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.