Kyle Hood named NE Ravens 10U Coach

The Ravens are proud to welcome new 10U Coach, Kyle Hood back to the program.  Prior to attending Franklin Pierce, Hood played for the 18U NE Raven program. He will serve as 10U Coach for the 2017/2018 season.

Through the end of his junior season, ranked 17th all-time in program history in stolen bases (37).

Among program single-season records, through the end of his junior season, was tied for 19th in hit-by-pitch (10, 2015).

As a Junior in 2016: Played in 39 games for the Ravens, including 29 starts at second base…NCAA East Regional All-Championship Team selection…Finished 15th in the Northeast-10 Conference in walks (23)…Hit .306/.473/.398 over 98 at-bats (30-for-98) with six doubles and one home run…Scored 25 runs, drove in 18 and tallied 39 total bases…Drew 23 walks and was hit by nine pitches, against 11 strikeouts…Hit one sacrifice fly, laid down three sacrifice bunts and went 11-for-14 in stolen bases…Went 0-for-5, but drew a walk, scored twice, drove in a run and stole two bases in the front end of a doubleheader against Bentley on 4/16…Hit 1-for-3 with two walks, scored twice, drove in two runs and stole a base in the second game of a doubleheader at Assumption on 4/23…Hit 5-for-18 (.278) over a five-game hitting streak from 4/16 through 4/23…Went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, scored once and drove in a run at Southern New Hampshire on 4/27…Hit 1-for-3 with two walks, scored twice and drove in two more runs in the second game of a doubleheader against Merrimack on 4/30…Went 2-for-4, scored twice and stole two bases in the front end of a doubleheader at Saint Michael’s on 5/4; in the second game, went 1-for-3 with two walks, scored twice, drove in two runs and stole a base…Hit 1-for-2 with two walks, scored three times and stole a base at Saint Michael’s on 5/5…Hit 11-for-26 (.423) over a nine-game hitting streak from 4/27 through 5/5…Hit 3-for-3 with a double, a two-run homer and a walk, scored twice and drove in three runs in the NCAA East Regional against Felician on 5/20…Went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk, scored one run and drove in four in the NCAA East Regional against St. Thomas Aquinas on 5/21…Went 2-for-4 and stole a base at the NCAA Championship National Finals against Nova Southeastern on 5/28.
2016 Statistics

As a Sophomore in 2015: Started all 52 games at second base for the Ravens…Fall Northeast-10 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll selection…Finished tied for seventh in the Northeast-10 in hit by pitch (10), tied for 13th in stolen bases (17), tied for 16th in runs batted in (29) and ranked 20th in runs scored (32)…Finished third on the team in hit by pitch…Hit .263/.357/.339 over 171 at-bats (45-for-171) with six doubles, two triples and one home run, scored 32 runs and drove in 29…Drew 16 walks against 27 strikeouts, had two sacrifice flies, had one sacrifice bunt and went 17-for-21 in stolen bases (81.0%)…Went 2-for-3 and scored a run against Chestnut Hill on 2/21…Hit 2-for-4 with a double and scored a run against Mercy on 2/22…Went 1-for-2 with a walk, was hit by two pitches, stole three bases and scored twice against Dominican (N.Y.) on 3/15…Later on 3/15, hit 3-for-4, scored once, drove in two runs and stole a base against Dowling…Hit 2-for-3, score one run and drove in another against Dominican (N.Y.) on 3/17…Went 2-for-5, drove in two runs and stole a base at Mount Olive on 3/18…Went 1-for-3 with a pair of walks and scored three runs in the front end of a doubleheader against Saint Michael’s on 3/29…Hit 2-for-3 with a double and a triple, was hit by a pitch, scored three runs, drove in another and stole a base against American International on 4/1…Went 2-for-3 with a walk, scored once, drove in two runs and stole a pair of bases in the second game of a doubleheader against Saint Rose on 4/11…Hit 2-for-5, drove in a run and stole a base against Saint Anselm on 4/14…Went 2-for-3, drove in a run and stole a base in the front end of a doubleheader against Assumption on 4/25; slugged 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles, scored twice and drove in a run in the second game…Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 4/26…Hit 9-for-17 (.529) over a five-game hitting streak from 4/25 through 5/1…Hit 2-for-4 with a walk, scored once and stole two bases against Southern New Hampshire in the NCAA Championship East Regional on 5/16.
2015 Statistics

As a Freshman in 2014: Played in 48 games for the Ravens, including 44 starts, primarily at second base…All-Northeast-10 Conference Second Team selectionNortheast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team selectionFall Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll selection…Finished tied for second on the team in triples (2) and on-base percentage (.380)…Hit .288/.380/.349 with over 146 at-bats (42-for-146) with five doubles, scored 19 runs and drove in 26…Drew 17 walks against 29 strikeouts, was hit by six pitches, hit two sacrifice flies, had one sacrifice bunt and stole nine bases in 13 attempts (69.2%)…Made his collegiate debut as a defensive replacement in the seventh and was hit by a pitch in his only plate appearance against Caldwell on 2/21…Made his first career start and went 0-for-1, but drew three walks and stole two bases at Queens on 3/7…Went 3-for-3 with his first career hit — a single to right-center in the third — drew a walk and stole a base in the first game of a doubleheader at Dowling on 3/8…Hit 2-for-2 with a double — his first career extra-base hit — drew a walk, was hit by a pitch, scored a run and drove in two in the second game of a doubleheader at Dowling on 3/9…Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/9…Hit 2-for-4 and drove in a run at Saint Leo on 3/15…Knocked 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk, scored twice and drove in a run against Lock Haven on 3/18…Hit 10-for-22 (.455) over a six-game hitting streak from 3/19 through 3/27…Went 2-for-3 with a walk and drove in a run in the first game of a doubleheader at Adelphi on 3/22…Knocked 2-for-3 with a double, scored a run and drove in two in the first game of a doubleheader at Pace on 3/23; later, went 2-for-4, scored one run and drove in another in the second game…Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/23…Hit 3-for-4, scored a run and drove in a run in the front end of a doubleheader against Stonehill on 3/29…Hit 10-for-21 (.476) over a six-game hitting streak from 4/5 through 4/13…Went 3-for-4, scored one run and drove in another at Assumption on 4/10…Knocked 3-for-4, scored one run, drove in one and stole a base against Merrimack on 4/13…Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 4/13…Hit 2-for-4, scored one run, drove in another and stole a base in the first game of a doubleheader against Felician on 4/24…Went 2-for-4 and drove in a run in the second game of a doubleheader against Bentley on 4/27…Went 2-for-3 with a walk in the second game of a doubleheader against Saint Michael’s on 5/1.
2014 Statistics

Before Franklin Pierce: Played at Arlington (Mass.) High School…Four-time All-League selection…Team MVP as a senior…Named school’s Outstanding Male Student-Athlete Scholar award as a senior…Team captured division title during his junior season…Also played hockey at Arlington.

Personal: Son of Maria and Peter Hood…A sports and recreation management major…Has a younger brother, Ryan.

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