#17 - Matt Traylor
2005 Season: Traylor played in 32 games last season, starting 20 ... He started 18 games in center field and two in left field ... Batted .186 with 14 runs scored, three doubles and seven RBIs ... Was a perfect 8-for-8 on stolen base attempts ... Batted .571 (4-for-7) with a runner at third and less than two outs ... Went 2-for-4 against Xavier on Feb. 27 ... Was 1-for-2 with a season-high two runs scored and an RBI against West Virginia on Mar. 5 ... Also scored two runs and drove in a season-high two runs against UNC Greensboro on Mar. 26. 2004 Season: Returned to play in 50 games last season, starting 49 ... Started 25 games in center field, 22 in right field and two as the designated hitter ... Traylor batted .272 with five home runs and 23 RBIs ... Also hit 12 doubles, scored 39 runs and stole six bases ... Hit .295 with four of his home runs in Southern Conference games ... Had 12 muti-hit and five multiple-RBI games last season ... Had a nine-game hitting streak early in the season ... Tied a season-high with three hits, going 3-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored in a win over Davidson on Mar. 5 ... Scored a season-high three runs on Apr. 10 in a win over Wofford. 2003 Season: Redshirted. 2002 Season: Burst on the scene and established himself as one of the most dynamic talents in the Southern Conference … Was one of just two players on the team to play in all 57 games … Started all but one game … Led or tied for the Buccaneer team lead in games played (57), runs scored (55), doubles (17), home runs (7), RBI (35), total bases (111) and hit-by-pitches (9) … Also swiped 17 bases in 23 attempts … Had multi-hit games 18 times, with a season-high four hits against Davidson on May 5 … Scored multiple runs in 15 games, with a season-high runs scored three times … Had nine games with two or more RBIs nine times, with a season-high four against Furman on May 17, in an important game for Southern Conference Tournament positioning … Was a perfect 3-3 from the plate in that game against Furman, scoring three runs, hitting a triple and a home run and walking twice … Stole a season-high two bases in three games … Traylor had a .318 batting average against right-handed pitchers, a .337 average with runners on base and reached base 36.6 percent of the time he came up as a leadoff batter. High School: Two-time All-Knoxville Interscholastic League selection ... Helped lead the Admirals to the state tournament by batting .330 with 56 runs scored and 27 stolen bases ... As a junior batted .451 with 18 doubles and three home runs. Personal: Born on April 11, 1983 ... Plans to major in business ...Matt is the son of Tom Traylor and Rikki Alexander.
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