|11 T.J. Daugherty
SEC Academic Honor Roll (2009)
SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)
Strong catcher will compete for playing time behind the plate ... A tremendous leader, is highly valuable as the lead bullpen catcher for the UK pitching staff ... An excellent student, has earned SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades in 2009-10.
Played with UK infielder Tyler Townsend on the MV Dawgs in the New York Collegiate Baseball League ... Played in four games with three starts, batting 1-for-10, with two runs scored and one RBI ... Drew one walk, got hit by one pitch and struck out three times.
Played in three games off the bench, totaling one hit in two at bats ... Had two RBI on the year, getting hit by one pitch and striking out once ... Recorded a putout behind the plate ... Extremely valuable to the team as a catcher and leader in the bullpen ... Was voted in the preseason as one of the leaders on the team.
Did not see game action, serving primarily as a bullpen catcher.
Five-year letterwinner under coach Bob Mantooth at Owensboro High School ... Senior year hit .341 with 24 runs scored, 15 doubles, one four-bagger and 23 RBI ... Team captain helped guide team to District and Regional Championships, and a State Final Four appearance ... Named First-Team All-District and All-Region ... Earned Team MVP honors ... Participated in basketball and soccer before concentrating solely on baseball ... Valedictorian of graduating class ... Garnered Academic All-State honors four times.
Full name is Tyler Joseph Daugherty ... Son of Joe and Maria Daugherty ... Born in Owensboro, Ky. on August 24, 1989 ... Has a younger brother Luke (17).