2010 (Junior)• Finished the season with a .192 batting average, starting in the outfield in 19 games. • Primarily played in right field and as designated hitter. • Was perfect in the outfield, not committing an error in 16 chances. • Had a season high five at-bats twice, first against Stephen F. Austin and then against Sam Houston State. • Both of his five at-bat games came in the designated hitter role. • Had two hits in a game four times, most recently against Wichita State (5/9/10). • Had one multi-home run game, knocking out two against Northwestern State, going 2-for-4 from the plate.
Hutchinson CC (2009) • Was a Jayhawk West All-Conference Honorable Mention. • Batted .370 with nine home runs and 48 RBIs, while scoring 49 runs. • Was also a perfect 7-7 on stolen bases.
Nebraska (2008) • Was the Huskers’ opening day starter in left field before undergoing season ending surgery in March.• Played in three games, starting two and going 0-5 on the season.
Fort Scott CC (2007) • Named First Team Jayhawk Conference and was the league’s Freshman of the Year. • Hit .381 with 12 home runs and 51 RBI, leading Fort Scott in all three categories.
New Bloomfield High School (2003-06) • Played baseball and basketball for New Bloomfield High School in New Bloomfield, Mo. • Named first team all-state in 2005 and 2006 and honorable mention in 2004. • Earned four all-area and four all-conference awards, posting three first team all-conference nods and one second team award his freshman season. • Was three-time team MVP. • Was Show-Me Conference co-MVP in 2006 after hitting .551 with eight home runs, 31 RBIs and 27 runs scored. • Played four years of varsity baseball, never batting below .425. • Totaled 26 home runs with 79 runs and 121 RBIs in four years. • Earned four letters for the basketball team, scoring over 1,000 points in his career.
Profile Birthday: November 16, 1987 Parents: Dale and Debbie Major: Sociology of Criminal Justice Favorite Athlete: Albert Pujols Favorite Movies: Old School, Step Brothers, The Sandlot Favorite Food: Steak Person He Most Admires: His grandpa Favorite Junk Food: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Favorite Location on Campus: The academic learning center Gameday Superstitions: To put my uniform on the same way everyday and keep batting gloves in my back pocket. Dream Vacation Spot: The Bahamas