Dalton Reed - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 10


  • height 6-4
  • Weight 240
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Roff, Okla.
  • Previous School Seminole State College
  • NJCAA Division I Honorable Mention All-American (2018)
  • NJCAA Third-Team Academic All-American (2018)
  • Two-time New England Collegiate Baseball Summer League Player of the Week (2018)
  • NECBL Summer All-Star (2018)
  • NJCAA Division I Second-Team All-American (2017)

Big, physical first baseman who was a junior college All-American…Premier power hitter who led JUCO ranks in home runs in 2017 and hit 44 bombs over two-year stint…Added another 11 round-trippers during 2018 summer ball…Can really hit, not just all or nothing free swinger…Tall, rangy defender with a really good glove around the bag that earned Gold Glove in JUCO…Great kid with blue-collar attitude and approach…Will be middle of the order threat and integral part of the offense.

Appeared in 38 games for the Newport Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League…Hit .317 with 28 runs, 30 RBI, six doubles, 11 home runs and nine walks…OPS was .934…His 11 round-trippers ranked second in the league…Ranked eighth in RBI…Was twice named NECBL Player of the week…For opening week, racking up 10 hits with seven runs, three home runs and eight RBI… He also won Player of the Week on 7/23 after a week that saw him hit .500 with six runs, nine RBI, two doubles and four home runs…Included was arguably the best day of any hitter in the league when he went 5-for-5 with two home runs, two runs scored and six RBI on 7/17…Also had a four-hit game on 6/6, going 4-for-5 with four runs scored and a solo home run…Finished runner-up in the NECBL home run derby…Went 1-for-1 with an RBI double and a walk in the NECBL All-Star Game.

Played the 2017 and 2018 seasons at Seminole State (OK) College as a teammate of fellow UK signee Breydon Daniel…Named NJCAA Division I Honorable Mention All-American…Ranked the No. 39 JUCO prospect in the country by Perfect Game…Appeared in 50 games in 2018, hitting .374 with 48 runs, 60 RBI, 16 doubles, one triple, 18 home runs and five steals…Slugged .795, ranking him 24th in NJCAA Division I…His 18 homers ranked 13th nationally…Had an OPS of 1.261…In 2017, hit .356 in 58 games with 55 runs, 76 RBI, 11 doubles, two triples and 26 home runs while earning Second-Team All-America honors…The 26 home runs led the nation…In two seasons at Seminole, hit .364 with 103 runs, 136 RBI, 27 doubles, three triples, 44 home runs and an OPS of 1.242…Was a Gold Glove winner and Most Valuable Player in his conference…Named Third-Team Academic All-American in 2018.

Full name is Timothy Dalton Reed…Hometown is Roff, Okla. … Born in Ada, Okla. … Son of Tim and Brenna…Has a brother, Dylan…Coming out of high school in 2016 was a Rawlings/Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and Second-Team West All-American…Hit 91 home runs in his high school career…Favorite MLB player is Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman…Favorite baseball movie is Bull Durham.

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