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Thomas Dillard

Thomas  Dillard

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oxford, Miss.

High School:
Oxford

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
C/OF

Experience:
1L

07/10/2018

#RebsofSummer Update - July 10

Rebels Represented in Six Summer League as well as Team USA in 2018

07/02/2018

Thomas Dillard Finishes Third at College Home Run Derby

Secures Best Derby Finish Ever for Ole Miss Baseball

05/24/2018

Baseball Scores Walk-Off Win in SEC Tournament

Rebels Rally in 10th to Top No. 8 Georgia

05/19/2018

Baseball Wins SEC West With 10-8 Win at Alabama

Rebels Use Six RBI Day From Cole Zabowski to Take Division Title

05/17/2018

Rebels Stay in Hunt for SEC West Title With Win at Alabama

Rebels Set Program Record With 41st Regular Season Win.

 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
 • 2018 SEC All-Tournament Team
 • 2018 College Home Run Derby Participant
 • 2018, 2017 SEC Community Service Team
 • 2017, 2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll


2018 (Sophomore):
Hit .310 and led Ole Miss with 13 home runs, 59 RBI and 67 runs scored ... Tallied 15 doubles and two triples ... Led the Rebels with a .563 slugging percentage and .439 on-base percentage for OPS of 1.002 ... Led Ole Miss with 17 stolen bases in 20 attempts ... Did not make an error all season, starting all 65 games in left field ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in season-opener against Winthrop (2/16) ... First home run of the season came in Game 3 against Tulane as part of 2-for-3 day (2/25) ... Scored game-winning walk-off run on a wild pitch, went 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored against Murray State ... Blasted two home runs, drove in four runs against Austin Peay (3/6) ... Homered in series-clinching Game 3 against Tennessee (3/18) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and three runs scored against New Orleans (3/20) ... Crushed a home run and scored twice in series-deciding Game 3 win at Texas A&M (3/24) ... Drove in three runs in midweek win against Southern Miss (3/27) ... Went 2-for-2 with a triple, two walks, four RBI and three runs scored against Memphis (4/4) ... Had three straight multi-hit games, going a combined 8-for-16 against Mississippi State, Southern Miss and Vanderbilt ... Went yard and drove in three runs in win over Arkansas State (4/18) ... Crushed a series-deciding three-run home run in Game 3 against LSU (4/28) ... Hit a home run in a crucial Game 3 win at South Carolina ... Had two multi-RBI games and homered once to earn All-SEC Tournament honors during the Rebels' SEC Tournament Championship run ... Selected to the 2018 College Home Run Derby.

2017 (Freshman):
Played in 48 games, making 45 starts (35 in left field, 10 at designated hitter) … Belted four home runs, two from each side of the plate … Hit .206 with 17 runs, eight doubles and 12 RBI … Ranked third on the team in walks (25) and recorded a pair of outfield assists … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … Hit his fourth homer of the year with a solo blast in the second at No. 10 Arkansas (4/28) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs in the win over No. 19 Kentucky (3/23) ... Homered from the left side of the dish versus No. 15 Vanderbilt (3/18) ... Belted his second homer of the season, his first from the right side of the plate, versus Nicholls (3/14) ... Hit the first home run of his career with a two-run blast against UNCW (2/24) ... Tallied three hits for a new career high in a victory over Arkansas State (2/21) ... Hit a team-best .500 in three starts vs. No. 6 East Carolina, helping the Rebels earn the series sweep (2/17-2/19).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended Briarcrest Christian High School in Cordova, Tennessee, where he earned three letters before moving to Oxford, Mississippi to attend Oxford High School as a senior, earning another letter under head coach Chris Baughman … Named a top-500 prospect by Baseball America … Tabbed as the No. 77 player nationally as well as the No. 3 player in Mississippi, including the state’s top catcher, by Perfect Game … Posted a .388 batting average with 35 doubles, 17 triples and 33 home runs throughout his high school career … Earned 2016 Louisville Slugger first team All-America honors by Collegiate Baseball … Collected Rawlings-Perfect Game second team All-America and Southeast All-Region first team accolades … Named the 2016 Mississippi Player of the Year by Perfect Game … As a senior, hit .438 and led the nation with 16 home runs to help Oxford earn its second straight state championship … Named USA TODAY’s Mr. Baseball in the state of Mississippi, also earning first team All-USA honors … Selected to the Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen in 2016 … Played in the 2015 Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field … Competed in the 2015 Area Code Games … Hit .406 with 12 doubles, seven triples and nine homers as a junior … Also lettered in football and bowling … Graduated with honors, landing on the honor roll and serving as a member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Son of Tom and Kris Dillard … Born: Aug. 28, 1997 … Has two older sisters, Rachel and Katie … His grandfather, Wilson Dillard, played halfback on the Ole Miss football team from 1949-52 … Would like to become a sports agent following his playing career … Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts.

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