UNC Baseball Bio
3 Kyle Datres
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Freshman Season (2016)
Athletic infielder who figures to be a fixture in the Carolina lineup moving forward • Started 41 games and appeared in 53 as a true freshman • Primarily featured at third base, starting 31 games at the hot corner • Hit .250 with six doubles, three homers and 23 RBIs • Also scored 39 runs and drew 27 walks • Finished a perfect 6 for 6 in stolen base attempts • Had 10 multi-hit games, including a career-high four in the win at NC State on May 20 • Got off to a hot start to his career, reaching base in his first seven games • Had three straight two-hit games in February wins over UCLA and Oklahoma State, including a walk-off double against the Cowboys on the Feb. 26 • Hit his first career home run against Virginia Tech on April 8 • Also homered at Virginia on April 16 and against Notre Dame on May 16 • Drove in a season-high three runs against South Carolina on April 13 • Had a standout summer in the Cal Ripken League, winning a batting title for the Baltimore Redbirds with a .378 batting average, 22 stolen bases and four homers.

Loyalsock Township High School
Talented all-around athlete who was all-state in football and basketball as well as baseball • Was runner-up for Mr. Pennsylvania Football and an all-state quarterback as a senior • Was three-time all-state in baseball, leading his team to a pair of state titles • 2015 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award recipient • Member of the National Honor Society • Four-time conference academic all-star in basketball • Ranked the No. 57 shortstop in the country and the No. 3 shortstop in the state of Pennsylvania by Perfect Game • Also considered the No. 12 overall player in the Keystone State • Two-way player who earned Underclass High Honorable Mention from PG in 2013 and 2014 • Coached by Jeremy Eck at Loyalsock Township. 

Personal
Kyle Joseph Datres is the son of Cindy and Lynn Datres • Birthday is Jan. 5 • Mother was the first woman to play three sports at Williamsport High and was undefeated as a college tennis player • Sister Kelli was a three-time gymnastics state champion and sister Kerri played two seasons at Lebanon Valley College • Brother Kory was a four-time state champion in baseball and twice played in the Big League World Series • Father was an assistant coach for the 1984 AAA Pennsylvania state championship basketball team • Has not yet declared a major at Carolina.

Position: 3rd Base
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 192
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Williamsport, Pa.
High School: Loyalsock Township
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