FRESHMAN (2012): Had eight starts in 14 games played and was 2-for-25 during the season ... In his seventh start of the season, he had one hit and one walk against Troy (May 15) posting a career-high six put-outs ... Made his first career start at second base in the second game of the series against Mississippi (March 24), recording his first career hit and second run of the season, finishing the day 1-for-3 ... Started at first base for the first time in his career and reached base on a walk at Troy (March 20) ... Reached base for the first time in his career with a walk and later scored the first run of his career against Samford (March 14) ... Started the season opener against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 17) at third base.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was named all-city from 2008-11...helped lead Huntsville High School to a 6A state title in 2011 ... was ranked as the No. 4 player in Alabama in 2011 by Perfect Game ... received All-American Honorable Mention honors by TPX in 2011 ... named Elite Second Team by the Huntsville Times following the 2011 season ... named a Preseason Southeast Region First Team All-American and an Honorable Mention Preseason All-American by Perfect Game in 2011 ... as a junior, was named All-Metro and an All-American by Perfect Game in 2010 ... garnered All-State Honorable Mention honors in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born on August 15, 1992, in Louisville, Ky. ... son of Richard and Lydia ... both parents attended Auburn University ... father Richard was on the Track and Field team at Auburn ... had a 3.8 GPA in high school and was a member of FCA...majoring in Business.