2011 (Freshman): Played 44 games with 31 starts in centerfield ... Carried a .252 batting average with 14 runs scored, 13 runs batted in and two home runs ... Picked up first career hit and run batted in on opening day against Portland (Feb. 18) ... Went 2-for-6 with three runs batted in and his first career run scored in mid-week sweep of Southern Illinois (March 15-16) ... Posted his first three-hit game with a 3-for-4 performance at Western Kentucky, ending with an RBI and two runs scored ... Put in a career day in win over Tennessee (May 11), knocking out his first career home run and coming up a single shy of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with four runs scored and two batted in.
Riverdale HS: Played under Barry Messer ... As a junior, received All-District 7AAA honors ... Named Riverdale Offensive Player of the Year and competed on the TBCA Showcase Team ... Batted .351 with five home runs, 12 doubles ... Also struck out just six times in 111 at bats ... Had eight stolen bases ... As a senior, batted .346 with 12 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs ... Also had 26 RBI and 12 stolen bases ... Received All-District 7AAA and Riverdale Defensive Player of the Year honors.
Personal: Born on July 6, 1992 ... Son of Tony Stephens and Shelly Stephens ... Majoring in concrete industry management.