2016: Conference USA Second Team … started in all 55 games for the Niners, 54 of the at first base setting new career highs hitting .336 with 12 homers and 52 runs driven in … was the first component in both of Charlotte’s back-to-back home run experience against Georgia (Drew Ober) on March 8th at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown and again on May 13th at UTSA (T.J. Nichting) … recorded a career-high and team-high four, four-hit games on the year with 21 multi-hit games in his junior season … went 4-for-4 with four RBI in the Uptown game vs. Georgia and had three other 4-for-5 outings vs. Toledo, The Citadel and at Rice … smacked a career high three doubles at #15 Rice on April 30th, hit a pair of HR’s against Winthrop on April 5th at BB&T Ballpark and drove in five against Toledo back on February 27thled the Niners with 14 multi-RBI contest including six of those with at-least three RBI and tallied a four and a five RBI game … put together a 14-game streak of reaching base safely and an eight-game hit streak during the year … is a .304 career hitter starting in all 153 games through three seasons with 23 home runs and 106 RBI.
2015: Played and started in all 48 games, primarily at first base hitting .311 on the year with six homers and 25 RBI … after a slow start to 2015, his season turnaround began at Wake Forest going 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored … the March 24th contest in Winston-Salem started a season-best eight-game hit streak, his first of two and a stretch of hitting safely in 27 of the final 30 games (.378 average) of the season … backing up to March 17, the sophomore would hit safely 31 of his last 35 (.363) … put together two hit streaks of eight, one of seven and two of four, including ending the season with a four-gamer … hit his first career grand slam on April 28th in a 9-5 win over Gardner-Webb … the contest against the Bulldogs set a new career-high with five RBI and was the second of his two four-hit games on the year … initially tied his career-high with four hits (twice) against Middle Tennessee on April 17th … his 60 hits, 193 at-bats, 33 runs scored, 92 total bases and ,477 slugging percentage all led the club … his six homers and 25 RBI were second … also led the team with 17 multi-hit games and concluded tied for second with six multi-RBI games … hit three homers in a four-game stretch against Marshall and two vs. Middle Tennessee … hit .309 in C-USA play with four of his homers and 13 runs driven in … hit .375 against southpaws, .422 as a leadoff hitter, .333 with runner at third and less than two outs and .303 with two outs ...
On the mound … made 11 appearances out of the bullpen leading the team with six saves in seven opportunities … picked up his first save in game two of a February 21st DH with Akron before needing just seven pitches to grab his second on February 27th vs. N.C. State … secured a 2-1 win the next day on February 28th vs. UNCG … went back-to-back in the save category one final time with Presbyterian on March 18th and Louisiana Tech on March 29th … tossed 11.1 innings overall allowing six runs on 13 hits with nine strikeouts.
2014: One of three two-way players for the Niners starting in 50 of 51 games offensively with 13 appearances on the mound in relief ... posted a .260 average in his rookie campaign, raising it to .291 during Conference USA play ... tied for team-lead with five home runs on the season ... first round-tripper came in a three-hit night vs. Canisius before finishing the C-USA road slate with back-to-back bombs in the final two contests at Louisiana Tech ... his final blast, a three-run shot, provided insurance in a 7-3 win over the Bulldogs ... led the Niners with 10 multi-RBI games including a four RBI outing vs. UNC Asheville on March 26th ... reached base safely in 37 of 50 games ending the year with a seven-game hit streak ...
On the mound ... tossed a career-high two innings on three different occasions including his first collegiate victory over Canisius on February 22nd ... registered a 2.45 ERA over his 14.2 innings of work on the bump ... 10 of 13 appearances resulted in scoreless outings for the opponents allowing just four total runs with 10 strikeouts ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Athletic Director's List (fall).
Prep – Played for Clint Koppe and the East Mecklenburg Eagles, which won 13 games in 2013 … Earned three Southwestern Conference honors … Named to the 2013 All-State Team … Named a Senior of Merit by the Charlotte Post.
Personal – Parents are Tammy and Jeff Sherer … Has a younger sister, Arden… Major is Exercise Science … Birthday is October 23rd.