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Tanner DeVinny
4  Tanner DeVinny
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lucas, Texas

High School:
Lovejoy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 200

Position:
C/DH

Birthdate:
09/13/1994

Experience:
1L

B/T:
S/R

05/20/2014

Kivett, DeVinny Earn All-Big 12 Honors

Senior named to the Second Team; DeVinny selected to All-Freshman Team

04/07/2014

DeVinny Named Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week

Freshman hit .600 and led the conference in slugging percentage

02/21/2014

Big Fifth Inning Propels K-State to First Win

Wildcats score six runs in the fifth, helping them beat Saint Mary's 9-4

02/21/2014

Postgame Notes - Feb. 21 at Saint Mary's

Notes following K-State's 9-4 win over Saint Mary's

01/22/2014

17 Baseball Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Four achieve 4.0 GPAs during Fall 2013 semester

Honors
All-Big 12 Freshman Team (2014)
Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (4/7/14)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)

Freshman (2014)

  • Batted .257 (36-for-140) with 6 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 31 RBIs, and 19 walks in 46 games
  • Named to the All-Big 12 Freshman Team ... Only the second K-State position player named to the conference's All-Freshman Team since it was established in 2011
  • Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on April 7
  • Started 35 games, with 31 of the starts as designated hitter, 2 as catcher, and 2 in right field
  • Finished tied for second on the team in home runs and third in RBI
  • All 3 of his home runs were hit in Big 12 action
  • His 11 RBIs in Big 12 play were tied for the most on K-State
  • His .409 slugging percentage in Big 12 action was the second-best on K-State, trailing Max Brown's .462 clip
  • His 19 walks were also fifth-best on the Wildcats and most by a K-State freshman since Blair DeBord had 21 in 2010
  • His 31 RBIs were the most by a K-State freshman since Jared King had 40 in 2011
  • Had K-State's longest hitting streak of the season, going 15 straight games from March 9-April 6 with a hit
  • Drove in the first run of the season for K-State, going 1-for-4 with an RBI on Feb. 15 at Cal Poly
  • Plated 3 runs after going 2-for-3 with a double and triple against Iowa on March 9
  • Had a season-high 4 RBIs on March 18 vs. Air Force, going 2-for-5 with a double and run scored
  • Was 4-for-13 with a walk and 4 RBIs in series at Creighton from March 28-30
  • Was hit by a pitch twice and finished 1-for-2 with 3 RBIs on April 4 vs. Kansas ... His one hit was his first collegiate home run, becoming the first K-State freshman to hit a home run since 2011
  • Hit .415 (22-for-53) with 6 extra-base hits and 21 RBIs in 16 games from March 9-April 6
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, and 2 RBIs on April 13 at Texas Tech
  • Collected 3 hits, a season-high in a Big 12 game, on April 18 vs. Baylor


2013 Summer League

Played for the Junction City Brigade alongside K-State teammates Landon Busch, Kyle Speer and Jordan Witcig ... Hit .288 (17-for-59) with five doubles, a home run and 16 RBI.

High School: Attended Lovejoy High School in Lucas, Texas ... Lettered four years in baseball, playing for head coach Russell Reichenbach ... In 2013, he was selected to the Class 4A Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association (THSBCA) All-State First Team and Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) All-State Second Team ... Also selected as a THSBCA All-Star in 2013 after batting .489 with 11 home runs and 47 RBI during his senior season.

Personal: Born on September 13, 1994 in Plano, Texas ... Parents are Monte and Tammy DeVinny ... Has an older sister Kaitlin and younger brother Tucker ... Was a volunteer with Special Olympics in high school ... Major is business.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG BB HBP SO SB-A
2014 .257 46-35 140 17 36 6 1 3 31 .369 .379 19 7 35 2-2
Career .257 46-35 140 17 36 6 1
3 31 .369 .379 19 7 35
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