23  Chris Norton
Chris Norton
Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
East Bay

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
C

B/T:
S/R

High School: Four-year varsity starter at East Bay HS...collected a .365 batting average, .452 on-base percentage and .603 slugging percentage during senior season...maintained a .991 fielding percentage, throwing out 21-of-26 attempted base stealers in 2009...also knocked three homers and recorded 10 stolen bases...named HS Offensive and Defensive MVP...earned East Bay HS Male Athlete of the Year...earned second-team all-conference honors in 2009...selected to Hillsborough County all-star team...Saladino Home Run Derby Champion...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Dec. 13, 1990...son of Michael and Angela Norton...has one sister, Ashley...majoring in business.