Dayton Tripp

#4 Dayton Tripp

POS. RHP
B/T R/R
YEAR Sr.
HT. 6-3
WT. 187
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Goreville, Illinois (Rend Lake College)

 2015-16 (Rend Lake College):

  • Posted a 10-1 record with a 3.04 ERA in 12 games, while striking out 64 in 68.0 innings as a sophomore
  • As a freshman in 2015 he made nine appearances on the mound with 21 strikeouts in 23 frames while going 1-1 with a 5.48 ERA

High School:

  • Prepped at Goreville High School under his father Shawn Tripp
  • First Team All-Conference and All-South Region from 2011-13
  • Led the Blackcats to a runner-up finish in 2009-10 and a 3rd-place finish in 2010-11 in the Indiana State Championships
  • Was a standout in basketball, finishing as a First Team All-Conference and All-South Region member in 2011-13
  • Guided the team to a 26-5 record in 2013

Personal:

  • Son of Julie and Shawn Tripp
  • Has one sister - Brenni Jo
  • Selected in the 38th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves
  • His dad played baseball at Southeast Missouri State and the Kentucky Rifles of the Frontier League
  • His uncle played basketball for John A. Logan College
  • Favorite professional athlete is LeBron James