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Colin Burgess

  • position Catcher
  • height 5-8
  • weight 195
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • High school Tates Creek HS
  • position Catcher
  • height 5-8
  • weight 195
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • High school Tates Creek HS

Colin Burgess Bio


  • SEC Newcomer of the Week (March 29, 2021)
  • 2019-20 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR (2022)

  • Played in 51 games with 49 starts for the Gamecocks in 2022
  • Scored 28 runs, had eight doubles, five home runs and 25 RBI
  • Walked 23 times and had a .355 on-base percentage
  • Threw out 10 runners trying to steal
  • Grand slam in a win over Texas A&M (May 8)
  • Drove in four runs and scored three times in a win over Georgia (April 9)
  • Was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a hit-by-pitch in a win over Winthrop (Feb. 22)
  • Was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in a win over North Carolina A&T (May 4)
  • Had a pair of hits in a win at Florida (May 21)
  • Homered in a win over North Florida (April 12)


  • Played in 48 games with 47 starts for the Gamecocks in 2021
  • Hit .241 with 21 runs scored, 3 doubles, four home runs and 20 RBI
  • Named to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List, handed out to the nation’s best catcher
  • Had a 20-game reached base streak from March 21-April 23
  • Threw out 16 runners trying to steal in 2021
  • Had eight multi-hit games and five multi-RBI performances
  • Drove in the game-winning RBI with a double in a 14-inning win over Florida (March 26)
  • Was 4-for-7 in the Friday night win over the Gators
  • Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a home run at Ole Miss (May 1)
  • Was 2-for-4 with three RBI in an Opening Day win over Dayton (Feb. 19)
  • Had a hit and an RBI that gave Carolina a lead in the NCAA Regional win over Virginia (June 4)
  • Was 2-for-5 with two RBI in a win at Missouri (April 11)
  • Homered in the win over Dayton (Feb. 20)


  • Hit .308 with three doubles and two RBI in nine games with seven starts
  • Had a .423 slugging percentage to go along with a .357 on-base percentage
  • Was 2-for-5 with two doubles in a 12-inning win over Furman (March 3)
  • Doubled and drove in a run in a win over Holy Cross (Feb. 15)
  • Scored a pair of runs in a win over Cornell (March 6)


  • Hit .388 with four doubles, nine home runs and 29 RBI his senior season at Tates Creek High School in Lexington, Ky.
  • Received the Johnny Bench Award in 2019, given to the top high school catcher in the state of Kentucky
  • Helped Tates Creek High School to a state championship his senior season
  • Named the Region Player of the Year as a senior
  • Perfect Game Central Region honorable mention (2019)
  • Perfect Game Preseason Underclass high honorable mention (2018)
  • Named to the All-Tournament team at the 2017 and 2018 WWBA World Championships with the Midland Redskins


  • Born on November 10, 2000
  • Son of Van and Christina Burgess
  • Major is sport and entertainment management