DREW LABOUNTY | VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT COACH
Drew LaBounty was named the Red Wolves volunteer assistant coach Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.
LaBounty spent the 2019 season at Pearl River Community College where coached the infielders and assisted with recruiting. The Wildcats finished the year 41-14 overall and 19-9 in the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges conference. The squad carried the No. 1 seed entering the NJCAA D-2 World Series, where it defeated Pasco-Hernando State College 8-4 but made an exit after dropping back-to-back contest in the second and third round.
LaBounty played at South Alabama where he finished his career with a with a .283 batting average, six home runs, 110 RBIs, 35 doubles and 22 stolen bases.
He was a First Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection in 2016 and 2017 and was also a preseason pick heading into the 2018 season. He spent the summer of 2017 as a shortstop for the Bourne Braves in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League.
LaBounty lettered four years in baseball and two years in basketball at Pensacola Catholic, where he hit .511 with nine doubles, one home run, 27 RBIs, 22 stolen bases and 41 runs scored as a senior. He was named Class 4A first team all-state by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association as a senior. In addition to earning a state title in '13, he also helped PCHS win the title in 2012 and place second the year before.
He was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 40thround of the 2018 MLB Draft.