As a junior (2008):
Appeared in 53 games including 49 starts (48 in right field, one as designated hitter) in his first year with the program...ranked second on the squad with eight home runs and a .417 slugging percentage...finished third on the team with 30 RBI...led all JU outfielders with five assists...racked up 11 RBI and four home runs in JU’s first four games...went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI at Gardner-Webb (2/29)...finished 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in his Dolphin debut against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2/22)...batted 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI against UNC-Wilmington (2/24)...went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI at USC Upstate (3/28).
Prior to JU: Played two seasons as a left fielder at Kansas City Community College…as a sophomore, he earned first team all-region honors after batting .382 with 17 home runs (third in the nation) and 67 RBI…as a freshman, he batted .382 with 11 home runs, a .780 slugging percentage and 51 RBI.
High School: Two-year letterwinner as a outfielder for Brad Kidwell at Green Mountain High School…as a senior, he was named 5A High School “Player of the Year”, all-state and all-conference after batting .470 with 13 home runs and 60 RBI while leading the Rams to a conference and district title…sat out his junior season after having Tommy John surgery.
Personal: Born Sept. 20, 1986, in Denver, Colo…son of Russ and JoAnn…has a sister, Camilla…major is aviation.