White was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the second round with the 63rd overall pick of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. He is one of just 11 players to be drafted in the first or second round of the draft in Alabama baseball history.
CAREER ACCOLADES 2014 Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team 2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American 2013 All-SEC Second Team 2013 Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team
JUNIOR (2015) Started all 60 games of the 2015 season and earned the start at shortstop in all 184 games across his three-year career at Alabama … closed out his junior campaign as the team’s overall leader in seven offensive categories including: batting average (.339), runs scored (48), triples (6), walks (31), hit-by-pitch (13), slugging (.537) and on-base percentage (.444) while also accumulating 177 assists in the field to lead the defense … in conference play, led the Crimson Tide in average (.319), hits (38), total bases (56), hit-by-pitch (6), slugging (.471) and on-base percentage (.418) while tying for the team lead in walks with 15 … excelled in a season where the Crimson Tide played a majority of their home games inside the Hoover Met, batting .384 (43-112) with 11 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 20 RBI, 30 runs scored, 12 walks, six hit-by-pitch and four stolen bases during regular-season play … reached base safely in 28 of 30 games at The Met while collecting one or more hits in 26 contests – adding 14 multi-hit efforts … led the 2015 Tide with 24 multi-hit efforts … recorded a 10-game hitting streak inside The Met to start the season, batting .486 (18-37) with three doubles, three triples, one home run, 13 RBI, 15 runs scored, three walks, two hit-by-pitch and a pair of stolen bases … recorded two seven-game hitting streaks, his first coming from Feb. 22-March 3 when he batted .423 (11-26) with four doubles, three triples, one home run, eight RBI, 12 runs, one walk, three hit-by-pitch and a stolen base … his second seven-game streak came from March 7-20, hitting .538 (14-26) with three doubles, a triple, a home run, 10 RBI, seven runs scored, five walks and a stolen base during that period. Maryland Eastern Shore (2/13-15): Kicked off the season going 6-for-10 with a double and a triple, two RBI, five runs and two walks against the Hawks. Louisiana-Lafayette (2/27-3/1): Across the three games, batted .385 (7-13) with two doubles, a triple and a homer, five RBI and five runs scored. Auburn (3/3): Collected two triples, an RBI and two runs scored against the Tigers in the MAX Capital City Classic to mark the first time a Tide player knocked two three-baggers in the same game since Travis Garner did it at Mississippi State on May 17, 2003. Mississippi State (3/14-15): Batted .545 (6-11) with a home run, five RBI and three runs and one walk per contest in Starkville against the 15th-ranked Bulldogs. Samford (3/17): Collected three hits, including a triple, one run, walk, stolen base and a season-high four RBI at home against the Bulldogs. South Alabama (3/24): Went 2-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base against the Jaguars. LSU (4/2-4): Wrapped up the three games against the Tigers with two doubles, one homer, two RBI, three runs and a walk. Samford (4/7): Finished the night with a team-high and season-high tying four RBI, adding three hits, two runs and a walk. Georgia (4/10-12): Batted .462 (6-13) with two doubles, a home run, two RBI, three runs and one free pass … his home run in Sunday’s contest was an inside-the-park job, marking the first time a member of the Crimson Tide recorded one since David Kindred accomplished the feat on April 14, 2010, at Southeast Louisiana … collected the game-winning single in the 11th inning of Friday’s series opener with the Bulldogs. Ole Miss (4/25-26): Hit .364 (4-11) with two doubles, three RBI, one run and two walks across the weekend in Oxford. Auburn (5/8-10): Hit at a.385 (5-13) clip with two RBI, a run scored, two walks and a hit-by-pitch as the Crimson Tide completed the sweep of its rival in Auburn for the first time in 32 years. SEC Tournament: Batted .308 (4-13) with two RBI, three runs scored and two walks across the four-game stretch.
SOPHOMORE (2014) Was named to the 2014 NCAA Tallahassee All-Regional team ... ranked No. 28 in Baseball America's 2014 Preseason Top Sophomores list ... led the team in runs scored (50) and times hit by a pitch (14) while being one of two Alabama players with two triples ... hit .300 (71-237) for the year and finished second on the team in home runs (7) as well as third in RBI (34) ... tied for first on the team in walks (11) during conference play ... started all 61 games at shortstop in 2014 and has started every game during his career ... went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and three runs scored in the Tallahassee Regional win over host Florida State (May 31) ... finished a home run short of the cycle against Jacksonville State on May 6 ... tied a school record for hits in a game when he went a perfect 5-for-5 at Samford on April 30, while setting single-game career-highs in home runs (2), total bases (11), RBI (4) and runs scored (4) ... the 11 total bases ultimately tied for the most in a game by any SEC player in 2014 ... scored at least one run in eight consecutive games from April 13-25 ... finished the week of March 31 batting .538 (7-13) with two multi-hit performances, including a double, two RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base ... batted .400 in each of the first two weekends. St. Louis (2/15): Earned a three-hit game in the second contest, including a triple and the game-winning run scored. Stephen F. Austin (2/21): Registered three singles in the Friday matchup. Auburn (3/5): Had a pair of singles in the MAX Capital City Classic in Montgomery, including the game-tying RBI single. Kentucky (3/15): Slugged a walk-off two-run home run in extra innings in game three to clinch the series win. Troy (3/25): Recorded his second career four-hit game, going 4-for-5 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored against the Trojans. Texas A&M (4/4): Totaled three hits and an RBI in the opener in College Station. South Carolina (4/25): Recorded his 11th multi-hit game of the season with a 2-for-4 afternoon that included a home run against the Gamecocks.
FRESHMAN (2013) Named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Team ... a second team All-SEC honoree ... selected to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 18 after his first series with the Crimson Tide ... finished the year second on the team with a .287 (66-230) batting average, including seven doubles, two home runs and 30 RBI ... tied for the team lead in hit by pitch (10) and also finished second in on-base percentage (.365) ... led the team with a .350 average and 17 RBI in SEC play ... also recorded seven doubles, two home runs and 18 runs scored in conference action ... team leader during conference play in hits (36), doubles (7), total bases (49), slugging percentage (.476), HBP (5) and OBP (.419) ... his .350 conference batting average ranked eighth in the SEC and his on-base percentage (.419) against conference foes was 13th in the league ... hit .308 in the postseason, including a .313 (5-16) average in the SEC Tournament, and batting .300 (3-10) in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional ... a defensive standout throughout his freshman year, helped turn 55 double plays to rank fourth all-time in Alabama single-season history (by an individual player; UA had 80 total DPs in 2013) ... piled up 209 assists to fall one short of tying the school single-season record ... started at shortstop in all 63 games ... had one of the Tide's two triples during postseason play, ranking second in the postseason with four runs scored, eight hits and five RBI ... registered 20 multi-hit games (trailing only Ben Moore's 23), including five three-hit games as well as a four-hit performance ... posted seven multi-RBI games (three with three-plus RBI) ... had a season-long hitting streak of seven games, a season-long streak of 14 games in which he reached base safely and a 15-game errorless streak ... drove in the game-winning run four times and scored the winning run on six different occasions. Virginia Military Institute (2/15-17): Finished his first college weekend with a .545 (6-11) average and a .643 OBP after the series with VMI ... started the season hot, going 4-for-5 with two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base while also hitting the game-winning RBI single in the seventh inning of his first collegiate game on Feb. 15. Samford (2/26): Posted his second multi-hit game of the season, going 3-for-5 and driving in two runs. Louisville (3/8-10): Reached base in all three games of the series with the fifth-ranked Cardinals. Tennessee (3/17): Reached base four out of five times in the finale against the Vols, with a single, double, walk and HBP while adding two RBI and two runs scored. Georgia (3/22-24): Recorded at least one hit in all three games, including a pair of two-hit games en route to finishing the weekend at .455 (5-11) ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI in the series opener at UGA. Arkansas (4/6): Had a multi-hit game in the in the victory over the ninth-ranked Razorbacks and added a HBP. LSU (4/20): Played a huge role in the 16-inning game vs. second-ranked LSU, knocking two doubles and a single while drawing a walk and adding three runs scored. Texas A&M (4/27): Posted a double, a run scored and an RBI to help Alabama sweep the Aggies. Mississippi State (5/5): Had a huge outing against 15th-ranked State, going 3-for-5 with the first home run of his career, a three-run blast. Mississippi Valley State (5/7): Stroked a couple of hits for three total bases and an RBI in the win over the Delta Devils. Missouri (5/10-12): Finished the series with the Tigers batting .636 (7-11) with a multi-hit performance in each contest ... set a season-high in total bases (7) in the second against the Tigers, knocking a double, his second homer of the season and recording a total of three RBI plus a run scored. Vanderbilt (5/16-18): Finished SEC action on a tear, batting .462 (6-13) in the series with the top-ranked Commodores ... was key in knocking off the Commodores on May 17, finishing with a pair of singles, a double, two runs scored and an RBI.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Was selected by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2012 MLB Draft ... named the Birmingham News All-Metro Player of the Year in 2012 ... recognized as Mr. Baseball in the state of Alabama by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2012 ... named the Alabama Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year in 2012 by ESPN ... ranked No. 77 in the ESPN100 high school baseball player rankings ... as a senior at Spain Park High School, batted .389 with nine home runs and 37 RBI in 2012 ... helped the Jaguars (35-17) reach the Class 6A State Semifinals for the first time in program history ... recorded a .712 slugging percentage and a .524 OBP in 2012 ... also posted an 8-2 record with two saves, owning a 1.13 ERA for the season and striking out 61 batters in 55.2 IP ... named to the Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-American First Team prior to his senior season ... named to the 2012 Alabama Top-100 Players list ... captured a gold medal in the Pan American Games 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 in 2011 ... earned a spot on the 2011 USA U18 National Team and won another gold medal at the Junior Pan-American Championships in Cartagena, Columbia, from Nov. 17-27, 2011 ... played in the 2011 Alabama North-South All-Star Game ... a Class 6A First Team All-State selection by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2011 ... also a 2011 First Team All-Hoover/South selection by the Birmingham News ... helped his team reach the state playoffs in 2010 and 2011, including an area championship in 2011 ... a two-time first team all-metro selection and a two-time all-county honoree ... was a Perfect Game USA Second Team Preseason High School Underclassmen All-American ... teammates at Spain Park with future classmate Colton Freeman ... son of Mike and Jana White ... has a brother, Sam, and two sisters, Janey and Anna Leigh ... father played football for Alabama as an offensive guard in 1983-84 ... born Michael John White on Sept. 3, 1993, in San Diego, Calif.