AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Started in 52-of-55 games in three different spots (3B, 2B, DH) as a freshman … earned A-Sun all-freshman and NCBWA Freshman All-America accolades after hitting .330 (68-206) with 58 runs, 25 stolen bases, nine doubles and 24 RBI … totaled 19 multi-hit games … went 4-for-4 with four RBI against FAMU (5/13) … batted 3-for-5 with a run against Florida State (5/3) … recorded four hits in the series opener at FGCU (4/29) … recorded seven total RBI in the first two games at ESTU (3/18-19) … batted 7-for-13 with six runs and four stolen bases vs. USC Upstate (3/11-12) … also had three hits at Florida State (2/22) … recorded first collegiate hit at UNC-Wilmington (2/20) … earned A-Sun all-academic honors … during the summer, he played for the Licking County Settlers in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter as a shortstop and utility player for Reggie Wentworth at Taylor County High School … as a senior, he was named 2010 Pre-Season Under Armour All-America, all-state by Prospect Wore Scouting Network and Rawlings honorable mention national team after batting .500 with seven triples, eight home runs and 16 stolen bases … attended Perfect Game National Showcase and was ranked as one of the Top 200 Seniors in North America … ranked No. 7 shortstop and No. 49 overall player in Florida by Prospect Wire Scouting Network … as a junior, he batted .435 with a .623 slugging percentage and a .524 on-base percentage with 15 stolen bases … also lettered in football and soccer … in summer ball, he batted .650 with 10 doubles, four triples and 20 stolen bases in 65 games … also recruited by Florida State, Florida, Alabama, Michigan, FAU and FGCU … finished with a 3.92 gpa and took duel enrollment classes at North Florida CC.
PERSONAL: Born June 25, 1992, in Ocala, Fla … son of Bruce and Rhonda … has a brother, Blake…father, Bruce, played baseball at South Georgia College (1982-83) … uncle, Glen, played baseball at the University of Montevallo (1977-78) … major is finance.