Hunter Wyant
Hunter Wyant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
White Hall, Va.

High School:
W. Albemarle

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
INF



2000: Displayed his versatility after gathering playing time at third base, shortstop, left field, designated hitter and as a pitcher during the season ... Ended the season with an 11-game hitting streak from April 28 - May 20 ... Enjoyed a career-day at the plate when he finished with a career-high four hits (4-5) with two RBI and a run at James Madison (3/8) ... Recorded a career-high five strikeouts as a pitcher against UNC-Greensboro (4/26) ... Finished 6-12 at the plate with four RBI and two runs in the N.C. State series (3-17-3/19) in which he also hit his second home run of the season ... Finished 3-4 at the plate against Maryland (4/28) ... Went 2-4 at the plate with a RBI, run scored and a double in Virginia's 11-0 shutout victory over #6 ranked Clemson (5/14) ... Went 3-4 at the plate with one run scored against #6 Clemson (5/14) ... Went 2-5 with three RBI and a run scored in Virginia's 7-6 victory over Eastern Michigan (3/11) ... Finished 2-4 with two runs scored in Virginia's 12-4 victory over Eastern Michigan (3/12) ... Turned in an outstanding effort at the plate by going 3-5 against Liberty on Feb. 23 ... Made his first ever pitching appearance at Virginia on April 16th when he entered UVa's game with Georgia Tech and pitched 1.0 innings of relief ... Went 2-5 at the plate with four RBI and two runs scored after hitting two home runs in Virginia's 11-2 victory over Richmond (3/29) ... Recorded three RBI on two hits in Virginia's home-opener against Old Dominion (2/16) ... Hit his first home run of the season when he blasted a shot over the left field fence at The Diamond in Virginia's 8-7 come-from-behind victory over VCU (3/6) ... Went 1-3 at the plate in Virginia's third game of the year against LSU (2/13) ... Struckout three batters through two innings of play in Virginia's 9-5 victory over Maryland (4/30) ... Scored three runs in UVa's 13-2 victory over Bucknell (2/27) ...

1999: Hit safely in 18 of last 21 games and 20 of last 24 games ... Hit safely in all but one game during the month of April ... Enjoyed a career-long tying eight-game hitting streak April 17-27, during which time he hit .375 (12-for-32) with a double, eight runs and five RBI ... Also reached base safely in 17 consecutive games, the longest during the season ... Hit .429 (6-for-14) in five games during the week ending March 7 with three RBI ... Went 5-for-10 with a double and a home run in three-game series against Rhode Island ... Had a career-day on March 6 against Rhode Island, going 1-for-3 with three RBI and his first-career home run in the first game of the doubleheader and 2-for-3 with two runs scored in the nightcap ... Went 6-for-8 with five runs scored and five RBI in two games against Duke ... Had a career-high four RBI March 19 in the first game against Duke with a career-high three runs scored the following day against the Blue Devils ... Went 2-for-4 March 27 against N.C. State and then went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI the following day against the Wolfpack ... Went 5-for-14 with a double and a hit in each of three games against Georgia Tech ... Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run April 9 at Wake Forest ... Collected two hits, two RBI and hit a home run in five at bats April 14 at Virginia Tech ... Went 6-for-12 with six runs and three RBI in three-game series against Maryland ... Scored a career-high four runs April 24 against the Terrapins while going 3-for-5 with two RBI ... Tied a career-high with three hits to go along with a double and two RBI May 4 at George Mason.

1998: Appeared in 28 games, starting 17 times ... Hit .264 on the season with six doubles and nine RBI ... Went 5-for-14 with four runs scored, two RBI and three stolen bases in the North Carolina series ... Was 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a stolen base at James Madison ... Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI against Coppin State ... Hit a two-run triple during second game against Penn State in his first career at-bat.

Prep & Personal: Earned four letters at Western Albemarle H.S. ... Two-time team MVP ... Earned all-state and All-Central Virginia honors ... Also named all-district and all-region ... Led his team to a 23-4 record and the state semifinals in 1997 ... Also earned three letters in basketball ... Was an all-district and honorable mention all-region selection in basketball ... Born Oct. 4, 1978 in Charlottesville, Va. ... Uncle, Ed, played baseball at N.C. State.