CAREER: Has played in 69 games with 44 starts over the past two seasons … enters the 2013 season with a batting average of .226 (37-164) with 13 doubles, three triples, five home runs, 19 runs scored and 39 RBI … has been hit by a pitch eight times and has three sacrifices and three sacrifice flies.
SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 50 games with 40 starts including 30 in right field and 10 as the designated hitter … batted .231 (31-134) with 11 doubles, three triples, four home runs, 16 runs scored and 30 RBI … ranked second on the team in homers and RBI and tied for second in triples … led the team with nine multiple RBI games including four vs. Delaware (2/25) and Furman (5/11), blasting a grand slam vs. the Paladins … also homered vs. Columbia (3/4), USC Upstate (3/6) and South Carolina (3/27) … opened the season hitting safely in 10 of the first 12 games with an average of .395 (14-38) over that stretch … had three hits including two doubles and drove in three runs vs. Richmond (2/18) … helped the Bulldogs defeat College of Charleston in the opening game of the Southern Conference tournament with a single, double and triple and two RBI.
FRESHMAN (2011): Played in 19 games and started four times as the designated hitter … had six hits including two doubles and a home run, scored three runs and drove in nine … slammed a pinch hit grand slam vs. Wofford (3/27) … had a single and double, drove in three runs and scored once vs. College of Charleston (4/9).
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Gainesville High School … lettered in baseball.
PERSONAL: Son of Alton and Sonya Griffin … majoring in health and wellness.