San Diego State defeated the Horned Frogs 3-0 Friday night.
Drafted in the 13th round (408 overall) in the 2012 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies
2012 NCAA College Station All-Regional team
2012 Second-team All-Mountain West
2011 All-MWC Tournament Team
Played in and started 60 games... all 60 starts came in center field... recorded a base hit in 40 games and reached base safely in 49 contests... led the team with 23 multi-hit games... had three multiple RBI contests... hit .304 on the season... ranked third on the squad with 69 hits and five triples... also hit 10 doubles and three home runs... drove in a career-high 25 runs... was 12-for-17 in stolen base attempts... led the team with seven outfield assists... went 1-for-4 with an RBI in the season opener against Ole Miss on Feb. 17... tripled as part of a two-hit game against the Rebels on Feb. 19... tallied three hits in game two against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25... game started a five-game hitting streak that saw him hit .476 (10-for-21)... hit his first career home run in the series finale at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 26... doubled in three straight games Feb. 28-March 3... doubled and tripled in the series finale against Oklahoma State on March 3... tallied a pair of hits against Texas Tech on March 12... had a five-game multi-hit streak from March 16-23... hit .523 (11-for-21) during the streak... scored a run in nine straight games (March 12-25)... had seven hits and scored seven runs in the series at UNLV (March 16-18)... was 3-for-4 in the opener against the Rebels (March 16)... scored a career-high four runs and had two hits in the series finale against UNLV on March 18... drove in two runs on two hits in the series opener at New Mexico on March 23... tripled and scored two runs against UNC Wilmington on April 5... was 2-for-4 with a double in a win over UT Arlington on April 11... tied a school record with five walks and scored three runs at San Diego State on April 20... kicked off a seven game hitting streak with two hits at San Diego State on April 21... scored three runs in back-to-back games against Manhattan April 28-29... had a career day against San Diego State on May 19 with four hits and two RBIs... hit a big home run in the ninth inning over the conference tournament opener against San Diego State on May 24... home run tied the game and the Frogs went on to win... hit started a six game hitting streak that saw him post a .407(11-for-27) batting average... had a solid performance in the NCAA College Station Regional... hit .417 (10-for-24) in the five games... had two hits in the Regional opener against Ole Miss on June 1... recorded three hits and scored two runs in an elimination game against Dayton on June 2... went 3-for-4 with two RBIs against Texas A&M on June 3... hit a big sacrifice fly to put the Frogs up 3-1 in the fifth inning against Ole Miss on June 3 to help stave off elimination for the third straight game... his RBI single in the fifth inning put the Frogs on top for good as the Frogs defeated Ole Miss 7-4 on June 4... hit his third home run of the season in the NCAA Super Regional against UCLA on June 8... had two hits in the final game of the year on June 9.
Appeared in 40 games and made 22 starts... 11 of his starts came in center field, eight as the designated hitter and three in right field... made nine appearances as a pinch runner, eight as a pinch hitter and one as a defensive replacement... hit .267 with six doubles and two triples... was 8-for-13 in stolen bases... tallied 11 RBIs... five of his RBIs came with two outs... recorded a base hit in 15 of the 34 games he tallied a plate appearance... reached base safely in 20 of those contests... racked up seven multi-hit games and three multiple RBI contests... was the opening day starter as the designated hitter... went 2-for-2 with two RBIs in the Frogs' win over Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25... was 2-for-5 in his lone start of the series against Houston on March 25... drove in a run with a pinch hit single against Air Force on April 3... tallied a pinch-hit RBI double against UNLV on April 21... was 1-for-3 with an RBI off the bench against Oklahoma State on May 8... was 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBIs and two runs scored in a start against Baylor on May 10... had a four game hit streak starting May 17 with a base hit against Oral Roberts... went 4-for-12 with five runs scored in the series at New Mexico (May 19-21)... earned all-tournament honors at the MWC tourney after tallying seven hits in the four games... started three games in the tourney... Was 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the Frogs' win over Utah on May 27... started all three games of the Fort Worth Regional... drew four walks and scored three runs in the Regional.
Played in 46 contests and made 19 starts, all of which came in center field ... of his 27 appearances off the bench, 15 were as a pinch hitter, eight as a pinch runner and four as a defensive replacement ... reached base in 27 of the 39 games in which he registered a plate appearance ... tallied a base hit in 17 of those 39 games ... posted four multi-hit games and three multiple RBI contests ... of his 21 hits, four went for doubles and two for triples ... scored 25 runs and drove in 16 while working 18 walks ... stole three bases in four attempts ... was 3-for-12 (.250) as a pinch hitter ... five of his RBIs came with two outs ... hit .324 (11-for-34) with RBI opportunities ... picked up his first career hit on Feb. 19 against Sam Houston State, finishing the game 1-for-4 ... went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI on Feb. 20 against the Bearkats ... both hits went for doubles ... collected his first career multi-RBI contest, driving in two, on March 2 against UT San Antonio ... was on base four times in a win over Missouri on March 6 with two hits and two walks ... game started a season-long six game hitting streak that saw him rack up seven hits ... also tallied four RBIs during that stretch, including two at UT Arlington on March 9 ... doubled as part of two hits and drove in a run against BYU on March 18 ... made a start against Air Force on March 26 and went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and a sacrifice ... came off the bench against Houston on April 9 and tallied a pinch-hit, run-scoring single ... tallied a sacrifice fly in a pinch-hit appearance against UNLV on April 23 ... collected a pinch hit, RBI single against New Mexico on May 9 ... tripled in two runs off the bench against Utah in the Mountain West Conference tournament on May 26 ... came off the bench against Baylor on June 6 and scored twice, while driving in a run ... picked up another run-scoring triple against Texas on June 12 ... pinch hit twice in the College World Series, once against UCLA on June 21 and once against Florida State on June 23.
Kempner High School:
Earned first-team all-state, all-Houston and all-district honors as a senior ... honored as a second-team All-American as a senior ... Baseball America ranked him as the 77th prospect in the state of Texas ... participated in the Under Armour and Area Code tryouts ... played on the Yankees scout team in the World Wood Bat Championships in Jupiter, Florida ... helped the team win the Palomino World Series ... also earned first-team accolades as a sophomore ... twice been named second-team all-district performer (2006, 2008) ... was named MVP of the CABA World Series after hitting seven home runs in 11 games ... helped his team claim the CABA World Series crown ... a three-time member of the Sunbelt Classic Texas Team ... participated in the North vs. South Houston and State all-star games as a junior and senior ... batted over .400 each year, including a .537 average as a senior, with 19 career home runs and 34 career stolen bases ... lettered four seasons in baseball ... was also a member of the Kyle Chapman baseball club.
Parents are Rob and Mary ... has an older sister, Megan ... majoring in communications.