WCU opens season with three-game set vs. Fordham this weekend
2012 (Freshman): Saw action in 24 games, all as either a pinch runner or defensive substitution ... Utilizing his speed, scored eight runs and finished with five stolen bases in six attempts ... Missed some action at mid-season due to his commitments to the Catamount Football program and spring drills ... Only saw six at bats with one sacrifice hit, hitting .167 with his first collegiate base hit coming against Iona (March 3) with a sixth inning, RBI single down the right field line ... Finished the Iona game with a career-best two RBI.
Prior to Western Carolina: Is a two-sport athlete and will play both football and baseball at WCU ... Named the 2010 Asheville Citizen-Times All-Western North Carolina Football Player of the Year after accounting for a WNC-record 55 touchdowns his senior year ... Set a Buncombe County record for passing yards in 2010, amassing 3,429 yards ... Selected to the NCPreps.com 3-A All-State football team as a quarterback ... An All-Mountain Athletic Conference (MAC) outfielder and catcher, was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 43rd round of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ... On the diamond as a senior, hit a team-leading .449 with six home runs, four doubles and 13 RBI ... Stole 17 bases in 18 attempts ... Also played basketball as a prep.