Started 60 games in center field as a sophomore • Hit .257 for the year with four home runs, nine doubles and 32 RBIs • His four homers tied for the team lead • Scored 40 runs, good for third on the team • Slugged .353 and had a .373 on-base percentage thanks in large part to a team-high 38 walks • Stole 11 bases in 12 attempts • Outstanding defensive center fielder who committed just three errors and had 189 put outs for the year • Also added eight outfield assists • Finished the season with hits in in nine of his last 11 games, including a 4 for 4 effort against Gardner-Webb (5/13) • Was 3 for 11 in the NCAA Gainesville Regional with a homer against LBSU (6/1) • Had hits in all four games of the ACC tournament, including three against Maryland in the final game of pool play and a homer against NC State in the play-in game • Had four hits and two doubles in the series finale against Wake Forest (4/13) • Had three hits, including his first home run of the year, against UNCW (4/1) • Went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs against Pitt (3/8) • Named second-team preseason All-America by Louisville Slugger, NCBWA and Baseball America • Also named to the Golden Spikes Preseason Watch List.
Earned consensus freshman All-America honors (Baseball America, Perfect Game, NCBWA and Louisville Slugger) after starting 54 games in the outfield and hitting .321 (68-212), the fourth-highest average on the team, despite missing a month with a broken foot • Second-team All-ACC selection • Scored 48 runs and had 51 RBIs • Tied for second on the team with 14 doubles and was fourth in home runs with six • Slugged .491 and had a .418 on base percentage • Swiped 10 bases in 13 attempts • Notched 22 multi-hit games, including seven of his first 11 collegiate outings • Went 2 for 4 with an RBI in the win over LSU in the College World Series (6/18) • Had a season high five RBIs against Maryland (4/5) • Hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the eighth inning of the series-clinching victory over Miami (3/17) • Homered in all three games of the Wake Forest series, the first long balls of his career (3/8-10) • Went 2 for 3 with a run scored in his first collegiate start against Seton Hall (2/15) and followed that up with a 4-for-5 performance one game later • Summer 2013: Made the 24-man roster for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.
Drafted in the 26th round (804) in the 2012 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals • Ranked the No. 6 player in the state of Georgia by Perfect Game • Ranked No. 39 in the class of 2012 by Baseball America • Tabbed the No. 45 player in the country by Perfect Game and No. 11 among outfielders in the nation • Participated in the 2011 Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. • Coached by Dylan Deal at Holy Innocents Episcopal School in Atlanta, Ga. • Named MVP of high school team • Served as assistant head of FCA group • Also played football as quarterback.
Skye M. Bolt is the son of Mike and Connie Bolt and Eva and Chris Murray • Born in Woodstock, Ga. • Birthday is Jan. 15 • Father played college baseball.