CAREER AWARDS 2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American 2013 Second Team All-SEC 2013 Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team SEC Freshman of the Week, February 18, 2013
FRESHMAN(2013) Named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team ... was a second team All-SEC honoree ... selected to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 18, after his first career series at UA ... finished the year second on the team with a .287 average, with two home runs and 30 RBI ... led the team with a .350 average and 17 RBI in conference play, with two home runs, seven doubles and 18 runs scored ... hit .308 in the postseason, including a .313 (5-for-16) average in the SEC Tournament and a .300 (3-for-10) mark in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional ... was a defensive standout in his freshman campaign, turning 55 double plays, fourth all-time in Alabama single season history ... piled up 209 assists at shortstop to fall one assist short of the school single-season record ... started at shortstop for UA in all 63 games ... his .350 batting average against conference foes was eighth-best in the SEC, and his on-base percentage (.419) against SEC opponents placed 13th in the SEC ... tied for the team lead in times hit by pitch (10) ... also finished second for the season in on-base percentage (.365) ... elevated his game against conference foes, finishing out the conference schedule leading the club in average, hits (36), doubles, total bases (49), slugging percentage (.476), times hit by pitch (5) and on-base percentage (.419) ... finished second on the team in conference play in runs scored (18) and home runs ... had one of the Tide's two triples during post season play, and ranked second in the postseason with four runs scored, eight hits and five RBI ... registered 20 multi-hit games, including five three-hit games as well as a four-hit performance ... posted seven multi-RBI games, three of those being three-RBI games ... had a season-long hit streak of seven games, a season-long 14-game reaching base streak and a 15-game errorless streak ... drove in the game-winning run four times and scored the winning run six times ... carried his hot play into the series with No. 1 Vanderbilt, finishing the series 6-for-13 (.462) ... was key in knocking off the Commodores (5.17), finishing with a pair of singles, a double, two runs scored, and an RBI ... recorded a multi-hit performance in each game of the Missouri series, finishing 7-for-11 (.636) ... set a career-high in total bases (7) in the second game (5.11), clubbing his second homer, a double, and a single, for a total of three RBI plus a run scored ... stroked a couple of hits for three total bases and an RBI in the win over Mississippi Valley State (5.7) ... had a huge outing against No. 15 Mississippi State (5.5), with a 3-for-5 performance that included a three-run home run, the first of his career ... posted a double, a run scored, and an RBI sacrifice hit to help Alabama sweep Texas A&M (4.27) ... reached twice in the victory over Southern Miss (4.24), stroking a single with a walk ... was huge in the 16 inning game versus No. 2 LSU (4.20), stroking two doubles, a single, drawing a walk, and adding three runs scored ... had a key RBI single in the Sunday win over No. 2 LSU (4.21), slugging the Tide's third run of the game to force extras ... had a hit in each game of the Alcorn State series, including a 2-for-3 performance on 4.10 ... had a multi-hit game in the victory over No. 9 Arkansas (4.6), and added an HBP ... reached base twice in the 2-0 victory over Auburn (3.30), reaching on a single and a hit by pitch ... had a hit in all three games of the Georgia series, including a pair of two-hit games, to finish the weekend 5-for-11 (.455) ... was 2-for-4 with three RBI in the series opener at Georgia (3.22) ... had a multi-hit game against Samford (3.19), including an RBI double ... reached base four out of five times in the finale against Tennessee (3.17) with a single, a double, a walk, and a HBP ... pitched in two runs scored and two RBI ... reached base in all three games in the series at Louisville ... reached base twice in the finale against Tulane (3.3), including a double and a bases-loaded walk ... had his second multi-hit game of the season vs. Samford (2.26), going 3-for-5 and pitching in two runs scored ... he finished his first college weekend with a .545 average (6-for-11) and a .643 on-base percentage ... he started off hot, going 4-for-5 with two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base with the game-winning RBI single in the seventh inning of game one of the season ... in game two, he was 1-for-2 with three walks and a pair of stolen bases.
HIGH SCHOOL Named the Birmingham News All-Metro Player of the Year in 2012 ... Awarded as Mr. Baseball in the state of Alabama by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2012 ... Was named the Alabama Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year in 2012 by ESPN ... ranked No. 77 in ESPN100 high school baseball player rankings ... as a senior at Spain Park, White batted .389 with nine home runs and 37 RBI in 2012 ... helped the Jaguars (35-17) to their first Class 6A state semifinals finish ... recorded a .712 slugging percentage and .524 on-base percentage ... posted an 8-2 record with two saves, a 1.13 ERA and 61 strikeouts against nine walks in 55.2 innings pitched ... named to the Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-American first team prior to his senior season ... he captured a gold medal at the Pan American Games this past summer as a member of the 2011 USA Baseball U18 National Team ... Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Alabama and No. 70 nationally by Perfect Game USA ... earned a spot on the 2011 USA U18 National Team that captured a gold medal at the Junior Pan-American Championships in Cartagena, Columbia, from Nov. 17-27, 2011 ... named to the 2012 Alabama Top-100 players list ... played in the 2011 Alabama North-South All-Star game ... was a Class 6A First Team All-State selection at shortstop by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2011 ... was a 2011 First Team All-Hoover/South Baseball Team selection by the Birmingham News ... helped his team to the state playoffs in 2010 and 2011, including an area championship in 2011 ... was a two-time first team all-metro selection and a two-time all-county honoree ... was a Perfect Game USA Second Team Preseason HS Underclassmen All-American ... teammates at Spain Park HS with fellow signee Colton Freeman ... high school head coach is Will Smith.
PERSONAL Was drafted by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... born Michael John White on Sept. 3, 1993 in San Diego, Ca. ... son of Mike and Jana White ... has one brother, Sam, and two sisters, Janey and Anna Leigh ... father Mike played football for Alabama ... major is undecided.