Tommy Winegardner

#35 Tommy Winegardner

HT. 5-10
WT. 189
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) St. Leonard, Md./Riverdale Baptist School (Polk State College)

2011 (JUNIOR): Only player to start every game at the same position, making all 62 starts at shortstop … Voted Second Team All-TranSouth while batting .341 with 12 doubles, eight homers and 42 RBIs … Scored team-leading 58 runs, walked 31 times and stole 16 bases … Recorded team-high 24 multi-hit and 12 multi-RBI outings … Posted team-best 18-game hitting streak from Feb. 26-March 18 … Also pitched in 10 contests, all in relief, logging 10.0 innings and posting a 1-0 record with four saves and a 4.50 ERA … Allowed nine hits with six walks and seven strikeouts … Went 3-for-4 with two stolen bases, two RBIs and three runs scored in first game of doubleheader against the Univ. of St. Francis [IN] … Struck out two and did not allow a hit in second game versus USF, posting his first save … Tripled and scored in second game versus McKendree Univ. and singled twice and scored two runs at Belhaven Univ. … Started 18-game hitting streak in second game of series versus Brewton-Parker, collecting two hits with a double, one RBI and two runs scored … Posted a victory on the mound in the contest as well after blowing a save chance, giving up an unearned run on one hit in one inning of work … Doubled, scored twice and hit a two-run homer in opener of doubleheader versus Indiana Tech … Added two more hits with a run scored in second game against the Warriors … Singled, doubled and scored twice in series opener at Freed-Hardeman … Recorded two-run double and scored once in opener at Texas Wesleyan and hit a three-run homer in second contest … Saved first game versus Texas Wesleyan, striking out one in two innings of work … Belted two-run homer in doubleheader opener at Northwood [TX] Univ. and posted two hits with a double and a run scored in second game … Tossed one perfect inning to post a save in series opener versus Trevecca Nazarene … Singled, doubled, stole two bases, drove home a run and scored another versus Tennessee Wesleyan … Hitting streak ended with an 0-for-2 effort that included two walks and a run scored in first game of doubleheader at Blue Mountain … Gave up two unearned runs on two hits in one-third of an inning in series finale at BMC … Hit safely in 14 of the next 15 contests as well from March 19-April 8 … Went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and three runs scored in opener versus Embry-Riddle and added two hits, one RBI and a run scored in second meeting … Allowed two runs on three hits in 1.1 innings in opener versus ERAU … Collected three hits with a run scored in second game of doubleheader against Georgetown College and also saved victory on the mound, walking one and striking out one in one inning of work … Posted six hits in series against Union Univ., including a towering home run in first inning of opening game that hit the top of a light pole across Spring Street in rightcenter … Went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored in series finale … Named TranSouth Conference Player of the Week after contests versus Georgetown and Union … Walked three and allowed two runs in two-thirds of an inning versus Lindsey Wilson … Recorded two hits with a double, three RBIs and a run scored in series finale at Bethel Univ. … Doubled, scored a run and drove in another in series opener versus Martin Methodist … Doubled, homered, drove in two runs and scored twice in second game against MMC … Went 3-for-4 with two doubles, four RBIs and two runs scored in second game of doubleheader at Lyon College … Tossed one inning versus Mid-Continent, allowing one run on two hits … Collected three hits and scored twice versus Bethel in opener of TranSouth Championships … Hit a three-run homer against Freed-Hardeman … Added another three-run home run and scored twice versus William Jewell in opener of NAIA Championship Opening Round … Collected two hits in first meeting against Tennessee Wesleyan and added two hits with a double and one RBI in second game versus William Jewell … Singled, walked, drove home a run and scored twice in second contest against Tennessee Wesleyan.

BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Played freshman season at Coastal Carolina University, batting .292 in 26 games with 13 starts … Recorded four doubles, nine RBIs, 14 runs scored and six walks in 65 at-bats … Also made 14 relief appearances, posting 0-2 record with 5.09 ERA with one save … Tossed 17.2 innings, striking out 16 with .250 opponent batting average … Transferred to Polk State College in Winter Haven, Fla., for his sophomore campaign, earning All-State and Conference Player of the Year honors in 2010 … Spent Fall 2010 semester at College of Charleston.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-State and All-Metro honors as junior and senior for coach Terry Terral at Riverdale Baptist School … Garnered All-County honors all four seasons for the Crusaders … Batted .495 with 13 home runs and 52 RBIs and voted Conference and County Most Valuable Player as senior … Voted MVP of the Maryland Private School State Championship Game as junior and senior … Named Rawlings All-American in 2008 and Under Armour All-American in 2007 and 2008 … Played for Team Maryland in Brooks Robinson All-Star Game … RBS won three state championships during his four seasons … Ranked as second best player in Maryland and 134th nationally by Perfect Game.

PERSONAL: Thomas Austin Winegardner … Son of Chuck and Lisa Winegardner … Born March 11, 1990 … Uncle, Tom Winegardner, played professional golf on Nike Tour and Hooters Tour.