Played in the 2008 Little League World Series with Jeffersonville, Ind...pitched in two of his team's three games (9.2 IP) with 18 strikeouts...Threw a no-hitter and lost vs. Hagerstown, Md., 3-2...Hagerstown scored on a walk and error in the first inning, then a hit batsman, walk and four wild pitches in the fifth...Was on the wrong end of a no-hitter when current NFL WR Trey Quinn struck out 12 for Lake Charles (La.)…Quinn is known as Mr. Irrelevant after being selected with the last pick in the 2018 NFL Draft...Played two seasons (2016-17) with the University of Louisville (redshirted in 2015)…grew up across the Ohio River in Jeffersonville, Ind., less than 10 minutes from Louisville's campus...Went to Cardinals' camps growing up, and committed to Louisville as a sophomore in high school...In 2017, named a semi-finalist for both the Dick Howser Trophy and the Golden Spikes Award and earned ACC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors...Dad, Derek, played baseball at Indiana State University...Is a 2014 graduate of Jeffersonville (Ind.) High School…played baseball and basketball, earning honorable mention All-State honors three times in baseball and twice in basketball.
Did not play due to no Minor League season.
Named a Southern League mid- and postseason All-Star after batting .235 (89-for-379)/.344 OBP/.406 SLG with 23 doubles, 14 home runs, 63 RBI, 63 walks and 57 runs scored in 118 games with Double-A Jackson... Tied for the Southern League lead in walks and tied for seventh in RBI... Played 107 games at third base, 6 at fi rst and 1 as the designated hitter... Was tabbed by Baseball America as the SL's Best Defensive Third Baseman following the season.