True Freshman (2021): Played in 16 games, making five starts in his debut season with the Hurricanes…Saw action in the outfield and at designated hitter…Recorded three hits, scored one run and had one RBI…Made Hurricanes debut as starting designated hitter on Feb. 27 vs. Virginia Tech…Made first start in the outfield on Feb. 28 vs. Virginia Tech…Recorded first career hit at NC State (Mar. 5)…Singled, walked and drove in a run at FIU (Mar. 31)…Scored a run in win over Appalachian State (May 9)…Singled in pinch-hit opportunity vs. FAU (May 18).
High School: A three-year varsity letterman, helped Orange Lutheran win the NHSI tournament three consecutive years…Led Orange Lutheran to back-to-back league championships…Was named to the NHSI all-tournament team and received all-county recognition…Was high school teammates with Miami catcher Jared Thomas in 2019.
Personal: Son of Craig and Raquel Born…Has one sister, Jennifer…Majoring in kinesiology.