The Golden Eagles win their first three-game series of the year.
Played in 54 games and started in 45, all of which came in centerfield...Batted .246 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 20 RBI...Led the squad in C-USA games in hitting at .310 with seven doubles, three home runs and six RBI...Ranked third on the club in multiple hit games with 15 (13 two-hit and 2 three-hit) and added six 2-RBI contests...Finished the year by reaching base in each of his last 18 games...That 18-game streak was the second longest on the club during the year...Enjoyed a career-best, eight-game hitting streak (4/25-5/11) in which he hit .424 (14x33) with two doubles, a homer and two RBI...Collected first career homer in the second game of the season against Chicago State (2/15), which was a solo blast to right in the seventh...Started C-USA play with a 4x14 weekend (.286) with a hit in every game to go along with a double and a homer in the series...Helped rally Golden Eagles in series finale against UTSA (3/23) with a three-hit contest that included a double, a home run and two RBI to go along with three runs scores...Opened the Tulane series (5/2) with a homer halfway up the right-center screen at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans...Scored three times in series finale against East Carolina (5/11).
Saw action in 38 games, including 22 outfield starts (12 in left, six in center and four in right)...Batted .198 with a triple and two RBI...Made just one error in 57 fielding attempts and added four outfield assists...Had career-best, four-hit game at ULM (2/26)...Notched a pair of three-game hitting streaks during the campaign...Hit lone triple in middle game of the Rice series (4/23)...Hit .253 with six home runs while driving in 26 runs for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League over the summer...Added six doubles and a triple...Earned Dean's List honors for the Fall 2013 semester...Collected Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the Spring 2013 semester
Appeared in 39 games and made 32 starts (21 at designated hitter, six at shortstop, three at second base and two in rightfield) ... Was the most used leadoff hitter, appearing in that spot in 25 games as a true freshman ... Batted .250 with four doubles, a triple and seven RBI ... Had multiple-hit contests in four of his first seven contests, including a season-high tying three against Alabama (2/29) ... Added a three-hit contest against Murray State (3/16) ... Ended the year with nine multi-hit games (7 two-hit, 2 three-hit) and three two-RBI performances ... Used sparingly the final month of the season due to an shoulder injury ... Chosen as the No. 2 freshman in college baseball heading into the 2012 season by Baseball America ... The publication also chose him as one of the Top 10 Freshmen in Conference USA ... Member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the Fall and Spring semesters as well in during the Fall in 2011 ... Earned the C-USA Commissioner's Honor roll during the 2011-12 academic year
Drafted in the 3rd round (102 overall) in the 2011 MLB Draft by the Florida Marlins ... Ranked as the No. 20 overall shortstop in the nation by baseballdraftreport.com ... Batted .490 as a senior, with 11 doubles, four triples and eight home runs, driving in 37 runs ... Was 15-for-15 on stolen base attempts ... Played strong defense at shortstop with a .922 fielding percentage ... Selected to the 2011 Louisville Slugger All-American team ... Helped Sumrall to four consecutive Mississippi Class 3A State Championships, including a 36-0 record in 2009 ... Finished the 2010 season ranked as high as No. 1 in various national rankings ... Named to the 2010 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars (Dixie) ... Voted 2011 Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen ... Named to the 2011 Rivals 100 ... Tabbed as Mississippi's Top High School prospect by Perfect Game
Son of Billy and Cecilia Barron ... Majoring in Sport Management ... Born Sept. 23, 1992