Born in Tacoma, Wash., ... parents are Marse and Beth McNaughton ... brother Troy played for BYU (1994-95, 98) and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals and also played for the Philadelphia Phillies ... played for the Triple Play Hornets where he hit .350 with 16 homers ... won two consecutive World Series as a sophomore and junior ... served a Church mission call to Washington, D.C. ... majoring in history.
Prepped at Curtis High where he was coached by Mike Davis ... voted Most Athletic in the school, selected as MVP for the baseball team and elected team captain ... was the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Washington ..first-team all-state ... selected as player of the week for the Seattle Times, Seattle Post Intelligencer and the Tacoma News Tribune ...was the Tacoma Athletic commission Player of the Month and Player of the Year ... first team all-league as a shortstop ... South Puget Sound League MVP ... team placed first in the league ... hit .560 with eight homers and 25 RBI ... lettered three years for football and three years in baseball ... hit four consecutive home runs, his last two at bats in one game and his first two at bats in the next game for a total of nine RBI and hitting seven-for-nine.
Year Avg. G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB-SBA
2005 .327 48-47 205 44 67 16 5 12 43 129 13 36 5-8
2008 .347 58-58 265 65 92 23 4 14 53 165 15 39 21-29
2009 .290 51-50 217 45 63 11 2 10 32 108 13 55 9-13
2010 .339 55-55 233 58 79 17 2 18 60 154 21 48 10-14
Academic All-Mountain West Conference ... was on the pre-season Wallace Watch List ... selected as the MWC Preseason Player of Year and All-MWC by Baseball America, 2009 ... Preseason All-MWC by the MWC coaches/media, College Baseball Insider, and Rivals.com ... had four game-winning RBI: a double vs. Portland, a two-run homer at Cal-Northridge, a single vs. Utah and a two-run homer to eliminate New Mexico in the MWC Tournament at Ft. Worth ... hit a pair of two-run homers in that UNM game.
Team co-captain ... named to Mountain West Conference All-Tournament Team ... Second Team All-MWC ... Academic All-Mountain West Conference ... his two grand slams in the MWC Tourney game vs. Utah helped BYU tie an NCAA record of three grand slams in one game with eight other teams... his eight RBI from that game added to the 23 BYU RBI in the game for a new MWC Tourney record ... the eight runs he helped score in that game led to two teams combining for an MWC Tourney record of 43 runs ... his eight RBI in that Utah game tied MWC Tourney record ... his 556 career at bats is a new MWC record ... set the BYU record for career at bats (920 and strikeouts (178) ... he finished second in BYU career hits (301), doubles (67) and fourth in career home runs (54) ... his 54 homers set an MWC career record.