|Hometown:||Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio|
|High School:||Walsh Jesuit|
* 2011 Mental Attitude Award Winner
2011 - Freshman Season: Voted by teammates as Mental Attitude Award Winner...appeared in 11 games off the bench...fielded all nine of his chances...drew a walk at Youngstown State (April 8)...had first career hit vs. Lawrence (April 17)...pinch ran and scored vs. Milwaukee (May 15).
High School: A three-year letterman and two-year starter at Ohio powerhouse Walsh Jesuit, helping the team to the state title game three years in a row...led team to a state title in 2008 and runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010...Walsh Jesuit was ranked No. 1 in the nation by MaxPreps and Rivals.com...two-time all-conference honoree...team's Gold Glove Award winner...earned two letters in basketball...Eastman Young Leadership Award winner.
Personal: Explorator liberal arts and sciences major.