Preview: Bramblett & Overstreet Preview the MSU Series
Overstreet was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 14th round with the 418th overall pick of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
CAREER ACCOLADES 2015 SEC All-Defensive Team (Second Base) 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team 2013 Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
JUNIOR (2015) Earned All-SEC Defensive Team honors at second base … started all 60 games and acted as Alabama’s primary second baseman while also seeing time at third base (13 GS) and catcher (3 GS) … committed just five errors and ranked second in assists with 146 … closed out his junior campaign batting .281 (66-235) with 41 runs and 38 RBI, totals that ranked second on the team … led the team in runs (22) and ranked second in RBI (15) and total bases (45) during SEC play … reached base safely in a career-high and Crimson Tide season-high 24 consecutive contests from March 3-April 14 … recorded two double-digit hitting streaks along with two six-game and one five-game streak during his junior season … recorded a career-high 13-game hitting streak that dated back to June 1, 2014, and ended on Feb. 27, 2015 … batted .340 (18-53) with three doubles, one triple, 14 RBI, six runs scored and three walks across the 13-game, multi-year streak … put together a five-game hitting streak from March 21-27, batting .400 (8-20) with two doubles, three RBI, five runs and two walks during that time … hit at a .348 (8-23) clip with one double, four RBI, six runs scored, three walks, a hit-by-pitch and stolen base across his six-game hitting streak from April 4-14 … collected a six-game hitting streak from April 18-25, batting .318 (7-22) with a double, two home runs, six RBI, seven runs scored and two walks … hit safely in a team-high 11 consecutive games from May 5-20, batting .298 (14-47) with two doubles, four RBI and eight runs scored. Maryland Eastern Shore (2/13-15): Opened the season with a team-leading 10 RBI, while batting .545 (6-11) with two doubles, three runs scored and two walks across the three games with the Hawks … his five RBI in Sunday’s series finale were the first time since Jared Reaves recorded five against South Alabama on Feb. 26, 2011 … teaming with Casey Hughston, the two each recorded five-RBI efforts in that Sunday game to mark the first time since Clay Jones and Brett Booth accomplished the feat against the University of Illinois Chicago on Feb. 27, 2010. Florida (3/27-28): During the trio of games in Gainesville, he led the Crimson Tide in hitting with a .455 (5-11) average that included a double, while adding three runs scored and two walks … put together a team-leading three hits in game one of Friday’s doubleheader and added two more in game two to lead the Tide in hitting during the twinbill. UAB (3/31): Wrapped up the night inside Regions Field with a career-high four hits, including a double, while adding two runs on the rainy night. Samford (4/7): Went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI, a team-high three runs scored, a walk and his first stolen base of the season while making his first career start at catcher … the start behind the plate was the first time in his career that he started at a position other than second base. Missouri (4/17-18): Recorded his first home run of the season in game one of the doubleheader as part of his three-hit weekend in Columbia. Mississippi Valley State (4/21): Had two hits while knocking in three RBI and scoring four runs in the twinbill … tied for the team lead in runs with three in the second game of the night against the Delta Devils. Ole Miss (4/25-26): Knocked his second home run of the season in the series opener in Oxford. Arkansas (4/30-5/2): Closed out the weekend batting .300 (3-10) with a double, RBI, run and two walks. Alabama A&M (5/5): Made the first start of his career at third base in game one of the doubleheader. Auburn (5/8-10): Went 5-for-15 (.333) with a double, RBI and a five runs scored across the weekend on the Plains. Vanderbilt (5/14-16): Recorded a team-leading .333 (5-15) average with two RBI and a run scored against the No. 7 Commodores.
SOPHOMORE (2014) Started 60 games at second base in 2014 and 123 career games ... finished the season batting .278 (62-223) with six doubles, one triple and four home runs while totaling 30 RBI and scoring 35 runs. St. Louis (2/14-16): Hit safely in all three games against Saint Louis, highlighted by a two-run double in the rubber match. Stephen F. Austin (2/23): Stroked his first career home run and added the single that led to the game-winning run in extra-innings. Southern Miss (2/26): Led the offensive attack with a pair of hits and a walk in Hattiesburg. Louisiana-Lafayette (3/2): Went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored in the series finale at the 10th-ranked Ragin' Cajuns. Auburn (3/5): Singled twice in the MAX Capital City Classic in Montgomery. Samford (3/11): Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored against the Bulldogs. Kentucky (3/15): Had two singles and a run scored in game one of the doubleheader against the 20th-ranked Wildcats. Alcorn State (3/18): Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored, including his second home run of the season in the midweek contest. Arkansas (3/21): Tripled and singled while knocking in three RBI and crossing the plate three times himself in Fayetteville. Texas A&M (4/4-6): Posted two singles and two runs scored in the first game of a doubleheader with the Aggies ... lost a career-high 11 game hitting streak on April 4 vs. Texas A&M. Tennessee (4/18-20): Reached base three times in each of the last two games at Tennessee, adding two RBI in that series. Jacksonville State (5/6): Launched his fourth home run of the season to help lift the Crimson Tide to a win over the Gamecocks. Kennesaw State (6/1): Recorded a pair of singles in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional win over KSU.
On the mound: Made two relief appearances in 2014 ... picked up the save in his first career appearance as a pitcher against Mississippi Valley State (March 9) with a strikeout in one scoreless frame.
FRESHMAN (2013) Awarded the NCAA Division I Rawlings Gold Glove at second base by the American Baseball Coaches Association ... an SEC All-Freshman Team selection ... named to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament team ... finished the season batting .271 (64-199) with eight doubles and one triple while recording 37 RBI and scoring 23 runs ... ranked second on the team with a .291 batting average and 16 RBI against SEC competition ... helped turn 67 (of the team's 80) double plays, a team high and a mark that led the SEC while ranking second all-time in Alabama single-season history ... compiled 204 assists for the third most in Crimson Tide single-season history ... started all 63 games at second base ... notched 18 multi-hit games (three with three hits) ... finished the season with eight multi-RBI performances, including three with three RBI ... delivered the game-winning RBI four times and scored the winning run twice ... longest hitting streak of the season was eight games, along with a streak of nine games in which he reached base safely ... also recorded a defensive streak in which he went 19 consecutive games without committing an error ... one of the hottest players for the Tide at the plate in March, posting a .452 average with four doubles, a triple, nine RBI and eight runs scored, plus eight walks for a .564 on-base percentage for the month. Virginia Military Institute (2/16): Helped the Tide turn four double plays in the season-opening series ... batted .273 in the series with VMI, including a 2-for-3 day in game two of the series in which the freshman knocked in one RBI and two runs scored. Southern Miss (2/19): Played an important role against the 21st-ranked Golden Eagles, with a double, walk, HBP and two RBI. Florida Atlantic (2/22): Scored in the series opener with the Owls. Samford (2/26): Keyed the big fifth-inning rally against the Bulldogs, stroking a two-RBI single and adding two walks. Tulane (3/3): Sparked Alabama's big offensive day in the final game of the series with the Green Wave, going 2-for-3 with three RBI and a walk. Auburn (3/5): Contributed a run and an RBI in the MAX Capital City Classic against the Tigers. Louisville (3/8-10): Reached base in two of the three games at No. 5 Louisville, contributing a single, run scored, walk and a hit by pitch for the series. Memphis (3/13): Went 2-for-2, including a three-run double in the first inning along with two walks in the game. Tennessee (3/15-17): Registered at least one RBI in each game of the series with the Volunteers. Samford (3/19): Reached base in all five plate appearances on a double, two singles and two walks, plus a run scored and RBI at Samford. Georgia (3/22-24): Hit .600 (6-10) in the series with the Bulldogs, including two multi-hit games and his first career triple. Auburn (3/28): Had two hits and an RBI in the series-opening, 6-2 victory over the Tigers. Arkansas (4/4-6): Reached base in each game of the series with the No. 9 Razorbacks, including a multi-hit game in the middle contest and an RBI single in the finale. Alcorn State (4/9-10): Reached base and drove in a run in each contest of the two-game series, including a 2-for-3, one walk, two-RBI showing in the opener. Ole Miss (4/12-14): Collected a hit in each game of the series against the 18th-ranked Rebels, including a double in the series opener. LSU (4/19-21): Recorded a hit in each game of the series with the second-ranked Tigers, including a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 10th in the series finale. Southern Miss (4/24): Reached base on a single and walk while scoring twice in Hattiesburg. Texas A&M (4/27): Played a role in the Saturday victory over the Aggies, contributing two singles and a run scored in his 11th multi-hit game of the year. Mississippi State (5/4-5): Registered a pair of singles in the series opener and again in the finale at 15th ranked Mississippi State. Troy (5/8): Reached base four times thanks to a pair of singles and two walks in the win over the No. 25 Trojans. Missouri (5/10-12): Recorded two multi-hit and multi-RBI performances, plus a hit in each game to finish batting .545 (6-11) in the series with the Tigers ... drove in three runs in the finale, including one in the ninth as part of the three-run rally to win the game ... filled up the stat sheet in the opener against Mizzou with three singles, two RBI and three runs scored en route to a 9-7 Tide victory. Vanderbilt (5/17): Reached base three times en route to helping the Tide knock off the top-ranked Commodores, posting a pair of singles and a walk.
HIGH SCHOOLAND PERSONAL DATA Was a 2012 Preseason Southeast All-Region First Team selection by Perfect Game USA ... ranked as the No. 7 prospect (top prospect at second base) in Alabama and No. 183 nationally by PG in 2012 ... named to the 2012 Alabama Top-100 Players list ... participated in the 2011 National Showcase and the 2010 Junior National Showcase hosted by Perfect Game USA ... a 2011 Class 5A First Team All-State selection at second base by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... named the Gadsden Times 2011 Area Baseball Player of the Year and was a First Team All-Area selection while starring at Boaz High School ... garnered Elite 12 First Team Second Baseman honors from the Huntsville Times ... hit .571 in 2011 with 18 doubles, 11 home runs, 50 RBI and 55 runs scored in 36 games ... set BHS single-season records for home runs (11), average (.571) and OBP (.669) as a junior ... also posted a 7-1 record on the mound with a 1.36 ERA and 64 strikeouts over 42.0 IP during 2011 ... selected to the 2011 AHSAA North-South All-Star Game ... 2011 Perfect Game USA Second Team Preseason High School Underclassmen All-American ... named the Gadsden Times first team second baseman following a sophomore season the included a .479 average with a school record 51 RBI ... garnered 2010 PG USA Honorable Mention Preseason All-American honors ... named to the 2009 all-county team as a freshman ... member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... son of Jeff and Kay Overstreet ... has an older sister, Kelsey ... father played college baseball at Wallace State ... born William Kyle Overstreet on Sept. 4, 1993.