Skip to simplified nav

5 Caleb Knight
Caleb  Knight


Checotah, Okla.

High School:

Last College:
Connors State

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220



Cavaliers Shutout No. 22 UNC in Series Opener

Casey, Abbott combine for team’s sixth shutout


Pitt Evens Series With Late-game Rally

Panthers plate three runs in final turn at the plate


Virginia Victorious in Seesaw Series Opener

Cavalier offense racks up 13 hits


Three Cavaliers Combine for One-Hit Shutout

Virginia improves to 11-4 at home this season


No. 24 Virginia Drops Series Finale at Miami

Cavaliers swept in ACC road series

• Appeared in 42 games, including 33 starts (30 straight to end season)
• Was hit by team-high 11 pitches and posted .474 on-base percentage (second on team)
• Started 33 games since Duke series in late March (UVA was 25-8 in his starts)
• His four home runs came in ACC games (Louisville, Notre Dame, two against Pitt)
• Was inserted into lineup as defensive replacement in the first game against Duke and earned his first start of the season in Duke series
• Was 3-for-6 in ACC tournament and reached base safely in five of eight plate appearances
• Had four hits, including a triple, in Florida State series
• Went 4-for-9 with three runs in Notre Dame series
• Was 5-for-12 in Virginia Tech series
• Homered twice and drove in four runs in Pitt series
• Was 5-for-10 with three runs and three RBI in Duke series

• Named 2016 Spaulding NJCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year
• Earned 2016 ABCA Rawlings Gold Glove at catcher
• Member of 2016 All-Region Team
• Hit .404 with 12 homers and 67 RBI in 2016
• Threw out 17 of 23 baserunners attempting to steal and had a .997 fielding percentage in 2016

• Three-time All-Big 8 Conference honoree
• Named conference's defensive player of the year in 2013 and player of the year in 2014
• Four-year letterwinner in football (quarterback/linebacker)
• In his senior year in 2013, he passed for 2,100 yards and rushed for 1,000 yards
• Was conference player of the year in football in 2013
• Named an All-Star by Class at QB by Oklahoma Coaches Association
• Earned McIntosh Country Athlete of the Year honors in 2014
• Was valedictorian of his graduating class

• Parents are Tommy and Ginger Knight
• Has a brother, Seth, and sister, Natalie



Top Videos
Jeff White
Bryce Perkins
Spring Football Notebook
As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.
Tina Thompson
Thompson Ready To Lead From Front
Women's Basketball
The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.
Thomas Walsh
Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in Postseason
Men's Golf
Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

More Headlines
Online Stores
Cavalier Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop