AS A FRESHMAN (2012):
||St. Petersburg, Fla. (Canterbury School of Florida)
Did not see action as a freshman … earned A-Sun all-academic honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter at Canterbury School of Florida under Shawn Brown and Jarred Lewis … as a senior, he was voted Team MVP for the leadership he showed despite suffering an injury … as a junior, he was one of the Pinellas County leaders in strikeouts (42), ERA (2.14) and batting average (.398) … played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Northeast High School … also competed for three seasons with the Pro Kids Baseball development team.
PERSONAL: Born Apr. 11, 1993, in Columbus, Ohio … son of Vicki Muniz … his mother, Vicki, played tennis at Capital University from 1987-1991 … his uncle, Bret Simmermacher, played baseball at South Alabama (1981-83) and the University of West Florida (1985-86) before spending one season in the Seattle Mariners organization … his uncle, Brian Simmermacher, played baseball at South Alabama and Murray State … major is exercise science.