2002 - SEC Boyd McWhorter Male Student-Athlete of the Year ... Played in all 75 games, hit .268 (76-for-284) with 51 runs scored, 15 doubles, 18 homers and 63 RBI ... Earned first-team All-SEC honors at designated hitter ... Signed free agent contract with Kansas City Royals.
2001 - Looks to bounce back from a disappointing junior season when he slumped to .186 (18-97) with one home run (pinch hit grand slam vs. The Citadel in the NCAA Regional), 15 RBI ... Defensively set a school record for first basemen with seven assists in one game.
2000 - The top clutch hitter with the 2000 Gamecocks, mostly as the designated hitter with some duty at first base ... Worked as an outfielder in fall practice ... Batted .314 (49-156) as a sophomore with 11 home runs, 51 runs batted in ... Averaged nearly one RBI per three at bats ... Drove in seven runs in four SEC Tournament games ... Ninth inning home run tied the score against Clemson and 11th inning double again tied the score, enabling the Gamecocks to win in 12 innings ... Ninth inning double tied the score in a 2-1 win at Vanderbilt ... Hit for the cycle with six RBI at Duke as the Gamecocks battled back from a 9-4 deficit to win 10-9 ... Three-run seventh inning homer cut the deficit to 9-7 and two-run ninth inning triple completed the cycle and tied the game with Dyson scoring the winning run ... Set a school record with homers in five consecutive games ... Hit a grand slam against Tennessee ... SEC Academic Honor in 2000.
1999 -- Broke into starting lineup before mid-season of freshman year and played in 48 games with 37 starts ... Batted .329 (48-146), with 3 HR, 25 RBI ... Played at Wilmington in Coastal Plains League.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Played four years at Spring Valley High School under Coach Jimmy Frost with .375 career average, 13 HR, 72 RBI ... AAAA All State ... Played American Legion baseball under Coach Tony Whitehurst with .462 average, nine HR, 35 RBI ... Also played basketball ... Was Top 10 student and graduated with highest honors ... Eleven in class of 370 ... University scholar.
PERSONAL -- Born Colie Livingston Dyson III 3/11/80 in Columbia ... Nickname is Trey ... Parents are Colie and Jean Dyson ... Father attended Georgia Tech and University of South Carolina ... Mother attended Old Dominion and William & Mary ... Hobbies are investing, ping pong, fishing and golf ... Favorite food is pizza ... Favorite actress is Cameron Diaz ... Favorite actor is Adam Sandler ... The fun loving practical jokester of the Gamecock squad has earned the nickname "Goofy" ... Coach Ray Tanner refers to him as the team's resident comedian ... He's also the team's top scholar with a 3.8 Spring semester GPA as a Finance/Management major in the College of Business Administration ... Pronounces name (DYE-son).