The University of Cincinnati baseball team began practice for the 2016 season on Jan. 29. The Bearcats open the season at LSU on Feb. 19.
Cincinnati Baseball vs. ECU May 16, 2015 Marge Schott Stadium
Cincinnati baseball vs. No. 3 Louisville April 21, 2015 Marge Schott Stadium
Cincinnati baseball vs. Xavier April 14, 2015 Marge Schott Stadium
Cincinnati Baseball vs. Memphis April 12, 2015 Marge Schott Stadium
2015 Season (Junior): Named to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List to name the nation's best catcher based on athletic ability, sportsmanship and leadership ... played in 50 games and made 44 starts for the Bearcats ... was third on the team with a .269 batting average and fifth with 43 hits ... added 15 runs scored, 15 RBIs, right doubles, one triple and two homeruns ... threw out 22 runners stealing and ranked 21st in the NCAA with a .345 caught stealing percentage ... played 121 consecutive innings behind the plate for UC spanning from 3/14 to 4/15 ... totaled seven hits during a three-game series against East Carolina (5/14-16) ... tied a career high with three RBIs against ECU (5/15) ... was on base four times with three hits and a walk against Tulane (4/25) ... hit a triple and scored a run against Memphis (4/11) ... finished with two hits, two runs and an RBI against Memphis (4/10) ... completed a six-game stretch against Toledo and Nevada (3/14-20) with 13 hits, three runs and four RBIs.
2013 Season (Freshman): Started 40 games and appeared in 45, mostly as the catcher ... earned a .259 batting average, a .371 slugging percentage and a .345 on base percentage ... collected 37 hits, 21 RBIs and scored 18 runs ... had three hits, three RBIs and scored a run against Miami (Ohio) (4/30) ... hit a career-high four hits versus Villanova (4/21) ... had two hits and two RBIs against Purdue (3/12) ... had two hits, two RBIs and scored two runs against New York Tech (3/1) ... earned his first-career hit against Michigan State (2/22).
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Olentangy High School ... was named 2011 Ohio District 2 Player of the Year ... a two-time all-Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year after leading Braves to back-to-back conference titles in 2011 and 2012 ... named a 2012 Rawlings Central Region All-America Honorable Mention by Perfect Game ... earned 2011 Perfect Game Underclass All-America Honorable Mention ... produced a .424 career batting average with 11 home runs, 92 RBIs and a .527 on-base percentage as a four-year starter ... a four-year starter at defenseman for the Olentangy Braves hockey team.
Personal: Full name is Thomas Walter Wallace ... born Aug. 12, 1993 ... son of Walt and Theresa Wallace ... has one younger brother, Vaughn.