Crimson Tide set to play Golden Eagles for second time this season
CAREER ACCOLADES 2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
FRESHMAN (2014) Played in 52 games with 47 starts during his freshman campaign ... one of two Alabama players with multiple triples in 2014 ... in games against conference opponents, finished second on the team in batting average (.309) with one Alabama's two triples against SEC foes ... recorded the most home runs (four) by a Crimson Tide freshman since Austen Smith had five in 2011 ... stroked a two-run double in the win over Kennesaw State at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on June 1 ... had a pair of hits in each of his two starts against Mississippi State, batting .500 (4-8) with a double, RBI and run scored ... recorded three hits, including his second triple, two RBI and three runs scored in the win at Jacksonville State (May 13) ... belted his fourth home run of the season, a solo shot, in the home contest against Jacksonville State (May 6) ... batted .417 (5-12) in the series at No. 29 Tennessee with a triple and two RBI ( April 18-20) ... delivered the game-winning RBI double along with two singles in the series win over Auburn (April 13) ... hit the Tide's first grand slam of the season against Troy on March 25 ... posted his third multi-hit game of the season with a 2-for-4 effort against Alcorn State (March 18) ... finished the two-game set against the Braves 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored ... hit safely in all three games against No. 20 Kentucky, including his first career double in the series opener (March 14) ... finished 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and runs scored against Samford (March 11) ... delivered an RBI single in the fourth inning of the Capital City Classic vs. Auburn (March 5) ... singled and drew a walk at Southern Miss (Feb. 26) ... went 3-for-5 with two home runs, nine total bases, three RBI and two runs scored in the 8-0 win over Stephen F. Austin on Feb. 22 ... the two-homer performance marked the first time a Tide baseball player went deep twice in the same game since Josh Rosecrans did it twice on March 13, 2012 .
HIGH SCHOOLAND PERSONAL DATA Named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State team ... two-time first team all-area selection ... finished his senior season at Baker High School with a .406 batting average, seven home runs and 26 RBI ... helped the Hornets post a 34-11 overall record with a league-best 10-2 mark ... as a junior, earned Honorable Mention All-State honors from the Alabama Sports Writers Association and was a First Team All-Area choice ... selected to play in the 2012 Alabama North-South All-Star Game ... member of the Columbia Blue squad for the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Event in 2012 ... participated in the 2012 East Coast Pro Showcase ... hit .391 as a junior with 16 doubles, four home runs and 29 RBI ... an all-state selection and first team all-area pick as a sophomore, batting .365 with 10 doubles, nine home runs and 39 RBI ... his nine home runs in 2011 set a Baker High School record for a sophomore ... played for Westside in the Southeast Regional Little League World Series ... was a member of the National Honor Society at BHS ... son of Phillip and Patricia Hughston ... father attended The University of Alabama and his mother went to Jacksonville (Ala.) State ... has a younger sister, Mary Catherine ... born Casey Brannon Hughston on June 9, 1994, in Mobile, Ala.