2006 (Sophomore): Reserve infielder who played in nine games with three starts, going 1-for-15 with one RBI, one hit-by-pitch and three strikeouts for the season ... Pinch-hit in all three games against Missouri State, going 0-for-3 ... Went 0-for-4 in opener at Southern Illinois in his first career start ... Singled and drove in a run on Saturday at SIU ... Went 0-for-3 and was hit in start at Birmingham Southern ... Did not collect a hit in pinch-hit at-bats against Samford, at Lipscomb or versus Memphis.
2005 (Freshman): Suffered through another injury-filled season, under shoulder operation, sidelining him for a second straight year.
High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach John Scozzaro at Hewitt-Trussville HS ... Earned All-Region and All-State honors ... Voted Birmingham News Player of the Week and participated in Alabama East-West All-Star game ... Batted .511 as senior, the highest average in the Birmingham area ... Set school record for single-season batting average and triples at HTHS ... Three-year letterwinner in football ... Member of National Society of High School Scholars and National Honor Society.
Personal: Michael Christian Sweeney ... Son of Rod and Robin McSweeney ... Born March 30, 1985 ... Majoring in Business Administration ... Cousin, Wesly Love, played baseball at South Alabama.