|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 240
At Utah Valley State...
Enters senior season at Utah Valley State ... will be first four-year NCAA baseball player at Utah Valley ... holds school record in career home runs (32), RBI (113), doubles (35), total bases (274) and slugging % (.646) ... single season record holder in home runs (15, 2005) slugging % (.690, 2005) ... career .337 hitter in 110 starts at Utah Valley State.
JUNIOR ~ (2006): Started 51 games for Utah Valley State, batting .337 with 13 home runs and 51 RBI ... led team in home runs, RBI, total bases (125), doubles (19) and slugging % (.628) ... 3rd among all D-I Independent players in home runs, doubles, RBI and total bases ... named to Division-I Independent 1st Team as a first baseman ... went 3-for-4 with a home run and four runs batted in on April 1, 2006 against Southern Utah ... was 4-for-5 with two doubles in a win over Utah on May 9, 2006.
SOPHOMORE ~ (2005): Was named to the Division-I Independent 2nd Team after leading all Independent players with 15 home runs in only 42 games due to injury ... hit .331, good enough for 4th on the team ... 2nd on the team with 39 runs batted in ... hit two home runs while going 3-for-5 at Washington State on March 19th ... hit the first home run at Utah Valley State's new baseball stadium against Southern Utah on March 24th ... hit a career high four RBI three times in 2005, on March 26th vs. Southern Utah, at Northern Colorado on April 9th and vs. Utah on April 12th ... hit two home runs in the game at Northern Colorado on April 9th ... had five hits vs. Utah on April 12 including a home runs and a double ... during the two game stretch at Northern Colorado and vs. Utah on April 9th and 12th, went 7-for-10 with three home runs and eight runs batted in.
FRESHMAN ~ (2004): Played in 26 games, starting 22 as a DH and catcher ... fifth on the team with a .349 batting average (.402 OBP) ... finished second on the team in doubles (10), homeruns (4), RBIs (23), and slugging percentage (.614) ... had 9 multi-hit games ... went 3-for-5 with a homerun and 2 runs against Oregon State (3/19/04) ... went 2-for-3 with a homerun and 4 RBIs against Utah (7/12/04) ... named the NCAA Division I Independent "Newcomer of the Week" on April 27th ... finished fifth in RBI average per game (0.88), fourth in doubles average per game (0.38), and sixth in homerun average per game (0.15) amongst other Division I Independent players.
Before Utah Valley State...
Prepped at Springville High School ... lettered in baseball, basketball, and football ... named team captain in baseball, and football ... two-time All-Region and All-State selection in baseball ... All-Region selection in football ... hit .431 in 26 games with 3 triples, 8 homeruns, and 42 RBIs his senior year ... led Springville to Region and State Championships (23-3 overall record) his senior year.
Born March 31, 1985 ... graduated from Springville High School in 2003 with a 3.69 GPA ... majoring in Exercise Science ... parents are Bill and Anittra.