Drafted by the Minnesota Twins with pick No. 430 in the 14th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
2012 (Junior): Started team's first 42 ballgames before missing final 14 due to injury ... batted .284 with 29 runs, three home runs, 28 RBIs and 14 stolen bases ... was team leader in RBIs and stolen bases before injury ... finished second on team in steals and third in batting, slugging (.399), on-base (.340), runs, hits (52), RBIs, total bases (73) ... produced a career-high four hits at Notre Dame (4/13) with one run and two RBIs ... tied single-game career high of two doubles in consecutive games: at Dayton (3/28) and vs. Pitt (3/30) ... tripled for second time in career vs. No. 2 Kentucky (3/21) ... stole a career-best three bases vs. Oakland (3/3) ... recorded career highs in RBIs with five and total bases with seven vs. UMBC (2/26).
2011 Summer: Helped lead the Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League to a 22-20 record ... Perfect Game USA ranked him as the eighth best professional prospect in the Great Lakes League ... finished seventh in the league in batting average (.342) and stolen bases (14) ... was named a mid-season all-star and was named as a postseason first team all-league outfielder ... played in 33 games and had a .342 BA, eight doubles, two triples, one homerun, 18 RBI and was 14-of-15 in stolen base attempts.
2011 Season (Sophomore): Started 56 out of 57 team games in the outfield ... ended season with .286 batting average with team-best 51 runs scored, 30 RBI, three home runs ... led team with 21 stolen bases in 23 attempts ... pProduced career-high three RBI vs. Furman (2/27) and vs. Butler (5/17) ... hit 3 for 4 with three runs scored and three RBI, including go-ahead home run, vs. Furman (2/27) ... set single-game career high with seven putouts vs. UConn (5/19) ... hit 5-for-12 (.417) with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI in BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge ... hit game-winning home run vs. Western Michigan (3/19).
2010 Summer: Played for Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes League ... finished with a .277 batting average and hit three doubles, two homeruns with 10 RBIs.
2010 Season (Freshman): Played in 40 games and made 24 starts ... collected first collegiate hit in season-opener at Florida Atlantic (2/19) ... hit first career home run and led the Bearcats to a win over nationally-ranked Connecticut on May 9 ... followed that with first career multi-hit game at Miami (OH) (5/11) ... drove in three runs and stole three bases.
High School: Three-sport athlete at Oak Hills High School ... accumulated 11 varsity letters, including four in baseball and basketball, and three in football ... named the Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year during his final year of baseball ... three-time all-conference selection ... first-team all-city performer his senior year ... first-team all-conference performer as a safety for the football team ... hit .453 with 46 RBI, 38 runs scored, and four home runs during senior season.
Personal: Born, Dec. 15, 1990 ... son of Linda and Joe Vennemeyer and Harry Proctor.