2009 (Junior): Played in 31 games making 19 starts including 15 behind the plate and four as the designated hitter ... Hit .205 on the year in limited at bats with five doubles and a home run ... Made his first career start as a Catamount on Feb. 21 against Bowling Green ... Recorded his first WCU base hit in the starting role in game two at No. 24 USC with an infield single to short in the second inning ... Belted his first Division I career home run in his hometown against College of Charleston (3/14), blasting a first pitch fast ball over the left-field wall in the sixth inning for a three-run shot ... Drove in a career-best four runs in game two of a twin bill at Wofford including three on a pair of doubles while also walking three times in the win ... Posted four multiple-hit games - all with two-hits apiece - with three multi-RBI games with a career-best hitting streak of three games.
Prior to Western: Transferred to Western for fall 2008 ... In two seasons with the Pioneers, hit .343 with 18 doubles and 21 home runs ... As a sophomore, batted .347 (59-of-170) with nine doubles and a team-leading 14 home runs with 44 RBI to rank second on his team at SMC... Earned National Junior College Athletic Association's (NJCAA) Region X first team accolades in 2007 and second team honors in 2008 ... He also helped lead SMC to a 3rd place finish in the NJCAA World Series in 2007 ... In his first season at SMC, hit .340 with nine doubles and seven home runs, driving in 37 ... Played for the Forest City Owls of the Coastal Plain League during the summer of 2008.
High School: Played prep baseball at Bishop England High in Charleston before attending Spartanburg Methodist ... He also played for the South Carolina Diamond Devils traveling team for four years.