Date of Birth: 10/08/1990
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 205 lbs
College Experience: UNC Asheville
Resides: Greensboro, NC
Overview: Talented two-way player who can play anywhere in the infield and pitch...has been used as a closer for the Bulldogs in his career...will red-shirt this season and have two more years to play starting in 2013.
2011: Led Bulldogs in hitting with .341 average...scored 29 runs and had 11 doubles...posted 15 multi-hit games, including three games with four hits...pitched in 11 games with six starts and 0-2 record...earned one save vs. High Point (4-17) as he got the final two outs of the game in a 7-4 victory...opened the season with 4-for-6 performance at the plate vs. Murray State (2-18) as he had two RBI and a double...also had four hits at Tennessee (3-30) and tied a school record with three doubles...pounded out four hits and two RBI vs. High Point (4-15)...went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in win at Charleston Southern (4-1)...had three hits and scored three runs in victory over Western Carolina (4-12).
2010: Played and started in 47 games...second leading hitter with a .333 average...drove in 25 runs with 12 doubles...third on team in hits with 63...fourth in runs scored with 31...also excelled on the mound...was Asheville's closer and led team with three saves...began his college career with five-game hitting streak (9-for-21) as he had two hits in four of those games...ended the season red-hot with hits in nine of the last 10 games...went 4-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI in crucial victory over Charleston Southern (5-16)...also had four hits and scored three runs vs. Gardner-Webb (5-22)...had homer, double and drove in four runs in road win at Wofford (3-4)...earned first career save vs. Bryant (3-6) with scoreless inning of work...picked up save in league victory at Presbyterian College (4-11)...pitched season-high three innings to earn save in key league victory vs. Charleston Southern (5-14).
Before UNC Asheville: Excelled at Northwest Guilford HS in Greensboro...three-year starter for head coach Sonny Gann...led school to three trips to the state playoffs...named team MVP as a junior and earned Coaches Award as a senior.