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Will Haynie
Will  Haynie

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

B-T:
R-R



06/11/2016

Five Former Baseball Players Taken on Final Day of 2016 MLB Draft

The Crimson Tide had five former players drafted on Saturday, six in total across the draft

05/24/2016

Eicholtz Shines, Advances Baseball in SEC Baseball Tournament with 5-2 Win over Kentucky

The Tide starter worked 6.2 innings, allowing two runs to earn his fourth win of the season

05/15/2016

Four-Run Ninth Helps Baseball Complete the Sweep of Arkansas with 7-4 Win on Sunday

Despite losing the lead in the bottom of the eighth, the Tide rallied for four in the ninth to secure the win on getaway day

05/14/2016

Haynie's Homers, Walters' Pitching Leads Baseball Past Arkansas, 10-4

Haynie finished two home runs and a team-high five RBI while Walters collected his fifth win of the season

05/13/2016

Early Offense Leads Baseball to 8-6 Win at Arkansas

Crimson Tide scored eight early before stalling the Razorback comeback late

03/13/2016

Baseball Post-Game: Houston Game 3

Baseball Post-Game: Houston Game 3

03/13/2016

Houston GM 3: Will Haynie's Game-Winning HR

Houston GM 3: Will Haynie's Game-Winning HR

02/17/2016

Will Haynie & Jake Walters Media Press Conference

Will Haynie & Jake Walters Media Press Conference

01/24/2014

Baseball Holds First Spring Practice

Baseball Holds First Practice of Spring

JUNIOR (2016)
Leads the team in home runs with 10, including eight during SEC play … notched a nine-game hitting streak from May 6-20, across which he batted .378 (14-37) with five home runs, 11 RBI, six runs scored and four walks … the streak was the longest of his career … recorded a five-game hitting streak from March 11-19, batting .529 (9-17) with a double, two home runs, four RBI and four runs scored … had multi-hit efforts in the final four games of the streak ... the five-game hitting streak was the longest of his career. Maryland (2/19-21): Started the bookend games of the weekend series ... finished with one hit-by-pitch and one sacrifice. North Dakota (2/26-28): Finished with a double on the weekend after starting games one and three of the series and entering as a defensive replacement in game two. Troy (3/1): Started the game at catcher but did not collect a hit in his four at-bats. USA Baseball-Irish Classic (3/4-6): Started two games (Notre Dame and N.C. State), finishing with a walk and a hit-by-pitch. Houston (3/11-13): Made the start in Friday and Sunday’s games … led the team in hitting at .500 (3-6) and slugging percentage 1.000, while notching his first home run of the season, one RBI and two runs scored … his solo home run on Sunday gave Alabama the lead and helped secure the 7-6 win in the series finale … the game-winner was his first homer this season and first since May 21 against Missouri in the SEC Tournament … that homer was also a game-winner. Southern Miss (3/15): Went 2-for-3 to collect his second multi-hit effort in as many games. LSU (3/19-20): Finished his weekend in Baton Rouge batting .333 (4-12) with a double, a home run, three RBI and two runs scored ... recorded multi-hit efforts in each of the games in the doubleheader, finishing 4-for-8 with a double, homer, three RBI and two runs scored ... his seventh-inning double in game one of Saturday’s twinbill broke the 0-0 tie and scored the two go-ahead runs ... extended Alabama’s 2-0 lead in game two with a solo home run to lead off the fifth inning ... cut down two of the four runners attempting to steal on him. UAB (3/22): Made the start at designated hitter, finishing 1-for-4 with a double. Tennessee (3/25-26): Batted .333 (3-9) with a home run, three RBI, three runs scored, one walk and two hit by pitches ... finished Saturday’s doubleheader with three hits, a home run, three RBI, two runs scored and a walk. Auburn (3/29): Went 0-for-2 with a walk for the night in Montgomery. Georgia (3/31-4/2): Led the Crimson Tide in hitting at a .333 (4-12) pace … notched one double, two RBI and two runs scored … finished with a career-high three hits in six at-bats on Thursday evening, adding two RBI and a run scored. Alcorn State (4/5): Pinch-hit in game one before starting game two, but did not record a hit. Kentucky (4/8-10): Finished 2-for-10 (.200) with a home run, one RBI and a run scored ... his home run in the top of the ninth on Saturday tied things up to keep Alabama alive. UAB (4/12): Recorded a walk and one run scored on the night. Ole Miss (4/15-17): Collected a pair of walks for the weekend against the Rebels. Troy (4/19): Entered as a defensive replacement in the top of ninth. South Alabama (4/20): Went 0-for-2 with a walk against the Jaguars. Texas A&M (4/22-24): Recorded one hit on the weekend across his three starts against the Aggies. Samford (4/26): Finished 0-for-3 with a walk against the Bulldogs. Mississippi State (4/28-30): Collected a pair of hits, including one double, with two RBI against State … his double in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader helped tie things up at 2-2 in the fourth … the two teams would go scoreless until extras, with Alabama recording a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth for the 4-3 win. Auburn (5/6-8): Recorded a multi-hit effort in all three games to lead the Tide in hitting for the weekend at a .539 (7-13) pace … had two home runs, three RBI and a pair of runs scored to amass 13 total bases, a team-high mark … also paced UA in slugging percentage (1.000) … extended the Crimson Tide’s cushion with a solo home run in the sixth inning as part of his season-high three-hit night on Friday … on Saturday, singled in one run in the bottom of the seventh to narrow the gap to 3-2 before tying the game up in the bottom of the ninth with a solo homer to left … tied for the team lead in hits with a 2-for-4 day on Sunday. Arkansas (5/13-15): Erupted for three home runs, eight RBI, three runs scored and three walks across the weekend in Fayetteville … batted .364 (4-11) against the Hogs and recorded at least one hit and RBI in all three games … led the team in RBI, total bases 913) and slugging percentage (1.182) … finished opening night 1-for-4 with a solo home run, one RBI and a run scored … had a huge night the second game of the series, going 2-for-4 with two home runs – one of which was a grand slam – five RBI, two runs scored and a walk … wrapped up the series on Sunday with a two-RBI single in the ninth to add a pair of insurance runs as the Crimson Tide completed the ninth-inning comeback for the 7-4 win and the series sweep on getaway day. Samford (5/17): Went 1-for-4 with a run scored against the Bulldogs to extend his hitting streak. South Carolina (5/19-21): Had two hits, including one double, with a walk across the three-game series. SEC Tournament (5/24-26): Batted .308 (4-13), good for third on the team, with a home run, two RBI and a team-high three runs scored … went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in the single-elimination round matchup with Kentucky … the home run extended the Tide’s lead and was his team-leading 10th of the year.

SOPHOMORE (2015)
Finished his sophomore season setting career-highs in every offensive category across his 53 games (51 starts) ... was the team's overall leader in home runs (8) ... recorded 29 RBI and 26 runs scored to go with his 21 walks ... cut down 19 of 50 runners on the basepaths ... in conference play, led the team in home runs (5) and RBI (19), tied for the team lead in walks (15) and ranked third in slugging percentage (.419) ... cut down 10 of 30 baserunners attempting to steal in SEC action ... heated up as the season wore on, with all eight home runs coming after the start of conference play. Mississippi State (3/14-15): Collected two clutch hits in the series with the Bulldogs, including his first home run of the season ... also added three RBI, three runs and two walks across his three starts ... his homer came in the series finale and helped Alabama maintain its lead to come away with the 8-4 win. Florida (3/27-28): Hit at a .364 (4-11) clip with two doubles, a home run, five RBI, three runs scored and two walks ... recorded a hit in each game of the series, including a 2-for-4 night in the series-opening game ... closed out the weekend with a 1-for-4 day that included his second homer of the season ... the weekend in Gainesville raised his average by .35 points. UAB (3/31): Finished 1-for-2 with a home run, two RBI, a run scored and two walks on the night ... with the homer, he notched a home run in back-to-back games to become the only member of the Crimson Tide to do so in 2015. UAB (4/14): Wrapped up the night 1-for-4 with his fourth home run of the season, a three-run shot to left field ... his three RBI led the Tide in its first nationally televised game of the season. Mississippi Valley State (4/21): Started game two of the twinbill, finishing 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Ole Miss (4/25-26): Collected a double and a home run, along with one RBI and a run scored across the weekend in Oxford ... his homer came in the Tide's 13-4 win on getaway day. Southern Miss (4/28): Went 2-for-3 and was one of two Tide players to record a multi-hit game against the Golden Eagles on a rainy night in Hoover. Auburn (5/8-10): Returned home from Auburn batting .333 (4-12) with two home runs, four RBI, three runs scored and two walks ... his first home run provided an insurance run, coming in the top of the ninth following Chance Vincent's go-ahead homer to push Alabama ahead to the 4-2 advantage for the win on Friday ... went 1-for-3 with his second home run of the weekend -- a two run shot -- three total RBI, two runs scored and two walks in the 13-4 win in the finale to complete the sweep of the rival Tigers. Mercer (5/12): Finished 2-for-3 with an RBI, run scored and one hit-by-pitch. SEC Tournament: Went 1-for-3 with one RBI and one run scored in the elimination game against Missouri ... came through with the Tide's biggest hit of the day, a go-ahead, solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to break the 3-3 tie and send Alabama to the quarterfinals of the tourney.

FRESHMAN (2014)
Appeared in 35 games with 32 starts ... finished with three home runs, 12 RBI and 15 runs scored ... had five multi-hit games ... hit .526 (10-19) with six RBI from March 2-11. St. Louis (2/16): Crossed home plate for the winning run in the series finale against the Billikens. Louisiana-Lafayette (3/2): Recorded his first career multi-hit game against No. 10 ULL when he accumulated three singles and scored two runs. Auburn (3/5): Posted his second consecutive multi-hit game and first career RBI against Auburn in the MAX Capital City Classic. Mississippi Valley State (3/7-9): Got a hit in each game he started against MVSU, with his first career extra-base hit in game one and a pair of singles in the final game. Samford (3/11): Was a key factor in the win over the Bulldogs, finishing 2-for-3 with his first career home run, a double, four RBI and two runs scored. Kentucky (3/14): Blasted a homer and added a single, run scored and two of the Tide's three RBI in the 3-0 win over the No. 20 Wildcats. Tennessee (4/18): Knocked his third home run of the season in the series opener against the 29th-ranked Volunteers.      

HIGH SCHOOL ANDPERSONAL DATA
Rated as the top high school catcher in the state of Tennessee in 2013 by Perfect Game USA ... ranked the fifth-best prospect overall in Tennessee and 159th nationally by PG ... graded a "10" by PG, making him an elite prospect ... picked by Perfect Game USA to the 2013 Rawlings Southeast All-Region First Team ... two-time all-state honoree and a three-time all-mid-state selection while starring for Brentwood Academy ... as a senior, hit .338 with a .442 on-base percentage, nine home runs and 26 RBI ... also compiled a 2.80 ERA over three appearances as a pitcher ... was a First Team Preseason Underclassmen All-American selection by PG in 2012 ... finished his junior season with a .433 batting average, including 15 home runs and 37 RBI ... earned 2012 Honorable Mention All-America accolades from Perfect Game USA ... took part in the 2012 Perfect Game National Showcase ... selected to the ESPN.com preseason all-state team prior to his junior campaign at Brentwood Academy ... as a sophomore in 2011, hit .329 with a .449 OBP, eight homers and 24 RBI ... helped Brentwood Academy capture a state title in 2010 ... son of Rick and Martha Haynie ... has three siblings: brother, Drew and sisters McKenzie (Haynie) Jackson and Bethany (Haynie) Riggan ... father Rick played baseball at Belmont University ... grandfather played baseball in the San Francisco Giants organization ... born Will Haynie on June 12, 1994, in Nashville, Tenn. ... majoring in consumer sciences.

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