Maddux Houghton

#19 Maddux Houghton

POS. OF
B/T R/R
YEAR Fr.
HT. 6-0
WT. 181
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Dalton, Georgia (Dalton HS)

2018:

  • Selected to the ASUN All-Freshman Team
  • Was fourth on the team with 49 starts and saw action in 50 games during the season, primarily as the centerfielder
  • Hit .265 with 45 base hits and 23 RBI
  • Collected 21 runs and 18 walks to go along with three home runs, nine doubles and nine stolen bases
  • His .355 on-base percentage was the fourth best mark on the squad
  • In 21 games against league competition, Houghton hit .260 with 19 hits in 73 at-bats. His four doubles were the second most on the squad, while his 12 RBI was the third most
  • Had nine multi-hit and five multi-RBI games, including a 4-RBI performance with a grand slam in a 12-4 win over Northern Kentucky on March 4
  • Recorded the first 3-hit game of his career against the Highlanders on March 3, going 3-for-4 with a double

High School: 

  • Prepped at Dalton High School under head coach Rhett Parrott
  • Perfect Game ranks him as the 17th best shortstop and the 87th best player overall in the state of Georgia
  • Named All-Region in baseball and football in 2015, as well as All-District in both sports in 2014 and 2015
  • Earned four letters in baseball and three in football
  • Top high school memory is hitting a walkoff home run to beat Dunwoody in the first round of the state playoffs as a junior

Personal: 

  • Son of Scott and Rachel Houghton
  • Has one brother - Bryce
  • His grandmother played basketball at Annhurst College
  • Selected as a University of Georgia Merit Scholar, a Furman University Scholar and won the Advanced World Literature Award
  • Favorite movie is Facing the Giants
  • Plans to major in Sports Management