After another solid season behind the plate at Barry University, Chris Leon will join fellow Barry University Buccaneer Matt Petty this summer in North Adams. Leon hit .269 this past season at Barry and hit six home runs while driving in 38 runs. Defensively, Leon threw out 12 would-be base-stealers, fifth-most in the Sunshine State Conference.
Leon hit .308 with 12 home runs and 41 RBI as a sophomore in 2009. That season, Leon threw out 11 out of 24 would-be base-stealers. Leon hit .259 with two home runs and 18 RBI as a freshman in 2008. Leon threw out 11 base runners in 2008 as well.
Leon was a four-year letter winner at Florida Christian High School. In his four seasons at Florida Christian, Leon hit .414 with 10 home runs and 59 RBI.