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26 Ryan Caveness

2018 (Sophomore): Played in 21 games making 16 starts behind the plate … Hit for a .294 average with five extra base hits … Drove in 12 runs and scored seven times, slugging .392 on the season … Recorded a perfect fielding percentage and threw out six attempted base stealers … Three multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests … Season-long five-game hit streak and reached base in six-straight games … Went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored twice in his Division I debut against Oakland (Feb. 20) … Logged another multi-hit game in a 2-for-2 performance with two doubles and a run scored in a win over Mercer (May 6) … Was a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI and scored twice in the SoCon Tournament against VMI (May 24) … Drove in a season-high three runs against Lafayette (Mar. 10) … Drove in two runs against Lipscomb (Mar. 16) … Drove in two more runs in the second game of the series against Western Carolina (Apr. 8) … Stolen base in the first game of the season against Oakland (Feb. 20) … Season-high 13 putouts against Elon (Mar. 7) and Lipscomb (Mar. 16).

Guilford Tech: Competed for one season with the Guilford Tech Titans… Helped Guilford Tech earn a 30-22 record and 15-8 at home… Hit for a .371 average, leading the team with 14 home runs… Added 11 doubles and a triple en route to earning All-Conference accolades… Threw out nine runners attempting to steal, and earned a .990 fielding percentage.

Prep: Was a three-time All-Conference selection at Southern Guilford… Named conference Player of the Year as a senior and set the school record for single season RBI with 38 in his final campaign… As a senior, he hit at a .405 average with nine doubles, two triples and four home runs… As a junior, hit at a .439 clip, connecting on 10 doubles, a triple and five home runs… Sophomore season hit at a .389 average with six doubles and a pair of home runs… He was a member of the national Honor Society and was a member and officer in his FFA chapter.

Personal: Majoring in business administration. 

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2018.... .294 21-16 51 7 15 5 0 0 12 8 11 1-1
TOTAL... .294 21-16 51 7 15 5 0 0 12 8 11 1-1

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Hits: 3, Oakland, Feb 20, 2018 ; vs VMI, May 24, 2018 
Doubles: 2 [t-5th], Mercer, May 06, 2018 
Total bases: 4, Mercer, May 06, 2018 
RBI: 3, Lafayette, Mar 10, 2018 
Runs scored: 2, Oakland, Feb 20, 2018 ; vs VMI, May 24, 2018 
Walks: 2 [t-15th], at The Citadel, May 12, 2018 
Struck out: 3 [t-8th], Georgetown, Mar 31, 2018 
Sac bunts: 1 [t-5th], at Wofford, Apr 28, 2018 ; at Lipscomb, Mar 16, 2018 ; Winthrop, May 08, 2018 
At bats: 4, 7 times
Stolen bases: 1, Oakland, Feb 20, 2018 
Field chances: 15 [t-8th], at Elon, Mar 07, 2018 
Putouts: 13 [t-15th], at Elon, Mar 07, 2018 ; at Lipscomb, Mar 16, 2018 
Assists: 3, Georgetown, Mar 31, 2018 
Runners CS: 2 [t-1st], North Carolina A&T, Apr 02, 2018 
 
CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Highest stolen base pct.: t-1st (1.000)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Highest stolen base pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2018)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2018)

Position: Catcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Southern Guilford HS
Other College Coach: Guilford Technical CC
Major: Business Administration
Experience: Transfer