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ThomasBennett

  • height 5-10
  • Weight 180
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Frankfort, Ky.

Outlook
Surprising power for his size…Good exit velocity off the bat…Doubles and gap-to-gap power…Finds his way into scoring position…Working on ability to hit offspeed pitches…Defense is best tool at this stage of career…Coaches think he can blossom as his career moves along.

SUMMER 2018
Appeared in 24 games for the Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League…Hit .239 with 17 runs, 12 RBI, four doubles, one home run, 13 walks and two steals…Posted an OPS of .758…In the team’s playoff game went 1-for2 with a run, RBI, two walks and a steal…On 6/15, went 2-for-3 with two runs, an RBI, a double, walk and steal…Played with UK teammates Marshall Gei and Grant Macciocchi.

2018
Redshirted. 

HIGH SCHOOL
2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American…Perfect Game Central – All Region 2nd Team…Perfect Game 2016 Underclass Honorable Mention…Four-time all-district and all-county performer at Western Hills HS…Second-Team All-State in 2017….11th Region Athletics Directors Sportsmanship Award…2017 Golden Cleats…US Marine Corps Outstanding Athlete Award…Played summer baseball with the Kentucky Baseball Club…Rated the No. 16 player in the state of Kentucky…Was also a swimmer at Western Hills…Coached by Drew Chism.

PERSONAL
Full name is James Thomas Bennett…Born in Frankfort, Ky. … Son of Jamey and Angelina…Has an older sister, Regan, and older brother, Michael…Father played baseball at Morehead State University…Volunteered at the Humane Society…Major is Agricultural Economics.

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