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Kyle Martin
Kyle  Martin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, S.C.

High School:
Wade Hampton HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 240

Position:
1B/LHP

Bats:Throws:
L-L

Major:
Mechanical Engineering


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AWARDS/HONORS/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2015 MLB Draft Selection (4th round/Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 2015 All-American (1st team/Baseball America) (2nd team/Collegiate Baseball) (3rd team/D1Baseball)
  • 2015 All-SEC (1st team)
  • 2015 USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List
  • 2014 MLB Draft Selection (20th round/Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)
  • 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 NCAA Columbia Regional Most Outstanding Player
  • 2013 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team


  • 2015 (SENIOR)

    • 2015 MLB Draft Selection (4th round/Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Earned first-team All-America honors from Baseball America as well as second-team All-America honors by Collegiate Baseball and third-team All-America honors by D1Baseball
    • Earned first-team All-SEC honors
    • Named to USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List
    • Played in all 57 games with 56 starts, hit .350 (71-for-203) with 50 runs scored, 12 doubles, two triples, 14 homers, 56 RBI
    • .455 on-base percentage and a .635 slugging mark, walked a team-high 39 times
    • Became the 28th player in school history to reach the 200-hit total with a single in the bottom of the eighth inning in 8-1 loss vs. LSU (5/16)
    • 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in 10-7 win over LSU (5/14)
    • 1-for-2 with two walks and three runs scored in 17-0 win over USC Upstate (5/12)
    • 3-for-5 with two runs scored, four RBI including a three-run homer in 8-7 win over Texas A&M (5/10)
    • Solo homer in 15-14 loss at Texas A&M (5/9)
    • Two-run homer in the ninth inning of a 9-7 win over Texas A&M (5/8)
    • 2-for-3 in 6-2 loss to Auburn (5/2)
    • 2-for-2 with two homers including a grand slam as well as a career-high seven RBI in 10-1 victory over Auburn (5/1)
    • 1-for-2 with a double and two runs scored in 10-4 loss at Tennessee (4/26)
    • 1-for-3 with solo homer in 4-3 loss at Tennessee (4/25)
    • Walked and scored a run in 3-2 series win over Vanderbilt (4/18)
    • Hit .583 (7-for-12) in the Florida series with a pair of homers and four RBI
    • Solo homer in 12-2 loss at Florida (4/12)
    • Became the first Gamecock in the last 11 years to hit for the cycle going 4-for-4 with a walk, two runs and two RBI in 12-5 loss at Florida (4/11)
    • 2-for-4 with a RBI single in 14-3 loss at Florida (4/10)
    • Two-run double in 11-1 win over Appalachian State (4/7)
    • 1-for-3 with two walks, a run scored and three RBI in 13-7 win at Mississippi State (4/4)
    • 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored in 7-5 loss at Mississippi State (4/3)
    • 2-for-3 with a homer, two runs scored and a RBI in 8-5 win over Georgia (3/29)
    • 2-for-4 with first career triple, a two-run homer in 4-3 loss to Georgia (3/28)
    • 1-for-3 with two RBI in 6-5 loss to Georgia (3/27)
    • Tied career-high with four hits, with a double two stolen bases and added a run as well in 7-5 win at Missouri (3/22)
    • 2-for-4 with two runs, three RBI including a two-run walk-off homer in 10th inning of 6-4 win over Kentucky (3/15)
    • 1-for-3 with a run scored in 4-3 win over Kentucky (3/14)
    • 3-for-4 with a homer, two runs scored and two RBI in 13-3 win over Penn State (3/11)
    • 1-for-1 with two walks, a double and a RBI sacrifice fly in 5-3 win over Miami (Ohio) (3/8)
    • 2-for-4 with a run scored, two-run homer and tied career-high with four RBI in 11-3 win over High Point (3/4)
    • 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBI in 10-4 win over Charleston Southern (3/3)
    • Bases loaded two-run single in 6-0 win over Northeastern (2/21)
    • 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in 8-3 win over College of Charleston (2/14)
    • 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI in 7-1 win over College of Charleston (2/14)


    2014 (JUNIOR)

    • 2014 MLB Draft Selection (20th round/Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)
    • Started all 62 games, team’s leading hitter with a .336 average (82-for-244) with 35 runs scored, 11 doubles, five homers and 38 RBI, a .389 on-base percentage and a .443 slugging percentage
    • Named to NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
    • 2-for-4 with a RBI double in 10-1 loss vs. Maryland in NCAA Regional (6/1)
    • 3-for-4 with a RBI , a double and a run scored in 4-3 loss vs. Maryland in NCAA Regional (5/31)
    • 1-for-3 with two RBI in 5-2 win over Campbell in NCAA Regional (5/30)
    • Solo homer in 7-2 loss vs. Florida at SEC Tournament (5/22)
    • 2-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in 6-3 win over Vanderbilt (5/17)
    • 4-for-5 with a RBI and a double in 9-3 loss at Vanderbilt (5/16)
    • 3-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in 10-1 win over The Citadel (5/13)
    • 4-for-5 tying career-high in hits with a run scored and two RBI in 9-3 win over Alabama (4/27)
    • Tied career-high in hits going 4-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a RBI in 6-1 win over USC Upstate (4/23)
    • 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in 4-3 win at Auburn (4/20)
    • 2-for-4 with a two-run double and a run scored in 10-8 loss at The Citadel (4/16)
    • 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in 6-5 loss to Florida (4/13)
    • 2-for-4 with a RBI and a stolen base in 4-1 win over Florida (4/11)
    • 3-for-4 with a three-run homer, two runs scored and tied career-high with four RBI in 9-2 win at Furman (4/8)
    • 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in 9-6 win over Tennessee (3/29)
    • 2-for-4 with a run scored in 3-1 win over Ole Miss (3/15)
    • Solo homer in 5-0 win over Furman (3/11)
    • 2-for-4 with a RBI and two runs scored in 9-6 win vs. Clemson (2/28)
    • 2-for-5 with a run scored in 6-0 win over Eastern Kentucky (2/23)
    • Solo home run in 4-0 win over Eastern Kentucky (2/21)
    • 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in 4-0 win over Presbyterian (2/18)
    • 4-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI in 12-0 win over Bucknell (2/16)
    • 2-for-2 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI In 17-4 win over Bucknell (2/15)


    2013 (SOPHOMORE)

    • Played in 34 games with 18 starts, hit .288 (23-for-80) with 15 runs scored, two doubles, two homers and 10 RBI
    • 3-for-5 with two runs scored in 6-5 loss to North Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/8)
    • NCAA Regional MVP & All-Tournament Team, hit .500 (6-for-12) with a homer, four runs and six RBI in the regional
    • 3-for-5 with a homer, career-high three runs scored and career-high four RBI in 19-3 win over Liberty (6/1)
    • 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in 7-3 win over Saint Louis (5/31)
    • 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12)
    • Walked, stole a base and scored a run in 9-3 win over Wofford (5/8)
    • Pinch-hit home run in 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt (5/3)
    • Key single in 11th inning of 7-6 win over Kentucky (4/22)
    • Pinch-hit single in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24)
    • Pinch-hit double in 9-5 win at The Citadel (3/19)
    • 2-for-5 with two runs scored in 12-4 win over Davidson (3/13)
    • RBI and a run scored in 6-4 win over Albany (2/24)
    • Pinch-hit RBI single in bottom of the 9th inning led to eventual winning run in 8-7 rally over Liberty (2/17)


    2012 (FRESHMAN)

    • Played in 40 games with 22 starts, hit .295 (23-for-78) with 11 runs scored, five doubles, a homer and 12 RBI
    • RBI groundout in 4-1 loss to Arizona in CWS Championship Series (6/25)
    • 1-for-3 with a run scored in 4-1 win over Kent State in NCAA College World Series (6/21)
    • Key leadoff pinch-hit single in ninth inning of 5-4 win over Clemson in NCAA Regional (6/2)
    • 1-for-2 with a run scored in 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/24)
    • Pinch-hit RBI single in 7-6 loss at Arkansas (5/5)
    • Pinch-hit RBI sacrifice fly in 8-6 win at Arkansas (5/4)
    • RBI double in 2-1 win over Davidson (5/2)
    • Pinch-hit double in 12-4 loss at Vanderbilt (3/31)
    • Key pinch-hit two-run single in 9-3 win over Florida (3/22)
    • 2-for-3 with a double and run scored in 3-1 win over Princeton (3/11)
    • 3-for-4 with a solo home run in 2-1 win over Princeton (3/9)
    • 2-for-4 with two runs scored in the 9-6 win vs. Clemson (3/3)
    • Pinch-hit single kept alive 11th inning that led to 3-2 victory vs. Clemson in Charleston (3/2)
    • 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored in 13-1 win over VMI (2/18)


    HIGH SCHOOL

    • Played for Southeast that won 2011 Big League World Series championship, 3-for-4 in championship game and winning pitcher in 9-7 win over Latin America, 8-for-21 in entire series with four homers
    • 2011 South Carolina AAA All-State
    • 2011 SC/NC Select All-Star Game
    • Rated No. 472 best high school prospect in the nation and No. 13 best high school prospect in state of South Carolina by Perfect Game USA
    • Rated No. 2 first baseman in the state of South Carolina and No. 17 best high school prospect in state of South Carolina by Diamond Prospects


    PERSONAL

    • Born on November 13, 1992
    • Parents are Robert deGroot and Lorna Martin
    • Major is mechanical engineering