Height: 5' 9" Weight: 173 lbs
College Experience: Northern Kentucky University
Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky
Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky
College Information - 2012
Junior infielder for head coach Todd Asalon at Northern Kentucky University...American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Mideast Region Gold Glove Team...Starting shortstop for the Division II Norse, second year as a starter...Started and played 43 games at shortstop...Batted .294 with 15 RBI...Averaged just about a hit per game with 42 hits in 43 contests...Scored 25 runs...Added three doubles, 18 walks, six HBP, four sacrifice hits and nine stolen bases...Fourth on the team in batting average...Led NKU defense with 114 assists...Posted 10 multi-hit and three multi-RBI games...Committed just seven errors in 174 chances for a .960 fielding percentage...Missed almost one month of action between Feb. and Mar....Accrued eight assists at Maryville; walked thrice and scored two runs in night cap of twin bill (Mar. 25)...Cracked five hits and drove in four runs combined in back-to-back games against Southern Indiana (Mar. 31-Apr. 1)...Drove in three runs on three hits versus Bellermine (Apr. 3)...Boasted an eight-game hit streak between Mar. 31 and Apr. 7; totaled 16 hits...Had two hits against Indianapolis in GLVC championship game (May 13)...Cracked a pair of singles versus Rockhurst in NCAA regionals (May 18).
Starting infielder for the Norse; played three infield positions - second base, short stop and third base...Appeared in 51 games overall, started 48...Offensively, first on the team with 13 sacrifice hits...Batted .275 with one home run and 24 RBI...Totaled 42 hits, 28 runs scored, four doubles, 11 walks, five HBP and seven stolen bases...Put together 11 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games...Defensively, topped the Norse with 135 assists...Season opener against Montevallo, went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and a team high five RBI (Feb. 19)...Had two sacrifice bunts against Ouachita Baptist (Feb. 26)...Hit by a pitch twice in a single game versus Urbana (Mar. 22)...Drove in two scores against Southern Indiana without the benefit of a hit (Apr. 9)... Clubbed lone home run of the season, a grand slam, at home versus St. Joseph's (Ind.) (Apr. 17)...Recorded a team season high with eight assists against UW-Parkside (Apr. 30).
Offensive-minded reserve for the NCAA Division II Norse of the Great Lakes Valley Conference...Used mostly as a pinch runner and defensive replacement...Compiled a .469 batting average, 23 hits, 22 runs and nine RBI in 29 games...Started 12 contests...Walked six times, registered a .527 on-base percentage...Served up six multi-hit and two multi-RBI efforts...Made collegiate debut at Montevallo; singled in his first NKU at-bat and scored a run (Feb. 20)...Went 2-for-3 with three RBI and one run scored veruss Urbana (Mar. 30)...Ripped three hits and scored three times in first start versus Lincoln Memorial (Apr. 6)...Erupted for three hits, two RBI and two runs in a 23-run explosion against Maryville (Apr. 18).
Attended Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, Ky....Pitched and played short stop for the Gators...Named one of the top 50 players in Kentucky entering the 2009 season by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association...2008 KHSBCA All-State Region 4 honorable mention.
Graduate of same high school as current Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Cory Hart...Older brother, Justin, played baseball at Northern Kentucky.