Cincinnati battles No. 9 Louisville in the inaugural Reds Collegiate Invitational at Great American Ballpark
Cincinnati at Wright State April 2, 2013 Nischwitz Stadium Dayton, Ohio Photos by Scott Reed/swohfootball.com
2014 THIRD TEAM ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Career: NCAA leader in consecutive starts among active players in 2014 with 222. Finished his career ranked second in the UC record book for at bats (877), second in sacrifice flies (13), third in hits (287), fourth in doubles (56), fourth in total bases (400), fourth in hit by pitches (32),fifth in games played (222), seventh in RBIs (141) and eighth in runs scored (155).
2014 Season (Senior): Earned third team All-American Athletic Conference honors ...named to the American honor roll on 4/14 ... finished the season as the only player to start all 53 games for the Bearcats ... recorded a .288 batting average with 53 hits, eight doubles and five homeruns ... led the team with 31 RBIs and 36 runs scored ... stole 10 bases ... had a .424 slugging percentage and a .421 on-base percentage ... notched seven assists from the outfield to rank 11th in the NCAA... recorded two hits, a homerun, two RBIs and two runs scored in a series-clinching win over Memphis (5/11) ... excelled in a come-from-behind win over Toledo (5/7) with two hits, three RBIs and two runs scored ... had two hits and two RBIs in a 3-0 win over No. 12 Houston (4/26) ... knocked in a season-high four RBIs against No. 12 Houston (4/35) and added three hits, a homerun and one run scored ... had three hits, two runs scored and two RBIs against UConn (4/13) ... hit a homerun in three straight games against UConn (4/11, 4/12, 4/13) ... collected three hits, two runs scored and one RBI to propel a comeback win over Miami (Ohio) (4/1) ... hit a walk-off base hit in a 3-2 victory over USF (3/30) ... was walked three times and scored three runs against Wright State (3/18) ... recorded a pair of hits in four consecutive games (3/11, 3/14, 3/15, 3/15).
2013 Season (Junior):Appeared, and started, in all 56 games for the Bearcats ... led the team with a .322 batting average while recording a .439 slugging percentage and a .365 on base percentage ... led the team and ranked seventh in the BIG EAST with 77 hits ... ranked 10th in the conference with 105 total bases ... garnered a team-high 239 at bats, 41 runs, 77 hits, 13 doubles, 39 RBIs and 1-5 total bases ... combined for seven hits in the final series of the season against Notre Dame (5/16-18) ... hit two homeruns and collected three RBIs at crosstown rival Xavier (5/7) ... collected three hits against Toledo (4/3) ... tied a career high with five RBIs versus Western Michigan (3/15) with a double and a homerun ... hit his first homerun of the season in the second game against Florida Atlantic (2/16).
2012 Summer: Ranked the sixth best pro prospect in the Great Lakes League by Baseball America as well as the eighth best by Perfect Game ... played outfield for the 24-15 Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes Collegiate League ... helped Steam to a share of the regular season championship and a second place finish in the playoffs ... joined the Steam 13 games into the season and started the final 26 games ... finished sixth in the league with a .364 average ... hit four homeruns with 22 RBIs ... had a .535 slugging percentage, a .420 on-base percentage and a .955 OPS ... hit .412 in the playoffs ... was named as a second-team All-Great Lakes League outfielder despite missing the first 13 games of the summer.
2012 Season (Sophomore): Named to All-BIG EAST First Team after starting all 56 games as an outfielder and designated hitter ... was one of six BIG EAST players to finish among conference leaders in batting average (.366 - 4th) and steals (15 - t-11th) ... his 83 hits and 21 doubles were tied for second in the league and ranked 15th and 23rd, respectively, in all of NCAA Division I baseball ... his 83 hits are 13th all-time in the UC single-season record book, while his 21 doubles are tied for fourth ... placed sixth in the conference with 115 total bases and 10th in slugging (.507) ... named to the April 2 BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll for his performance March 28-April 1 when he recorded a .500 batting average (8 for 16) with one home run and nine RBIs, while slugging .688 and reaching base at a .524 clip ... produced career-highs in RBIs (5) scored twice after hitting 4 for 6, including his first longball of the season, at Dayton (3/28) ... had season-high 12-game hit streak from 2nd game of twinbill vs. Oakland (3/3) through March 23 at UofL during which he hit .408 (20 of 49) with six RBIs, 12 runs scored and a .491 on-base percentage ... recorded career-best five hits vs. UMBC (2/26) after batting 5 for 5 with one double and a run scored.
2011 Season (Freshman): Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America ... selected to the 2011 All-BIG EAST Second Team ... started all 57 games as designated hitter ... totaled 45 RBI, 14 doubles, and 4 home runs while accumulating a .326 batting average ... recorded four hits vs. Pittsburgh (4/30) and vs. Ohio State (2/18) ... named MVP of 2011 Joe Nuxhall Classic ... tallied four RBI vs. Morehead State (4/6), vs. Youngstown State (3/6), and vs. Butler (5/17) ... named to the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge All-Tournament Team (2/21).
High School: Won Indiana Class 4A state championship senior year at Carroll High School ... named a Louisville Slugger All-American, Fort Wayne Prep Baseball Player of the Year, an Indiana Mr. Baseball nomimee, and First Team All-State 4A selection ... set Carroll H.S. single-season records with 53 hits, 16 home runs, .510 batting average in 2010.
Personal: Born Aug. 8, 1991 ... son of Brad and Tammi Glass ... father Brad Glass played baseball at Vincennes University ... great uncle Rex Smith played football at the University of Illinois from 1949-52 ... major is sport administration.