John Slade | #12 | OF/C
Hometown: Providence, N.C.
Previous School: Eastern Alamance HS
2013 (Sophomore): Played in 30 games, starting 23 times as a sophomore...Hit .268 (22-for-82) with six extra-base hits...Finished second on the team with four home runs...Drove in 16 runs...Had a seven-game hit streak between March 30th and April 10th.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 16 games, starting five times as a sophomore...Hit .240 (6-for-25) with two extra-base hits...Drove in three runs.
High School: Slade comes to Brevard from Providence, N.C. where he played at Eastern Alamance High School under Coach Randy Ballard. He was a two-time All-Conference Honorable Mention in 2009 and 2010, before receiving All-Conference honors in his senior season. He was also an All-Tournament team member at the Graham Invitational tournament, as well as an Academic All-Conference selection. In addition to baseball, Slade was a member of the Eastern Alamance football team. He also earned his Eagle Scout Award in 2009. He was on the All-Star team in American Legion (Post 63).
He is the son of David and Sherri Slade.