8 John Michael Boswell
8 John Michael Boswell
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Paideia HS
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

2017 — Appeared in 12 games and made three starts, including two at first base and one as designated hitter...hit .174 with a home run and four RBI...went 1-for-5 with an RBI single in a start at desigated hitter versus Tenn.-Martin (11-3 win)...started at first base (1x5, run) in 9-8, series opening win over East Tennessee State en route to a series sweep of the Bucs...slugged the first home run of his Paladin career, a two-run shot to left field, in Furman’s 27-10 rout of Gardner-Webb...final start of the season (1x2, two walks) came at first base versus Belmont (9-5 loss) for injured All-SoCon performer Brandon Elmy.

2016 — Furman’s opening day starter at designated hitter...went on to see action in 17 games and register nine starts — all at designated hitter...hit .176 and drove in a pair of runs...first career hit (in his second start) was an RBI double versus Michigan State (15-8 loss) at Fluor Field...delivered a pinch-hit RBI double against Holy Cross (10-7 loss)...had a walk and a base hit in the Paladins’ 9-7 win over 23rd-ranked College of Charleston at Latham Stadium...went 2-for-4 and scored a run in 6-5 win at ETSU.

High School: 2015 graduate of Paideia High School...baseball coach was Millard Dawson...played cacher, third base, and first base...four-time all-region selection...hit .290 with four home runs and 17 RBI for Paideia High School in 2014, his junior year...2014 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention honoree...captured the 8th Annual International Power Showcase at Marlin Park in Miami, Fla., in the summer of 2014, belting seven home runs in the preliminaries, six clouts in the championship round, and a pair of home runs in the tiebreaking “swing off.

Personal: Full name is John Michael Boswell...born January 5, 1997, in Atlanta, Georgia...son of Lisa and Jim Boswell...business aministration major.