2008: Played in 21 games, appearing six games in relief and starting 14 games in the field… Posted a .163 batting average for the season, tallying eight hits in 49 at-bats… Also scored five runs and drove in three… Tied for tenth on the team with three doubles… Finished the season with a record of 1-0 and a 7.50 ERA in 6.0 innings of work… Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored, one RBI and one home run.Background: A two-sport athlete at James Madison High School in Vienna, Va…. Helped the Warhawks to the 2006 district title, a No. 2 ranking in the state of Virgina and a No. 22 ranking in the country by USA Today... Named Second-Team All-Liberty Distrcit in 2006 and 2007, First-Team All-Northern Region in 2007, and Honorable Mention All-State in 2007... Lists his best performance as a 3-for-4 effort against McLean with two home runs, a double, and seven RBI... Played for the Mid-Atlantic Red Sox AAU team and attended the “Battle of the ‘Ship” showcase, where he was named the event’s best hitter and top-rated prospect... Also lettered three times for Madison’s football team, helping the Warhawks to Group AAA Division 5 Northern Region playoff berths in 2003 and 2005 as a tight end and defensive lineman... Earned honor roll accolades in 2006 and 2007... Member of DECA and FBLA... One of five children to Larry and Mona Sams... Has four siblings, Scott (34), Sawyer (21), Spenser (20), and Sydney (16)... Father, Larry, played football at Air Force... Majoring in business technology administration and aspires to play professional baseball or become an accountant... Born September 9, 1989.