- position OF
- height 6-5
- Weight 220
- class Graduate Student
- Hometown Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.
- Previous School Hawaii
• Second-Team All-Big West (2021)
• Honorable Mention All-Big West (2017, 2018)
• Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball News, 2017)
• All-Big West Academic Team (2018, 2021)
PRIOR TO KENTUCKY
Played parts of five seasons at Hawaii, proving to be one of the Big West Conference’s top power hitters despite playing in a home ballpark known for stifling home runs…Played in 171 games, including 168 starts, with 653 official at-bats…Owns a .297 career batting average with 97 runs scored, 111 RBI and 67 walks…Has clobbered 55 doubles, two triples and 18 home runs while slugging at a .470 mark…50 career multi-hit games…Has reached base at a .370 mark for his career and stolen eight bases…Earned All-Big West honors in all three of his full seasons.
Played for the Mankato MoonDogs of the Northwoods League…Batted .286 in 112 at-bats…Scored 18 runs and drove in 12…Showed impressive game power with four doubles, three triples and two home runs…Slugged .429 as part of a .756 OPS.
Second-Team All-Big West selection…Started all 50 games…Batted a career-best .323 in 201 at-bats with 32 runs scored and 32 RBI…Ranked fifth in the conference in doubles with 17, while adding four home runs in slugging .468…Produced eight multi-RBI games, including a pair of four-RBI outbursts…Named Academic All-Big West.
Appeared in 15 games with 13 starts during the pandemic-shortened season…Scored six runs and drove in nine in 48 at-bats…Drew six walks and had one double.
Started the first 10 games of the season before injury ended his campaign…Was off to a strong start, hitting .268 with six extra-base hits (four doubles, two home runs), nine runs scored and six RBI…Slugged .512 in 41 at-bats…Had a two-homer game vs. Portland (2/26).
Followed up a terrific freshman season by batting .296 in 196 at-bats over 51 starts…Slugged .526 while clubbing 17 doubles, two triples and eight home runs…Scored 29 runs and drove in 37…Drew 24 walks…Named All-Big West Honorable Mention for the second consecutive season…Ranked second in the conference in doubles, which were the most for a Hawaii player since 2011…His eight home runs were the most by a Hawaii slugger since 2010…Had a 12-game hitting streak and 14-game reached base safely streak…Produced 11 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games…Named Big West All-Academic Team.
Named Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball…Also named All-Big West Honorable Mention and First-Team All-America by the Jewish Sports Review…Played in 45 games, starting 44…Batted .293 with 21 runs, 27 RBI, 16 doubles and four home runs…Slugged .461 as part of an .815 OPS…Ranked third in the Big West with those 16 doubles…Named Big West Player of the Week on March 27…Had an 11-game hit streak…Produced 15 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games.
Hometown is Palos Verdes, Calif. …Son of Seth and Lorie…Father played football at Cal…Has two brothers, Matt and Joseph…Earned all-league honors at Palos Verdes High School as a junior and twice took home those honors in basketball…Was a 2016 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American…Played for the Garciaparra Baseball Group for two years.