Huskies Seeking Momentum in Three-Game Set With the Irish
2011 SEASON: Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 21st round as the 641st overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft... Named to the Clemson Regional All-Tournament Team... Honored as a member of the All-BIG EAST and ABCA Northeast Regional Second Teams as well as a NEIBA Second Team All-Star... broke his own team record by playing in 66 games... batted .359 on 93 hits in 259 at-bats, while holding a .459 slugging percentage and .458 on base percentage... posted a 10-game hitting streak between 2/20 and 3/19... hit three home runs and drove in 51runs, while scoring 49... recorded three or more hits in 11 games... scored four runs in a 4-6 performance at San Diego (3/7)... went 2-4 with three RBI and a homr run against St. John's (4/3)... drove in a season-high four runs, while going 2-5 at Villanova (4/15)... posted a home run and two RBI, while batting 3-4 against Georgetown (4/21)... totaled 11 hits in 23 at-bats at the Clemson Regional (6/3-6)... hit two doubles and scored three runs in a 3-5 performance against Sacred Heart (6/4).
2010 SEASON: Appeared in a record-breaking 64 games... had 254 at bats and led the Huskies with a .386 batting average... also led the Huskies in doubles with 20, runs batted in with 84 and hits with 98... scored 63 runs and had 15 home runs... recorded a on-base percentage of .470 and a slugging percentage of .650... had a season-best four hits in six at bats vs. Hartford (4/13)... had a season-high four runs batted in at Holy Cross (4/22), vs. Rutgers (4/23) and vs. Rutgers (5/29)... ABCA/NCAA All-American... ABCA Northeast Region First Team... All-New England First Team... All-Big East Second Team. 2010 SUMMER: Played for the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL)... recorded 29 hits, nine runs scored and 13 RBI... walked 21 times... posted a .221 batting average.
2009 SEASON: Earned a spot on the BIG EAST All-Tournament team... batted .346 in 59 games played and 58 starts... recorded a team-high 80 hits in 231 at-bats... registered 47 RBI and 35 runs scored... hit a team-high 22 doubles and hit six home runs, including two in postseason play... recorded a .537 slugging percentage and a .413 on-base percentage... walked 24 times... registered 553 putouts and 18 assists on the year... scored a game-high four runs at Bryant (April 28)... went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI... knocked in a season-high five RBI against Georgetown (April 18) on a 3-for-5 performance from the plate... recorded 15 putouts against Pittsburgh (May 10). 2009 SUMMER: Played for the Holyoke Blue Sox in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL)... batted .276 with 34 hits, including seven doubles, and 21 RBI.
2008 SEASON: Finished the year with a .321 batting average in 52 games played... started 51 contests... recorded 60 hits in 187 at-bats... scored 25 runs and recorded 29 RBIs... walked a team-high 27 times... had a .408 on-base percentage... was 2-for-2 in steal attempts on the year... had a season-high three hit performance four times, including a 3-for-5 showing with two RBIs and one run scored at Louisville (March 22)... had a season-best three RBI outing twice with a 1-for-2 day against Villanova (March 28) with two runs scored and two walks. 2008 SUMMER: Played with the Middletown Monarchs of the Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League (ABCCL)... was chosen for the ABCCL DreamMakers All-Star Game.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at Warren Hills High School... a three-time First Team All-Area selection... a three-time First Team All-West Jersey selection... voted team most valuable player for two straight seasons... holds school record in career hits (107), single season hits (43) and single season runs batted in (34)... had a career batting average of .420... was elected to play in the New Jersey State Senior All-Star Game...graduated in the top 10-percent of his class...a member of the National Honor Society for two years.
PERSONAL: A political science major with a geography minor... born April 4, 1989.