Played in 31 games, including 22 starts, and hit .214 with a homer and five RBI ... Made his collegiate debut in the Western Illinois (2.15-2.17) series, starting two games ... Recorded the first hit of his collegiate career in the series finale vs. the Leathernecks ... Started the first game of the doubleheader vs. New Orleans (2.19) and hit the first home run of his collegiate career, while driving in three runs and scoring three times ... Also reached base three times via base on balls vs. the Privateers ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in the two-game series vs. Alabama A&M (3.12-3.13) ... Had three hits and drew two walks in the first game vs. the Bulldogs ... Hit .571 (4-for-7) in series victory at Alabama (4.4-4.6) ... Tied a season-high with three hits in series opener vs. the Crimson Tide ... Started game two of the series vs. LSU (4.13) and went 1-for-3 with a run scored in the win … Entered as a pinch hitter in the games against Bryant (6.2) and Kansas State (6.2) in the NCAA Manhattan Regional.
Wakeland High School
Ranked as the 244th-best recruit nationally and 27th-best recruit in the state of Texas in the class of 2012 according to Perfect Game … Named a first-team high school All-American by Louisville Slugger … Selected as the Hitter of the Year by the Dallas Morning News after hitting .420 as a senior with four homers and 41 RBI … Posted a .588 on-base percentage in his senior season … Hit .477 in his junior season with 10 homers and 48 RBI … Also excelled on the mound as he was 28-2 with a 1.79 ERA and 226 strikeouts in his high school career … Received all-state honors three times in his high school career … Helped his team to the state semifinals as a sophomore.
Son of Jim and Stephanie Schwanke … Has one sister, Lesley … Majoring in marketing.