2008 Preseason Watch List for Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Award
2007 Baseball America Freshman All-American
2007 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
Named to the 2008 Preseason Watch List for the Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Award … Named a 2007 Baseball America Freshman All-American and a 2007 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American … Earned ACC Player of the Week honors on Feb. 26 … Has power to both sides of the field and is a good hitter … Set a UM freshman record with a 20-game hitting streak from Apr. 1-May 11 and hit safely in 31 of the last 32 games of 2007 … Brings an 11-game hitting streak into the 2008 season, where he will be the starter at third base … Spent the summer of 2007 playing in the Cape Cod League with the Orleans Cardinals … Will be a draft eligible sophomore … UM Bookbuster for achieving a GPA greater than 3.0 in the fall semester of 2007 … Named to the 2006-07 ACC Honor Roll.
Played three years of varsity ball at Sarasota with current UM freshman pitcher Eric Erickson … selected in the 20th round of the MLB Draft by the Houston Astros … ranked as the No. 40 2006 high school prospect by Baseball America … played in the 2006 Florida All-Star game and the Playstation All-American game in Albuquerque, N.M.
Senior (2006): Hit .427 with eight home runs and 30 RBI playing shortstop … First Team All-State 6A selection … Sarasota Herald-Tribune Baseball Player of the Year … Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American … Playstation All-American … Team finished second in the state.