14 - Patrick Dayton
Patrick Dayton
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Archer City, Texas
High School: Archer City HS
Position: INF
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Bats/Throws: R/R

2014: Played in a career-high 26 games with 17 starts … Academic All-NEWMAC … hit .329 for the season with one home run and 12 RBI … six multi-hit games … 10-game hitting streak to start the year was the second longest on the team during the season … 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI against Coast Guard (3/23) … 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI against Emerson (4/4) … finished with seven hits, six runs and three RBI in the three-game series against the Lions … 2-for-6 at Amherst (4/9) with a runs scored and an RBI … 3-for-4 day at Curry (4/14), driving in one and scoring twice … 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against Endicott (5/6) … drove in a run against St. Joseph’s (5/16) at the NCAA Tournament.

2013: Saw action in 17 games with seven starts for the Engineers … Academic All-NEWMAC … went 2-for-3 with a double in his second game of the season against Bard (3/24), driving in a career-high three runs while also scoring twice … 1-for-3 with a run vs. Babson (4/2) … scored a pair of runs at WPI (4/6) … also drove in a pair against the Engineers … drove in a run against Elms (5/11) in the ECAC Tournament.

2012: Played in 16 games and started seven as a sophomore ... batted .267... two RBI's ... went 1-1 with a RBI against Curry (3/28).

2011: Played in 21 games with 12 starts … drove in a pair of runs with a double at Trinity (3/14) … went 2-for-4 in his next two games against Eastern Nazarene (3/15) and Wentworth (3/17) … 2-for-5 day against Hope (3/22).

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … concentration in political science … internships with Pioneer Natural Resources in Dallas, Texas … Orientation Leader captain … Gordon Engineering Leadership program.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Archer City High School … twice selected as an all-state infielder … team MVP and West Texas All-Star as a senior … two-time all-district selection … all-district Newcomer of the Year as a freshman … National Honor Society … Quill and Scroll … sports editor of the Yearbook … AP Scholar Award … Mr. ACHS as a senior … school’s Award of Excellence.