2012: Saw action in 29 games... Finished the year with a .284 batting average, three home runs, 17 RBI, 21 hits, four doubles and scored 10 runs... Had a monster week at the Davidson Tournament as he went 6-for-12 (.500), posted a slugging percentage of .833, had seven RBI and collected his first career home run en route to earning Mid-American Conference Player of the Week honors... Was a perfect 2-for-2 in a 7-6 win over Oakland (March 11)... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Otterbein (March 28)... Notched a two-run homer against Ball State (April 15) in the Bobcats' 11-9 win... Belted a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning against Dayton (May 15), which broke a 2-2 tie, which propelled the Bobcats to a 7-2 win over the Flyers... Made his final appearance of the year against Miami (May 19).
2011:Appeared in 15 games as a catcher with six starts... Recorded a .217 batting average with five hits in 23 at-bats... Drove in one run, scored three times and hit two doubles... Posted a .304 slugging percentage and a .379 on-base percentage... Recorded his first collegiate hit against Furman on February 19... Recorded a multi-hit game against Marshall on March 12.
High School: Played at Athens High School under Head Coach Fred Gibson ... Named to Mizuno All-Ohio Team in senior season ... Defensive Player of the Year in the Tri-Valley Conference ... All-TVC Nominee ... Named to All-District and All-Conference in senior season ... Won the Tri-Valley Conference in 2009 and 2010 ... Four year letter winner in baseball.
Personal:A Sports Management Major ... Father, Mark, played Varsity Hockey for Miami(OH) University and Sister, Megan, attends Ohio University ... Son of Mark and Amy Dean ... Born on June 22nd, 1991.