SENIOR (2012): Was selected in the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft in the 25th round by the Detroit Tigers ... Was named to the top-25 list for the 2012 Brooks Wallace Award which honors the nation's top collegiate shortstop ... he hit .316 with nine doubles, and team-highs with four home runs and 34 RBI ... During SEC play, he posted a .301 average with five doubles, three home runs and a team-best 21 RBI ... Started all 55 games at shortstop while hitting third in the order for the Crimson Tide 46 of those times ... Was first on the team with 215 at-bats and 34 RBI, and tied for second in hits at 68 ... Was second on the team with 20 multi-hit games and fourth in multi-RBI games with six ... Had a 10-game hitting streak from Feb. 18 to March 4 ... Posted one run on two hits with two RBI, including his ninth double of the season against Georgia (May 19) ... Was 2-for-5 with his eighth double of the season, a run scored and two RBI in the win over Troy (May 15) ... Posted his fourth three-hit game of the season and 10th of his career in game two of the series at Kentucky (May 12) ... Had four hits and two runs, including his seventh double of the season in the series versus Mississippi State ... Posted one run on one hit in the second game of the series at South Carolina (April 27) ... Recorded one RBI, a sacrifice bunt and a sacrifice fly at Samford (April 24) ... Finished the series against Vanderbilt 5-for-13 (.384) with four runs scored and as many RBI, including his fourth home run of the season ... Recorded one run on three hits with two RBI in the series at LSU, while also notching his third home run of the season in the third game ... Scored two runs and had an RBI in the weekend series against No. 23 Auburn ... Hit his second home run of the season in the third game of the series at Tennessee (April 1) ... Went 3-for-5 with one run in the second game of the series at Tennessee (March 31) ... Had a career-tying four hits in the first game of the series at Tennessee (March 30) ... Had an RBI double in the first game of the series versus Mississippi (March 23), it was his 25th career double, he ended the game 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI ... In four at-bats, he recorded two of the team's four hits at Troy (March 20) ... Had two hits, three runs and two RBI in the weekend series at Arkansas ... Provided an RBI in the ninth inning comeback over Samford (March 13) ... Was 1-for-3 with one run and one RBI against Southern Mississippi (March 13) ... Finished the Tulane series with a team-high .364 (4-11) average, with three runs scored and an RBI ... Had a game-winning two-run single in the eighth inning in a 4-3 win over South Alabama (Feb. 28), and was 2-for-4 with two RBI in the game ... Posted a .364 average with four RBI and two runs scored in the series against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... had three extra base hits in the UAPB series with a double, triple and a home run ... Was 4-for-11 in the opening weekend series against FAU posting two hits in games two and three.
JUNIOR (2011): Solidified himself as the Tide's everyday shortstop while excelling at the dish in just his first year ... named to the Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team ... started all 63 games at shortstop in his first season in Tuscaloosa ... led the team in two offensive categories which included doubles (22) and RBI (47) ... His 22 doubles rank fourth in a single season at Alabama ... Ranked second in six offensive categories including average (.340), slugging percentage (.498), on-base percentage (.406), runs (51), hits (82) and walks (24) ... also stole four bases for the season ... led the team in multi-RBI games with 15 while tying for the team lead in multi-hit games with Dugas at 29 ... hit .274 with 20 runs, 16 RBI and three homers in SEC play ... his three home runs in SEC play tied for the team lead ... his .436 slugging percentage in SEC play ranked him second on the team ...Tallahassee Regional: Had a standout Regional for the Tide ... went 7-for-18 with five runs and three RBI while walking once. SEC Tournament: Hit .250 (3-for-12) in the SEC Tournament ... doubled and scored in the elimination game against Arkansas ... the double was his 20th of the season. South Carolina: Went 2-for-13 for the series with two runs vs. SC ... both of his hits were doubles. Auburn: Went 5-for-14 with three runs, five RBI and one walk ... hit his fourth homer of the season in game two of Saturday's twinbill. LSU: Went 4-for-13 with four runs, three RBI and a walk ... hit his third homer of the season in game one of the weekend. Mississippi State: Went 3-for-11 with four RBI and one run while walking once, stealing one base and getting hit by a pitch ... one of his three hits included his second home run of the season and the first SEC home run of his Alabama career. Southern Mississippi: Went 4-for-5 on the night, adding a pair of runs and RBI in the process. Florida: Hit .500 for the weekend, going 4-for-8 with one run while walking three times and getting hit by a pitch. Samford: Went 2-for-4 with one run and one walk for the night. Tennessee: Went 4-for-10 with one run, RBI and walk apiece in the three-game set. MVSU: Went 4-for-8 with four runs and four RBI, while walking once and getting hit by a pitch ... three of his four hits were doubles during the series, including both of his hits in game two (4/13) of the series where he went 2-for-3. Vanderbilt: Went 3-for-12 with two RBI and a stolen base for the weekend. Samford: Went 0-for-4 for the night. Arkansas: Went 1-for-10 with two runs and one walk in three games ... also stole a base in game three of the series. USA: Went 0-for-2 with one RBI and one walk for the night. UAB-Regions: Went 2-for-4 on the night. Kentucky: Went 5-for-13 with five runs, one RBI and one walk. Jacksonville State: Went 2-for-4 with two runs and a walk. UAB: Went 1-for-3 with two runs and a walk. Mississippi: Went 1-for-13 with one run and one walk on the weekend. Auburn (Riverwalk): Went 0-for-3 against the Tigers, snapping a season-long eight-game hitting streak. EIU: Led the Tide with a .545 average against EIU, collecting six hits in 11 at-bats ... had hits in all three games and has hit safely in seven straight ... was 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run in game two of the series ... also had a pair of doubles. Georgia (Coolray): Went 1-for-3 on the night with two walks. Troy: Went 1-for-5 with three RBI ... the one hit was his second triple of the season. NWSU: Hit .571 for the weekend, going 4-for-7 with two runs, two RBI and five walks in three games ... sported a .643 OBP for the weekend ... reached base all five times in the final game of the weekend. Southern Mississippi: Went 0-for-4 with one run and two RBI. USA Classic: Went 4-for-14 on the weekend with one run and seven RBI ... was a triple short of the cycle vs. USA, hitting his first home run and third double of the season. Alabama State: Continued his hot streak, going 2-for-2 with two RBI, three runs and a walk ... was HBP for the third time in four games. Alcorn State: Started all three games at shortstop ... went 7-for-11 with five runs, three RBI, a stolen base and two HBP ... sported a .692 OBP for the weekend ... went 2-for-4 with three runs and one HBP in his first game with the Tide (2/18).
SOPHOMORE (2010 - Southern Union CC): Played in 53 games for the Bisons ... hit .400 for the season, raking him 12th in the Alabama Community College Conference South Region ... compiled 21 doubles, four triples and 120 total bases ... his 120 total bases ranked him sixth in the ACCC-SR ... knocked in 45 RBI while slamming five home runs ... a strong fielder, finished the season with a .938 fielding percentage.
FRESHMAN (2009 - Southern Union CC): Was a first-team All-Region and first-team All-League, Southern, for Southern Union CC ... hit .422 (100-for-237) with 10 home runs and 66 RBI in 59 games ... scored 70 runs and added 18 doubles and one triple ... struck out only four times in 237 at-bats, or once every 59.25 at-bats ... led all state junior college players in at-bats (217), hits (100) and hits per game (1.7) and ranked second in at-bats per game (4.02) and assists (149) ... ranked among the state's top-10 players in 15 offensive categories ... paced a club that led the state in hitting (.358), total hits (682) and hits per game (11.6) ... recorded 31 multi-hit games and 21 multi-RBI games ... went 5-for-6 with two runs scored and five RBI in a 24-11 win over Jefferson Davis on April 5 ... recorded four-hit games against Andrew College (Feb. 10), Darton College (Feb. 19), Gadsden State (April 21), Alabama Southern (April 24) and Jeff State (May 12) ... added two multi-home run games against Darton College (3-for-5, 2 HR, 4 RBI) on Feb. 19 and Wallace State-Selma (3-for-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI) on April 18 ... junior college coach was Jabo Jordan.
PERSONAL: Full name is David Jared Reaves ... son of Mike and Nora Jean Reaves.