Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Saw action in nine contests…Scored only run of season against Duke (March 9)…Recorded RBI in back-to-back appearances against North Carolina (Match 16) and Columbia (March 20).
Saw action in 49 games, including 42 starts, in his first season as a Hurricane…Split time at third base and first base, moving across the diamond midseason…Recorded 34 hits in 140 at-bats on the year (.243 average), including 12 extra-base hits…Hit three homeruns and recorded eight RBI’s…Scored 22 runs…Opened his career with a 15-game hitting streak, a season-best stretch lasting from Feb. 17 – March 13…Went 2-for-3 with four runs scored in a win over Albany (Feb. 24), a performance that included his first career homerun…Connected for five hits over a three-game series with Florida (March 2-4), finishing the weekend 5-for-13 (.385 average) with three doubles and two runs scored…Registered his sixth multi-hit game in the first 15 games of the season with a 2-for-4 showing against Illinois State (March 13)…Recorded hits in each of the team’s three games against Maryalnd (March 23-25)…Hit a walkoff homerun in the bottom of the 14th inning against North Carolina (April 7), a solo shot that just cleared the leftfield fence…Collected hits in both of his starts against Florida State (April 20-21)…Went 1-for-3 in the team’s ACC Tournament opener against North Carolina State (May 23)…
Played for Coach Julio Ruuira at Colegio Marista in his hometown of Guaynabo… In his senior season, he hit .400 with five home runs, 20 RBI and 10 stolen bases… Helped his team win the Puerto Rico prep title and while earning himself All-State honors… Earned All-County honors during both his sophomore and junior years…
Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 50th round of the 2011 MLB Draft… Majoring in Biology… Son of Ruben and Clara Porés… Has one brother (Rubén) and one sister (Clara)…