|High School:||Bishop Canevin|
Looks to carry over the momentum from the end of last season … Likely starter at third base or could DH and will be placed in the middle of the order, possibly the No. 6 hole … Possesses strong potential offensively with a great, natural left-handed swing … 2013: Steadily improved during the season as he was coming off knee surgery at the end of the fall and wound up producing a .360 average, seven doubles, and 16 RBI during 32 games (16 starts) … Started all six postseason games (NCAA Div. III Championship, NCAC Tournament) as the DH and excelled with a .500 average (13-for-26), two doubles, and seven RBI during that stretch … Earned a spot on the all-NCAC Tournament Team (.583, two doubles, six RBI), highlighted by a 4-for-4, three-RBI performance during championship game vs. Allegheny (May 10) … 2012: Performed well when given the opportunity, batting .381 (16-for-42) with five runs, two doubles, and four RBI during 31 games (six starts) … Appeared in both of the Scots’ NCAA Div. III Championship games, including a start at third vs. Wash. & Jeff. (May 17), and was a bright spot, going 2-for-3 with two walks … Also played in two NCAC Tournament games and hit 1-for-3 in them … Season-best outing was 3-for-4 and two runs scored at Hiram (April 17) … Had singles in his first two collegiate at bats … Prior to Wooster: Batted .489 (22-for-45) as a junior at Bishop Canevin High School en route to all-section honors that season … Standout hockey player for the Crusaders, leading them to 2011 state championship … Post-Gazette’s West Xtra high school hockey player of the year after totaling 52 points that season and 183 for his career … Also competed in golf, shooting the low round (77) in the WPIAL Division 2 finals as a junior … Totaled nine varsity letters – four in hockey, three in baseball, and two in golf … Personal: Born July 6, 1993 … Son of Ken and Linda Vance … Majoring in business economics.