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Alek Boychuk

  • position Student Assistant Coach
  • position Student Assistant Coach

Alek Boychuk

  • Has been a student assistant coach for the Gamecocks since the fall of 2021


  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2021)


  • Did not see game action due to injury


  • Attended Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Ga., where he was a two-time All-State selection (2018, ’19)
  • All-Region (2017, ’18, ’19)
  • In the Covid-shortened 2020 season, hit .415 with a home run for Mill Creek
  • Hit .304 with five home runs, nine doubles, 34 RBI and a .964 OPS as a junior
  • Helped the Hawks to a Georgia 7A state quarterfinal berth in 2019
  • As a freshman, hit .269 with one home run and 23 RBI
  • Was the top-ranked catcher and No. 5 overall player in the state of Georgia in the class of 2020 by Perfect Game
  • Also was ranked the No. 8 catcher in the country by Perfect Game
  • Perfect Game Gold Glove Award winner (2018)
  • Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-America first team (2020)
  • Perfect Game Preseason All-Southeast Region first team (2020)
  • Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-America first team (2019)
  • Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-America second team (2018)
  • Perfect Game Preseason Underclass high honorable mention (2017)
  • No. 259 on Baseball America’s Top 500 prospects for the 2020 MLB Draft
  • Played in the 2019 Under Armour All-American Game
  • Played for Team USA in the 17U National Team Development Program, the 2017 15U National Team that won gold at the Pan American Championships and the 2014 national team that won silver at the COPABE Pan American Championships
  • Played summer baseball for the Gainesville Braves, Team Elite Prime and the Kansas City Royals scout team


  • Born on January 29, 2002
  • Son of Vlad and Irina Boychuk
  • Major is retailing