Career: Gifted middle infielder with a great bat...named to Conference USA's All-Freshman team in 2012...scored a run in his first game (2/17/2012) and picked up his first collegiate hit a day later...hit his first home run against No. 13 UCF (5/12/2012)...began his true freshman season at second base before being moved to shortstop 20 games into the year...has started every game he was healthy enough to play.
2012: Started 42 games in his true freshman season, missing 12 due to a wrist injury...batted .302 for the year, being one of only three members of the Thundering Herd to bat over .300...led the team in batting average after a 2-for-3 outing against No. 9 Rice so his average climb to .330...batted .423 against nationally ranked opposition...registered 12 multihit games, and two four-hit games...stole seven bases on eight attempts...reached on an error, stole a base, and came around to score in his first collegiate atbat (at NC State, 2/17)...knocked in his first of 20 runs against Bryant (2/18)...finished the season on an eight-game hitting streak, matching a streak he claimed earlier in the season...named to Conference USA All-Freshman team.
High School: Went to G. Holmes Braddock High School all four years...won second team all-Dade in his sophomore , junior, and senior seasons.
Personal: Born on March 29, 1993...son of Sergio and Haychel Leon...has two younger sisters: Ashley and Melissa...majoring in business.