Brayden Combs - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 23


  • height 6-5
  • Weight 240
  • class Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Fort Mitchell, Ky.

• SEC Academic Honor Roll (2018)
• Perfect Game Collegiate Summer League Futures Game (2017)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2017)

Appeared in 23 games for the Danbury Westerners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League…Batted .208 with 10 runs, five doubles, three home runs and 14 RBI with an OPS of .661…Summer ended early due to minor injury…Notched four multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games…Drove in a summer-high four runs on 6/30, which included a home run…Played with UK teammate Spencer Harbert.

Appeared in 12 games, starting two as the designated hitter…Hit .143 (2-of-14) with three runs, a home run, a walk, an HBP and two RBI…First career hit was a home run vs. Mississippi State on 5/13, a towering shot to right field…In that game he went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and the home run…Was hit by a pitch and scored a run vs. No. 1 Florida (4/20).

Played in 30 games with the Elmira Pioneers of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League…Hit .310 with eight doubles, two home runs and 15 RBI…Scored 20 runs…Posted an OPS of .822…Was scorching hot in the playoffs, hitting .455 in three games with a double, home run, hit by pitch, three runs and three RBI…His play earned him a spot in the PGCBL Summer Futures Game.

Redshirted the season.

Ranked the No. 24 first baseman in the country amongst the high school class of 2016 by… First-Team All-State as a senior … Led team to two All “A” State Championships and district championships during his junior and senior seasons … Helped football team to state semifinals in 2015 as a junior … Earned four letters in baseball … Coached by Bobby Mullins … Academic Honor Roll all four years … Spent numerous hours volunteering in the Saint Elizabeth Hospital Physical Therapy Department.

Full name is Brayden Alexander Combs…Major is Finance…Son of Jason and Davina Combs…Born in Cincinnati, Ohio…Father, Jason, played football at Eastern Kentucky University…Has two younger sisters, Kylee (17) and Kyera (9)…Favorite MLB team is the Cincinnati Reds…Favorite MLB players are Joey Votto (Reds), Chris Davis (Baltimore Orioles) and Vladimir Guerrero. 

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