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Braylen Wimmer

  • position Infield
  • height 6-4
  • weight 200
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Yukon, Okla.
  • High school Yukon HS
  • position Infield
  • height 6-4
  • weight 200
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Yukon, Okla.
  • High school Yukon HS

Braylen Wimmer Bio

AWARDS

  • SEC Co-Player of the Week (March 28, 2022)
  • 2020-21 SEC Spring Honor Roll

JUNIOR (2022)

  • Selected in the 18th round of the 2022 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Philadelphia
  • Played and started in all 55 games for Carolina, the only Gamecock to start every game
  • Hit .312 with 38 runs scored, 13 doubles, seven home runs and 35 RBI
  • Led the Gamecocks with 13 stolen bases on 14 attempts
  • Had a .466 slugging percentage to go along with a .361 on-base percentage
  • Homered seven times and had 17 RBI in SEC games
  • Had 18 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI performances
  • Was 3-for-5 with three runs scored and five RBI in a win over Vanderbilt (March 26)
  • Went 4-for-5 with a double, a home run and two RBI at Texas A&M (May 7)
  • Had a three-run home run at Auburn (April 23)
  • Had three hits, three runs scored and two stolen bases in a win over North Carolina A&T (May 4)
  • Went a perfect 3-for-3 in a win over No. 1 Texas (March 13)
  • Was 3-for-5 with two doubles in a win over George Washington (Feb. 26)
  • Three hits in back-to-back games against UNC Greensboro (Feb. 19-20)
  • Scored two runs, had three hits, including a double, in a win over North Carolina (April 6)

SOPHOMORE (2021)

  • Played in 55 games with 54 starts for the Gamecocks as a sophomore
  • Hit .271 with 34 runs scored, 15 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 31 RBI to go along with five stolen bases
  • Had a .512 slugging percentage and had 15 multi-hit games with 10 multi-RBI performances
  • Led the team and tied for 10th in the SEC with 15 doubles
  • Was a perfect 4-for-4 with two doubles at Texas (March 14)
  • Went 4-for-7 with two doubles and three RBI in a 14-inning win over Florida (March 26)
  • Had three hits and drove in three in a win at Kentucky (May 14)
  • Three hits and a home run in a win over Clemson (Feb. 28)
  • Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a home run in a win at Vanderbilt (March 21)
  • Drove in three runs in a win over The Citadel (April 27)
  • Was 2-for-4 with a home run in the SEC Tournament game against Alabama (May 25)
  • Scored three runs in a win at Winthrop (March 2)

FRESHMAN (2020)

  • Played in 15 games with 10 starts for the Gamecocks, scoring six runs and driving in five in 41 at-bats
  • Was 3-for-4 in stolen bases
  • Had three multi-hit games for Carolina
  • Drove in a pair of runs in his first career game in a win over Holy Cross (Feb. 14)
  • Was 2-for-4 in a win over Northwestern (Feb. 22)
  • Went 2-for-2 with an RBI and a stolen base in the Holy Cross win (Feb. 16)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Attended Yukon High School in Yukon, Okla., where he hit .410 with six home runs, 23 extra-base hits and 45 RBI his senior season
  • All-State (2019)
  • All-Conference (2019)
  • The Oklahoman All-State first team (2019)
  • Played in the Oklahoma Baseball Association All-Star Game in 2019
  • Perfect Game Preseason All-West Region second team (2019)
  • Perfect Game Preseason Underclass high honorable mention (2018)
  • Played summer baseball for the SWAT Academy

PERSONAL

  • Born on December 27, 2000
  • Son of Chris and Jill Wimmer
  • Dad, Chris, was a two-time All-American at Wichita State and was selected to the 1992 Olympic team.
  • Major is sport and entertainment management

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