- position INF/OF
- height 6-4
- Weight 210
- class Redshirt Sophomore
- Hometown Port St. Joe, Fla.
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)
Made his way to the elite Cape Cod League, becoming more and more productive as the summer went along…Had seven doubles, two home runs, 22 walks and a .420 OBP in 94 at bats…Had four different hitting streaks of at least four games, including hits in 11 of the last 14 of the summer.
Batted .228 over 127 at bats with a .782 OPS…Appeared in 36 games with 34 starts, scoring 23 runs and driving in 23…Clubbed nine doubles, a triple and five home runs…Drew 22 walks and stole a pair of bases…Went 1-for-4 in career debut on Feb. 17 at Elon…Hit first home run on March 18 vs. Mississippi State…Reached base safely in eight of first nine games…Homered in all three games of series sweep of No. 3 South Carolina…Had season-long eight-game hit streak from May 5-May 14.Had six multi-hit and six multi-RBI games… Slugged a team-high .635 in SEC play…Also made two appearances on the mound, striking out two in 2.0 scoreless innings.
Took advantage of significant plating time, batting .302 in 172 at bats for the Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League…Had an .856 OPS with 12 doubles, three triples and three home runs…Scored 31 runs and drove in 27…Stole 10 bases…Had an eight-game hitting streak and three separate four-game stretches…Logged 15 multi-hit games and reached base in 31 consecutive games.
Played for the Strasburg Express of the Valley Baseball League, which won the VBL championship…Appeared in 29 games with 56 at-bats, scoring 11 runs with two doubles, a triple, a home run and 11 RBI…Drew 19 walks against 21 strikeouts…Stole two bases and worked to a .385 on-base percentage.
Ranked in the top 500 nationally by both Perfect Game (No. 366) and Prep Baseball Report (No. 452)…Perfect Game tabbed him 2021 Preseason All-America as the No. 62 outfielder in the country and top 30 prospect in prospect-heavy Georgia…Prep Baseball Report listed him as the No. 70 outfielder nationally and a top 40 recruit in the Peach State…In 2021, his Wesleyan High School team went 32-6 and was ranked No. 2 in the state as state runner-up…Named a First-Team All-State Class A (Private) by Georgia Dugout Review…Also went to state final four in 2019…In 2021, was named Region 5A Pitcher of the Year, First-Team All-County as a third baseman, Gwinnett County Super Six and 643 DP Athletics co-Player of the Year…2020 WWBA MVP.
Full name is James Thomas McCoy…Son of Tom and Melissa McCoy…Has a younger sister, Christina…Named to the Merit List at his school (2018-21) and has been involved in multiple community service projects…Loves to hunt and fish…Superstition is tying his cleats in a triple knot…Avid Atlanta Braves fan.