32 Drake Byrd
32 Drake Byrd
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Position: INF
Last School: Pigeon Forge HS
Bats/Throws: R/R

Stats: 2017 2015 2014 

2017 (Senior): Had a career-best outing against WKU (2.22) going 4-for-5 at the plate and registering five RBIs on three base knocks and a double...Registered at least one hit in three of his first four games... Launched his first home run of the season in his only at bat at MTSU (4.11). 

2016: Added his first hit of the season against Illinois State (2/20/16) ... Homered for the first time against UT?Martin (4/2/16) ... 

2015: Posted a .247 average and knocked in 11 runs ... Started 21 games and appeared in 40 games overall.

2014: Played in 48 games, including 45 stars... had a batting average of .158 with 32 hits and 3 doubles... Recorded a career high 3 RBI at Murray State (5/9).

Prior to Belmont: Led high school team at the 2013 State Tournament by going 7-for-15 with seven RBI and no errors as Pigeon Forge High School won the championship... Named TBCA All-State three times (2010-12)... Named to the Tennessee Sportswriter All-State three times (2010-12)... Named All-Distric all four years... Named All Prep-Extra three tims (2010-12)... Named 2012 Offensive Player of the Year... Named 2013 Defensive Player of the Year... Also played varisty basketball at Pigeon Forge.

Personal: Born September 12, 1994 in Knoxville, Tenn.... Son of Douglas and Katrina Byrd... Has one sibling, Garrett...Math major.