Tate Kolwyck - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#6 Tate Kolwyck


Class Junior
Height 5'11"
Weight 195
Hometown Memphis, Tenn.
High School Arlington

Head coach Tim Corbin on Kolwyck: “It is easy to show up to the field in a good mood when you are around this kid…consistent, positive disposition in everything that he does. He really enjoys the competitive environment and doing it with others…loves the team element of what we are doing. Versatile player who picked up the center field position very well. Tate will come back into the infield this year and help us up the middle. His approach offensively has matured a great deal and he is beginning to see his impact on that side of the game.”

As a Junior (2021)
• Doubled twice and drove in three runs in his season debut in the opening twinbill against Wright State (Feb. 22)
• Recorded a triple and drove in a run in the win over Western Kentucky (Feb. 24)
• Clubbed a grand-slam in the fourth frame of the second tilt with Oklahoma State (March 13)
• Matched his season-high four runs in the second game against South Carolina (March 20) in addition to his 2-for-4 day
• Swiped a base in the 11-7 road win over Florida (April 30)
• Registered five hits against Ole Miss (May 14-16) in 13 opportunities

As a Sophomore (2020)
• Season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak
• SEC’s 34th-best 2021 MLB Draft prospect by D1Baseball
• 11 appearances and six starts
• First career home run on first pitch vs. Southern California (March 7)
• Two hits and two RBIs vs. Central Arkansas (March 3)
• One walk and one RBI on vs. Connecticut (Feb. 15)
• One hit on opening day vs. Michigan (Feb. 14)

As a Freshman (2019)
• Four games played at second base
• .667 (2-for-3) on the season and 2-for-2 vs. Tennessee Tech (April 30)
• Two doubles, one RBI and one run scored
• One walk in collegiate debut vs. Davidson (March 5)

The Kolwyck File
• Product of Arlington High School (Tenn.)
• Tennessee’s second-ranked shortstop by Perfect Game
• 10th-ranked overall player in class of 2018 by Perfect Game
• 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-America honorable mention
• School-record 10,213 yards passing as a prep quarterback
• Threw for 119 touchdowns, rushed for 859 yards and 13 touchdowns
• All-state first team in both baseball and football
• Two-year captain for both baseball and football teams
• Led Arlington to state runner-up finish
• Son of Johnny and Julie
• One brother, Lily
• Human and organizational development major