|Hometown:||Big Island, VA|
Senior (2014): Anchored the infield defense for the Hornets as the starting shortstop…showed a knack for making the tough play, including one occasion against Randolph-Macon College where he dove towards the outfield grass and threw out a runner while sitting down…tied for the team lead with three home runs…led the Hornets with 34 RBI while gradually moving up the lineup…second on the team with 13 doubles, sixth-most in the ODAC…went 4-for-5 twice on the season, including a showing against Randolph-Macon on April 5 which featured five RBI…led the team with 127 assists on the season.
Junior (2013): Lynchburg’s main second baseman batted .234 on the season while finishing fourth on the team with seven doubles…hit his first career home run on an opposite field grand slam against Shenandoah University on April 13 to bring LC back from a 7-3 deficit…owned a six-game hitting streak from April 6-20…worked 3.1 innings on the mound...picked up his first career victory against Immaculata University on February 25.
Sophomore (2012): Made two appearances on the mound on the season with two innings pitched while striking out three…also picked up two plate appearances with one RBI.
Freshman (2011): Started 26 out of his 28 games played as a first year Hornet… had 23 hits scoring 14 runs… recorded 13 RBI and tallied six doubles on the season… was a part of fielding 16 double plays and recorded 75 assists.
Before LC: Won four letters and started four years for the Minutemen…also played basketball…BA .343
Personal: Son of Eldon and Beth Tanner...Has two brothers.