Awards & Accolades
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2014-15)
•SoCon Commissioner’s Medal (2015-16)
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2015-16)
•SoCon Commissioner’s Medal (2015-16)
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2016-17)
•SoCon Commissioner’s Medal (2016-17)
•SoCon Pinnacle Award (2017)
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2017-18)
REDSHIRT SENIOR (2019): One of six Spartans to play in 50 games over the course of the season … ranked 36th national in triples (five) and 42nd in triples per game (0.10) … was one of six Spartan hitters with at least 15 multi-hit games on the season … had his first multi-hit game of the slate in the season-opener against Quinnipiac (Feb. 15) where he finished 2-for-4 from the plate … was 2-for-4 with an RBI against Penn (March 4) … wrapped up the third game of the series with Jacksonville (March 17) by finishing 2-for-3 from the plate with two runs scored … emerged with two hits and a triple against Furman (April 6) … finished 3-for-4 from the plate against North Carolina (April 9), his first of three straight multi-hit games … ended the first game of the George Mason (April 13) series 2-for-4 before finishing 2-for-3 with two RBI, one run and a triple in the second game against the Patriots … emerged with two hits, one RBI and a double at Samford (April 20) … established his single-game season-high in hits versus Elon (April 23) where he finished 3-for-3 with a pair of RBI … emerged with three hits, three RBI, two runs and a home run against The Citadel (April 27) … closed out The Citadel (April 28) series with two hits and an RBI … had his second double of the season at VMI (May 11) as he finished 2-for-5 with two RBI … smacked his team-best fifth triple of the slate as he finished 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run versus Winthrop (May 14) … came through with two hits against Wofford (May 17) … ended the regular season with a 1-for-5 outing that resulted in one run against Wofford (May 18) … closed out the season with a hit against Mercer (May 24) in the SoCon Baseball Championships.
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2018): Played in 31 games making 15 starts … Hit for a .274 average … Seven extra-base hits to earn a .425 slugging percentage … Drove in 11 runs and scored 16 times … Stole three bases and earned a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage … Three multi-hit games and drove in multiple runs in two games … Season-long 12-game hitting streak … Season-high two hits against twice against ETSU (Apr. 13 and Apr. 14) and The Citadel (May 13) … Hit his first career-home run against ETSU (Apr. 14), an opposite field homer … Hit triples against Western Carolina (Apr. 8) and Elon (May 15) … Drove in multiple runs in back-to-back games against The Citadel (May 13) and Elon (May 15) … Finished 2-for-2 with two RBI, a double and two runs scored against The Citadel (May 13) … 1-for-2 off the bench against Western Carolina (May 26) in the SoCon Tournament.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2017): Southern Conference Pinnacle Award winner… Commissioner's Medal after attaining a GPA above 3.8... Made one appearance as a pitcher and 20 games as a hitter… On the mound, made an appearance against Maryland Eastern Shore (Mar. 5), allowing two earned runs and struck out a batter in a victory… Earned his first collegiate hit against Lafayette (Mar. 17), a two-RBI single… Drove in another run on a pinch hit appearance against Lafayette (Mar. 18)… Came in off the bench to go 2-for-2 with a run scored in a victory over UNC Asheville (Mar. 28)… Recorded a hit against VMI (May 6)… Earned his first start against Samford (May 19), going 1-for-3 with a run scored… Followed that with a 1-for-4 performance with three RBI and two runs scored against Samford (May 20)… Drove in two more against Samford on his first career triple in the Southern Conference Tournament against Samford (May 25)… Had a base hit and scored a run in the victory over ETSU (May 26) in the second round of the SoCon Tournament… Ended the season with a 1-for-2 and an RBI against Furman in the first game of the Southern Conference Tournament Championship (May 28).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016): Appeared in six games going 1-0… Worked 5.2 innings, earning a 12.71 Earned Run Average and struck out five batters… Made his first appearance against High Point (Feb. 21) working 0.2 innings allowing two hits… Had three-straight scoreless outings against Binghamton (Feb. 26), NC State (Mar. 1) and Army (Mar. 6)… Worked a season-high 2.0 innings striking out two batters against Binghamton (Feb. 26) earning the win… Went 1.0 innings, allowing one hit and no runs at NC State (Mar. 1)… Threw 1.1 innings striking out a batter against Georgetown (Mar. 24).
FRESHMAN (2015): Did not compete due to NCAA transfer rules
HIGH SCHOOL: Originally signed with the ACC member North Carolina … Earned 2014 Atlantic Region Honorable Mention recognition by Perfect Game … Excelled as a senior at Marvin Ridge High School under head coach Mark Mennitt … Named the 2014 Conference Carolinas Player of the Year and selected to the North Carolina 4A All-State Team … Two-way standout who batted .474 with an on-base percentage of .541. … Finished the season with 29 singles, 23 RBIs and a county-high 20 stolen bases … Threw 48 innings on the hill and finished 6-2 with an ERA of 2.03 … Recorded 61 strikeouts and threw a no hitter against Sun Valley High School … Led Marvin Ridge to a 17-9 overall record and 12-3 league mark – good for the conference regular season title … Competed with Unionville Post 535 this summer.
PERSONAL: He is the son of Susan and Victor Kuchmaner and is majoring in finance.