|Hometown:||High Point, N.C.|
|High School:||West Forsyth HS|
2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Did not see any action, redshirted to preserve eligibility ... Member of practice squad.
Prior to Miami: Drafted by the New York Yankees in 27th Round of 2008 MLB Amateur Draft ... Spent five seasons in Yankees organization as shortstop and third baseman ... Made professional debut in 2008 in the Gulf Coast League ... Played for GCL Yankees (Rookie), Charleston (S.C.) RiverDogs (Single-A), Staten Island Yankees (Short-A) and Tampa Yankees (Advanced-A).
High School: Attended West Forsyth HS in Clemmons, N.C. ... Coached by Randy Pope, his Titans team were ranked nationally in 2007 ... Had his #4 jersey retired in 2009 at West Forsyth ... Played quarterback at Ledford Hs in Thomasville, N.C. in 2004 and 2005 ... Signed letter of intent to play baseball at North Carolina in 2008, when he was ranked No. 1 player in North Carolina by Baseball America ... Preseason Under Armour All-American in baseball in 2007 and 2008 ... Played in pregistious AFLAC All-American Game in San Diego in 2007 ... Also competed and won bronze medal as member of Team USA in Pan American Games in Ixtapa, Mexico.Personal: Born Dec. 22, 1989, in High Point, N.C. ... Son of Cliff & Eva Lassiter of High Point, N.C. ... Younger brother Landon, who signed to play baseball at North Carolina, was drafted in 16th round of 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Arizona Diamondbacks ... Youngest brother Adam plays baseball in high school ... Father Cliff played baseball at Pfeiffer University.