College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 82 with North Carolina’s Tommy Coyle. The Chalfont, Pennsylvania native attended Germantown Academy where he earned all conference in each of his four seasons. He was named 2009 preseason Louisville Slugger All-American while graduating as Germantown’s all-time hits leader. He help lead team to 2008 Pennsylvania Independent Schools State Title.
As a freshman, he appeared in 58 games with 52 starts making 42 at second base and 10 as the designated hitter. He had a .282 average with 48 runs scored and 25 RBI. He spent the summer of 2010 in the Northwoods League with the St. Cloud River Bats. He finished the summer with a .310 average scoring 40 runs.
Coyle came back with a strong 2011 season which saw him finish with a .311 batting average with two homers and 36 RBI. He was solid on the basepaths with 18 stolen bases in 24 attempts. He played 32 games in the Cape Cod Baseball league with the Bourne Braves. He finished with a .299 batting average including a homer and 16 RBI. He was named to the CCBL All-Star game where he went 0-2.
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