Career Honors and Records:
2008 (RS-Junior): Selected First Team Academic All-Big 12 ... Also named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Played in 48 games, making 37 starts in center field ... Hit .326 with three homers and 13 RBIs ... Hit all three of his homers at Hoglund Ballpark ... Batted .400 (22-for-55) in home games ... Hit .308 against Big 12 opponents ... Hit safely in his first four games, all at Hawaii-Hilo ... Collected a career-high four hits against Iowa (3/2), including two doubles and three runs scored ... Hit an eighth inning homer to lead KU past Missouri State (4/16) ... Went 3-for-5 with a homer and a double against Missouri (4/11) ... Also collected three hits against Kansas State (5/16).
Summer 2007: Hit .233 with 14 doubles and three triples for the Watertown Wizards of the New York Collegiate Baseball League ... Scored 19 runs and drove in 17 ... Stole 10 bases in 13 attempts ... Teammate of current Jayhawk Brian Heere.
2007 (RS-Sophomore): Saw action in 34 games, including one start in right field ... Hit .333 with five RBIs and six runs scored in 24 at-bats ... Hit .389 (7-for-18) against right handed pitching ... Posted career highs in hits (two) and runs scored (two) against Baker (3/7) ... Picked up first career stolen base against Texas A&M (3/17) ... Collected a two-run single at No. 25 Missouri (4/1).
Summer 2006: Played in 27 games for the San Diego Waves of the Western Baseball Association ... Hit .280 with six doubles, a home run and four stolen bases ... Teammate of current Jayhawk Buck Afenir.
2006 (RS-Freshman): Appeared in 16 games for the Jayhawks as a freshman ... Collected his first collegiate hit at Lipscomb (2/25) ... Drove in three runs, including a pair against Missouri State (4/18) ... Played two games in the outfield in the NCAA Tournament.
Summer 2005: Played for Cheyenne of the Mountain Collegiate Baseball League ... Led the Grizzlies in games started (43), batting average (.335), at-bats (161), hits (54), triples (11), RBIs (34) and runs (28) ... Tied for the team lead in doubles (11) and home runs (two).
2005: Took a redshirt.
South Eugene HS: Collected six letters in football and baseball at South Eugene High School in Eugene, Ore. ... Was selected honorable mention all-league as an outfielder in 2002 and honorable mention as an infielder in 2003 ... Named first team all-league in football during the 2003 season ... Selected first team all-league infielder and third team all-state following his senior season ... Coached by Cole Nagler.
Personal: Parents are Ron and Barbara Faunce ... Both parents attended Kansas ... Majoring in chemistry.