32 - R.J. Dennard
R.J. Dennard
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Soperton, Ga.
High School: Treutlen County HS
Position: 1B/C

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Started all 48 games for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Hit .332 with 14 doubles, three home runs and 40 RBIs ... Posted a .422 on-base percentage ... Went 4-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs in the Pirates' 19-3 win at Morehouse on April 16 ... Went 4-for-5 with a double, a home run and four RBIs in a 9-5 win over Columbus State on March 3 ... Collected a 10-game hitting streak from March 2-15 ... Went 8-for-13 with two doubles and four RBIs in the Pirates' three-game series with Philadelphia on March 14-15.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 51 games, making 45 starts for the Pirates as a freshman ... Hit .352 with 12 doubles, one home run and 43 RBIs ... Posted a .454 on-base percentage, second-best on the team ... Earned second-team All-PBC and ABCA All-Southeast Region honors ... Three-time PBC Freshman of the Week (March 6, March 19, April 9) ... Ranked sixth in the PBC in batting average ... Went 10-for-14 with six RBIs in the PBC series against Georgia Southwestern on March 4-5 ... Went 5-for-8 with five RBIs in a doubleheader sweep of USC Aiken on April 8 ... Drove in six runs with a double and a home run at Montevallo on March 17 ... Collected 16 multi-hit games ... 11 games with two or more RBIs ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for four years at Treutlen County HS ... Earned All-Region and first-team All-Middle Georgia honors for the Vikings ... Team MVP during his junior and senior season ... Played for former Armstrong standout Brent Korn ... High school teammate of current Armstrong freshman Tyler Cauley.

PERSONAL: Born Richard Jackson Dennard on October 27, 1992, in Dublin, Ga. ... Hometown is Soperton, Ga. ... Son of Blake and Adele Dennard ... Majoring in chemistry ... Enjoys fishing and hunting ... Lists Evan Gattis and Peyton Manning as favorite sports personalities.