BYU Baseball
  • Drafted in the 10th round by the Chicago Cubs in 2007
  • played two seasons with the Cubs' single-A affiliate, Peoria Chiefs
  • named Best Athlete of the Cubs' 2007 Draft Class by Baseball America
  • named fastest base-running prospect in Cubs' system by Baseball America
  • drafted three times by the Devil Rays: the 41st round in 2003, the 45th round in 2005 and the 29th round in 2006
  • played for the Lake Michigan Breakers, a summer traveling team in Indiana
  • set conference sophomore record for stolen bases, all games (29) and league games (10)
  • hit a walk-off homer in a 5-4 victory over Utah
  • named Scholar Athlete by the BYU Student Athlete Academic Center
  • Born in Safford, Arizona
  • parents are Robert and Julie
  • served in the Russia Novosibirsk Mission (2006-08) for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • also played baseball and football at BYU
  • older brother Elliott plays for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' AA club, starting on the all-star team
  • majoring in accounting
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