- Standout at UC from 1998-2001.
- Two-time Second-Team AP All-American and First-Team All-Conference USA his junior year.
- Set UC career records for homeruns(56), walks(206), slugging percentage(.627), on-base percentage(.499).
- Played in the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League where he finished the summer 6th in batting average.
- Drafted in the 8th Round(243rd pick)of the 2001 MLB First -Year Amateur Draft by the Boston Red Sox.
- 2002 Boston Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year.
- Two-time World Series Champion and three-time All-Star with the Boston Red Sox.