Townsend Collects Three Hits And Drives In Two
Love Collects Two Hits and Drives In Two
Season Opener Scheduled For Feb. 15 Against Virginia
Team White Wins Eighth Annual Title
Smithmyer Tosses 3 1/3 Scoreless Innings Of Relief
2013: Played in three games all in a reserve role ... Had three official at-bats - all as a pinch hitter ... All three appearances were against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents (Virginia, NC State).
2012: Appeared in six games before suffering a season ending injury, where he later received a medical redshirt ... Batted .167 (1-for-6) with three runs and a pair of walks ... Made season debut against Milwaukee (Feb. 18) as a pinch hitter where he walked and later scored a run ... Lone hit of the season was against VCU (Mar. 13) as a pinch hitter ... Also walked and scored a run against Penn State (Mar. 17).
2011: Started eight of 18 games played (7/DH, 1/OF) ... Pirates top hitter off the bench batting .294 (10-for-34) with eight RBI and five runs scored ... Made collegiate debut against Buffalo (Mar. 16) as a pinch hitter recording his first career hit with an RBI single ... In first collegiate start (DH) was 1-for-3 with two RBI ... Recorded at least one hit in first four games, which was a season-long hit streak ... Appeared in the outfield in three games with first start against Southern Miss (Apr. 30) ... Posted a 1.000 fielding percentage with five put outs on five chances ... Recorded one multi-hit and three multi-RBI games ... Reached base safely in first eight contests (Mar. 16-Apr. 6) ... Instrumental in ECU's come from behind wins against Houston (Apr. 21) and Marshall (May 6 & 8) ... Against the Cougars laced a pinch hit single through the left side in the top of the ninth with one out putting runners on the corner and scored game-tying run on Ben Fultz' triple ... Ripped a two-out single in the top of the ninth against Marshall (May 6) continuing ECU's six-run frame ... In the series finale against The Herd, singled up the middle in the ninth inning scoring Josh Lovick knotting the game at three ... After stealing second and moving to third on a wild pitch, scored the game-winning run on Philip Clark's bunt single down the third base line ... Batted .500 (5-for-10) as a pinch hitter ranking second on the team and shared the team lead with five base knocks ... Six of his eight RBI came with runners in scoring position and two outs ... With the bases loaded batted .667 (2-for-3) with four RBI ... Batted .800 (4-for-5) with three RBI and three runs scored in the ninth inning ... Played in a pair of post-season games ... Batted .308 (4-for-13) with three RBI and three runs in league play ... 2011 Summer: Played for the Statesville Owls of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League (SCBL) ... Batted. 184 (9-for-49) with two RBI and four runs scored ... Collected a season-best two hits and scored two runs against the Spartans (July 11) in an 11-4 victory.
West Forsyth High School: Three-year starter for head coach Randy Pope ... Three-time all-conference and two-time all-county selection ... Helped the Titans to a 21-4 record as a senior where he batted .380 with eight home runs and 39 RBI ... During junior campaign batted .310 with five home runs, 31 RBI and slugged .493 ... Belted five home runs, drove in 28 and batted .340 as a sophomore ... Ranked No. 19 in Impact Baseball's Top-50 North Carolina 2010 prospects ... Rated as one of the top 500 national senior prospects by PGCrosschecker.com ... Listed as the No. 22 top senior prospect in North Carolina by PGCrosschecker.com ... 2009 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All- American as a junior ... Played travel baseball for the Dirtbags under head coach Andy Partin ... Four-time participant in the World Wood Bat Association Championships (2006-09) ... Participant in the 2009 N.C. State Games ... 2010 North Carolina Future Game participant ... Two-time National Honor Society member and three-time student-of-the-year ...
Personal: Full name is Jonathan Michael Holt ... Born July 13, 1992 ... Son of Brian and Sandra Holt ... Has one sibling (Greg) ... Majoring in sports studies ... Two-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2010-11, 2012-13) ... Three-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Spring 2013).
CAREER HIGHS - at-bats: 4 (twice, last at UNCW 3/29/11): hits: 2 vs. Rutgers (3/20/11); RBI: 2 (3 times, last at Marshall 5/6/11); home runs: none; stolen bases: 1 at Marshall (5/8/11).