Senior golfers Cory Whitsett and Stephanie Meadow were named the winners of the Paul W. Bryant Award given annually to the top male and female student-athlete
Career Awards 2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll 2012 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
Sophomore (2013) A member of the 2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll ... appeared in 10 games, all as a position player, with eight starts ... finished the season with a .161 batting average after getting 10 hits in 64 at-bats with two doubles, seven RBI and eight runs scored ... had one three-hit game and two multi-RBI performances ... scored the game-winning run scored against VMI in the Tide's first game this season ... appeared as a pinch-hitter twice in the series at Louisville ... reached base twice versus No. 21 Southern Mississippi (2.19), drawing a walk and a hit by pitch with a run scored ... paced the Crimson Tide with a .625 (5-for-8) batting average in series sweep of VMI to open the season ... had a .692 on-base percentage after reaching base in nine of his first 13 trips to the plate ... starting designated hitter for the season opener, before starting the rest of the series at first base ... drove in four runs and scored four times in that series against the Keydets ... had a pair of doubles, both coming in game two of the VMI series when he reached base in all five at-bats, going 3-for-3 with two RBI, a walk and a HBP ... was 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in the VMI series opener ... capped the weekend off with a 1-for-2, two walk and two-run performance.
Redshirt Freshman (2012) A member of the 2012 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll ... started nine of 18 games, seven of those in right field ... had two multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game ... went 1-for-2 against Louisville (March 10) with a run scored ... started in right field against both Southern Mississippi (2.29) and South Alabama (2.28) ... hit 4-for-7 (.571) in the series against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, with three RBI and two runs scored ... appeared as a pinch-hitter in the season opener against Florida Atlantic and then started in right field in game two of that series ... in six appearances on the mound, had one start and posted a 0-2 record with a 6.75 ERA in 12.0 innings pitched ... made his first career start on the mound against Mississippi Valley State (4.19), throwing 3.1 innings while allowing two runs on two hits with three walks and a pair of strikeouts ... threw 0.2 innings in relief against UAB (4.10), allowing two runs on three hits with two walks and a strikeout ... pitched 2.2 innings in the first game of the series at Tennessee (3.30), facing 10 batters with three hits, one run, one walk and one strikeout ... allowed three runs, one earned, two walks and no strikeouts at Troy (3.20) ... pitched a season-high 3.2 innings of relief at Arkansas (3.16), allowing two hits, one earned run and four walks while striking out three ... made his first appearance as a pitcher against Southern Mississippi (3.13), throwing 1.2 innings and allowing three hits with one strikeout.
Freshman (2011) Had surgery on his throwing arm that kept him out for the 2011 season.
High School Played both baseball and basketball for the Oak Mountain High School Eagles ... four-year starter in both sports ... two-time selection to the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Showcase (2008 and 2009) ... participated in numerous prep showcases around the southeast ... 2009 All-Shelby County selection ... went 5-2 with one save and a 1.62 ERA as a junior in 2009 ... worked 52 innings and allowed 12 earned runs and 41 hits while recording 60 strikeouts and holding opponents to a .199 batting average during that 2009 season ... accounted for nearly one-third of 2009 team's wins, pitching for a team that finished the season with a 16-12 record in class 6A, region 10 ... as a hitter, played in 29 games and hit .316 (30-for-95) with four home runs and 17 RBI, adding 18 runs, seven doubles and two triples in 2009 ... as a junior in basketball, averaged 11.9 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in 2008-09 ... graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average ... was eligible for the Presidential Academic Scholarship from the University of Alabama ... high school baseball coach was Shelton Stall.
Personal Full name is Cary Robert Baxter ... born March 13, 1992 ... son of Billy and Lynn Baxter ... majoring in human performance exercise science.