|Hometown:||Rancho Santa Margarita, CA|
2012: Will redshirt and return in 2013 with four years of eligibility.
High School: In his senior season, he made 12 appearances and five starts for the Titans, who finished the season with a 19-14 record... pitched 28.1 innings and posted a 2.22 earned run average... won four games and struck out 13 batters... posted the sixth highest career ERA in school history... also played for the Southern California Chicago Cubs Scout Team and Orioles Connie Mack 18U.
Personal: Born March 22, 1993... son of Gregory and Holly... has one sister, Brittany, who is an actress... will major in biomedical science with the goal of one day becoming an orthopedic surgeon... also enjoys golfing and mountain biking... Chose Buffalo over Hawaii, Santa Clara University and UC-San Diego... lists his greatest athletic experience as throwing a complete game, no-hitter in his first game as a freshman in high school... was a volunteer for Journey’s End Refugee Service and was a member of Key Club International... if he could meet any two people in history, it would be Mark Twain and John Steinbeck.