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AS A JUNIOR IN 2016: Named preseason NCBWA All-American and preseason All-Conference … Earned first team Peach Belt All-Conference … Received the Male Collegiate Star award from the Augusta Sports Council at the ASC Games Banquet … Started all 49 of games played as the starting centerfielder … Paced the Jaguars in slugging (.580), runs (54), homers (7), total bases (123), steals (17), and triples (6) … Hit .373 on the year with 79 hits and 34 RBI … Was 17-of-18 on steal attempts.
AS A SOPHOMORE TRANSFER IN 2015: Hardy was named an All-American selection on the 2015 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) DII list ... Named All-Region by Daktronics and the NCBWA ... Garnered first team Peach Belt All-Conference accolades for his efforts in center field in 2015 - his debut season as a Jaguar … Led the entire Peach Belt with a .445 batting average and ranked first for GRU in slugging percentage (.740), on-base percentage (.494), scored runs (49), doubles (13), triples (three), steals (11-for-11), and ranked second in homers (eight) … On April 24, 2015, Hardy hit an extra-inning, walk-off homer against UNC Pembroke to will the Jags to the 8-7 league win.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013 AT WESTERN KENTUCKY: Batted .250 with six hits in just 24 at bats…Saw action in 17 games while totaling six RBI, knocking six hits and scoring seven runs…Posted one double and one home run.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Greenbrier High School in Evans, Ga., in 2013…A dual-threat at third base and on the mound, Hardy hit .484 with two home runs and 17 RBI, striking out just 10 times in 93 at-bats his junior season in 2012…That year he was an honorable mention on the Perfect Game USA Preseason High School Underclassmen All- American list. His senior year in 2013, Hardy was tabbed a Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Southeast Region All-High School honorable mention and an Under Armour Preseason All-American…Played for Team Georgia Baseball Academy out of Marietta, Ga…Won a Gold Glove for his defense in the 2013 Continental Amateur Baseball Association (CABA) 18-under National Championship.
PERSONAL: Born on May 1, 1995 in Augusta, Ga … Son of Clint and Cheryl Hardy … Has two siblings Greg and John Stacy … Majoring in civil engineering