2019-20 Baseball
Markell Graham
Nathanial Tate
Drew Haynie
Drew Haynie
Ethan Shelton
Jackson Greer
Jackson Greer
Noah Hill
Ashton King
Ashton King
Jake Lyle
Cade Gilbert
Cade Gilbert
Matthew Mercer
Matthew Mercer
Hunter Loyd
Hunter Loyd
David Beam
David Beam
Joseph Acosta
Walker Joyce
Noah Webb
Noah Webb
John Louis Bland
John Louis Bland
Sean Kearney
Sean Kearney
Bubba Hubbard
Bubba Hubbard
Reese Farmer
Ethan Cady
Matt Bollenbacher
Landon Smiddy
Landon Smiddy
Kyle Richardson
Colby Stuart
Zach Kirby
Brandon Nikitaides
Brandon Nikitaides
Jake Madole
Jake Madole
Daulton Montagna
Owen Kovacs
Owen Kovacs
Landon Knack
Tucker Rogers
Tucker Rogers
Ben Jackson
Ben Jackson
Jack Collins
Jack Collins
Full Roster
2019-20
Roster
Ashton King

Ashton King

Ashton King

2022 (Junior): Appeared and started in 48 games, all at shortstop ... Hit .293 with 61 hits, 44 runs scored, 36 RBIs, 22 doubles, two triples, and seven home runs while drawing 19 walks ... King's 22 doubles led the team and are T-5th all-time for doubles in a season ... King's 14 doubles in conference play led the league, batting .326 as well ... Tied teammate Tommy Barth for the most two-hit games on the season (16) as King was third on the team in multi-hit games (21) ... After the first weekend series, King had three multi-hit games and six runs scored ... Recorded a season-high four RBIs twice, once against UNC Asheville (3/13) and once against George Washington (3/27) ... Scored four runs for the first time in his career against George Washington (3/27), including his first two-homerun game ... In that same game, King hit a home run on the first pitch he saw and the last pitch, walking off against the Colonials in ten innings for his first career walk-off ... Had five games with at least two doubles ... Ended the season on his second nine-game hit streak in 2022 ... Named Second-Team All-Conference (Coaches & Media).

2021 (Sophomore): King was the lone Buccaneer to play and start in all 49 games in 2021 … Making all 49 starts at shortstop, King hit .282 with a .339 on-base percentage and was third on the team with a .465 slugging percentage … The Knoxville, Tenn. native led the team with 17 doubles and 57 hits … He was second on the squad with 35 runs scored and was third with 34 RBI … The sophomore infielder led the Blue and Gold with 17 multi-hit games and was third with nine multi-RBI games … Set a career-high with two doubles at Mercer (4/30) … He began the season reaching base in 21 straight contests. He set a career-high with four RBI in the season opener vs Northern Kentucky (Feb. 20), tallied four three-hit games, and became the first Buccaneer since 2017 to lead off the game with a home run (at Mercer on April 30). Named to SoCon All-Freshman Team.

2020 (Freshman)*: Played in 10 games and made eight starts in his freshman year … Tallied first career hit vs Toledo (2/15) … Finished a single shy of the cycle with his first two career home runs and recorded a career-high five RBIs vs Georgia State (3/1) ... Concluded the season with a .226 batting average, nine RBI, four walks, and six runs scored … Had 13 put-outs and 23 assists for a .958 fielding percentage.

Personal: Born on June 2, 2001 … Graduated from Farragut High School in Knoxville, Tenn. where he was a 2019 state champion … In his senior year, King hit .407 with 21 extra-base hits including nine home runs ... MaxPreps listed Farragut as the top team in the state of Tennessee and top-10 in the nation … Son of Craig and Heather King … Majoring in Sport Management.

 

*2020 season was shortened due to COVID-19 pandemic