Derek Trent

#14 Derek Trent

HT. 6' 1"
WT. 205
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Kingsport, Tenn.
2010 Season: An Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team selection after starting all 60 games for the Bucs ... was a finalist for the prestigious Johnny Bench Award ... hit .348 with 17 doubles, 13 home runs and was second on the team with 66 RBI ... was fourth on the team in slugging (.575) ... threw out 39 percent of base runners, gunning down 23 of 59 steal attempts ... posted 33 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI games ... had a 14-game hit streak from April 14 to May 5 ... had a two-home run performance against Virginia Tech (3-31) ... tallied a season-high four-hit game against Eastern Kentucky (4/6) ... received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors and was named to the Dean’s List.
2009 Season: Saw action in 50 games, including 48 starts, as he platooned at catcher and designated hitter ... was fourth on the team with a .326 average and 36 RBI ... had a career best 15 doubles and 59 hits ... posted 20 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games on the season ... drove in four runs twice against High Point (4/24-26) ... threw out ten runners on the season ... gunned down one out of every three base stealers ... received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors and was named to the ETSU Dean’s List.
2008 Season: Played in 51 games, starting 48 of them as catcher, outfielder, or DH ... hit .238 with seven doubles, one triple, 15 home runs and 46 RBIs ... Trent’s 15 home runs broke the freshmen single season record ... had eight multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games ... drove in an amazing eight runs against Maryland-Eastern Shore (5/2) ... received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Dobyns-Bennett ... was named the 2007Tennessee Offensive Player of the Year and the Big Nine Player of the year ... was named First-Team All-State and First-Team All-District ... named high school All-American as a junior ... hit .470 his senior year with 20 doubles, 20 home runs, 61 RBIs, 69 runs, and 41 walks ... hit 43 career home runs at Dobyns-Bennett.
Personal: Born on November 6, 1988 ... majoring in physical education ... son of Mike and Kay Trent.