2012: Played in 62 games, including 61 starts as a freshman ... Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team ... Recorded a .256 batting average in his freshman campaign with 34 runs and 13 doubles ... Led the team in RBI with 46 ... Went 7-for-10 in stolen bases ... Led the Bruins with seven home runs ... Registered a career high three hits twice against Stetson (3/23) and Vanderbilt (4/11) ... Hit two homers against Lipscomb (4/18) ... Career best five RBI against Southern Illinois (2/29) ... Tied for second in the conference in triples (5) and tied for sixth in RBI (46).Prior to Belmont: Played at Dresden High School under Head Coach Scott Killebrew … Led Dresden in home runs, batting average, and RBI all four seasons … Earned All-State honors three times and was a two-time District Player of the Year … Hit 19 home runs and drove in 61 runs during junior season … Recorded a batting average of .627 last season … Also played basketball, golf, and football at Dresden.Personal: Born Matthew Thomas Beaty on April 28, 1993 in Snellville, Ga. … Son of David and Lynn Beaty … Was Mr. Dresden High School and Student Council Vice President … Has two siblings; Jen and Kyle.