2015: Played in 30 games with 24 starts in his second season transitioning from a switch-hitter to going full time from the right side … hit .213 with six runs driven in … collected 17 hits, two of those doubles, with six runs scored … drew 14 walks which tied for fourth on the team … his nine successful sacrifice bunts were second on the team … had three, two-hit games against #10 Rice, Middle Tennessee and UTSA, all at Hayes Stadium … drew a career-high three walks against tenth-ranked Rice on March 7th … hit .320 when leading off an inning, went 2-for-3 (.667) in his pinch-hitting opportunities and went 3-for-5 (.600) with runners at third and less than two outs.
2014: Played in 32 games with 18 starts in his rookie season missing a good portion of the second half due to injury ... recorded nine hits with two apiece over Canisius and at Old Dominion ... reached base safely in 19 of 32 contests ... tied for third on the team with 13 walks ... second on the team with a .348 on-base percentage and six sacrifice bunts ... was error-free in 51 outfield opportunities ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Athletic Director's List (fall).
Eric Eason's Career Stats
Prep – Played for Brian Stewart with the Ashley High Eagles, along with 49er teammate Matt Davis … Team won a state regional championship … Earned 2013 All-Conference and All-Arena honors, also winning the Golden Glove Award … Also played for the back-to-back State Legion Champion Post 10 squad … Earned HS Scholar Athlete award and was an honor roll student.
Personal – Parents are Tracee and David Eason ... Has a brother, Christopher, and a sister, Hannah … Christopher played collegiate baseball at Gardner-Webb … Major is Pre-Communication Studies … Birthday is February 12th.