*** Preseason All-SLC ***
2008 (Jr.): Lamar's everyday first baseman who started 47 games at 1B and nine in right field ... Won the Al Vincent Award as the team's most valuable hitter ... Finished first on the team in batting (.358), slugging (.518), on-base pct. (.422), runs scored (47), hits (81), RBI (44), doubles (16), total bases (117), stolen bases (18), two-out RBI (14), at-bats (226), plate appearances (259), games played (58) and games started (56) ... Was also second on the team with six home runs ... Had 24 multi-hit games with six 3-hit outings and a career-high four hits against McNeese State (5/16) ... Recorded eight multi-RBI games with a career-high three against Central Arkansas (3/30), Sam Houston State (4/12) and at A&M-Corpus Christi (4/20) ... Drew a season-high two walks at Louisiana-Monroe (3/12) and against Sam Houston State (5/24) in the SLC Championship game ... Posted hitting streaks of 10 games (3/2-14), nine games, eight games, seven games and six games while never being held hitless in consecutive games all season ... Hit .394 against left-handed pitching and was 4-for-8 with the bases loaded.
High School: Played at Grace Prep Academy in Arlington, Texas ... Named TAPPS 1-5A Offensive Player of the Year by the Dallas Morning News as a senior and to the TAPPS 5A All-State first team ... Garnered TAPPS 1-4A Offensive Player of the Year honor from the DMN in 2004, along with TAPPS 4A All-State second team honors as an outfielder.