Parents are Eric and Jayne ... older brother Matt was BYU's right fielder ... is a cousin to major leaguer Bill Buckner ... played summer of 2001 for the Colton Nighthawks in California ... team won the USAFB World Series for 18-and-under ... plans to major in business management.
FRESHMAN: In 2002 he is hopeful of a hardship medical redshirt because of a back injury ... started a game at UC-Irvine and at UC Santa Barbara where he got a hit in each game ... hit his double against UCSB and also got a sac fly for his two RBI.
Was a Golden State Governor's Scholarship recipient at Yucaipa High ... was an academic letterman all four years ... earned the team's Clutch Player Award ... was All-San Andreas league first team, all Inland Empire second team, and an East County All-Star ... batted .408 with four homers, 27 runs, 20 RBI and four stolen bases ... coached by Jeff Stout.
Year Avg. G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO
2002 .222 6-2 9 1 2 1 0 0 2 3 0 2
2003 .326 40-17 95 24 31 5 1 7 27 59 8 20
Carson batted .326 in 40 games, starting in 17 as the designated hitter ... five of his seven home runs came in conference action ... had a six-game hitting streak which ended in the MWC Tournament ... was a double shy of the cycle in BYU's first game against Southern Utah in Provo when he tallied six RBI ... medical redshirt in 2002 because of a back injury ... in 2002 he started a game at UC-Irvine and at UC Santa Barbara where he got a hit in each game ... hit his double against UCSB and also got a sac fly for his two RBI.