2013 preseason No. 20 NCAA sophomore (Perfect Game) 2013 preseason third-best SEC prospect available for 2013 MLB Draft (Baseball America) 2013 preseason 16th-best NCAA sophomore (Baseball America) 2013 NCBWA third-team preseason All-America 2013 preseason 37th-best NCAA player (College Baseball Daily) 2012 No. 34 prospect in the Cape Cod League (Perfect Game) SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll (2012) 2012 All-SEC Freshman (DH and 1B) 2012 Baseball America first-team Freshman All-America 2012 Louisville Slugger first-team Freshman All-America 2012 NCBWA first-team Freshman All-America 2012 Perfect Game USA first-team Freshman All-America 2012 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year semifinalist SEC Freshman of the Week (4/2/12) College Baseball Hall of Fame National All-Star Lineup (4/2/12) 25th round draft pick in the 2011 MLB Draft (Mets)
Outlook One of the top players in the NCAA, became the first UK player in program history to earn consensus first-team freshman All-America honors ... Was a semifinalist for the John Olerud two-way player of the year award, given to the NCAA's top two-way star ... Was named to the All-SEC freshman team at DH and 1B ... Starred in the Cape Cod League during the summer, where his 2.32 ERA as the third-best in the circuit ... Has a highly competitive demeanor on the mound with great fastball command, a wipeout breaking ball and an effective changeup ... Has tremendous raw power and an ability to drive the ball to all fields at the plate ... Had a heroic outing with nine innings in relief in the 21-inning game vs. No. 25 Kent State in the NCAA Tourney opener, playing the first nine innings as the DH, the next three at first base and pitching the final nine innings ... Was thrown out at the plate in the bottom of the 19th inning after cramping while rounding third base while trying to score as the walk-off run on a double.
Summer Had a breakout summer on the mound in the Cape Cod League, owning a 2.32 ERA and a 3-1 record in eight starts ... Tossed 42.2 innings, allowing 10 walks and 37 hits, striking out 41 ... At the plate, batted .176 (6-for-34) in 11 games, with two RBI and a 7-13 walk-strikeout ratio ... In a July 12 win, worked seven shutout innings with four hits allowed and eight strikeouts ... Worked five shutout innings with seven strikeouts in a win on July 5 ... Allowed seven earned runs over his final six starts ... Had the third-best ERA in the CCBL.
2012 The first consensus first-team freshman All-America selection in program history ... Was a semifinalist for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, given to the top two-way player in college baseball by the College Baseball Hall of Fame ... Played in 55 games with 51 starts ... Batted .300 (60-for-200) with nine doubles, four homers and 43 RBI at the plate ... Was 5-3, 2.52 ERA on the mound in 16 games and five starts ... Tossed 53.2 innings, allowing 54 hits and nine walks, striking out 51 ... Ranked second on the club with 43 RBI and 11th in the SEC ... Among UK's all-time freshman record holders, ranked seventh in hits, 15th in average, 13th in runs and second in RBI ... Hit .289 (26-for-90) in 26 SEC games, with three doubles, one homer and 12 RBI ... Played in 29 games against SEC opponents, batting .324 (33-for-102) with three doubles, two homers and 15 RBI ... Inherited 16 runners on the mound, allowing only four to score ... Without his five-runs allowed vs. Louisville in his final non-conference start before the SEC Tourney, had a 1.76 ERA with a 5-2 record in 51 innings, allowing 45 hits and nine walks, striking out 47 ... Batted .309 (34-for-110) with six doubles, three homers and 31 RBI in non-conference action ... Batted .295 (31-for-105) in home games, with six doubles, three homers and 30 RBI ... Hit .281 (18-for-64) in away games, with two doubles and six RBI ... Pitched in five games in relief in SEC play, with a 1-0 record and a 3.38 ERA, striking out nine in eight innings ... Appeared in 11 games with five starts in non-conference action, with a 4-3 record and a 2.36 ERA, tossing 45.2 innings with 42 strikeouts ... Was 4-1 with a 3.51 ERA in eight appearances at home with four starts, striking out 25 in 25.2 innings ... Was 0-1 with a 2.03 ERA on the road ... Pitched in nine games that UK won, with a 5-0 record and a 1.36 ERA ... In 10 day games, had a 5-1 record and a 1.66 ERA, allowing 40 hits and eight walks in 43.1 innings ... Led UK in hitting in March, with a .400 average (30-for-75) ... Was 4-1 with a 3.20 ERA in his five starts ... Was 1-2 with a 1.91 ERA in relief, with 29 strikeouts, five walks and 25 hits allowed in 28.1 innings ... Launched a homer in his first career at bat at Cliff Hagan Stadium ... Hit .302 (42-for-116) with runner on base, .325 (13-for-40) with runners on and two outs and .299 (23-for-77) with runners in scoring position ... Allowed eight of his 17 runs in the first three innings ... Had a heroic outing in the NCAA Tournament opener vs. Kent State, a 21-inning marathon ... Started the game and played the first nine innings of the game as the DH, before moving to first base for the 10-12th innings and then taking the mound to toss the final nine innings of the game ... Allowed seven hits and two runs with eight strikeouts in his outing vs. the Flashes, accumulating nine at bats with a double ... Had a chance to be the walk-off run in the bottom of the 19th inning, trying to score from first base on a Michael Williams double, cramping between third base and home and getting thrown out as the walk-off run ... Collected 18 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games ... Made collegiate pitching debut by coming into a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the season opener at Wofford, getting a strikeout and an out to get out of the jam ... Made first career start vs. Morehead State, tossing six innings with one run allowed ... Worked five innings with two runs and seven strikeouts in a start vs. Marshall ... Third start came with one run and six strikeouts in six innings vs. Wright State ... Made SEC debut in a winning effort with two shutout innings vs. No. 2 South Carolina on Saturday ... Worked 1.2 innings with one earned run allowed at Tennessee, his road SEC debut ... Allowed a run on four hits at No. 18 Georgia ... Worked a shutout inning vs. Dayton ... Worked 2.1 innings with one run allowed with two strikeouts vs. No. 10 Ole Miss ... Suffered first career loss vs. No. 19 Louisville, allowing nine hits and five runs in 2.2 innings ... Rebounded with 1.1 shutout innings at No. 20 Louisville ... Got two outs vs. No. 5 Florida ... Came on in relief at Indiana, with 5.1 innings without allowing an earned run in relief of midweek starter Chandler Shepherd ... Worked three innings with one run allowed at Murray State ... Made SEC starting debut vs. Ole Miss as the winner of the opener of the SEC Tournament, with 5.2 shutout innings, allowing five hits and one walk, striking out three, also going 4-for-4 at the plate with a solo homer off Bobby Wahl ... Drew a walk and hung a sacrifice fly in the opener vs. Wofford ... Had two hits and three RBI vs. Eastern Michigan ... Launched a grand slam in his first home at bat, going for a career-high six RBI ... Had three-RBI games vs. UIC, Canisius and Wright State ... Had a three-hit game vs. Wright State ... Ran up a season-long 16-game hitting streak (March 9-April 1), the longest for a UK player in 2012 ... Had a 3-for-4 game with two RBI and a homer vs. No. 10 Ole Miss ... Launched homers vs. Buffalo, Wright State, No. 10 Ole Miss and Ole Miss in the SEC Tourney.
High School Star two-way player for coach Kyle Kraemer at Terre Haute South High School ... The 2011 Indiana High School Player of the Year ... Named the MVP of the Indiana North/South All-Star series ... A two-time first-team all-state honoree and a three-time all-conference performer ... Finished his career with a .425 average, owning 159 hits, 110 runs, 31 doubles, 41 homers and 150 RBI ... On the mound in his career, totaling a 26-10 record with a 1.88 ERA, striking out 390 with 70 walks in 260 innings ... As a senior in 2011, totaled a .585 average with 48 hits, 45 runs, 10 doubles, 16 homers and 48 RBI, charting a 8-1 record with a 1.06 ERA on the mound, fanning 109 in 66 innings with 11 walks ... Set single-season records for homers (18), RBI (57), walks (47), average (.585), slugging (1.294) and career school records for games started (41), innings pitched (260), complete games (25) and strikeouts (390) ...In 2010, batted .478 with 43 hits, 30 runs, 10 doubles, 18 homers and 57 RBI, posting a 7-2 record and a 2.27 ERA with 98 strikeouts and 21 walks in 58.2 innings ... In 2009 , batted .343 with 34 hits, eight doubles, two homers and 18 RBI, charting a 6-3 record and a 1.15 ERA with 115 strikeouts and nine walks in 73 innings ... As a freshman in 2008, posted a .330 average with five homers and 27 RBI, with a 5-4 record and a 3.26 ERA, striking out 69 in 62.1 innings ... Led Terre Haute to the state final four as a senior.
Personal Full name is Andrew Joseph Reed ... Son of Debbie Reed ... Has two older sisters, Carrie (32) and Leslie (33).