AS A JUNIOR (2012):
Started in 55 of 56 games as a junior … hit eight doubles and recorded 19 RBI … finished third on the team with 14 multiple-hit games … JU’s fourth-best hitter in A-Sun play after batting .272 (28-103) with four doubles and 10 RBI … had two hits and a run scored in the win at North Florida (5/19, G1) ... hit a RBI single in game two at Lipscomb (5/12) ... recorded three RBI in the win against ETSU (5/4) ... recorded season-high three hits and two RBI at USC Upstate (4/21) ... had an RBI in the first two games at Stetson (4/5-6) ... recorded an RBI in each game of the doubleheader against Kennesaw State (3/25) ... hit in the go-ahead run against Farifield (3/18) ... doubled home a run vs. Wagner (3/11) ... homered against Wagner (3/9) ... Drove in two runs during the win at USF (3/7) ... Had two hits in both contests vs. Florida A&M ... tallied two RBI at Florida State (2/21) … played summer baseball for the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts in the Cal Ripken Collegiate League … earned A-Sun all-academic honors.
PRIOR TO JU: Spent his sophomore season at Santa Fe College under Johnny Wiggs … helped Saints finished the regular season ranked first in the nation with a school record 37 wins … batted .355 with 30 RBI, 11 doubles and two home runs … played the 2009 season at UCF under Terry Rooney … started 48 games in the infield … recorded 19 RBI and three home runs … went 2-for-4 with double in contest against the Dolphins … redshirted the 2010 season before transferring to Santa Fe College … received Conference USA Honor Roll honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at Winter Springs High School under Jeff Perez … as a junior, he led the Bears to the district title with a 25-2 record … broke the single-season record in hits (42) and tied for the third highest batting average (.421) in school history … named first team all-district, conference and county for his efforts … also earned the team MVP as well as scholar athlete honors … as a sophomore, he batted .300 while starting at third base … as a freshman, he named team MVP of the freshman team after recording a 24-game hitting streak … also played two years on the football team … as a sophomore, he recorded three interceptions at frees safely … earned offensive team MVP honors by scoring 12 touchdowns at running back during his freshman season … played travel baseball with the Orlando Scorpions and helped the 17-under squad with the BCS National Championship … also named to the Perfect Game USA National underclass and 2005 Southeast underclass top prospect teams.
PERSONAL: Born March 7, 1989, in Bowling Green, Ky … son of Dave and Vicki … has a sister, Shea … father, Dave, is currently the Defensive Coordinator at North Carolina State University … sister, Shea, played tennis at Georgia Southern from 2007-11 … major is communications.