Colby Frieda - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 11


  • position RHP
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 215
  • class Junior
  • Hometown St. John's, Fla.
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2022)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)
  • No. 172 Incoming Freshman, 2021 (Perfect Game)

(Pronunciation: Cole-bee Free-duh)


Appeared in nine games with a 2.57 ERA in 7.0 innings…Struck out nine and allowed five hits on the season…Made his first collegiate start on the mound on May 9 vs. Tennessee Tech…Recorded three strikeouts amongst his four outs in first outing of season on Feb. 25 vs. Wright State…Did not allow a run in seven of nine appearances, including seven straight outings.


Pitched for the Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League…Pitched 7.1 innings over four appearances before being shut down for the summer…Struck out 13, nearly two batters per inning…Opponents batted .192 against him.


Appeared in 11 games as a freshman…Did not record a decision…Did not yield a run on the road during regular season…Did not allow a run in eight of 11 appearances…Struck out two on four occasions.

Ranked the No. 240 overall player and No. 88 right-handed pitcher in the nation by Perfect Game…Considered one of the top 100 players in prospect-laden state of Florida…Named a Perfect Game 2021 Preseason All-American and participated in the 2020 National Showcase…Helped lead Creekside High School to regional titles in 2018 and 2019…Named Florida All-Region Second-Team in both 2019 and 2021.

Full name is Colby Michael Frieda…Born in Jacksonville, Fla….Son of Michael and Lucinda Frieda…Has two older siblings, Taylor and Chelsea…Dad owns a window company.

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