|Hometown:||Saint Petersburg, Fla.|
|High School:||Shorecrest Prep.|
Batted .358 during Ivy League play with a .409 batting average with runners in scoring position ... Was 2-for-4 with a walk and stolen base in a 6-5 win at Stetson (March 6) ... Hit a solo home run against Kansas State (3/7) ... Had three hits, including two doubles and two RBI in a win over Creighton (3/14) ... Had a pair of hits including a home run at Winthrop (3/16) ... Had a pair of hits at UNC Greensboro (3/18) ... Was 3-for-4 with four RBI in a win at Hartford (3/28) ... Was 2-for-3 with two runs in an opening game win against Penn and was 2-for-5 with a solo homer in the nightcap of a DH sweep of the Quakers on (4/10) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI against Columbia on 4/11 ... Was 5-for-5 with seven RBI including the game-winning RBI and two stolen bases, with a double and a triple in a 13-12 win over Northeastern on 4/13 ... Named to Ivy League Honor Roll on 4/20, hitting safely in five of his six games with a 9-for-10 mark in games against Northeastern, Boston College and Brown. All told he hit .600 (6-10) with runners in scoring position and .545 (6-11) with runners on base as he recorded nine RBI and four extra base hits in the week. His best game came against Northeastern as he was 5-for-5 with seven RBI and two stolen bases ... Had two hits in both games of a doubleheader at Yale (4/29) ... Was 5-for-6 in the second game of a doubleheader against Darmouth on 5/1 ... Had a pair of hits in the second game of a twinbill at Dartmouth on 5/2.
Appeared in 20 games, making 14 starts ... Also made seven relief appearances out of the bullpen .. All told, played seven positions including all four infield positions and catcher ... Batted over .400 throughout the season before finishing at .360 with a .411 on-base-percentage ... Was 2-0 as a pitcher ... Made his first career start, at catcher, in the second game of a doubleheader at Jacksonville State (3/07) ... Had a pair of RBIs and scored a run against UAB (3/14) ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week on 4/1 ... Was 3-for-3 and was hit by a pitch at Louisiana-Monroe on 3/23 ... Allowed one run in three innings of relief in the first game of a doubleheader at Columbia on 3/28 ... Had two hits in the second game against the Lions ... Had two hits in both games of a doubleheader at Penn on 3/30 and drove home the game-winning run with an 11th inning double in game two of the series ... Earned his first collegiate pitching victory with a scoreless inning of relief against Cornell on 4/4 ... Earned another victory with three innings in which he did not allow an earned run against Princeton on 4/5 in a 13-12 17-inning victory. He also scored the game-tying run in the 17th inning after a no-out single ... Started at catcher and had two hits against Northeastern on 4/7 ... Threw a scoreless inning of relief against Boston College in the Beanpot at Fenway Park ... Started at shortstop and had a pair of hits in a win at Dartmouth on 4/25 ... Had two RBI in a win against the Big Green the following day ... Played his summer baseball in the Cal Ripken Senior League for Rockville, leading the team wit a .298 batting average and a .356 on base percentage.
Five-year letterwinner at well-known Shortcrest Preparatory under coach Don Reed ... Played all four infield positions, caught, pitched and played centerfield during his career ... Threw a no-hitter as a junior ... Three-time All-Bay Conference ... Two-time All-Pinellas County ... Three-time all-state selection ... Two-time scholar-athlete award ... Two-time coaches award ... Cum Laude ... National Honor Society ... National Spanish Honor Society ... National Art Honor Society ... Headmaster List throughout high school ... Princeton Book Award ... AP Scholar with Honor Award ... National Merit Scholar Qualifier ... Anne Frank Humanitarian Award ... English Student of the Year 2008 ... Senior Service Award ... Has performed volunteer aid work in Brazil and Niger.