Cletis Avery
Cletis Avery
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Position: INF

Born: 03/15/1995

Bats/Throws: R/R

2019 Status: Rookie-1

- Entering first season with Southern Illinois in 2019

- Signed from the California Winter League in 2018, but tore patellar tendon in Spring Training, missing all of the 2018 season

- Played two seasons at Presbyterian (NCAA D-I), batting .265 with four homers, 19 doubles, 34 RBIs, 19 stolen bases in 26 attempts while starting all 61 games as a senior in 2017

- Hit .269 with five homers, 14 doubles, 30 RBIs, 15 stolen bases in 20 attempts in 57 games as a junior at Presbyterian in 2016

- Also played two seasons at St. John's River State College in Florida, leading the team to back-to-back conference titles