CAREER: Has played in 110 games with 100 starts over the past two seasons … enters the 2013 season with a career batting average of .292 (105-359) to go along with 23 doubles, five triples, two home runs, 56 runs scored and 34 RBI … has been hit by pitch 25 times and has 15 sacrifices and five sacrifice flies.
SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 54 games and started 44 times including 43 at third base and one as the designated hitter … batted .258 (39-151) and tied for second on the team with 12 doubles … scored 24 runs and drove in 10, walked 14 times and was hit by pitch on a team-high 13 occasions, tying for third in the SoCon in the latter category … stole two bases in three attempts … had seven multiple hit games … had three hits including a pair of doubles and scored three runs vs. Delaware (2/25) and went 3-3 with a double vs. Coastal Carolina (4/11) … had an eight-game hitting streak running from Columbia (3/4) through Appalachian State (3/16) … opened the season with a six-game hitting streak that including three with two or more hits … had two hits and scored a run in victory over College of Charleston in opening game of Southern Conference tournament.
FRESHMAN (2011): Started all 56 games at third base and was named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team … ranked third on the team with a .317 batting average (66-208) with 11 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 32 runs scored and 24 RBI … led the team with nine sacrifices and was second in hit by pitches with 12 … reached base in 51 games including the final 16 of the season … opened the season with a career-high 11-game hitting streak and had 19 multi-hit games on the year, with both marks placing him second on the team … had three-hit games vs. Gardner-Webb (2/20), Coastal Carolina (4/20) and Presbyterian (5/1) … had career-best three RBI against Appalachian State (3/5) and Presbyterian (4/30) … homered vs. Appalachian State (3/4) and College of Charleston (4/10).
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Pearland High School … lettered three times in baseball and played football for two seasons … batted .431 in 2009 and was named to the all-state team while helping lead Pearland to a regional championship … received the team’s Gold Glove award.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 1, 1991 … son of Dean and Diane DeKerlegand … majoring in business administration.