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Buddy Reed

OF

Height
6' 3"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Finksburg, Md.
Weight
200 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
St. George's School (RI)

Major: Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Played in 60 games during his first collegiate season, with a total of 51 starts: 24 in left field, 19 in center field and eight in right field…Batted .244 with 26 runs, 18 walks, seven doubles and six RBI…Established a single-season school record with 14 sacrifice hits and was 5-for-10 on the basepaths…Had a .284 clip and scored 13 runs in 28 SEC contests, including 21 starts…Also drew seven walks, totaled five doubles, drove in four runs and was a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen-base opportunities in league play…Was 1-for-4 and scored a run in the NCAA Gainesville Regional against North Carolina…Chipped in with a single and had a theft in the opening round versus the College of Charleston…Drew a leadoff walk and come home during the third inning of the second SEC Tournament meeting with Kentucky…Went 2-for-4 with a double as the Gators clinched the SEC Championship with their second win at Tennessee…Led the Orange and Blue with a .444 (4-for-9) average in the series with No. 10 Vanderbilt, highlighted by a 3-for-4 outing in the finale…Scored twice in the first win over No. 20 Alabama…Was 2-for-3 with a pair of runs in the 5-0 shutout of Missouri…Collected two hits and doubled in the triumph at FGCU…Came through with a 3-for-3 effort in the finale at No. 4 South Carolina and provided the Gators with the decisive run on a one-out RBI single in the eighth inning…Started the series at Texas A&M by going 2-for-5…Had at least one hit in every game of the Arkansas set…Posted first multiple-hit game as a Gator with a 2-for-4, two-run showing in the second meeting with UConn and also swiped his first base…Drew a walk in the first five games of the year…Punched a two-run single in the eighth inning of the second matchup with Maryland for his first collegiate hit and RBI…Became just the third rookie from UF since 2001 to debut in center field, joining Ben Harrison (2001) and Josh Adams (2008)…Scored a run on opening night with heads-up base-running after a walk.

 

SUMMER: Played for the Kenosha (Wis.) Kingfish last summer and was rated the No. 6 prospect of the Northwoods League by Baseball America and the No. 10 prospect by Perfect Game…Batted .283 with 31 runs, 29 RBI, 18 walks and 10 stolen bases in 49 games…Added eight doubles, four triples and three homers…Was ranked No. 79 in the Northwoods Top 200 released by the league office…Put together an eight-game hitting streak from July 27-Aug. 3 in which he was 16-for-30 (.533)…Went 4-for-7 with five RBI, three runs and a homer against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters…Clubbed a three-run bomb versus Kalamazoo for his first big fly of the summer.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Outfielder from St. George’s School in Middletown, R.I., who played for head coach Ed McGinnis…Selected in the 35th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Texas Rangers with the 1,060th pick…Was named to Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Atlantic All-Region First Team prior to his senior year…Ranked No. 7 in the state of Maryland and the No. 2 outfielder in the Class of 2013 Final Rankings from Perfect Game…Earned a total of nine varsity letters in soccer, hockey and baseball…Was the leading scorer on the soccer team and played on the Dragons’ top line on the ice…Named to the 2012 Perfect Game 17-U BCS All-Tournament Team while playing for the Tampa Bay Warriors at Terry Park in Fort Myers, Fla…Batted .360 at the event, with a slugging percentage of .560 and an on-base percentage of .407…Also named All-Tournament at the 2012 WWBA 17-U National Championship that was held at the East Cobb Complex in Marietta, Ga…Went 11-for-22 (.500) with a .682 slugging percentage and a .577 on-base clip…Tied for the top outfield arm at the 2012 Sunshine Northeast Showcase.

 

REED’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.244

60-51

172

26

42

7

0

0

6

18

38

5-10

CAREER

.244

60-51

172

26

42

7

0

0

6

18

38

5-10

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.284

28-21

74

13

21

5

0

0

4

7

17

3-3

CAREER

.284

28-21

74

13

21

5

0

0

4

7

17

3-3

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.273

4-4

11

1

3

0

0

0

0

2

4

0-1

CAREER

.273

4-4

11

1

3

0

0

0

0

2

4

0-1

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.250

2-2

8

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

1-1

CAREER

.250

2-2

8

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

1-1

 

REED’S CAREER HIGHS

At Bats: 5 vs. Texas A&M (3/21/14)

Runs Scored: 2, 4x, last vs. Alabama (5/2/14)

Hits: 3, 2x, last vs. Vanderbilt (5/10/14)

RBI: 2 vs. Maryland (2/15/14)

Doubles: 1, 7x, last vs. Tennessee (5/16/14)

Triples: None

Home Runs: None

Walks: 2 vs. Vanderbilt (5/8/14)

Stolen Bases: 1, 5x, last vs. College of Charleston (5/30/14)

Hit Streak: 6 games (3/14-3/23/14)

 

 

 

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