Made 11 appearances this season with all three of his starts coming as UT's designated hitter...Batted .400 as a pinch hitter...Finished the season with a career high 11 games played and a .308 batting average...Went 1-for-2 with a double against Ohio on March 6...Made first start of season as designated hitter in game 2 of double header on March 7...Picked up second hit of season against UNC Asheville on March 25...Started as designated hitter against Charleston Southern April 1...Doubled in pinch hit appearance on April 4 against Alabama...Walked in one plate appearance against Lipscomb April 8...Started as designated hitter on May 10 vs. South Carolina...Went 1-for-4 in final appearance at Lindsey Nelson Stadium May 10 vs. South Carolina.
2008 - SOPHOMORE
Appeared in eight games with both of his starts coming as UT's designated hitter ... Recorded three hits and an RBI in 10 at-bats while posting a perfect fielding percentage ... Made a pinch-hit appearance late in the James Madison game March 5 and remained in the game to catch ... Made his first career start March 9 vs. Eastern Michigan G1 (catcher) ... Caught the final inning during UT's win over 18th-ranked and eventual Atlantic 10 champion Charlotte April 2 ... Saw action late in the game against Middle Tennessee April 15 ... Logged an RBIsingle during UT's win over Appalachian State April 22 ... Entered as a defensive sub at first base May 7 against Belmont ... Caught the final two innings of UT's home-finale May 11 vs. Kentucky and singled in his lone at-bat; it was his SEC debut ... Started as the DH against Furman May 13 and went 1-for-3 with a single ... Finished the season on a three-game hit streak.
2007 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Appeared in four games for the Vols, logging one hit and one RBI ... Made his Tennessee debut Feb. 24 vs. IPFW (G1) and singled in his lone plate appearance while serving as the backup DH ... Struck out in a pinch-hit at-bat March 2 vs. Illinois-Chicago ... Logged his first career RBI and saw his first collegiate action behind the plate May 8 against Tennessee Temple ... Caught the final inning of UT's victory over Tennessee Tech May 15 ... Also served as Tennessee's bullpen catcher.
2006 - REDSHIRT
Redshirted during the 2006 season.
Graduated from Providence High School in Charlotte, N.C. ... Batted .382 as a senior in 2005 with 20 RBI and 22 runs scored ... Led the Panthers to the South Western 4A Conference Championship, back-to-back conference tournament titles and an overall record of 25-5 ... Was solid during the 2005 playoffs, hitting .556 and leading Providence to the state quarterfinals ... Hit .320 and helped his team claim a conference tournament title as a junior ... Was involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the National Technical Honor Society.
Full name is Michael Ryan Moore ... Born Aug. 21, 1987, in Charlotte, N.C. ... Son of Gary and Patricia Moore ... Serves as one of the baseball team's representatives on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (along with Jarred Frazier) ... Academic major: Business.
At-Bats:3, 2x (last vs. Furman 5/13/08)
Hits: 1, 4x (last vs. Furman 5/13/08)
RBI: 1, 2x (last vs. Appalachian State 4/22/08)
Total Bases: 1, 4x (last vs. Furman 5/13/08)
Stolen Bases: N/A
Strikeouts: 1, 3x (last vs. Middle Tennessee 4/15/08)