2012 Academic All-Mountain West
2011 Academic All-Mountain West
Played in 47 games and made 25 starts... 16 starts came at first base, six at second base and three as the designated hitter... made 10 appearances as a defensive replacement, eight as a pinch hitter and four as a pinch runner... recorded a base hit in 15 games and reached base safely in 23... tallied five multi-hit games and two multiple RBI contests... collected seven doubles and one home run as part of 23 hits on the season... tallied 10 RBIs, six of which came with two outs... started the first two games of the season against Ole Miss (Feb. 17 and 19) at second base... picked up his first hit of the season at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 24... doubled as part of a two-hit game in the series finale against the Titans on Feb. 26... collected a pinch-hit double and scored a run at New Mexico on March 23... game spurred a five game hitting streak that saw him hit .571 (8-for-14) with four RBIs... had three hits, drove in two and stole two bases in game two against the Lobos on March 24... collected a pinch hit, RBI single in the series finale against New Mexico on March 25... continued his hot streak with two hits, including a double, and an RBI at UT Arlington on March 27... scored a run as a pinch runner and went 1-for-1 with an RBI at San Diego State on April 20... doubled in game two against the Aztecs on April 21... put together another five game hitting streak May 18-25... tallied nine hits during the streak... streak began with a 2-for-4 day at the plate against San Diego State on May 18... followed with a hit in game two against the Aztecs... had a career day at the plate with four hits, three runs scored and two RBIs in the regular season finale against the Aztecs on May 20... four hits include a double and his lone home run of the season... singled in a run in the conference tournament opener against San Diego State on May 24... final hit of the season was a double against New Mexico in the conference tournament on May 25.
Made 36 appearances and started 19 games... 10 of his starts came at first base, while the other nine were as the designated hitter... of his 17 relief appearances, seven came as a pinch hitter and five each as a pinch runner and defensive replacement... was 3-for-6 with a home run and two RBIs as a pinch hitter... tallied a base hit in 15 of the 29 games he registered a plate appearance... reach base safely in 17 of those contests... tallied three multi-hit games and three multiple RBI contests... led all bench players with a .286 batting average... collected one double, one triple and two home runs... tallied 12 RBIs, four of which came with two outs... played flawless defense in 108 chances... collected his first career hit in his first at-bat, a pinch-hit appearance on Feb. 19 against Kansas... made his first collegiate start on Feb. 27 against Cal State Fullerton... was 1-for-3 with a triple in the contest... posted his first multi-hit contest on March 1 against Dallas Baptist... went 2-for-3 in a start at Texas Tech on March 6... made two starts against Houston Baptist (March 11-12) and collected two hits... tallied his first RBI of the season against the Huskies on March 12... had a pinch hit single and scored a run against New Mexico on April 8... tallied his first career double in a start against UNLV on April 22... hit his first career home run at Oklahoma State on May 8... went 1-for-2 with an RBI in a start against Oral Roberts on May17... notched his first multiple RBI contest on May 20 at New Mexico as he drove in two with a 1-for-4 day at the plate... started three games in the MWC Postseason tournament... had three hits and drove in two in the tourney... hit a pinch hit two-run home run against Oral Roberts in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional on June 3... drove in one of the Frogs' two runs against Dallas Baptist on June 4.
Plano Senior High School:
Was a two-time team MVP, once as a sophomore and once as a senior ... earned first-team all-district honors his final three years of high school ... selected to play in the high school coaches all-star game ... tabbed second-team all-area honors as a senior ... named third-team all-state as a senior ... hit .400 with three home runs, eight triples, six doubles and 35 RBIs as a senior.
Parents are Allan and Lori ... has one sibling, Casey... majoring in biology.