Troy Frazier begins his second season as a graduate assistant at Cumberland after completing an All-American career as a Bulldog in 2010.
Frazier was a First Team All-America selection as a senior, helping the Bulldogs win the 2010 NAIA National Championship. He batted .366 with 14 doubles, 22 home runs, 67 RBIs and 70 runs scored while starting every game, earning Avista NAIA World Series All-Tournament Team honors and First Team All-TranSouth accolades as well. He was earned TranSouth Scholar-Athlete honors for that year.
The Louisville, Ky., native played his freshman season at Western Kentucky and his sophomore and junior campaigns at Kentucky before transferring to Cumberland for his final year. He batted .327 with 14 doubles, three home runs, 35 runs scored and 25 RBIs in 51 contests at WKU in 2007 and combined for 10 doubles, five homers, 38 RBIs and 43 runs scored in 71 games and 165 at-bats while at UK.
Frazier was voted All-State as a junior and senior and First Team All-Metro and All-Region as sophomore, junior and senior at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville. He batted .431 with 16 doubles, six home runs and 40 RBIs as a senior and .451 with 15 doubles, 11 home runs and 48 RBIs as a junior. He also lettered four years in basketball at PRP, leading the Panthers to the state tournament Final Four as a junior and senior and Elite Eight appearance as a sophomore.
Frazier received his bachelor's in Fitness and Wellness from Cumberland in May 2011 and is currently enrolled in the master's in Education program at CU.
2010 (SENIOR): Voted NAIA First Team All-American, to the World Series All-Tournament Team and First Team All-TranSouth ... Named TranSouth Scholar-Athlete ...Batted .366 with 14 doubles, 22 home runs, 67 RBIs and 70 runs scored while starting every game ... Started 49 times in centerfield as well as 13 contests in leftfield and five as the designated hitter ... Walked twice and scored two runs in season opener at North Alabama ... Registered just one hit in first four games of the year but scored five runs ... Doubled, drove in a run and scored once in 2-0 victory over Missouri Baptist ... Went 4-for-4 with a home run, three runs scored and five RBIs against Viterbo Univ. ... Added three more hits, another homer, five RBIs and two runs scored in second game of doubleheader ... Put together six straight games with multiple hits starting with Sunday doubleheader at Oklahoma City Univ., homering in both ends of twinbill with three RBIs versus OCU ... Tripled, walked twice and scored two runs at Southern Nazarene ... Singled, homered and scored twice at Oklahoma Christian ... Went 4-for-5 with double, two homers and three RBIs at Oklahoma Baptist ... Posted three more hits with a home run, four RBIs and three runs scored in single game versus Shawnee State ... Started 11-game hitting streak in final contest against SSU, going 25-for-42 (.595) with six doubles, five homers and 25 RBIs during the streak ... Hit solo homer in finale versus SSU and two-run home run in first game of doubleheader against Embry-Riddle ... Collected two hits in both ends of twinbill versus Davenport Univ., including three RBIs in second contest ... Had two hits and two runs scored at Georgetown College ... Hit three-run homer in first game of doubleheader at Union Univ. ... Belted grand slam to end five-inning game in second contest of twinbill versus Bethel Univ. ... Went 4-for-6 with two doubles, two homers, four RBIs and four runs scored against Lee Univ. ... Doubled and homered, scored twice and added two RBIs in opener at Trevecca Nazarene ... Doubled and homered again with two RBIs and three runs scored in finale versus TNU ... Doubled and scored twice against Lindsey Wilson ... Recorded two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored against Bryan College ... Had two hits with a solo homer and scored twice in second game of doubleheader at Martin Methodist ... Doubled twice and drove in three runs in opener versus Lyon College ... Added three more hits with a double, home run, two RBIs and two runs scored in second game against Lyon ... Went 4-for-6 with two doubles, a homer and two RBIs in finale at Mid-Continent ... Singled, walked twice and scored two runs versus Freed-Hardeman in opener of TranSouth Championships ... Had two hits with homer against Bethel Univ. ... Collected two hits and scored twice in last of three games versus Union Univ. … Had two hits and one RBI against Robert Morris in opener of NAIA Championship Opening Round ... Walked twice and scored two runs in first game versus Campbellsville Univ. ... Batted .364 (8-for-22) with three home runs, five RBIs and five runs scored in NAIA World Series ... Singled and scored versus Embry-Riddle ... Collected three hits, including a solo homer, against Oklahoma City Univ. ... Homered twice and drove in four runs in first meeting against Lee Univ. ... Singled, walked three times and scored game's first run in championship contest versus Lee.
UNIV. OF KENTUCKY (JUNIOR): Played in 25 games with 21 starts, all in the outfield, batting .200 in 75 at-bats with five doubles, two home runs, 20 runs scored and 10 RBIs ... Also walked 15 times ... Went 2-for-2 with a home run and four RBIs in first game of series versus Western Michigan ... Added three more RBIs and three runs scored in final two contests against WMU ... Singled and scored twice in first game versus Indiana State and singled and scored three times in final contest against the Sycamores ... Scored once and drove in a run in first game of doubleheader at LSU and doubled and scored another run in second game of twinbill versus the Tigers ... Went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored and one RBI at New Orleans ... Doubled and scored at Ole Miss and singled and scored versus Tennessee.
UNIV. OF KENTUCKY (SOPHOMORE): Platooned in outfield with two first-team All-Americans, Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill ... Played in 46 games with 30 starts (12 as the designated hitter), batting .256 with five doubles, three home runs and 28 RBIs ... Singled, doubled, scored a run and drove in another at South Alabama ... Went 3-for-3 with five RBIs and two doubles in a win over Oakland Univ. ... Hit two-run home run and scored twice in final game against Oakland ... Singled twice, drove in two runs and scored a run versus Eastern Michigan ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs at Auburn ... Collected pair of hits and scored a run versus Louisville ... 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 ... Singled, doubled, scored twice and drove in a run against Ole Miss at SEC Tournament ... Hit a two-run homer versus Michigan in NCAA Tournament ... During the summer, earned All-Star honors in Northwoods League and finished second in All-Star Game Home Run Derby ... Batted .271 with 10 doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 33 runs scored and 32 RBIs.
WESTERN KENTUCKY (FRESHMAN): Played in 51 games, starting 46 for coach Chris Finwood, batting .327 with 14 doubles, three home runs, 35 runs scored and 25 RBIs ... Walked 27 times and did not make an error in 111 total chances ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs versus Oklahoma ... Collected three hits and scored twice in second game of doubleheader versus Xavier ... Posted two hits in each of three-game series against Purdue with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs ... Had two hits, scored once and drove in a run at Kentucky ... Went 2-for-2 with a home run, two walks, two runs scored and two RBIs versus Troy ... Collected six hits in series at Louisiana-Lafayette with four runs scored, including five hits in doubleheader ... Registered two hits and scored twice versus Eastern Kentucky and collected two hits in each of first two contests against Arkansas State, including a solo home run and two runs scored ... Doubled twice, scored twice and drove in three runs on Saturday versus UALR and collected three more RBIs Sunday against the Trojans ... Posted two hits and scored twice versus Evansville and had two hits with a double and one RBI at New Orleans ... Had two hits, scored once and drove in a run at Purdue.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for coach Bill Miller at Pleasure Ridge Park HS ... Batted .431 with 16 doubles, six home runs and 40 RBIs as senior ... Voted All-State as junior and senior and First Team All-Metro and All-Region as sophomore, junior and senior ... Led team to regional championship and state Final Four appearance ... As junior batted .451 with 15 doubles, 11 home runs and 48 RBIs ... Also lettered in basketball four years, leading team to state Final Four as junior and senior and Elite Eight appearance as sophomore ... Member of Honor Roll all four years.
PERSONAL: Troy William Frazier ... Son of Roy and Robin Frazier ... Born October 22, 1987 ... Majoring in Physical Education.