Al has been the regular starter at second base over the last two seasons, while also seeing some action at third base ... honored as a Summit League Distinguished Scholar and as a member of the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence
Led team with two triples, while ranking third in both doubles (11) and stolen bases (7) ... hit safely in seven of first eight games of season with six-game hitting streak ... opened season by going 1-for-2 with two walks, an RBI and three runs scored against Texas Southern (2/14) ... recorded three consecutive two-hit games, staring with 2-for-3 effort in series finale at Jackson State (Miss.) (2/16) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in series opener at Alabama A&M (2/21) ... ended four-game Alabama A&M series 6-for-14 at the plate with seven runs scored, scoring three times in series finale (2/23) ... hit first home run as a Jackrabbit and drove in two runs in second game of twinball at Texas-San Antonio (3/1) ... notched three multi-hit games at Snowbird Invitational in Florida, including 3-for-5 effort at the plate with double, RBI and run scored against Georgetown (3/9) ... was 2-for-3 with pair of doubles and two runs scored in series finale at Chicago State (Ill.) (3/22) ... went 3-for-3 with double and run scored at Fort Wayne (4/20) ... finished season with 11 multi-hit games
Played in 54 games, starting 48 ... ranked third on team with seven stolen bases and 36 runs scored also ranked fourth on squad with 49 hits ... was a perfect 7-for-7 in stolen base attempts ... posted eight multi-hit games ... in first career start, went 2-for-3 with two runs batted in as Jackrabbits completed season-opening doubleheader sweep of Waldorf (Iowa) (2/18) ... was 2-for-3 with an RBI at Indiana State (3/9) ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in series finale at Northern Colorado (3/31) ...combined to go 4-for-4 with pair of doubles and three runs scored in doubleheader at Fort Wayne (4/12) ... was 3-for-5 with a runs scored in opening game of twinbill versus Dakota State (4/24) ... posted back-to-back two-hit games to close out home series against Fort Wayne (5/11-12) ... started all five games at Summit League Baseball Championship, going 2-for-3 with run scored in elimination game versus Western Illinois (5/25)
Redshirted due to NCAA rules after joining Jackrabbit baseball program at semester break from the University of Illinois-Springfield
Played one season at Illinois-Springfield ... started 37 games in the infield for UIS in 2011 and batted .287 with 16 runs batted in for the first-year program ... at West Chicago High School, he was a two-time all-conference and all-area selection, compiling a .652 slugging percentage as a senior.