Earned WBCA Spring Player of the Year his senior year at Eau Claire North High School. Hit .585 with 7 home runs and 32 RBIs as a senior en route to leading the Huskies to the Wisconsin State Championship. Enrolled at Indian Hills Community College in Iowa in fall of 2011
Freshman year at Indian Hills
Played in 39 games. Hit .267 with a home run and 21 RBIs. Had a .353 OBP.
Hit .207 with a home run in eight games for his hometown team.