Kyle Bailey | #2 | INF
Hometown: Grayson, Ga.
Previous School: Killian Hill Christian Academy
Named to the South Atlantic Conference Gold Glove list for the conference’s second basemen … Started in 43 of the team’s 51 games in the middle infield … Hit .299 (50-for-167) for the season with 31 runs scored and 18 RBI … Tallied nine doubles and one home run to close the year with 10 extra-base hits … Was the projected lead-off man in the Trojan lineup … Made just seven errors at second base and 87 assists (16th in the SAC following conference tournament) … Part of 24 doubles plays turned … Finished 3-for-6 with a run scored and a RBI in AU’s 12-6 victory over Southern Wesleyan (3/18) … Went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored in Anderson’s 8-3 setback to SWU (4/8) … Drove in two runs and scored twice in the Trojans’ 18-0 rout over Lenoir-Rhyne (4/11).
Saw action in 50 games with 49 starts in the middle infield … Hit .292 (57-for-195) on the season … Ranked third on the team in hits with 57 … Paced the club in sacrifice bunts (6), sacrifice flies (5) and stolen bases (8) … Totaled 229 plate appearances, which lead the team … Slotted fourth on the team in RBI with 26 … Posted the third-most home runs on the team (5) … Defensively, posted 129 assists which ranked seventh in the conference … Went 3-for-5 with his first home run of the season in the season opener against UNC Pembroke (2/1) … Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the series opener at North Georgia (2/21) … Homered on the first pitch of the game in an 8-5 setback at North Greenville (3/25) … Finished 3-for-6 with two RBI and a run scored against NGU (4/2) … Posted a 3-for-4 day against Lenoir-Rhyne with a double, an RBI and a run scored (4/5) … Finished the SAC Tournament 4-for-11 (.363) with two runs scored.
Redshirted due to an injury.
Tallied 13 appearances with three starts … His lone hit of the year was an RBI double … Scored two runs and walked once.