Georgia Tech holds fall commencement on Saturday
Innis will miss playing baseball, his teammates and coaches at Georgia Tech, but is steadfast it was the best decision of his life as he graduates on Saturday.
Georgia Tech baseball finished the 2017 season at 27-28 overall
Georgia Tech baseball recognized five seniors prior to the first pitch on Saturday afternoon
Georgia Tech baseball will host Senior Day tomorrow beginning at 12:10 p.m.
Baseball Beats Clemson to Clinch Series (Photos by Ken Langley)
Baseball Wins Thriller at Kennesaw State (Photos by Ken Langley)
Baseball Blanks Duke 4-0 (Photos by Ken Langley)
Jackets Beat Irish, 11-7 (Photos by Ken Langley)
2014 Baseball Team Photos
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2013-14 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Career: Played in 143 games, starting 83 contests for the Jackets … Hit .256 overall with two triples and 15 doubles … Totaled 91 base hits for his career … Recorded 36 RBIs and scored 61 runs … Registered 10 stolen bases … Tallied 22 multi-hit games overall … Posted a .970 fielding percentage overall, which included six outfield assists.
2017 (Senior): Played in 23 games on the season, making 13 starts in the outfield or at designated hitter … Hit .152 (7-for-46) with two doubles, nine RBIs and seven runs scored … Also had five walks, four sacrifice bunts, two sacrifice flies and two stolen bases on the season … Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on the year … Went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, two RBIs, two runs scored and a stolen base in the start versus Youngstown State (Feb. 25) … Had a bases clearing three-run double off the bench in the win over Belmont (Mar. 4) … Was 1-for-2 versus Belmont (Mar. 5) and 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored at Miami (Mar. 11) … Went 1-for-4 with an RBI in the series opener versus No. 9 North Carolina (Mar. 17) … Picked up an RBI in the win over Georgia Southern (May 16) ... Was 1-for-5 with a run scored on Senior Day against No. 8 Virginia (May 20) … Recorded an RBI on a sacrifice fly in the 5-4 loss to No. 12 Wake Forest at the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship … Also scored a run at Miami (Mar. 12), versus No. 12 Oklahoma (Mar 14), against No. 8 Virginia (May 19).
2016 (Junior): Played in 32 games, making eight starts in the outfield ... Hit .200 with one run and two RBIs ... Five of his 10 hits came as a pinch hitter ... Started the season opener on Feb. 19 vs. Purdue, going 0-for-3 ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the win vs. VCU on Feb. 21 ... Drove in a run on March 5 vs. Western Carolina ... Went 1-for-1 with an RBI vs. Savannah State on May 10 ... Hit a pinch-hit double at Florida on June 5 at the NCAA Gainesville Regional.
2015 (Sophomore): Enjoyed a breakout campaign as a sophomore by making 39 starts in the outfield … Hit .310 with nine doubles, two triples, 15 RBIs and 29 runs ... His 15 multi-hit games were the third most on the club ... Drew 13 walks against just 22 strikeouts for a .370 on-base percentage, which was third-best on the team ... Platooned in the outfield with 30 of his starts coming in left field ... Compiled a career day with a combined 5-for-7 performance in a doubleheader against Fordham on Feb. 14 that included four runs, two RBIs and his first career multi-double game ... Drove in his first career game-winning run in the fifth inning in the 7-5 win over the Rams ... Recorded two hits, a run scored and a stolen base in the win over Notre Dame on March 7 ... Matched his career-bests of three hits, three runs and two RBIs in the 22-6 rout of Georgia Southern on March 10 ... Contributed a double, a stolen base and an RBI to the 7-6 extra-inning win over Kennesaw State on March 17 ... Delivered his third three-hit game of the season in the series finale against North Carolina on March 21, which included a double and a run scored ... Notched his eighth multi-hit game with a 2-for-5 showing against Georgia State, including an RBI single in the 6-3 win ... Roped an RBI double to right field as part of a two hit effort in the 11-4 victory over No. 15 Virginia on April 11 ... Tallied a team-best six hits in the series victory over Pittsburgh, including a 3-for-5 performance in the series opener which included two runs, an RBI and his first career triple ... Went 3-for-7 at No. 8 Miami in two starts, which included a multi-hit effort and a stolen base on May 15, and a triple and a run scored in the series finale.
2014 (Freshman): Played in 40 games and made 23 starts in the outfield as a rookie ... Missed the final month of the season with a hip injury ... Hit .248 for the year with three doubles and 10 RBIs ... Upped his average in conference play to .274 in 24 games (14 starts) ... A selective, lead-off hitter with speed, he drew 14 walks against 15 strikeouts ... Recorded four outfield assists ... Delivered a pinch-hit single in his first career at-bat versus Old Dominion on opening day ... Drove in his first career run with a squeeze bunt at Georgia Southern on Feb. 19 ... Came off the bench for two hits versus Kennesaw State on Feb. 25, including the game-tying RBI bunt with two outs in the ninth that allowed Tech to force extra innings ... He singled and scored for the Jackets in the 11th as they rallied again before falling in the 12th ... Was 2-for-4 in Tech's 5-1 win over Wake Forest on March 9 ... Scored Tech's winning run in the 10th inning of the 3-2 victory over No. 22 Miami on March 15 that clinched the series after reaching base to lead off the inning via an error ... Was 1-for-2 in the Game 2 win over the Hurricanes with an RBI double and a run scored ... Recorded his first outfield assist by throwing out a runner at second from right field trying to stretch a single to a double versus Miami ... Had a career-high three hits and drove in two runs in the series finale at No. 13 North Carolina -- a 9-1 win ... Finished the UNC series with five hits and two runs scored ... Collected three of Tech's four outfield assists in the Pitt series ... Recorded a pair of RBIs during Tech's series win over No. 1 Florida State ... Was 2-for-3 at Maryland on April 19 with a double and a walk.
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Blessed Trinity High School under head coach Andy Harlin ... Helped team to two region championships and two state semifinals appearances over his four-year career ... Was named to Preseason All-State teams in both 2012 and 2013 ... Was named the team's Offensive Player of the Year his senior season ... Was a member of the honor roll every semester of high school ... Chose Georgia Tech for its academic reputation, prestigious baseball program and coaching staff, and the proximity to home.
Personal: Full name is Keenan Matthew Innis ... Born Aug. 3, 1994 in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Son of Jeff and Kelly Innis ... Has a younger sister, Shannon, who competes for Georgia Tech's track & field team as a hurdler ... Father, Jeff, played for the New York Mets for six years after playing for the University of Illinois ... Mother, Kelly, was All-American track athlete at Illinois ... Uncle, Brian Innis, played professional baseball as well in the Dodgers organization ... Majoring in business administration.