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.
• 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.
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