Casey Hughston's two home runs powers the offense while starting pitcher Justin Kamplain throws six scoreless innings
FRESHMAN (2014) Played in 52 games with 47 starts in his freshman campaign ... was one of two Alabama players with two triples this season ... in games played gainst conference opponents, finished second on the team in batting average (.309) with one of Alabama's two triples against SEC foes ... recorded the most home runs (4) by an Alabama freshman since Austen Smith had five in 2011 ... had nine total bases in his first career start against Stephen F. Austin (2.22), behind Alabama's first two home run performance since Josh Rosecrans went deep twice on March 13, 2012 ... lost a career-high nine-game hitting streak on 4.27 ... posted a two-run double in win over Kennesaw State (6.1) in the Tallahassee Regional ... had a pair of hits in each game he started against Mississippi State ... had three hits, including his second triple, three runs scored, and two RBI in the win at Jacksonville State (5.13) ... belted his fourth home run of the season, a solo shot, hosting Jacksonville State (5.6) ... went 5-for-12 (.417) for the series at No. 29 Tennessee with a triple and two RBI ... hit the Tide's first grand slam of the season against Troy (3.25) ... delivered the game-winning RBI double along with two singles in the series win over Auburn (4.13) ... posted his third multi-hit game of the season with a 2-for-4 night against Alcorn State (3.18) ... finished the two-game series against the Braves 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored ... got a hit in each game against No. 20 Kentucky, including his first career double in the opener (3.14) ... finished 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and runs scored against Samford (3.11) ... had an RBI single in the fourth inning of the Capital City Classic (3.5) ... swatted a single and drew a walk at Southern Mississippi (2.26) ... accounted for the game-winning hit and run scored with his first solo shot ... also added an RBI single for a total of three RBI.
HIGH SCHOOL Named to the 2013 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 ... also 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 four home runs, 29 RBI and 16 doubles ... an all-state selection and first team all-area pick as a sophomore, batting .365 with nine home runs, 39 RBI and 10 doubles ... his nine home runs in 2011 set a Baker school record for a sophomore ... played for Westside in the Southeast Regional Little League World Series.
PERSONAL Born Casey Brannon Hughston on June 9, 1994, in Mobile, Ala. ... parents are Phillip and Patricia Hughston ... father attended the University of Alabama, and his mother went to Jacksonville State ... has a younger sister, Mary Catherine ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... plans to major in business.