Kenny Towns
Kenny Towns


Burke, Va.

High School:
Lake Braddock

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




No. 1 Virginia Clinches Series with 3-1 Win over North Carolina

Towns hits two-run homer while pitchers buckle down to strand nine Tar Heels


No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

Cavaliers rack up 14 hits while UVa limits potent W&M offense to just four hits


No. 2 Virginia Edges No. 14 Clemson, 3-2

Kirby, Mayberry and Howard combine on five-hitter


No. 1 Virginia Blanks George Washington, 10-0

Cogswell records four-hit game as UVa picks up third shutout of season


No. 3 Baseball Rallies for 8-3 Win at No. 25 Miami in 11 Innings

Cavaliers even series after scoring six runs in 11th inning


Baseball vs. Clemson (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Clemson (by Matt Riley)

• Played in 55 games, with 48 starts at third base and DH
• Tied for second on team with seven home runs
• Also was second on team and tied for third in ACC with five triples
• Drove in 44 runs, which was sixth on team
• Named to NCAA Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team
• Ended year on career-long 11-game hitting streak
• Was 4-for 12 with three doubles, triple, four RBI in regional
• Had good ACC tournament, going 4-for-12 with pair of home runs and team-high six RBI
• Hit solo homer in ACC tourney game vs. Georgia Tech (5/23) and then ripped first career walkoff HR against Florida State (5/25), a three-run blast in 12th inning
• Hit two grand slams, drove in eight runs in season opener at East Carolina (2/15)
• Went 3-for-8 with pair of RBI in UNC series
• Was 3-for-10 with four runs in Duke series
• Had good series at Virginia Tech, going 5-for-8 with home run and pair of doubles in the doubleheader
• Went 2-for-6 in Florida State series
• Was 2-for-10 with double in Wake Forest series
• Picked up three hits in Miami series
• Hit team-best fourth homer of year vs. Yale (3/19)
• Had three hits, including pair of doubles, in win over Harvard (3/2)

• Played in 28 games, with nine starts at DH
• After appearing in just seven of UVa's first 29 games, he saw time in 21 of the final 30 games, including all nine of his starts
• Made first career start at Duke (4/21)
• Batted .313 (10-for-32) as starter at DH (UVa was 8-1 in those games)
• Singled in first college at bat vs. Monmouth (2/24)
• Singled, picked up RBI in win over JMU (4/4)
• Singled to drive in the final run of the game in 16-4 win over George Washington (4/11)
• Made first two career starts in doubleheader at Duke (4/21)
• Had two hits in game one and was 3-for-7 in DH at Duke; reached base in 6 of 10 plate appearances
• Doubled, scored a run and drove in run in win at VCU (4/25)
• Was 3-for-10 with two RBI in Miami series (4/28-30)
• Had two hits in four at bats in Georgia Tech series (5/11-13); doubled in Game 2
• Went 2-for-6 in Maryland series (5/17-19); had five RBI in series
• Hit game-tying two-run double in eighth inning of Game 3 of Maryland series; also had two-run double in Game 2
• Drew a walk to load the bases and set up the go-ahead run against Clemson in ACC tournament opener (5/24)
• Started against Oklahoma in NCAA tournament and went 1-for-4 (6/3)


• Player of the Year for Patriot District and Northern Region in 2011
• All-State and All-Met in 2011
• 2011 All-Met Player of the Year
• 2011 Virginia State Player of the Year
• 2011 Virginia Preps Player of the Year
• All-State and All-Met Honorable Mention in 2010
• Named to First Team All-District and All-Region in 2010
• First Team All Patriot District in 2009
• Patriot District Honorable Mention in 2008
• Set LBHS single season records in batting average, total bases and doubles
• Set LBHS career records in batting average, at bats, total bases, hits, runs, runs batted in, walks and doubles
• Hit .550 with eight home runs, 35 RBI and .666 OBP in 2011
• Also went 7-1 with 1.20 ERA his senior year
• Named to Athletic Honor Roll four times
• Played for Coach Jody Rutherford at Lake Braddock High School

• Parents are Connie and James Towns
• Has one sister, Suzanne
• Enjoys playing ping pong, Frisbee and golf