Junior RHP recognized by NCAA and NCBWA for his season-opening performance
PRIOR TO WESTERN: Transferred from Clemson in January of 2007, even though he graduated from Clemson with a degree in marketing in December 2006 .. Was a two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll while with the Tigers.
2006: Went 1-for-10 (.100) in 14 games off the bench...came off the bench and hit a single in two at-bats against Virginia Tech on Apr. 30.
2005: Was 3-for-22 (.136) with a run scored and four walks in 19 games...played for Weatherford in the Texas Collegiate League in the summer.
2004: Hit .271 with six doubles, four home runs, and 21 RBIs in just 96 at-bats in 42 games (26 starts) ... Was 5-for-13 (.385) with two doubles, two home runs, and 10 RBIs as a pinch-hitter ... In his first plate appearance and first swing as a Tiger, he hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run against Georgia Southern at Greenville, N.C. on Feb. 29 ... Hit a pinch-hit home run against #7 Auburn on Mar. 13 ... Hit a solo home run against Coastal Carolina on Mar. 16; it was his third career home run in just his ninth career at-bat ... Had a 13-game hitting streak from Mar. 16 to Apr. 4 ... Hit a two-run home run and walked three times against #24 Florida State on May 3.
2003: Red-shirted...played for Torrington in the NECBL in the summer.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in baseball and twice in football at Chattahoochee High ... Coached by Tim Lemons.