3 Ben Kocher
3 Ben Kocher
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Zionsville, Ind.
Position: INF
Last School: Zionsville Community
Bats/Throws: R/R

Stats: 2018 l 2017 l 20162015

2018: Started all 55 games at third base for the Bruins... Recorded a hit and scored three runs on opening day (2/16)... Went 4-for-5 against Eastern Kentucky (3/9)... Hit a three-run walkoff home run against UT Martin (3/24)... Had seven his in the series at SIUE (3/29-31)... Hit a three-run long ball against No. 25 Tennessee Tech (5/3)... Notched 39 putouts and 116 assists on the year... 

2017: Tallied a team-best two RBIs on a 2-for-4 performance in the final game of the opening weekend series against Kent State... Collected a season-high three hits, including launching his first home run of the year against EKU (3/10)... Posted a career-best seven RBIs against Murray State (4/30), accounting for half of  Belmont’s runs in its win over the Racers... Went 3-for-3 at the plate against Furman (5/19). 

2016: Belmont's opening day third basemen ... Recorded two hits and drove in three against Illinois State (2/21/16) ... Multi hit games in all three games of NIU series (3/11-13/16) ... Seven game hitting streak (3/5-15/16) ... Three hits and three RBI against Morehead State (3/24/16) .. Launched his second homerun of the seasons against Morehead State (3/25/16) ... Career-high four hits at SIUE (4/8/16) ... Hit in 10 straight-games from mid April to early May ... Kocher finished the regular season with a .249 average with nine doubles, five homers and 41 RBI starting all but one game at third base for Belmont … Kocher finished third on the team in RBIs and ranked fourth on the team with 147 at bats … Kocher ranked fourth on the team with 11 multi-RBI games.

2015: Appeared in 12 games, starting once ... Finished with a .250 average at the dish.

Prior to Belmont: Ben led his team as captain.. Led RBIs in 2012… 3-time All-conference… Honorable mentioned All-State. Ben was also part of the football team… 3-time All-Conference- 1-time All-State.

Personal: Born Benjamin Timothy Kocher on August 12, 1995 in Sioux Falls, Sd. … Son of Ken and Beth Kocher … Has two siblings; Brandon and Blake. Accounting Major