Kyle McCann
C/1B

Kyle McCann

#16

C/1B

Year Sophomore
B/T L/R
Height 6-2
Weight 217
Hometown Suwanee, Ga.
Last School Lambert
Kyle McCann

Biography

2018 All-ACC Third Team

 

2018 (Sophomore): Named to the all-ACC third team … Played in 54 games, making 49 starts at first base, catcher and designated hitter … Hit .300 with 15 home runs, a triple, 10 doubles and 37 walks … His 15 home runs were second on the team, which included three grand slams, and tied for sixth in the ACC … Also drove in 45 RBIs, which ranked second on the team, and scored 48 runs … Was second on the team and fifth in the ACC in slugging percentage at .600 on the season … Also posted a .423 on-base percentage for the year … Totaled 12 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games on the season … Recorded a season-high six-game hitting streak on the year … Hit seven home runs and drove in 24 RBIs in ACC play … Posted four hits in a game twice – at Mercer (April 10) and at home versus No. 10 Duke (May 18) … Drove in a career-high seven RBIs in the home win over Kennesaw State (April 18) … Hit three home runs in second game of the doubleheader versus Dartmouth (Feb. 24), becoming just the 12th player in Georgia Tech history to hit three home runs in a single game … Also hit two home runs in the road win at Mercer (April 10) and two home runs in the home win over Kennesaw State (April 18) … Went 1-for-2 with three walks and a run scored versus Bradley (Feb. 17) … Was 3-for-5 with three home runs, four RBIs and three runs scored in the second game of the doubleheader sweep over Dartmouth (Feb. 24) … Was 3-for-4 with a home run, a triple, a walk, two RBIs and two runs in the shutout versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 27) … Walked four times, hit a double and scored three runs in the road win at Georgia State (March 7) … Had a pinch-hit single in game one at No. 6 Clemson (March 9) … Hit a two-run home run in game two of the doubleheader at No. 6 Clemson (March 10) … Went 1-for-2 with three walks and two runs scored in the road loss at No. 13 Auburn (March 13) … Was a combined 5-for-13 with a home run, a double, five RBIS and two runs scored in the three-game home series versus Virginia Tech (March 18) … Also went 4-for-11 with a home run, two walks, an RBI and four runs scored in the three-game ACC series at No. 6 NC State (March 23-25) … Was a combined 4-for-12 with a double, a walk and four runs scored in the three-game series sweep of Miami (March 30-April 1) … Tallied two doubles (3-for-4), drove in three RBIs and scored three runs in the series clinching win over No. 6 Florida State (April 8) … Was a stellar 4-for-7 with two home runs, including a grand slam, five RBIs and two runs scored in the blowout road win at Mercer (April 10) … Hit what proved to be the game-winning grand slam in the top of the ninth to go 2-for-5 with four RBIs in the series-opening win at Pittsburgh (April 13) … Hit two home runs, including another grand slam, to go 3-for-5 with seven RBIs in the route of Kennesaw State (April 18) … Went 3-for-13 with a home run, a walk, an RBI and four runs scored in the three-game road series at No. 8 North Carolina … Drove in one run in the home loss to No. 20 Georgia (April 25) … Was 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two RBIs and a run scored in the Saturday win over Wake Forest (April 28) …Went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the extra-inning walk-off win over Radford (May 5) … Was 1-for-2 with a double, a walk and a run scored versus No. 15 Georgia (May 8) at SunTrust Park … Went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run scored in the series opener at Virginia (May 11) … Was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI and a run scored in the home win over SEMO (May 15) … Closed out the regular season going 6-for-13 with a home run, a walk, five RBIs and five runs scored in the series win over No. 10 Duke (May 17-19) … Went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored at the ACC Championship versus Pittsburgh (May 22) … Also went 1-for-3 with a walk against North Carolina at the ACC Championship … Competed in the 2018 Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans College Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Neb. on July 1.

2017 (Freshman): Played in 48 games on the season, starting 38 contests … Saw time at first base, catcher and designated hitter … Hit .198 with nine home runs and one double … His nine home runs were fourth on the team … Drove in 21 RBIs and scored 29 runs … Totaled 24 base hits and walked 33 times on the year … Posted a .430 slugging percentage and a .383 on-base percentage on the season … Recorded four multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games … Posted a season-high on-base streak of 12 straight games late in the year … Made his first career start and recorded his first career hit going 1-for-3 with a run scored in the win over Marshall (Feb. 18) … Went 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and run scored in the road win at Georgia Southern (Feb. 21) … Was a combined 2-for-2 with two home runs, three RBIs and two runs scored off the bench in the two wins versus Youngstown State (Feb. 24 & 25) … Went 2-for-7 with two walks, an RBI and three runs scored in the three-game series with Belmont (Mar. 3-5) … Hit a home run and went 1-for-4 with two RBIs in the final game of the three-game series versus No. 9 North Carolina (Mar. 19) … Was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the series-opener versus No. 5 Clemson (Mar. 31) … Went 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored in the road win at No. 7 Auburn (April 4) … Was a combined 2-for-10 with two home runs, two walks, two RBIs and four runs scored in the three-game series at Virginia Tech (April 21-22) … Hit a solo home run in the home contest versus UGA (April 25) … Drew three walks and scored two runs in the game against Georgia at SunTrust Park (May 9) … Hit a solo home run in Tech’s road win at Duke on Mother’s Day (May 14) … Hit a solo home run, drew six walks, drove in three RBIs and scored four runs in the three-game ACC series with No. 8 Virginia (May 18-20) … Recorded an RBI double and went 2-for-3 with a walk versus No. 12 Wake Forest (May 25) at the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship.

Before Tech: Lettered for four years in baseball at Lambert High School … Was a team captain his senior season … A 2016 Perfect Game/Rawlings honorable mention all-American … Also a 2016 Perfect Game southeast all-region second team honoree … A 2015 Perfect Game underclass second team all-American … Ranked as high as No. 43 nationally at catcher by Perfect Game in the Class of 2016 … Also ranked as high as No. 6 in the state of Georgia at catcher by Perfect Game in the Class of 2016 … Ranked as No. 44 overall by Perfect Game for the Class of 2016 in the state of Georgia for his senior season … Helped his team to win both the state and national championships his sophomore season in 2014 … Played for the East Cobb Yankees in 2015 and 2016 … Was the MVP at the Perfect Game WWBA National Championships … Also a member of the Yankees team that won the 18U Connie Mack World Series and the WWBA National Championships.

Personal: Full name is Kyle Joseph McCann … Born on Dec. 2, 1997 in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Joe and Kim McCann … Has a younger brother named Cooper … Father, Joe, played major league baseball with the New York Mets … Also enjoys playing golf, fishing and wakeboarding … Started playing baseball at the age of four … Chose Tech because of baseball, a chance to get a great education and its proximity to home … Intends to major in business administration.