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Aaron Guinn

  #24     Bats/Throws: R/L
  Position: 1B/OF    Ht.: 6-4    Wt.: 220
  Hometown: Norris, Tenn.
  Previous School: Pigeon Forge HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Physical Education

2011: Played in 44 games, including 28 starts, mostly at first base... Made nine starts in the outfield as well... His .990 fielding percentage was the second highest on the team, committing just two errors in his 201 total chances... Batted .322 with 38 hits, including seven doubles, a triple and a home run... 21 RBI and 24 runs scored... Finished the season with a six-game hititng streak (Apr. 20-May 1)... Batted 13-for-18 during that six-game span (.722)... 13 multi-hit games, including a 4-for-4 performance against Montevallo (Apr. 30) with two RBI and a pair of doubles... Batted 8-for-12 (.667) in the Montevallo series (Apr. 30-May 1)... Home run was a two-run blast against Concord (Feb. 12) as he finished with two hits and four RBI in the contest. 

2010: Played in 23 outings, including 10 starts at first base... Batted .292 in 48 at bats... Recorded 10 runs, 14 hits with a double... Eight RBI, five walks and a .981 fielding percentage, commiting two errors in his 106 total chances... Recorded a hit in his first three starts posting a .500 average in those outings... Went 4-for-6 in a doubleheader against St. Joseph's (Feb. 14)... Went 4-for-10 with three RBI in series against Brevard (Feb. 26-27)... Tallied a season-high 10 put outs against Brevard... Scored three runs off the bench against Lincoln Memorial (Mar. 26), along with a double.

2009: Appeared in eight games in his rookie campaign... Recorded a hit in his first collegiate at bat against St. Andrews (Mar. 28) in a pinch-hitting role in the first game of a doubheader against the Knights... Plated a run in the night-cap against St. Andrews... Did not commit an error in his nine fielding chances, mostly in a late-inning defensive role.

High School: Graduated from Pigeon Forge (Tenn.) HS… Coached by his father, Mike Guinn… Lettered four years in baseball… Two-time District Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2008)… Four-time All-District selection (2004-08)... Named to the Super Sophomore Team… TSWA All-State… All-Region… District All-Tournament… 2008 Stats: .541 average with a home run, 12 doubles, 38 RBI, 10 stolen bases; Pitching – 6-0, 1.19 ERA… Career Stats: 24-0 pitching record, hit 13 home runs… Team finished third in the State in 2006… Sub-State Champions… Region Champions… District Champions… District Tournament Champions… Also lettered in football and basketball.

Personal: Full name is Aaron Wesley Guinn… Born Sep. 12, 1989 in Knoxville, Tenn… Son of Mike and Kim Guinn… Brothers – Adam (21), Alex (15)… Brother Adam played baseball at Siena College and is beginning his first season at Tusculum in 2012... Cousin, Bobby Jack Guinn, played basketball at Tennessee (1967-69)… Cousin, Connie Guinn, played basketball at Berry College (1981-84)… Aaron is majoring in Physical Education with a Coaching minor… Plans to teach and coach at the high school or college level following graduation… Activities include: baseball, football, basketball, tennis, ping-pong, video games and going to the lake…SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Favorite class at Tusculum: Coaching of Basketball; Favorite book: “UnCommon” by Tony Dungy; Favorite midnight snack: Chocolate Milk; Favorite movie: “Four Brothers”; Favorite musical artists: Drake, R-Kelly, Flypside; Favorite song: “World's Greatest” by R-Kelly and "Someday" by Flypside; Favorite sports teams: Minnesota Twins, Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Volunteers; Aaron can’t imagine a week without: ESPN Sportscenter; Aaron is as good as anyone at: Fielding his position and ping-pong; Least favorite food: Sushi; Favorite Athlete: Tori Hunter; Most thrilling moment in sports: Going to the State Tournament in baseball; Advice to kids: “Respect your parents”; Favorite color: Navy blue; Favorite food: Fettuccine Alfredo; Favorite sports other than baseball: Golf, Football, Basketball; Shoe size: 12; Best thing about Aaron: Outgoing personality; People Aaron most admires: His father and Ken Griffey, Jr.; Toughest player Aaron has played against: Jason Heyward; What people don’t know about Aaron: He’s a perfectionist; When he was a kid, Aaron tried to be like: Chipper Jones; When people first meet Aaron, they think: He’s outgoing and talkative.