D.H. Conley High School: Eight-time letterwinner (baseball 4, football 4) who helped Coach Jason Mills and the Vikings to three straight Coastal 3A Conference titles (2011-13) ... As a freshman appeared in eight games batting .294 (5-for-17) with a double and four runs scored ... Followed that ] batting .380 (32-for-84) with a pair of home runs, 19 RBI, six doubles and 18 runs scored ... On the mound made three appearances posting a 1-0 record with a 2.89 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 9.2 innings ... During junior season earned North Carolina All-State honors, named Coastal 3A Conference Player-of-the-Year and was a first team all-conference selection ... In 24 games he batted .405 (30-for-74) with three home runs, 31 RBI, six doubles and 22 runs scored ... Posted a 7-2 record on the mound with an impressive 0.92 ERA over 47 innings with 84 strikeouts ... Named 2012 Preseason High Honorable Mention Underclassmen All-American by Perfect Game ... As a senior helped Conley to a 28-5 record and a runner-up finish in the North Carolina State Championships ... Earned second-straight North Carolina All-State honor after batting .400 with a home run, three triples, 25 RBI and eight stolen bases ... Named Daily Reflector Pitcher-of-the-Year after posting a 13-1 record with a 0.55 ERA ... Struck out 154 in 88.1 innings ... Earned Second-Team All-Atlantic Region honors by Perfect Game ... Threw a pair of no-hitters on the season ... Against West Craven struck out a school-record 19 in a 7-0 win ... Later on fanned 13 while walking three against Jacksonville in a 4-0 victory ... Tossed complete game in the final of the Eastern Regional series to eliminate Orange ... Added another complete game during the state championship series to force a winner-take-all Game 3 against Weddington ... In the third round in the playoffs he struck out 12 allowing one hit over five frames ... Listed as the 31st-best prospect in North Carolina by Perfect Game following senior season ... Played summer ball for Coach Andy Partin and the Dirtbags ... Participated in the PG WWBA Grads/15U (2010), PG WWBA Grads/16U (2011) and PG WWBA Grads/17U (2012) National Championships in Marietta, Ga. ... Combined on a no-hitter at the PG WWBA Grads/17U National Championships tossing 4.2 innings allowing no runs with two hits and seven strikeouts ... On the football field was a two-year starter at quarterback who threw for over 2,300 yards with 27 touchdowns ... Named WITN TV Player-of-the-Week for football on Aug. 30, 2011 ... Took home Male Athlete-of-the-Year and Most Athletic Male honors as a junior.
Personal: Full name is Davis Lee Kirkpatrick ... Born Mar. 12, 1995 ... Son of Misty and Donnie Kirkpatrick ... Father Donnie is the inside receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at East Carolina ... Has one sibling (Molly) ... Intended major is physical education.