|High School:||Creekview HS|
Sophomore who served as a backup catcher for most of the 2017 season, but became the starter with the late-season injury to Chris Williams.
2017: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .235 with five runs, a double, triple, five RBIs, a .371 on-base percentage and 11 walks in 24 games (18 starts at catcher) ... tied for the team lead in sacrifice bunts (5) ... hit .333 against righthanders ... was 4-for-12 with four walks as the leadoff batter of an inning ... Clemson Regional All-Tournament selection after going 5-for-13 with a double, RBI, two runs, three walks and a .500 on-base percentage in five games ... went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple against Nevada on May 8 ... had three walks and two runs at NC State on May 20 ... went 1-for-3 with a walk and threw out all three basestealers at second base ... went 3-for-3 with two runs against UNC Greensboro in the Clemson Regional on June 4 ... went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a walk against Vanderbilt in the Clemson Regional on June 4 ... No. 102 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game ... played for Martinsville in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .259 with 15 runs, five doubles, 14 RBIs and a .365 on-base percentage in 31 games (25 starts).
Before Clemson: Two-time all-state in baseball and all-state in football ... top-500 player in the nation by Perfect Game ... lettered four times in baseball and four times in football at Creekview High School, where he was coached by Mike Nayman.
Personal: Majoring in sports communication ... born Kyle Edwin Wilkie on Oct. 20, 1997 in Canton, Ga.