2011-12 Baseball
Michael Suchy
Michael Suchy
Michael Suchy

HOMETOWNBradenton, Fla.

As A Junior (2014) | Game-By-Game Stats | Career Stats | .318 AVG, 239 AB, 54 R, 76 H, 16 2B, 4 3B, 8 HR, 49 RBI, 10 SB
2014 Atlantic Sun All-Conference First team 
2014 A-Sun All-Academic Team

Suchy (Bradenton, Fla./Southeast HS) put together his most productive season in an FGCU uniform while maintaining a 3.59 GPA in the field of Elementary Education. The junior posted a .318 batting average in 2014 to go with 76 hits, 54 runs, 16 doubles, four triples, eight homeruns and a career-best and team-high 49 RBI to help guide the Eagles to a fourth A-Sun Regular Season Championship. Suchy was an important piece to the FGCU lineup all season long, appearing in all but one game as the right-fielder or DH. The Bradenton, Fla. native vastly improved his numbers from last season that earned him a spot on the A-Sun All-Conference Second Team. Suchy had an improved batting average this season and more runs, doubles, triples and RBI than last season. He also showed elite speed with 10 stolen bases to his credit. Suchy is widely considered by many outlets as the Eagles’ top professional prospect.

drove in three runs in a 1-3 effort and scored once against Kennesaw State (Apr. 6) ... added three hits and combined for three RBI (Apr. 11) ... homered to drive in his two runs for against Mercer (Apr. 27) and finished 2-5 ... guided the FGCU baseball team (32-17, 15-6 Atlantic Sun) to a historic weekend offensively at Northern Kentucky (13-31, 6-15 A-Sun) and for his efforts has been named the A-Sun player of the week for the second time in his career and the first time this season. It is also the first such honor for an FGCU position player this season ... put together an enormous weekend, going 8-12 at the plate with three homeruns, eight RBI, nine runs scored and five walks. On Friday night Suchy went 3-4 at the plate with a homerun and a pair of runs scored. The junior stayed hot on Saturday, launching a pair of long balls, one of which was a grand slam to account for his five RBI that afternoon. Suchy completed his dominant weekend with a pair of doubles on Sunday and two more RBI. By the end of the series the Bradenton, Fla. native had compiled a 1.667 slugging percentage and a .778 on base percentage.  ... collected three hits of his own, including his eighth homerun of the year, scored twice and drove in three on Senior Day (May 11).

As A Sophomore (2013)

Earned Atlantic Sun All-Conference second team honors ... appeared in all 57 games this year, making 56 starts ... finished with a .314 batting average with 71 hits, 46 RBI and 37 runs scored .. ranked first on the team in home runs (9) and RBI ... fifth on the team in hits and fourth on the team in on-base percentage ... tallied seven doubles, one triple and was 7-for-11 when attempting to steal a base ... named the No. 2 prospect in the A-Sun Conference and 38th best sophomore according to Baseball America ... went 1-for-5 with an RBI and run scored against Notre Dame (Feb. 16) ... finished the three-game sweep of No. 13 Florida hitting .385 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored ... launched a three-run home run in a 2-for-3 game with a walk, three RBI and two runs scored against the Gators (Feb. 23) ... closed the series at UF (Feb. 24) with a 2-for-6 day ... hit 2-for-4 with three runs scored at FAU (Feb. 26) ... went 1-for-4 with an RBI in game one against Manhattan (Mar. 1) ... provided a 2-for-4 game two of the doubleheader against Manhattan (Mar. 2) ... closed the series with a run scored in a 1-for-4 day against the Jaspers (Mar. 3) ... went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a stolen base in the 11-6 victory over Michigan (Mar. 4) ... supplied a 1-for-4 game with a run scored and one RBI in the 7-0 shutout of Bowling Green (Mar. 6) ... wrapped up the series against Western Michigan (Mar. 10), going 1-for-3 with a pair of walks and runs scored while adding a RBI ... recorded a .333 (3-for-9) average with a double, one home run, one run scored and three RBI in the three games at ETSU (Mar. 22-23) to open Atlantic Sun play, establishing a .778 slugging percentage and .500 on-base percentage ... opened the series against the Bucs (Mar. 22) with a 2-for-2 game which included a double, one walk and one RBI ... tallied an RBI and run scored on a solo home run in a 1-for-3 game with a pair of walks in the finale with ETSU (Mar. 23) ... recorded three runs scored and one RBI in a 2-for-4 game which included one triple, a walk and a stolen base in the mid-week victory at USF (Mar. 26) ... opened the series with Lipscomb (Mar. 28) with a 1-for-3 game, scoring once and recording one RBI ... supplied a 2-for-5 game at No. 5 Florida State (April 2) which included a run scored ... went 1-for-4 with an RBI in the series opener at Kennesaw State (April 5) before closing the set with a 2-for-3 game (April 7) ... held a .300 average (3-for-10) over the three-game set at Mercer (April 12-14), scoring once and collecting a RBI via home run ... went 2-for-4 as a defensive replacement in the second contest against the Bears (April 13) ... closed the series at Mercer (April 14) with a home run in 1-for-2 game which included a pair of walks, adding a run scored and one RBI to his season totals ... added a run scored and a RBI to his total with a home run in a 1-for-4 game against USC Upstate (April 19) ... drove in one RBI in a 1-for-5 game two against the Spartans (April 20) ... hit .778 (7-for-9) with a run scored over the pair of mid-week games with Bethune-Cookman (April 23-24), adding team-highs of three RBI, a .778 slugging percentage and a .800 on-base percentage ... was a perfect 3-for-3 with a walk and three RBI in the opening contest with the Wildcats (April 23) ... closed the mid-week pair against B-CU (April 24) with a 4-for-6 game with a run scored ... scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning of game two with Northern Kentucky (April 27) ... closed the series with the Norse (April 28) going 1-for-4 with a run scored ... connected for a home run in a 2-for-5 game which included two RBI and a run scored against FIU (May 1) ... closed the doubleheader with FIU (May 1) hitting 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored ... hit .462 (6-for-13) with a pair of home runs over the three games against Jacksonville (May 3-5), driving in five RBI and scoring five times while leading the team with a .923 slugging percentage and 12 total bases ... opened the series with JU (May 3) going 3-for-5 with two runs scored and one RBI ... followed with a walk in a 1-for-3 game two with the Dolphins (May 4), scoring once and bringing in one RBI ... closed the series with JU (May 5) with a pair of home runs in a 2-for-5 afternoon, collecting three RBI and scoring twice ... earned his first career A-Sun Player of the Week honor for his efforts in the contests against FIU and JU ... went 3-for-4 with a double, one walk, three runs scored and one RBI in game two of the doubleheader with FAMU (May 8) ... hit a double in a 3-for-5 game against North Florida (May 12) that included two RBI and one run scored ... was 1-for-4 with a RBI and one run scored against USF (May 14) ... recorded a .615 batting average, .667 on-base percentage and 1.154 slugging percentage in the three games against Stetson (May 16-18), hitting two home runs and collecting eight RBI while scoring five times to earn his second A-Sun Player of the Week honor in a three-week span ... opened the series agains the Hatters (May 16) with a grand slam in a 2-for-3 game, totaling four RBI and two runs scored ... supplied another home run in a 2-for-5 game two against Stetson (May 17), with two RBI, one run scored and one stolen base ... closed the Stetson series (May 18) with a 4-for-5 afternoon, recording a double, two RBI and three runs scored ... tallied a hit in the opening round matchup of the A-Sun Tournament against Kennesaw St. (May 22).

Summer of 2012
Played in 66 of 69 contests with the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League ... ranked among the league’s best in multiple categories ... hit .349, which was the eighth best average in the league, with 62 RBI and 57 runs scored, to rank second and sixth overall, respectively ... connected for 22 extra-base hits, including eight home runs, and also ranked in the top 15 in the league with 37 walks ... named the No. 4 prospect in the summer league by Baseball America.

As A Freshman (2012)
Appeared in 45 games and made 36 starts primarily in the outfield ... batted .195 with 24 hits, four doubles, six RBI and 17 runs scored in his first season ... collected his first collegiate hit against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 17) ... went 1-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base vs. Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 18) ... recorded a career-high two hits with a RBI and a run scored against Bryant (Feb. 25) ... got on base three times (1 hit, 2 walks) and scored a run vs. Michigan (Feb. 29) ... pinch hit and delivered a double against Boston College (Mar. 4) ... collected two hits and six put outs vs. Rutgers (Mar. 14) ... tallied a hit, a RBI and run scored in three plate appearances vs. North Florida (Mar. 17) ... went 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored with a double at Texas Tech Mar. 21 ... hit doubles in back-to-back games against FIU (Mar. 28) and USC Upstate (Mar. 30) ... collected two hits and a run scored against then-No. 2 Florida State ... recorded a hit and a run scored in back-to-back games against then-No. 6 Miami (Apr. 11) and at Jacksonville (Apr. 13) ... pinch hit and delivered a single against Lipscomb (May 4).

High School
Attended Southeast High School … played for head coach Dan Durrance … named to the FACA All-Star team in senior season … selected to the Manatee County All-Area first team for three consecutive years … also earned ABC-7 Athlete of the Week … finished in the top 4% of his graduating class.

Born on April 15, 1993 … son of Mary Bilinovic-Suchy and David Suchy … brother Stephen is a tight end at Tulane University … education major.