Kaleb Barlow | #17 | IF
Hometown: Florence, Miss.
Previous School: Chipola (Jackson Preparatory School)
Major: Sports Management
2013 ABCA All-South Region Second Team
2013 Daktronics All-South Region Second Team
2013 NCBWA All-South Region Second Team
2013 All-Gulf South Conference First Team
2013 NCAA South Regional All-Tournament Team
NCBWA South Region Hitter of the Week 3/20/13
Gulf South Conference Player of the Week 3/19/13
2013: Took over the starting job at second base in his first year at West Florida… hit in the number three spot in the lineup and batted .333 with a .429 on-base percentage and a team-best .592 slugging percentage… hit 10 doubles and one triple and led the team with 11 home runs… ranked first in the South Region in home runs… led the Gulf South Conference in home runs and slugging percentage… his 11 home runs in a season ranked third in school history… scored 46 runs and ranked third in the GSC with 50 RBIs… had 12 multi-RBI games… tallied eight steals in 10 attempts… posted a 23-game reached base streak, the longest for an Argonaut all season… hit 3-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBIs in the Argos’ win over Mississippi Valley State (3/12)… had two doubles and two RBIs at West Georgia (4/6)… hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning in UWF’s 4-1 win over UAH at the GSC Tournament (5/3)… finished the year on an eight-game hitting streak, his longest streak of the year… hit 11-for-26 (.423 average) with two home runs and six RBIs in six games at the NCAA South Regional, earning all-tournament team honors.
2012: (Chipola College) Started all 56 games for Chipola College… hit .333 with 14 doubles and three home runs… scored 40 runs with 48 RBIs… posted a .437 on-base percentage and a .455 slugging percentage… also stole 10 bases in 14 attempts.
2011: (Chipola College) Played in 55 games and started 51 in his freshman season… hit .286 with eight doubles, two triples and four home runs… scored 36 runs and drove in 30… finished the year with a .381 on-base percentage and a .416 slugging percentage.
High School: Attended Jackson Preparatory School in Jackson, Miss... played third base and shortstop… drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 43rd round of the 2010 Major League Baseball June Amateur Draft… also played quarterback, running back and wide receiver for the football team.
Personal: Son of Hollie and Ed May… has one sibling, Kade May… majoring in sports management… enjoys playing basketball and spending time with family.