Skyhawk Baseball | Carson Shrode
|Height/Weight||6-2 - 210 lbs.|
2017: Appeared in 16 games while getting the starting nod against Vanderbilt (April 4) and Alabama A&M (May 3)...Scored a run apiece against Belmont (Mar. 25) and Jacksonville State (May 14)…Drew a walk against Austin Peay on April 28...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioiner's Honor Roll.
2016: Appeared in seven games off the bench as a pinch hitter…Collected an RBI double against Alabama A&M on May 10…Was hit by a pitch and scored a run in his collegiate debut against Buffalo on Feb. 28…Drew a walk against Evansville on March 8…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Was a standout catcher and outfielder for head coach Larry Nesbitt at Christ Presbyterian Academy…Graduated as the program’s all-time leader in hits (156), doubles (52), home runs (12) and RBI’s (112) while ranking second in career runs scored (104)…Helped lead the Lions to a 27-13 record in 2014, winning the district, regional and sectional championships…Was a career .371 hitter with a .464 on-base percentage and .612 slugging percentage in high school…Also posted a 1.89 ERA with 100 strikeouts in 107 career innings at the prep ranks…Earned the mound victory (six strikeouts, two hits allowed in five innings) and tallied the game-winning hit to snap Summertown High School’s 23-game winning streak during his senior season…Earned TBCA Region 5/6 team honors after hitting a team-high 15 doubles with a .430 batting average during a 28-13 season in 2013…Was named a “Player to Watch” by Tennessee Baseball Report after an impressive showing in the TopTenn Baseball Super Select Showcase Camp in Feb. 2013…Crushed a three-run homer in the Third Annual MidTN Class AA vs. Class A Senior All-Star Classic at Cumberland on June 7, 2014.
PERSONAL: Born on July 13, 1995…Son of Daniel and Charmy Shrode…Has one older sibling, Chandler…Married to the former Madeline Williams who competes for UT Martin's equestrian team...Majoring in business management.