|High School:||Pueblo South HS|
At Creighton -- Junior (2008): Played in 33
games, making 18 starts ... Started 13 games behind the plate, most
coming early in the season ... Was 3-for-5 with three RBI and his
first homer as a Bluejay in March 5 win at Memphis ... Also homered
on March 19 vs. Northern Colorado ... Last start came against #10
Nebraska at Rosenblatt on April 23 ... Was 0-for-10 as a
Central Arizona College (2007): Batted .328 as a sophomore with 13 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 43 RBIs ... In 64 games played, he accumulated 63 hits and scored 15 runs ... Walked a team-high 38 times and struck out only 26 times ... Posted a .484 slugging percentage and a .447 on-base percentage ... Did not commit an error behind the plate in 330 total chances ... Team finished 43-21, won the Region I championship and fell short of reaching the NJCAA World Series with a runner-up finish in the Western District playoffs.
Wichita State (2006): Played in 20 games as a freshman for the Shockers, making four starts ... Started two games as the catcher and two as the designated hitter ... Picked up two hits, one RBI and one stolen base ... Named to the AD's honor roll in the fall of 2005.
High School: Selected in the 41st round of the 2005 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers following his senior season ... Lettered and started at catcher for three seasons at Pueblo South High School ... Named first-team all-state, all-conference and all-area as a senior ... Also a first-team all-conference and all-area pick as a junior and second-team all-conference choice as a sophomore ... Earned all-tournament honors at the league and state tournaments as a senior ... Set school record for career home runs and doubles ... Member of the National Honor Society and was named Academic All-State.