Recently completed his collegiate career at Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti, MI. He is a 3-time All-Academic selection from the MAC conference. He was also named to the All-MAC conference second team as a senior. Overall with the Eagles, he hit .281 with 20 home runs, 25 doubles, and 105 runs batted in, in 180 games. Also played two seasons in the California Collegiate league with the Menlo Park/Long Beach Legends. In 88 games, he hit .319 with 9 home runs, 22 doubles, and 73 RBI, in 88 games.