Chad Funkhouser#14 Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: INF Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 190
Hometown: Poquoson, Va.
Previous School: Poquoson HS
Eligibility: Jr. Major:
2013 (Sophomore): Started seven games for the Tornados in 2013 before undergoing season-ending back surgery...Hit .286 (6-for-21) with three RBI's.
2012 (Freshman): 2012 SAC Freshman of the Year...Saw action in 48 games as a freshman, including 45 starts...Hit .341 (57-for-167) with 14 extra-base hits...Finished in the top five on the team in runs, hits, RBI's, and total bases...Collected a .936 fielding percentage in 218 total chances.
High School: Funkhouser comes to Brevard from Poquoson, Va. where he played at Poquoson High School under Coach Kenny Bennett. He played second base for the 2009 and 2010 AA Virginia State Baseball Championship team and was a two time member of the Bay Rivers All-District team and All-Region team, as well as a two-time All-Star selection. In 2011, he was the second baseman of the VHSCA East team in the East-West All-Star Games. For his high school career, Funkhouser hit .426 with 14 doubles and eight triples, scoring 72 runs while driving in 58. In the classroom, he was on the Honor Roll.
He is the son of Eric and Jodi Funkhouser.