Cartier (Niko) Goodrum has committed to Kennesaw State University

Athletics


Coach Info
Name Phone Email Team Name City State
Club Russ Dingess (404) 502-4461 tejaket@hotmail.com Georgia Buzz - -
High School Lee McDermott (770) 460-3540 mcdermott.lee@mail.fcboe.org
batting
AVG GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB SO OBP% OPS SB CS
Career - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Season .525 20 59 25 31 14 4 5 48 0.746 - - .493 1.239 6 1
pitching
ERA W L APP GS IP K CG SHO SV
Career - - - - - - - - - -
Season - - - - 20 - - - - -
Physical Attributes
Stance Throwing arm Vertical jump Bench Press (max)
S R 39 225
Baseball Honors

Selected 2010 MLB 2nd Round 71st Overall Pick By The Minnesota Twins
Selected 2010 PG Top 100 High School Baseball Players In The Country
Selected 2010 GA All-Star Team
Selected 2010 Dugout Club All-Star Team
Selected 2010 Fayette Co High Offensive Player of The Year
Selected 2010 Baseball Factory Top 100 High School Baseball Players In The Country
Selected 2010 Honorable Mention Rawlings Baseball All American
Selected 2010 Rawlings 2nd Team All Southeast High School Baseball Team
Selected 2010 Under Armour Preseason Baseball All American
Signed Baseball National Letter of Intent to Kennesaw State University
Selected 2009 Fayette Co High Offensive Baseball Player of The Year
Participated 2009 Prospect Watch Underclass Showcase
Selected for 2009 East Coast Pro Showcase
Selected for 2009 Mentoring Viable Prospects Showcase
Selected 2009 Male Athlete of The Week
Selected 2009 PG Preseason Underclass All American
Selected Top Prospect Team 2008 Perfect Game Southeast Underclass Showcase (East Cobb)
Selected #12 Top Prospect List 2008 Perfect Game Southeast Underclass Showcase (East Cobb)
Selected Top Prospect List 2008 Mentium Showcase (Field of Dreams)
Selected To Baseball America Prospects Plus
Pitched on 2008 Tournament Winning Mentoring Viable Prospect ATLTeam Blue (Ga Tech)
Participated 2008 Central Georgia Showcase (Middle Georgia College)
Participated 2008 Next Level Holiday Prospect Camp (East Cobb)
Participated 2008 Ga Tech Hitting Camp
Participated 2006 Ga Tech Hitting Camp

Baseball Additional

Pitched 3 no-hit innings as a Freshman in GA State 5A Playoffs 2007. (Mundy's Mill vs Lowndes Co.)
Started as Soph at SS in GA Sweet Sixteen State 5A Playoff s 2008. (Mundy's Mill vs Camden Co.)
Jr year led Fayette Co High in BA/OBA/Slug/HR/Hits/RBIs
Baseball Instructor: Dwight Smith (Atlanta Braves/Chicago Cubs)
Hitting Instructor: Delino Deshields, Cecil Fielder, Dwight Smith and Andy May (Prospect Watch)
Baseball Instructor: Joe "Shoes" Pittman (Astros/Padres/Giants)
60 yd - 6.50 OF - 93mph IF - 90mph P - 88mph Switch Hit

Academics


GPA
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
SAT Math
SAT Score (Composite)
ACT Score (Composite)
High School
FAYETTE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
School City
FAYETTEVILLE
School State
GA
Guidance Counselor
Ross Blackwood
Guidance Counselor Phone
(770) 460-3540
Guidance Counselor Email
ross.blackwood@fcboe.org
Class Size
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School Size
1345
TOEFL Score
Class Rank
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School Division
4-A
Major Category
Health Professions and Related Sciences
Major
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Major Category
Parks, Rec., Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Major
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Other Academic Information
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Personal


First Name
Cartier (Niko)
Last Name
Goodrum
Address
City
State
Zip
Country
Email
Phone
Athlete's Mother
Connie Goodrum
Athlete's Father
Tim Goodrum
Gender
M
Height
6'4"
Weight
185
Birthdate
NCAA Clearinghouse ID
0811660223
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Blog Posts


Niko Goodrum Selected 2nd Round 2010 MLB Draft By The Minnesota Twins
June 28, 2010
Niko was selected in the 2nd round 71st overall, by the Minnesota Twins on June 8, 2010.  Niko was the 8th shortstop chosen in the draft and the highest draft pick ever from Fayette Co High...
Niko Goodrum Selected 2nd Team Rawlings Southeast Region All High School Team
March 29, 2010
Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Southeast Region All High School Senior 2nd Team
First Last Pos. Ht Wt City St High School College Commitment
Jordan Akins SS 6-3 182 McDonough GA Strong...
Niko Goodrum Selected Top 100 High School Baseball Players In The Country
March 29, 2010
Niko Goodrum Selected 2010 Under Armour Preseason All American
December 5, 2009
Niko was selected as a 2010 Under Armour Preseason All American....
Niko Goodrum signs National Letter of Intent with Kennesaw State
November 13, 2009

Niko Goodrum, Fayette's talented shortstop, will head to Kennesaw State where he'll play for head coach Mike Sansing.  The Owls led Georgia colleges with six players selected in the 2009 MLB...

Niko Goodrum Selected To Participate In 2009 East Coast Pro Showcase
June 24, 2009
Niko was recently selected to participate in the East Coast Pro Showcase to be held in Lakeland, FL Aug 1st - 5th.  The showcase purpose is to provide a venue for the premier youth...
Niko Goodrum named Fayette Co High 2009 Most Valuable Offensive Player
May 18, 2009
Niko was named Fayette Co High's 2009 Most Valuable Offensive Player for the 2009 season.  Niko led the team in BA, homeruns, singles, doubles, triples, rbi's and runs. 
Niko Goodrum Selected Underclass All American Honorable Mention
March 25, 2009

Perfect Game USA Preseason HS Underclassmen All American Honorable Mention

First     Last      Grad  POS FtHt InHt WT  High School ...

Niko Goodrum Hits Homer vs Stars Mill 3-20-09
March 20, 2009
Niko went 1-2 with a homerun a walk and a RBI vs Stars Mill.
Niko Goodrum Selected Male Athlete Of The Week
March 20, 2009
Male Athlete Of The Week: Niko Goodrum
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Niko Goodrum Hits Homer and Double vs Douglas Co 3-18-09
March 20, 2009
Niko went 2-3 with a homerun a double 2 RBIs and a walk vs Douglas Co in a Fayette Co 7-5 victory.
Niko Goodrum Hits Homer vs Whitewater 3-9-09
March 10, 2009

Niko hit a homerun deep to right center field against Whitewater High on 3-9-09.  Niko went 2 for 3 also hitting a single and had 2 RBIs. 

Niko Goodrum goes 2 for 5 vs Mays High 3/7/09
March 8, 2009
Niko was the DH and went 2 for 5 with 2 singles and drove in the run that stopped the game against Mays High 12 - 1.
Niko Goodrum Hits Triple and 2 RBIs vs Jonesboro 3/5/09
March 8, 2009
Niko was the DH and was 1 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBIs in Fayette Co's 14- 11 win over Jonesboro High.
Niko Goodrum Goes 3 for 4 vs Jonesboro High 3/4/09
March 8, 2009
Niko went 3 for 4 with 2 doubles 1 single 5 RBIs and 2 stolen bases against Jonesboro High.  Niko also pitched 3 innings in Fayette Co's 14 -4 win over Jonesboro.
Niko Goodrum 3 for 4 with 4 RBIs and 2 walks
February 27, 2009
Niko Goodrum one of the class of 2010 Georgia Top Players To Watch
February 20, 2009
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Niko Goodrum's Prospect Watch Underclass Showcase 2009 Profile Results
February 15, 2009

NAME

POS

YR

60 YD

ARM

FIElD

HIT


POW

FAST

CURVE

Niko Goodrum

SS/OUT

RHP

2010

6.81

SS?OUT

IN:86mph/OUT:87mph

R40/L40

R35/L35

84-85

71-73

Niko Goodrum (OUT/SS)Fayette County HS, Fayetteville, GA (Class of 2010)
2008...
Niko Goodrum selected #12 on 2008 Southeast Underclass Top Prospect List
December 9, 2008
 

2008 SOUTHEAST UNDERCLASS SHOWCASE - TOP PROSPECT LIST

1. OF Dale Carey (2010/Wheeler HS, Marietta, GA): The 6-3, 170 lb Carey is an easy choice as the showcase’s top prospect....

Niko Goodrum's 2008 Central Georgia Showcase Player Evaluation
December 9, 2008
Central Georgia Showcase

Player Evaluation
Date...
Niko Goodrum selected to play on East Cobb 18u Saints Summer Team
November 16, 2008
Niko Goodrum was one of two 16 year olds to be selected to participate on the East Cobb 18u Saints team in the summer of 2009.  Niko will split time between SS and OF. 
Niko was selected to the Top Prospect Team at the Perfect Game Southeast Undercl
October 3, 2008
Niko was selected to the Top Prospect Team at the Perfect Game Southeast Underclass Showcase September 2008 at East Cobb (Atlanta GA)
Team#LastFirstGradPosPrimaryPosOtherCityStHigh School
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PLAYER EVALUATIONS PRO SCOUT WOOD BAT JUNE 2008- IM IN RED
October 3, 2008
Quantified Evaluation (Run/Agility)Quantified Evaluation (Throwing)Subjective Evaluation...