Oct 19
Virginia Military Institute
Washington & Lee University
Washington & Lee University
Lexington, Va. (Scrimmage)





Infielder/Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Chester, Va.
High School: Thomas Dale


Eaton's Career Stats

2018: Set a new VMI record by stealing 36 bases for the year...ranked third in Division I in that stat...was drafted in the 21st round by the Royals...recorded Second Team All-State (utility) and Second Team All-SoCon (3B) honors...finished the year hitting .287 with eight homers...led off all but one of VMI's 53 games...also pitched in 17 contests, going 2-1 with two saves and a 4.44 ERA...hit for the cycle 2/23 vs. Lafayette...reached base in 31 straight games, a new school record (stat kept since 2013)...recorded straight steal of home 4/10 vs. Longwood, featured on SC Top 10 and NCAA Social Media...homered in each of VMI's first two games at a ranked South Carolina team.

2017: Was not with the team. 

2016: Played in all 56 games, one of several Keydets to break the long-standing school records...hit .284 with six home runs and 24 RBI...also stole 10 bases...homered in SoCon Tournament play-in game...broke out of an extended slump with 4 for 5, 2B, HR day against Samford 5/21...made his first career starts at 3B April 24 and 26 due to injury to D. Geary...went 3 for 4 with a walk and two runs scored in win over ODU April 19...saw seven-game hitting streak snapped April 16 against Mercer...went 5 for 10 with a RBI in doubleheader against WCU April 10...2 for 5 in series finale against UNCG April 3...saw 16-game reaching base streak end March 27 against The Citadel...2 for 5 with a double March 26 against The Citadel...2 for 5 with a double and two RBI March 23 at ODU...homered March 18 against Rider...saw his seven-game hitting streak snapped March 15 against VCU...went 4 for 6 with his first two career home runs in March 11 win over UMES, fell double shy of the cycle...2 for 5 with his fourth double of the year in game 2 3/5 against Binghamton...1 for 2 with two walks and two runs scored 2/27 against Lafayette - led off for the first time in his career the following day...2 for 3 in both the 2/19 season opener and 2/20 win over Georgetown...pitched the final two innings against Samford 5/21 and picked up his second career victory...made his first appearance on the mound since 4/10 April 29 at ETSU, pitching a scoreless 2/3 of an inning...3-23 start at Old Dominion made him the first Keydet since Sam Roberts (2011) to start regularly in the field and start multiple games on the mound...made his first career start March 8 against JMU, allowing seven runs in three innings...made his pitching debut 2/20 against Wake Forest, allowing one run.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at Thomas Dale...2014 Perfect Game preseason honorable mention...2013-14 All-Metro Second Team as a shortstop...6A All-Region Second Team for 2013-14...First Team all-conference in 2013-14...also named honorable mention all-conference previously...Triple Crown 18U Champions - MVP...member of Perfect Game 17U All-Tournament team...Virginia Swamp Things...American Legion Post 284.


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