .349 BA, 18 HR and 52 RBI his freshman year...named pre-season All-America, first team all-region and first team all-tournament his sophomore year...he had a .370 BA, 18 HR and 72 RBI.
Chester's high school baseball team was four time district champions and one time region champions...he was three time all-Metro...an all-state baseball player of the year nominee...a two time Tulsa 7 conference player of the year...competed with the Gastonia Grizzlies where he had a .240 BA, 7 HR and 39 RBIs...played four years of football...named all Metro for football and pre-season all-state...an Oil Bowl selection for football...also, played four years of basketball...named all-Metro in basketball and won one district championship...was class president and participated in the FCA and FEA clubs.
Born March 31, 1989...son of David and Darenda Chester...has two siblings: Dalaina (24) and Darei (10)...majoring in social science.
AROUND THE DIAMOND: Panthers Wrap Up Successful 2016 Campaign
Panthers Land Four on All-ACC Teams
Regular Season Finale with Duke Cancelled
Comeback Stopped Short in 7-5 Loss to Duke
Panthers Drop Opening Game with Duke
Pitt Concludes Regular Season with Duke