Height: 6' 1" Weight: 185 lbs
Pro Experience: Westside Wooly Mammoths
College Experience: Jackson State University
Briggs signed on with the Westside Woolly Mammoths for the COVID-shortened 2020 season. He played 19 games with Westside, slashing .351/.464/.404 across 57 at-bats. He also acquired 20 hits, swatted three doubles and stole nine bases.
Jackson State University
In Briggs' senior season at Jackson State, he continued his hot hitting by slashing .333/.412/.414 in 46 games. Over that span of 174 at-bats, Briggs had 58 hits, one home run and 27 RBI. He was also a speed demon on the bases with 18 stolen bases, which was the highest mark over any season.
In Briggs' junior campaign, he had his best hitting season overall at his time at Jackson State. Briggs hit .356/.422/.470, which led to a collegiate career-best .892 on base + slugging, or OPS. Although he did not hit any home runs, he drove in 46 runs and stole 14 bases.
Briggs also spent that summer playing for the D.C. Grays of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League.
Briggs' sophomore year was a down year for his standards, but still put up fine numbers. He hit .289/.359/.478 in 90 at-bats across 28 games for Jackson State. This season was Briggs' only season hitting below the .300 mark. However, he put up career highs in the power department, slugging two home runs.
Briggs burst onto the scene as a freshman at Jackson State, making an immediate impact with the ballclub. He showed great hitting ability, slashing .305/.398/.409 in 46 games. He also added 47 hits, ten doubles, three triples and 32 RBI that season at the plate.
Briggs attended Davidson Day High School in Davidson, NC. Briggs finished his high school career as the 69th ranked prospect in the state of North Carolina for the 2014 graduating class.
Lamar Briggs was born on January 2, 1996.
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