CAREER: Has played in 84 games with 53 starts over the past two seasons … enters the 2013 season with a career batting average of .251 (47-187) to go along with seven doubles, one home run, 15 runs scored, 24 RBI and three sacrifices.
SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 48 games with 29 starts including 28 at first base and one at third base … batted .264 (29-110) with four doubles, a home run, nine runs scored and 11 RBI … had a .291 batting average (16-55) in Southern Conference games … went 3-3 with an RBI vs. North Florida (5/2) and had six other two-hit outings … had two hits, including a double, scored a run and drove one in vs. Delaware (2/25) and Appalachian State (3/18) … hit his first career home run vs. Samford (4/6).
FRESHMAN (2011): Played in 36 games and made 24 starts between shortstop and designated hitter … batted .234 (18-77) with three doubles, six runs scored and 13 RBI … stole two bases in as many attempts … went 3-5 with two runs and two RBI vs. Towson (2/19) … had three hits including a double and drove in two runs vs. Charleston Southern (4/19) … had back-to-back two-hit games vs. Presbyterian (4/30 and 5/1) … put together a six-game hitting streak.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Episcopal High School … lettered three times in baseball, twice in basketball and once in football … batted .421 as a senior and set the school all-time hits record … named to the All-First Coast second team and was selected school’s Best All-Around Athlete.
PERSONAL: Son of Rusty and Anna Orth … father played football at West Virginia from 1983-86 … majoring in health, exercise and sport science.