|18 Troy Frazier
Will compete for a starting spot in the outfield and could be be a middle-of-the order, run-producing presence ... Has added 10 pounds of muscle since 2008 ... Earned All-Star honors in the Northwoods League during the summer, cranking out eight homers ... After functioning as a right-handed hitting outfield specialist in 2008, will compete for an everyday corner outfield role.
Had one of the better summers of any returning UK players, earning All-Star honors in the Northwoods League and coming one home run shy of taking the title in the All-Star Home Run Derby ... Hit .271 (38-for-140) with 33 runs scored, 10 doubles, two triples, eight homers, and 32 RBI ... Drew 26 walks, slugged .543 and reached base at a .387 clip.
Platooned in the outfield with two first-team All-Americans, Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill ... Played in 46 games with 30 starting assignments ... Hit .256 (23-for-90) while serving as the extra right-handed bat vs. left-handed pitching ... Ripped five doubles and three homers, driving in 28 RBI ... Stole 2-of-3 bases and was perfect in the field, adding one outfield assist ... Made a highlight-reel catch in a win at Tennessee, leaping over the foul fence in right field and falling into the UT bullpen, while making the catch ... Started the first game of the season, drawing two walks, adding an RBI and stealing a base ... Went 3-for-3 with five RBI and two doubles in a win over Oakland ... Hit a home run at Auburn and in a NCAA Regional win at Michigan, going 1-for-4 with two RBI in the NCAA win. In the second game of the SEC Tournament, batted 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI double.
Transfer from Western Kentucky, playing under Coach Chris Finwood for one season ... Freshman year at WKU, batted .327 with 35 runs, 54 hits, 14 doubles, three dingers and 25 RBI.
In high school, played for Coach Bill Miller as a four-year letterman ... Senior campaign of high school, hit .431 with 16 doubles, six homers while driving in 40 ... Selected to the All-State team for second consecutive season, as well as First-Team All-Metro and All-Region for the third consecutive year ... Led team to a Regional Championship and a State Final Four appearance ... Junior season batted .451 with 15 doubles, 11 home runs and 48 RBI ... Also played basketball for four years, leading the team to the state Final Four in his final two seasons, and a state Elite Eight in his sophomore campaign ... Honor Roll student all four years.
Son of Roy and Robin Frazier ... Born October 22, 1987 in Louisville, Ky. ... Has a younger brother Paul (16).