Earned first-team all-Mountain West Conference honors as a senior.
Was a second-team all-conference performer in 2007.
Earned a spot on the Stillwater All-Regional team in 2008 and the Fort Worth All-Regional team in 2009.
Ranks third all-time with 50 career doubles, fifth all-time in total bases with 393 and fifth all-time in runs scored with 164 in his career.
Holds the all-time record for putouts with 1,371 in his career.
Finished his senior campaign with a .360 batting average to earn the Ben Dyess Leading Hitter award.
Posted a career batting average of .309.
Played in 199 games and made 183 starts in his career.
Tallied 10 triples and 29 home runs, while driving in 143 runs over the course of his career.
Was successful in 36 of 46 stolen base attempts, including racking up a career-high 16 in his senior campaign.
After an illness cut his freshman campaign short, he missed just 11 games over the course of the next three seasons.
Tallied a base hit in 131 of his 199 career contests.
Reached base safely in 157 of his 199 career games played.
Recorded 63 multi-hit games and 37 multiple-RBI contests in his career.
Led the Mountain West Conference and ranked 54th nationally with his 17 home runs in 2009.
Was a .326 (87-for-267) hitter in league play with 15 home runs and 73 RBIs.
Posted a .992 career fielding percentage with just 12 errors in his career.
Drafted in the 13th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Diego Padres.
Majored in communications.
Played in 57 games and made 53 starts (44 at first base and nine in right field).
Finished the season with 52 base hits and posted a .275 batting average.
Tied for second on the team with six home runs and three triples, while ranking in a tie for third with 15 doubles.
Ranked third on the team with 44 RBIs.
Worked 28 walks and was hit by the pitch four times.
Tallied nine stolen bases in 11 tries.
Committed just three errors for a .994 fielding percentage.
Hit .303 with 12 extra base hits and 23 RBIs in conference play.
Recorded a base hit in 35 games and reach base in 44.
Had 16 multi-hit contests and 10 multiple RBI games.
Opened the season with a five-game hitting streak.
Hit .389 during the streak, including five hits in the series against No. 15 Cal State Fullerton.
Drove in six runs in the Fullerton series.
Connected for his first home run of the season against New Mexico on March 22.
Put together another five-game hitting streak from April 13-19.
Hit .421 (8-for-19) with eight RBIs in that streak.
All eight RBIs came in the three-game series at BYU.
Homered in back-to-back games and drove in three runs each on April 18 and 19 at BYU.
Strung together another three-game hitting streak that saw him hit .500 (6-for-12) with eight RBIs.
Drove in a career-high four runs at San Diego State on April 26, helped along by his fourth home run of the year.
Collected three more RBIs in the series finale at San Diego State on April 27.
Was instrumental in the sweep of New Mexico at the end of the regular season to help TCU secure the regular season conference title.
Tallied five hits, including two doubles and two triples, with four RBIs in the series.
Closed out the season with a seven-game hit streak in which he hit .545 (12-for-22) with six RBIs.
Earned a spot on the All-Tournament team after hitting .500 in the five games.
His sixth home run of the season was a three-run shot that put the Frogs on top of Western Kentucky in the NCAA Stillwater Regional on May 31.
Hit .353 (35-for-99) in the final 29 games of the season.
Collected 10 two-out RBIs.
Played in 58 games and started 55.
Finished the season with a .319 average.
Totaled 67 base hits with 17 doubles, five home runs and tied for the team lead with five triples.
Drove in 36 runs and had a slugging percentage of .519.
Drew 24 walks, second-most on the squad, and posted an on-base percentage of .395.
Stole eight bases in 10 attempts.
Hit .333 in conference play with a team-high 17 extra base hits.
First three appearances came off the bench.
Was hitting .450 through his first seven games played with a six-game hit streak.
Hit his first home run of the season, an inside the park job, against Texas Tech on March 11.
Connected for his first home that left the park on March 24 at BYU as part of a 3-for-5 day at the plate.
Had a six-game hit and RBI streak from April 1-13 in which he hit .375 (9-for-24) with 10 RBIs.
After a hitless contest against UNLV, responded with the longest hit streak of his career of nine games.
Was 14-for-35 (.400) with 10 RBIs, including three against Oklahoma and BYU.
Homered in two straight games against Texas Tech (April 25) and San Diego State (April 27).
Had a strong series against UT-Pan American (May 11-13), hitting .750 (6-for-8) in the series.
Tied a school record with three doubles against New Mexico in the regular season finale on May 19.
Picked up only six hits in his final seven games.
Had 15 two-out RBIs on the season.
Appeared in 27 games, starting 19.
Of his 15 hits on the season, he had five doubles and one home run.
Drove in nine runs, stole three bases and worked nine walks.
Made first collegiate appearance on Feb. 18 against UT-Pan Am.
Earned his first start on Feb. 19 against Stephen F. Austin.
Hit a pinch-hit two-run home run against Dallas Baptist on Feb. 28.
Missed a month of the season with mono.
Returned to the lineup on March 30 against BYU in the MWC preseason tournament.
Had a season-long three-game hit-streak starting with a 1-for-4 day against UNLV on March 31.
Finished the season in a slump, tallying only three hits in his final 31 at-bats.
Committed just one error in 19 chances in the outfield.
Brazoswood High School:
Appeared in the Houston Area All-Star Game and the Texas All-Star Game.
Was an all-state catcher as a senior.
Had a career batting average of .394 with 25 career home runs.
Was a member of the all-Greater Houston team as a first baseman.
Honored as a three-year first-team all-district performer as well as first-team all-county.
Parents are Tim and Barbara Vern.
Has a younger sister, Natalie.
Hits: 3, four times
@ BYU 3/24/07
vs. UT-Pan American 5/13/07
vs. New Mexico 5/19/07
vs. New Mexico 5/23/08
Runs: 3, three times
vs. Air Force 4/8/06
vs. New Mexico 5/17/07
vs. New Mexico 5/24/08
HR: 1, twelve times
RBI: 4 @ San Diego State 4/26/08
SB: 2, three times
Vs. Utah Valley State 5/6/05
Vs. Air Force 4/8/06
@ Minnesota 2/2/9/08
BB: 3, vs. Texas State 3/5/08
Hitting Streak: 9 games, 4/15-4/29/07
Hit safely in 88-of-142 games
On-base in 107-of-142 games
42 multi-hit games
20 multiple RBI games