Updated: June 15, 2016
Career Highlights: Scored game-winning run in walk-off against Georgia Tech on April 4, 2015 ... One of three Hokies to hit a grand slam in 2015, hitting his versus Radford on April 6.
2016: Started 11 games – six in right and five in – and played in 27 total games … Had four multi-hit games, three multi-RBI games, including a season-high four versus Alcorn State (May 8), and one multi-run scoring game … Had a season-best two-game hitting streak and reached base in three straight … Batted .232 with 13 hits, including three doubles and two home runs, for 21 total bases and a .375 slugging percentage … Scored eight runs and added nine RBIs … Also drew six walks for a .306 on-base percentage … Had two sacrifice bunts … Was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts ... As a pinch hitter, had a team-high three pinch hits in nine at-bats and also drew a walk … Notched one outfield assist.
2015: Started 28 games – 15 in right field and 13 in left – and saw action in 35 total games … Had six multi-hit games, two multi-RBI games, including one with five RBIs (vs. Radford on April 6), and three multi-run games … Had a season long three-game hitting streak and a six-game reached base streak … Batted .200 with 19 hits, including two doubles and two home runs, for 27 total bases and a .284 slugging percentage … Scored 16 runs and added 10 RBIs … Drew 13 walks and was hit by a team-high 12 pitches for a .367 on-base percentage … Also added a sacrifice bunt, an outfield assist and was 1-for-3 as a pinch hitter … Scored two game-winning runs ... In the NCAA, was ranked 112th in hit by pitch, which was seventh in the ACC.
2014: Came off the bench in seven games, used as a pinch hitter six times, and made one start in left field … Had one hit in 11 at-bats and also scored a run, both against Duke.
High School: Earned varsity letters all four years while playing for Coach Pete Schumacher at James River … Named a three-time first team all-district at third base … In junior season, hit .377 with eight home runs, 30 RBIs and 30 runs to pick up first team all-region, all-metro and all-state honors at third baseman … Louisville Slugger named him a preseason honorable mention all-american heading into his senior campaign.
Personal: Timothy McLean Caples … Born July 25, 1994 in Waterloo, Iowa … Son of Tim and Jill Caples … Has a younger sister, Elie … Enrolled in university studies.