Breydon Daniel - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 9


  • height 6-1
  • Weight 210
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Bixby, Okla.
  • Previous School Seminole State College
  • Two-time JUCO Academic All-American (2017, 2018)

Switch-hitting junior college transfer who had a huge fall…Extremely versatile with the ability to handle either corner infield spot and outfield…Has shown power from both sides of the plate…Plus runner in the 6.4-6.5 range…Can squat 500 pounds…Excellent student…Character is off the charts…Great bloodlines with his father, Mike, having an outstanding career at Oklahoma State and then a five-year stint in the minor leagues.

Appeared in 40 games for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaska Baseball League…Hit .248 in 158 plate appearances with 17 runs scored, 16 RBI, 11 doubles, two triples, a home run, 22 walks and seven steals…His 11 doubles led the team…Posted an OPS of .742…Had a summer-high three hits, including two doubles, on 6/10…Was named an ABL All-Star…Played with UK teammate Elliott Curtis.

Played the 2017 and 2018 seasons at Seminole State (OK) College with fellow UK signee Dalton Reed…Appeared in 53 games as a sophomore, hitting .408 with 59 runs, 49 RBI, 15 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs, 29 walks and nine steals…Slugged .689 and had an OPS of 1.180…Led the team in batting and was second on the No. 17-ranked team in runs…As a freshman in 2017, played in 55 games and hit .360 with 52 runs, 41 RBI, 10 doubles, two triples, 12 homers and 31 walks…Finished his two-year career at Seminole hitting .386 with 111 runs, 90 RBI, 25 doubles, four triples, 24 home runs, 60 walks and 15 steals with an OPS of 1.160…Was named Academic All-American both seasons.

Hometown is Bixby, Okla. … Born in Oklahoma City…Son of Michael and Kathryn…Father played baseball at Oklahoma State and then professionally…Played for coach Glenn Sullivan at Bixby (OK) High School…Was a three-year letterman that also played football…Won state football championships in both 2014 and 2015…Ranked the No. 154 JUCO prospect by Perfect Game…Favorite MLB player is Kris Bryant…Wears No. 9 because his father also wore that number…Favorite baseball movie is The Sandlot…Chose UK because “it felt like the best opportunity to further my baseball career.”

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