2015 GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD WATCH LIST (USA Baseball)
2015 PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA (Baseball America, Perfect Game, Collegiate Baseball, D1Baseball.com)
2014 NATIONAL FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR (Baseball America)
2014 ACC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
2014 FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM (Baseball America, Perfect Game, Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA)
2014 ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM
2014 FRESHMAN HITTER OF THE YEAR (NCBWA)
2014 CORAL GABLES REGIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Named 2014 ACC Freshman of the Year…Became sixth player in program history to be named Baseball America National Freshman of the Year...Earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper…Picked up first-team All-America honors from Perfect Game...Recognized with third-team All-ACC honors at catcher…Batted .298 with 11 home runs and 54 RBI – both team-high totals…Ranked among ACC leaders in nearly every offensive category…Recorded triple slash of .298 average, .427 on-base percentage and .556 slugging percentage…Connected on 14 doubles and three triples…Career-first hit was home run against Florida (Feb. 21), snapping 0-for-17 drought to open career…Went 2-for-4 with home run and two RBI at Florida State (March 2)…Connected on home run against Virginia (March 22), finishing 1-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI… Recorded three hits in back-to-back games against Virginia (March 24) and FGCU (March 26)…Set career high with six RBI against NC State (March 30), including two home runs…Set career high with four hits against Notre Dame (April 20)…Named ACC Player of the Week (April 28) after hitting 6-for-11 (.545) in sweep of Clemson (April 25-27), including one home run and five RBI…Went 3-for-6 with solo home run against Duke at ACC Championship (May 24)….Recorded second career multi-home run game in NCAA Coral Gables Regional against Bethune-Cookman (June 1), totaling five RBI.
Drafted in 27th round of 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by Cincinnati Reds (No. 825 overall)...Ranked No. 31 high school senior nationwide by Perfect Game...Named Rawlings All-America after senior season at American Heritage, hitting .388 with seven doubles, five home runs and 31 RBI...Selected to All-Broward first team by South Florida Sun-Sentinel for final two seasons...Named First-Team All-Broward by Miami Herald (2012 and 2013) and garnered third-team honors in 2011...Ranked No. 110 Draft-eligible prospect by Perfect Game and No. 113 by Baseball America.
Parents are Wendy & Pat ... Has one sister, Zoe ... Transferred to American Heritage for final two seasons after spending sophomore year at Charles Flanagan...Carried 3.7 GPA in high school...Plans to major within School of Business.