|26 Bryce Harman|
Pirates Hit Three Home Runs In 8-4 Win Over Tribe
Pirates Win First Regional Game Since 2012
Williams-Sutton Collects Four Hits, Lanier Notches First Collegiate Win
Harman Smacks Fourth Home Run Highlighting ECU's Five-Run Second Inning
Pirates Register First Tie Since 2012
All-Conference candidate that will once again man first base … Can hit for power in the middle of the lineup … Belted 14 home runs with 22 multi-hit and 12 multi-RBI career games … 2015: Started all 58 games played (57/1B, 1/DH) … Batted .244 (50-for-205) with seven home runs, 27 RBI and 35 runs scored … Laced a team-high 12 doubles while adding a pair of triples … Drew 23 walks and struck out 51 times … Was hit 12 times to rank second on the team while also standing sixth in the league … Set single-season record with 570 putouts topping ECU Hall of Famer Chad Tracy’s mark of 539 back in 2000 … Committed seven errors in 604 chances posting a .988 fielding percentage … Turned 50 double plays while recording 27 assists … Recorded 11 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games – the latter standing second on the team … Tallied season-long four-game hit streak from March 10-14 where he batted .588 (10-for 17) with six RBI, five runs, two doubles and a pair of walks … Also added five three-game hit streaks including a three-game stretch to end the season … Scored at least one run in nine-straight games from March 10-22 including a season-high three against Princeton (Mar. 17) … Opened the season reaching base in 24 consecutive games until going 0-for-4 against Memphis on Mar. 29, which was a new career-high streak … Batted anywhere from third to eighth in the Pirates’ lineup … ECU posted a 39-18 in games which he started at first, while going 12-6 when he batted in the three-hole … For the second year in a row, belted a pair of home runs in a game against Tulane (April 3) … Tallied a personal-best nine total bases vs. the Green Wave (April 3) … Hit home runs against Elon, Tulane (two), Connecticut (two), Houston and Cincinnati … Collected at least one hit in 34 of 58 games played … Drove in at least one run in 15 games (had five 3-RBI contests) … Scored at least one run in a game 28 times … Drew at least one walk 20 times with a season-high three at Elon (Mar. 15) … Added RBI sac flies against Albany (Mar. 1) and Monmouth (Mar. 8) … Tallied five game winning RBI (Albany, Elon, UConn/twice, Houston) … Six of his seven home runs came in league play … He also batted .176 (15-for-85) with two doubles, 12 RBI and scored eight runs in the AAC … Started all four games in the AAC Tournament batting .133 (2-for-15) with a pair of runs scored … Recorded a hit in both games of the Coral Gables Regional finishing with a team second-best .333 (2-for-6) average … Also ranked among the team leaders (top 5) in slugging percentage (second/.424), strikeouts (second), total bases (second/87), runs scored (third), RBI (t3rd), fielding percentage (fourth), starts (fourth), total plate appearances (fourth/242), walks (fourth) and at-bats (fifth) … Registered double-digit putouts 31 times with a season-high 16 vs. Memphis (Mar. 28) … Stood third on the team with 10 two-out RBI.
2014: Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors following initial season with the Pirates … Played in 53 games making 49 starts (41/1B, 3/LF,5/DH) … Led the team with seven home runs, which also ranked fifth in the league … Batted .244 (42-for-172) with three doubles, 21 RBI and 23 runs scored … Made collegiate debut against James Madison (Feb. 15) going 1-for-4 at the plate … First career hit was a single to left center in the sixth frame … Smacked first collegiate home run came in the first inning (three-run shot) against Wake Forest (Mar. 12) in Wilson, N.C. at Fleming Stadium … Later that week, belted a pair of solo home runs in ECU’s 13-3 eight inning win against Tulane (Mar. 15) in game two of the doubleheader … Also added homers against Old Dominion (April 13), FIU (May 3), Southern Miss (May 10, May 21) with the last coming in the C-USA Championship opening game … Recorded lone game-winning RBI at Charlotte (Mar. 21) with a bases loaded walk (four-straight pitches) in the top of the ninth inning scoring Drew Reynolds … Collected 11 multi-hit and five multi-RBI games – the latter ranking second on the club … Drove in a career-best five RBI against NC Central (Mar. 26) going 3-for-4 at the plate with a run scored … Recorded a career-best three hits on three occasions (NC Central, ODU, FIU) … Scored three runs at ODU (April 13) in ECU’s 12-7 (12 inning) victory … Posted career-best five-game hit streak from Mar. 22-28 where he batted .444 (8-for-18) five RBI and scored a run in all five contests … Collected three doubles (Campbell, Western Kentucky and Southern Miss) … Was a perfect 4-of-4 on the base paths leading the team with a 1.000 stolen base percentage … Stole bases against Wake Forest, Charlotte, NC Central and NC State … Reached base safely in eight-straight games (Mar. 15-28) … Drew a career-high three walks at Charlotte (Mar. 21) and at least one free pass in 21 contests … Scored multiple runs in a game four times and at least one in 18 games … In 41 starts at first base, ECU posted a 26-15 record … Registered double-digit putouts 18 times with a career-high 18 at Southern Miss (May 10) … Reached base three times as a result of being hit by a pitch – twice against Charlotte (Mar. 22) in game one of a doubleheader … Recorded nine two-out RBI to rank seventh on the team … Ranked among the team leaders in walks (2nd/23), sac flies (t2nd/3), slugging percentage (4th/.384), on-base percentage (5th/.338), runs (fifth), total bases (5th/66) … Committed four errors in 418 chances for a .990 fielding percentage … Recorded 388 putouts, 26 assists and helped turn 31 double plays … Batted primarily in the fifth through seventh spots in the lineup (44 games) … In league play, batted .244 (22-for-90) with a five home runs (team leader), 10 RBI and 13 runs scored.
2014 Summer: Split time between the Cape Cod Baseball League (Bourne Braves) and Northwoods League (Kalamazoo Growlers) … Batted .349 (15-for-34) in 10 games with the Growlers … Recorded four extra base hits, drove in five and walked four times … Also tossed an inning of scoreless relief.
Lloyd C. Bird High School: Drafted in the 27th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball First- Year Amateur Draft by the Washington Nationals (pick 826) … Seven-time letterwinner at L.C. Bird High School (baseball 4, basketball 3) … Two time team captain for the Skyhawks (junior, senior) under coach Doug Wagner … As a freshman batted .415 with two home runs and eight RBI … Followed that with a breakout year as a sophomore earning Virginia All-State honors where he batted .489 with six round trippers, 27 RBI and nine walks … Also earned all-district, all region honors and Second-Team All-Metro by the Richmond Times-Dispatch … As a junior batted .395 with a home run, seven RBIs and 26 walks … On the mound posted a 6-1 record with 79 strikeouts in 46 innings and a 1.80 ERA … Earned First Team Virginia (5AAA Dominion) All-District honors as a designated hitter and second-team accolades as a pitcher … Named 2012 First-Team Preseason Underclassmen All-American by Perfect Game … During senior season batted .439 with 11 doubles and 28 walks … Unanimous First-Team 5AAA Dominion All-District selection … Tabbed 5AAA Dominion District Co-Offensive Player-of-the-Year … Named Second-Team AAA Virginia All-State … Honor Roll student … Preseason Second-Team Rawlings All-America and First-Team All-Atlantic Region selection by Perfect Game … Following senior season was rated as the 75th-best prospect in the country (fourth-best first-baseman) by Perfect Game … Top first baseman prospect and third overall best prospect in Virginia by Perfect Game … Played summer ball with fellow Pirate Charlie Yorgen and the Richmond Braves National Team under Coach Tommy Mayers … Named to the 2012 WWBA World Championship, 2012 17U BCS Finals and 2012 WWBA 17U National Championship All-Tournament Teams … Participated in 2010 PG WWBA Grads/15U National Championships (Marietta, Ga.), 2010-11 PG WWBA Underclass World Championships (Ft. Myers, Fla.), 2011-12 PG WWBA Grads/16U National Championships (Marietta, Ga.), 2011 12 PG WWBA World Championships (Jupiter, Fla.), 2011-12 PG WWBA Grads/17U National Championships (Marietta, Ga.), 2012 East Coast Professional Showcase (Syracuse, N.Y.), 2012 17U PG BCS Finals (Ft. Myers, Fla.) and 2012 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars (Dixie) … Member of Rachel’s Challenge Club … VHS Leadership Representative.
Personal: Full name is Bryce Norman Harman … Born Nov. 4, 1994 … Son of Kathy and Alvin Harman … Has one sibling (Brian) … Majoring in communications with a concentration in interpersonal/organizational communication … Two-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll (Fall 2014, Fall 2015) … Named to 2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.