Kendall Diggs - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#5 Kendall Diggs

OF | Jr. | 6-0 | 210 | L/R | Olathe, Kan. | Saint Thomas Aquinas HS

Junior (2024)
Played in 55 games with 54 starts (53 in right field, one as designated hitter) … Slashed .229/.346/.395 with seven home runs and 34 RBI on the year … Added 11 doubles and one triple … Finished fourth on the Razorbacks in runs batted in (34) and fifth in runs scored (35) … Drew 34 walks, third-most on the team … Recorded 12 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games … Defensively, committed two errors in 78 total chances (.974 fielding percentage).

Sophomore (2023)
» All-SEC (Second Team)

Played in 58 games with 57 starts (38 as designated hitter, 19 in right field) … Slashed .299/.436/.547 with 12 home runs and a team-high 63 RBI on the year … Finished as the team leader in RBI (63) … Scored 51 runs, tied for second most on the Hogs … Racked up the team’s second-most hits (60), including 12 doubles and 1 triple … Totaled 110 bases … Drew a team-high 46 walks … Plunked by six pitches … 1-for-1 in stolen base attempts … Finished with 14 multi-hit games and a team-leading 17 multi-RBI games … Season-long 13-game hitting streak … Reached base in a team-leading 34 consecutive games … In SEC play, posted a .291/.437/.495 slash line with four homers and a team-leading 33 RBI … Drew a team-high 26 walks in conference action … In the season opener vs. Texas (Feb. 17) in the College Baseball Showdown at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, drove in two runs … Hit his first home run of the season vs. #15 TCU (Feb. 18) in the College Baseball Showdown at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas … Jacked a three-run homer against EIU (Feb. 25), finishing the game with four RBI … Went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, a home run and two RBI against Illinois State (March 1) … Matched his season high in hits (3) and scored three runs against UNLV (March 14) … Had two doubles and drove in four runs against Auburn (March 18) … Hit a pair of grand glams during the season, swatting his first career grand slam at #1 LSU (March 24) … Drew a season-high three walks at Georgia (April 22) … Matched his season high with three hits, including a two-run homer, and a season-high five RBI at Mississippi State (May 6) … Hit his second grand slam of the season at Mississippi State (May 7), finishing 2-for-3 with two runs scored, four RBI and two walks … In the NCAA Fayetteville Regional, went 1-for-3 with three RBI and a pair of walks vs. Santa Clara (June 2) in the regional opener … Hit a two-run homer vs. Santa Clara (June 4) to help the Hogs stave off elimination and advance to the regional championship … Named to the All-SEC Second Team at designated hitter/utility.

Freshman (2022)
Played in 27 games with 15 starts (13 as designated hitter, two at first base) as a true freshman … Slashed .197/.367/.361 with three home runs and 14 RBI … Scored 14 runs … Collected 12 hits, including a double, on the year … Drew 16 walks and was hit by one pitch … Posted two multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games, including one four-RBI effort … Had a season-long reached base streak of eight games … 1-for-1 in stolen base attempts … In SEC play, hit a pair of home runs and drove in six runs in 11 games … Made his first collegiate start and recorded his first collegiate base hit vs. Louisiana (Feb. 27) in the Round Rock Classic at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas … Collected his first multi-RBI effort against Southeastern (March 5) … Swatted his first career home run against Little Rock (March 29), hitting a grand slam in the Hogs’ win … Tallied a season-high three hits with two runs batted in against Arkansas State (April 20) … Earned his first SEC start against Ole Miss (April 30) and launched a walk-off three-run homer … Homered at #19 Auburn (May 6), driving in three runs … In the College World Series, drew a walk and scored a run vs. #2 Stanford (June 18).

High School
Attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, Kan. … Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 141 overall prospect and the No. 5 third baseman in the class of 2021 … No. 2 overall prospect and No. 1 third baseman in the state of Kansas by Perfect Game … Ranked by Prep Baseball Report as the No. 94 overall prospect and the No. 6 third baseman in the country … No. 2 overall prospect and No. 1 third baseman in Kansas by Prep Baseball Report … 2021 Collegiate Baseball High School All-American … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American – Central All-Region First Team … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American – Central All-Region First Team … 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American – High Honorable Mention … 2018 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American – Honorable Mention.