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Player Profiles



Bobby                              Boyd
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Bobby
Boyd
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Sport: Baseball
Position: OF

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Ranked third on the team with a .314 batting average in 55 games
  • Ranked second on the team and No. 5 in the Big 12 with 17 stolen bases
  • Tallied a hitting streak of seven or more games on three different occasions
  • Did not ground into a double play the entire season
  • Committed just two errors during the season
  • Batted .427 over the first 18 games of the season (2/15-3/15), while being held hitless just one time
  • Started the season with a 12-game hitting streak (2/15-3/7)
  • Had two hits and scored the game-winning run in an extra-inning elimination game against Oklahoma State (5/25) at the Big 12 Championship
  • Scored a season-high three runs with two hits and a stolen base at Oklahoma State (5/18)
  • Drove in two runs with a double and a triple at Baylor (4/5)
  • Batted 3-for-5 with two runs, two RBIs and a double against Marshall (4/2)
  • Had a four-hit performance against Bowling Green (3/7) with one double, one run and one RBI
  • Notched two RBIs and two stolen bases against Florida Atlantic (3/3)
  • Had three hits, two runs and three stolen bases against Youngstown State (2/22)
  • All three stolen bases against Youngstown State came in the first inning as he stole second, third and home, becoming the first player in WVU history to accomplish the feat
  • Went 3-for-5 with one run, one double and two stolen bases at North Florida (2/17)

At West Virginia in 2012

  • Had a stellar freshman campaign, starting 51 games in the outfield
  • Led the team with a .321 batting average and 23 stolen bases
  • Recorded 17 multi-hit games
  • Closed out the season with a 10-game hitting streak (5/5-19)
  • Went 3-for-5 with two runs, one RBI and a stolen base at Georgetown (5/12)
  • Scored two runs with three hits and a stolen base at Seton Hall (4/27)
  • Recorded a career-high four RBIs with a double and a home run against Pitt (4/22)
  • Went 2-for-3 at Akron (4/17) with three runs, two RBIs and two stolen bases
  • Batted 3-for-3 with three runs, one double and three stolen bases against Villanova (4/6)
  • Knocked a career-high four hits with two runs and a double against Connecticut (3/23)
  • Drove in three runs with three runs scored, two hits and one home run against Akron (3/20)
  • Went 1-for-2 against Manhattan (3/18) with two RBIs and a stolen base
  • Batted 5-for-8 with one run, one double and two stolen bases in doubleheader against Niagara (3/6)
  • Stole a base in his first collegiate appearance against Iowa (2/19) as a pinch runner

Prep

  • Earned Washington Post All-Met Second Team honors in 2010 at St. John’s College High
  • Helped team to a 22-9 record and the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship
  • Hit .404 from the leadoff spot, drove in 24 runs and stole 24 bases to earn a spot on the All-WCAC First Team

Personal

  • Son of Bob and Nancy Boyd
  • Has three sisters
  • Birthday is Jan. 4
  • Enrolled in pre-sport and exercise psychology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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