44 Max Beermann
Max  Beermann

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 227

Position:
1B/P

Birthdate:
02/25/1994

Experience:
SR

Bats/Throws:
L/R


12/18/2014

Wildcats Give Back at the Holidays

Multiple teams of Wildcats are in the holiday spirit after some Christmastime volunteering

05/18/2013

Wildcats Complete Sweep of Georgetown, End Season With 11-1 Victory

Sciacca drives in three runs, Beermann and Jones power Villanova with home runs

05/17/2013

Ostapeck Fires Four-Hit Shutout, Wildcats Slam Three Home Runs in 8-0 Win Over Georgetown

Villanova head coach Joe Godri wins 300th career game in opener of three-game series

04/30/2013

Wildcats Edged By Temple, 7-6

Sciacca had three runs batted in for Villanova

04/21/2013

Jones and Beermann Power Wildcats Past Cincinnati, 12-4

Both players hit home runs as Villanova salvages final game of series

04/12/2015

Baseball vs. Georgetown (4-11-15)

Villanova hosted Georgetown in the second game of a conference series on April 11, 2015.

02/14/2015

Baseball vs. Manhattan

Villanova opened a three-game series with Manhattan on May 9, 2014.

02/14/2015

Baseball vs. St. Peter's

Villanova hosted St. Peter's on March 15, 2014.

03/15/2014

Baseball vs. St. Peter's

Villanova defeated St. Peter's in walk-off fashion in its home opener on March 15, 2014.

03/07/2014

Baseball vs. Saint Joseph's

Villanova defeated Saint Joseph's, 8-2, on March 7 in the Villanova Baseball Classic.

On Beermann: MLB Draft prospect as both a power-hitting first baseman and a pitcher … One of the top power bats in the region … Has been a force in the middle of the Villanova lineup for his entire career and will be the starting first baseman for the fourth straight season … Shows power to all fields and can hit for a high average … Possesses excellent on-base skills … Terrific defender at first base with good range … As a pitcher, commands his fastball and secondary pitches effectively to keep hitters off balance … Has been used as both a starting pitcher and a late-inning reliever during his career.

Career: Has played in 153 games with 139 starts and is a .262 career hitter … Has 139 hits in 530 at-bats with 77 runs scored, 86 runs batted in, 42 doubles, six triples and 16 home runs … Has walked 50 times, been hit by a pitch 33 times and struck out 150 times … Owns a .360 career on-base percentage and a .455 slugging percentage … Career totals include three stolen bases in as many tries, three sacrifice flies and one sacrifice bunt … Owns a .989 career fielding percentage with 1,161 putouts, 95 assists and 14 errors in 1,270 total chances … As a pitcher has appeared in 17 games with three starts and is 1-4 with one save and a 5.87 ERA … Has logged 30 2/3 innings and allowed 37 hits and 26 runs (20 earned) with 16 walks and 26 strikeouts … Allowed one home run to 148 batters faced.

2015: Played in all 50 games, including 47 starts at first base and three as a pitcher … Led the team in doubles, home runs, runs batted in and slugging percentage … Batted .280 (56-for-200) overall with 18 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 37 runs batted in and 20 runs scored … Compiled a .348 on-base percentage and a .490 slugging percentage … Drew 16 walks, was hit by a pitch five times and struck out 45 times … Had one stolen base on one attempt … Tallied 13 multi-hit games, including three games with three or more hits, and a team-high nine multi-RBI games … Reached base safely in 19 consecutive games from March 7 through April 15 … Opened the season with a nine-game hitting streak … Tallied his second career multi-homer game and had a career-high six RBI in a win over Mount St. Mary’s … Hit a grand slam and drove in five runs in a win over La Salle … Started three games on the mound early in the season and went 0-3 with a 5.02 ERA in 14 1/3 innings … In the last of his three starts, pitched into the seventh inning against Philadelphia University and allowed just two earned runs on four hits while recording a career-high nine strikeouts in 6/13 innings … Compiled a .990 fielding percentage for the season with 433 putouts, 41 assists and just five errors in 479 chances; BIG EAST: Started all 18 conference games at first base and batted .333 with a .367 on-base percentage and a .520 slugging percentage … Had a conference-leading nine doubles, a triple and a home run while driving in 11 runs and scoring six … Walked four times and struck out 17 times … His only home run in BIG EAST games came in a win over St. John’s … He went 2-for-4 with two RBI in that game … Had a 4-for-5 day with three runs, two RBI, a double and a triple in a come-from-behind win over Seton Hall in the second game of a doubleheader.

2014: Developed into a steady presence in the middle of the lineup … Batted .304 (55-181) in 49 games and led the team in both on-base percentage (.423) and slugging percentage (.492) … Also led the Wildcats with 36 runs scored and 16 doubles, while tying for the lead with four home runs … Had 30 runs batted in, hit three triples and stole a base … Drew 24 walks and was hit by a pitch 15 times, while striking out 56 times … Tallied 14 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games … Compiled a team-best 15-game hitting streak from March 15-April 12 during which he batted .397 (23-58) with a .500 on-base percentage, six doubles and two home runs … The hitting streak came in the middle of a stretch where he reached base safely in 20 consecutive games … Also reached base in each of his final 12 contests … Made two pitching appearances and combined to pitch three scoreless innings, allowing three hits and striking out two … Had a .993 fielding percentage for the season, with just three errors in 454 chances; BIG EAST: Only hitter on the team to bat above .300 during conference games … Hit .313 (21-67) versus BIG EAST opposition with a .425 on-base percentage and a .463 slugging percentage … Had five doubles, one triple and one home run to go along with 12 runs batted in and 11 runs scored … Drew nine walks, struck out 21 times and was hit by a pitch four times … Opened league play by going 6-for-10 against St. John’s … Batted .417 (5-12) in a series against Georgetown.

2013: Appeared in all 54 games in either the lineup, as a defensive replacement or on the mound … Started 40 times (36 starts at first base, four as designated hitter) and pitched 12 times, with all of those outings coming in relief … Led the team with six home runs and hit .188 (28-for-149) overall with a .295 on-base percentage and a .362 slugging percentage … Scored 21 runs and had 19 runs batted in … Hit eight doubles and drew 10 walks … Ranked second on the team with 13 times being hit by a pitch … Had 49 strikeouts … During a 20-game stretch from March 17-April 16 batted .302 (16-for-53) with three doubles, three home runs and a .528 slugging percentage … Hit two home runs against Delaware at Citizens Bank Park in the championship game of the Liberty Bell Classic … Went 3-for-3 and also was hit by a pitch in the game … In his pitching appearances went 1-1 with one save and an 8.10 ERA … Pitched 13 1/3 innings and allowed 16 hits and 15 runs (12 earned), while walking 11 and striking out eight … Logged a scoreless inning at La Salle to earn a save … Pitched a 1-2-3 inning against Saint Peter’s and was the winning pitcher in a 5-2 victory … Struck out three and retired all six batters he faced in his first outing of the season against North Carolina State … Yielded one hit and one run in a season-high 2 2/3 innings against Valparaiso … In his time at first base compiled a .988 fielding percentage with just four errors in 326 chances; BIG EAST: Batted .207 (17-for-82) in 24 conference games, including 22 starts … Hit four of his home runs and five of his doubles to finish with a .415 slugging percentage … Led the team with 17 runs scored versus league foes … Drew five walks, was hit by a pitch seven times and posted a .305 on-base percentage … Struck out 23 times … In a win over Cincinnati went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and season-high three runs scored and three runs batted in … Finished the season by going 4-for-12 with four runs scored, three RBI, three doubles and a home run in a series sweep of Georgetown … Made three relief appearances in conference play and allowed three earned runs in 2.0 innings … Pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings against Louisville.

Jesuit High School: Earned three varsity letters while pitching and playing first base … Hit 20 career home runs and had 60 runs batted in … As a pitcher was 5-0 with a career 1.50 ERA … Helped his team posted a collective record of 84-13 during his career … Earned a spot in the state Final Four all three years he was on varsity … Prior to his senior season was named a 2012 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason all-region selection … Following the season was a second team All-Hillsborough County second team pick, after being an honorable mention honoree as a junior … Third team All-American at the 2011 Underclass Perfect Game competition … Played club ball for the AAU level Tampa Bay Ballers and the team won the 2008 national championship.

Personal: Born 2/25/94 in Melbourne, Fla. … Younger of two sons of Jim and Jackie Beermann … Has an older brother, Cyrus (23) … Father played lacrosse at Marietta College and was a goalie … Hobbies include fishing and playing golf and ping pong … Also likes to collect baseball cards … Chose to attend Villanova for the chance to play BIG EAST baseball and to do so at a school with an excellent academic reputation … Engineering major.

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