Preston Overbey
Preston Overbey

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Jackson, Tenn.

High School:
University School of Jackson

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
IF/OF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


2013: Played in 59 games, making the start in 57 of them ... Played 2B, 1B, RF and LF ... Hit .280 with five home runs, 10 doubles and a triple ... Tallied 37 RBI and 27 runs scored ... Posted 12 multiple-hit games and eight multiple-RBI games ... The eight multiple-RBI games was second on the team ... Turned in his best offensive performance with five RBI at No. 2 LSU (5/18) as he hit a pair of home runs - a two-run shot and a three-run shot ... Also went 2-for-4 with a four RBI off a second-inning grand slam in the series-opening win at No. 11 Arkansas (3/15) ... Posted 11 two-hit games and a three-hit game ... Went 3-for-4 against Lipscomb (3/9) ... Scored a season-high four runs against UT-Martin (2/20) ... Posted a season-long hit streak of seven games (2/24 - 3/5) ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all three games of the Raleigh Regional at 1B ... Went 1-for-3 with a walk in the regional opener against William & Mary (5/31) ... Went 2-for-5 with a run scored in an elimination game against Binghamton (6/1) ...

2012:
Played in 55 games, making the start in 39 games on the season ... Played at four positions on the season, including third base, first base, outfield and catcher ... Hit .255 with seven doubles, two home runs, 12 RBI and 19 runs scored ... Posted a season-long eight game hit streak from March 24 through April 7 ... Turned in nine multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games ... Turned in his best offensive performance of the season against Auburn (3/17) as he went 3-for-4 with three RBI and a home run ... Also posted a three-hit game against Arkansas State (2/21) ... Hit his second home run at Alabama (3/25) when he went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI to help the Rebels clinch the series ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Made one appearance at the College Station Regional hosted by Texas A&M, drawing the start against TCU (6/3) in the first championship game in the outfield ...

2011:
Played in 49 games, making the start in 44 games ... Made 36 starts at third base, four starts in left field, three starts at first base and one start in right field ... Hit .233 with eight doubles and three home runs ... Also tallied 21 RBI and 17 runs scored ... Posted 11 multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games ... Went 3-for-3 in steals ... Posted a season-long seven game hit streak (2/18 - 2/26) to open the season ... Started the season strong, going 2-for-4 with a season-high three RBI and two runs scored against Wright State (2/18) in the opener ... Hit his first career home run against Wright State (2/19) in the second game of the season, going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored ... Hit his second home run of the season against Georgia (4/8) and his third home run at Auburn (2/22) ...

HIGH SCHOOL:
Lettered four years under head coach Brad Dyer at the University School of Jackson in Jackson, Tennessee ... Hit .376 for his career with 41 home runs and 191 RBI ... Also tallied 60 doubles and three triples ... Posted a 32-14 record on the mound with 290 strikeouts and 64 walks in 283.0 innings of work ... Helped USJ to four appearances in the state playoffs, including two appearances in the state championship ... Named to the Region All-Tournament team and an All-State selection in 2010 as he hit .482 for the season ... Selected to Team Tennessee as a sophomore ... Invited to participate in the 2009 Perfect Game National Showcase as a junior ... Holds the single-season home run record (16) and career record (41) at USJ ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Michael and Regina Overbey ... Born: September 11, 1991 ... Has one brother, Jake, who has is a freshman on the baseball team this season ... Played summer ball for Dulin's Dodgers ... Drafted in the 42nd round by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2010 MLB Draft ... Father, Michael, played baseball and football at Lambuth University.

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