Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.
Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medalist (2013-14) Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2014-15) Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2013-14)
2015 (Sophomore): Named to the 2014-15 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Played in 39 games on the season, making a pair of starts … Recorded a .222 batting average, going 2-for-9 with a triple, two runs batted in and nine runs scored … Used primarily as a pinch runner, led the team in stolen bases and games as a sub … Recorded hits against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Detroit, driving in a pair of runs with a two-RBI triple against UAPB … Scored runs against Florida Gulf Coast, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Nicholls, Detroit, Alcorn (2x), UTEP (2x), Middle Tennessee, No. 21 South Alabama, UAB and Florida Atlantic … Run against No. 21 South Alabama proved to be the game-winning run as Southern Miss posted a 1-0 upset victory over the Jaguars … Stole bases against Incarnate Word, Detroit, Alcorn, Mississippi State and Troy … Had a season-high two at bats against UAPB and Alcorn.
2014 (Freshman): Named a 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medalist … Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Saw limited action as a rookie, playing in 17 games on the season with one start … Recorded just 12 at bats, notching a triple, a run scored and two RBI … Also drew two walks … Made collegiate debut on the road at Arizona, while earning first collegiate start against ULM a the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas … Had a season-high two at bats against the Warhawks … Scored a run against UAB … Collected first collegiate hit against Alcorn State, a pinch-hit triple … Drove in a run against Arizona and FIU … Drew walks against Arizona and Troy.
High School: Lettered at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, Ariz. … Named All-Region (Honorable Mention) as a junior … Recorded a career batting average of .317, going 73-of-230 with 10 doubles, six triples, five home runs, 52 runs scored, 50 RBI and 14 stolen bases … Boasted a career-best .378 batting average as a sophomore … Recorded 16 of 21 defensive outs in a game against Pennsbury HS … Concluded prep career with a school-record for home runs and the distinction of hitting the first home run in CVHS history … Played travel ball with the Arizona Outlaws, Arizona Velocity, Arizona Hotshots and Arizona Hotshots Gold … Led Velocity team in home runs, stolen bases and unassisted outs … Hit a walk-off grand slam in the 2012 ASA Nationals … Citizenship Award, National Yearbook (Physical Education) and Golden Glove recipient … Honor student, Golden Scholar and member of the honor roll and principal’s list.
Personal: Full name is Peyton Jaylyn Garner … Daughter of Joanne and Joe Garner … Has an older sister, Roxanne … Born on March 27 in Chandler, Ariz. … Majoring in exercise science.