Pinch-hit and was active late game defensive roles for North Carolina in 2010.
2010: Batted .294 in 25 games as a freshman with 0 home runs, 4 doubles and 8 RBI’s and a .385 OB%
Prior to College: Played four years at Don Bosco Prep for coach Greg Butler, earning Louisville Slugger All-America honors as a senior • Also added all-state, all-county, all-league and all-North Jersey accolades in 2009 • Named Bergen Record Athlete of the Year as a senior • Led team to nation's No. 1 ranking and the state title in 2008 • Played summer ball with the South Florida Bandits.
Big athletic outfielder who was a two-sport start in high school for national champions Don Bosco prep. Knief has the potential to flash five tools and when he puts it all together could be a special player.