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Dylan Simmons

(Updated July 2021)
First Baseman/Right Handed Pitcher
Jacksonville, Fla.
high school
Trinity Christian Academy


  • 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2020 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball)


Played in 29 games, with 18 starts…hit .225 with nine RBI, five runs scored and four doubles…drew 10 walks and stole a base…career-high four RBI against North Florida on February 21, including a three-run double…led the ACC with six RBI after the opening weekend…made three starts at first base and 15 as the designated hitter…had a double and a pair of RBI against Miami in the ACC Tournament…had four hits in the series at NC State…drew three walks, was 1-for-2 with a double and scored a pair of runs on May 16 against Clemson…his only pitching appearance was a scoreless inning at Virginia Tech on March 13…played summer ball for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League.

FRESHMAN (2020):

Hit .378 in 37 at-bats, with four doubles, seven RBI, four runs scored and eight walks drawn…was hit by his only pitch in the season finale against Illinois State…started 11 games, including the final four of the season at first base…ended the year on a four-game hitting streak…against No. 1 Florida on March 10, had a season-high three hits, including a pair of doubles, in the Noles’ 2-0 victory…also had a pair of hits against Niagara in his first two appearances as a Nole, at No. 12 Duke and in the finale against ISU…had the game-winning two-run single against Illinois State, leading FSU to a 7-4 win…made three pitching appearances, against Niagara, Cincinnati and Mercer…both strikeouts came against the Purple Eagles…did not factor into any decisions.


Enrolled at Florida State in January 2020…earned honor roll all four years of high school at Trinity Christian…helped lead the Conquerors to a regional title as a senior…ranked the No. 1 high school first baseman…diagnosed with lymphoma in May 2019, undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments throughout the summer and fall at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville before coming to Florida State in January…parents are Scott and Tracey Simmons…brothers Ryan and Justin…majoring in management…born on October 5, 2000.