2019: Appeared in 32 games with 31 starts, leading the team with 28 starts at designated hitter ... Named to the Southern Conference all-freshman team ... Ranked third on the team with a .281 average, recording 32 hits in 114 at-bats with five doubles, two home runs, 16 runs and 14 RBI ... Drove home three runs with his first collegiate hit, gapping a bases loaded double in a 14-3 win over Iona on Feb. 16 ... Hit both of his first career homers against NJIT on March 16 in a 12-2 win, batting 3-for-4 with three RBI ... Batted 4-for-11 (.363) during the SoCon tournament with a 2-for-3 day in the season finale vs. Mercer.

Prior to ETSU: Prepped at Topsail High School in Hampstead, North Carolina with four years of baseball for head coach Aaron Rimer and two years of football for head coach Wayne Inman … Batted .391 as a catcher his senior year with two homers in 20 RBI, following up a junior season where he hit .348 with five homers and 36 RBI en route to two team MVP awards … A three time all-conference pick from 2016-18, all-state his junior season and county player of the year his senior season … Helped his team achieve a 3A state runner-up finish as a sophomore.

Personal: Born March 13, 2000 ... From Hampstead, N.C. … Son of Bonnie and Andy Emmertz … Colby’s brother, Brett, enjoyed a four-year baseball career at Colby Sawyer College in New London New Hampshire from 2012-15 … Anticipated major is business.